Fare Issue 09: Kampala

Each issue of this biannual mag brings a different different city to life, exploring the culture through its food, history and community. With many local writers, photographers and illustrators, you are immersed in the sights, sounds, smells and creative spirit of each city. Issue 09 takes you to the beating heart of Uganda, Kampala.

In this issue:

  • The home kitchens, street food carts and unassuming eateries that have the best food in the city

  • Kampala locals show you the sights, sounds and smells that make Kampala what it is, from the Ggaba beaches to the nonstop nightlife 

  • The beloved street food snack, 'the Rolex,' national dish, 'matooke' and the history of the South-East Asian and Indian influences on Ugandan fare.

  • A conversation with George the Poet, a Londoner from a Ugandan household, on his connection to Kampala

  • The Congolese community of expats and refugees and their influence on and experience of the city. 

  • The soulful music of the Afrigo band and the 'boda boda' motorcycle taxis


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