ISBN 9789970637034
Pages 108
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Tips on Ugandan Culture

A Visitor's Guide

by Shirley Cathy Byakutaaga

This handbook documents the key aspects of social cultural practices in Uganda. It is aimed at visitors to the country wishing to understand and adapt. The guide covers: local languages, Ugandan use of English, travel, shopping, the African concept of time, male- female relationships and social behaviour, safety tips and non-verbal communication.

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About the Author

Shirley Cathy Byakutaaga

Shirley Cathy Byakutaaga is a linguist, who conducts ‘cross-cultural orientation sessions’ for development workers in Africa coming from the Northern countries. She was previously a senior lecturer at the Institute of Languages, Makerere University, and has done research on the interplay between Ugandan, European and American cultures.