About the guide

Expats in Uganda, a product of Lynx Media Ltd is your free practical guide to settling and living in Uganda and was founded in 2013. The guide offers readers resourceful and insightful solutions to questions that may come across in your daily life.

The guide features a variety of topics for instance. Who is responsible for supply of utility service, what’s required for one to get a driving license/pay taxes/acquire land/get a corporate account/which insurance product is offered where/education system of Uganda/parenting/social security and health/import a vehicle among other essential needs in our daily life.


The guide is distributed to various business and administrative centers (financial institutions, insurance companies.

Telecoms among other private companies), at the Airport, NGOs, International schools and foreign domestic embassies. Free of charge!

Print Run

We print 6,000 copies per edition.

Target Audience

The guide is relevant to settlers (investors, expatriates)/foreign residents who live in dispersed communities (spread out country wide.)

Schedule For booking Deadline

EditionBooking DeadlineThemes
February  – March 202323rd January 2023New Beginnings
April – May 202323rd March  2023Easter Season
June – July 202323rd May 2023Living in Uganda
August – September 202321st July 2023Education and Parenting 
October – November 202320th September 2023Travel and Conservation
December 2023 – January 202421st November 2023Festive and thanks giving

Below is our rate card per edition:

Page SizeDimensionsPriceVAT (18%)Total Price
Back Cover14.85cm x 21cm2,500,000UGX450,000UGX2,950,000UGX
Inside Front Cover14.85cm x 21cm2,200,000UGX396,000UGX2,596,000UGX
Inside Back Cover14.85cm x 21cm2,200,000UGX396,000UGX2,596,000UGX
Full Page14.85cm x 21cm1,790,000UGX322,200UGX2,112,200UGX
Half Page14.85cm x 10.5cm1,080,000UGX194,400UGX1,274,400UGX
Quarter Page7.5cm x 10.5cm560,000UGX100,800UGX660,800UGX
Classified Adverts7.5cm X 5.25cm300,000GX54,000UGX354,000UGX

Half and Full page adverts include a business logo on our Kampala Map

Number of EditionsPercentage Discount
Booking for one EditionNo Discount
Bookings for 2 – 3 Editions5% on Rate before VAT
Bookings for 4 Editions and more10% On rate Before VAT