Top 10 Websites Ugandans Visit Everyday and Why


As a Ugandan, I discovered that we do have like interests regarding what is happening in the country Uganda. Ugandans usually have differing ideologies and perceptions but it is all usually centered on alike interests. They want to know, they want to understand their country and they do focus on what is happening in their country socially, politically and economically.

Therefore, this means that they research and look for information on what they want to know through many means and this is through social media. The most popular social media sites that Ugandans use are Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Twitter and many others. However, there are websites that Ugandans visit the most.

The top 10 Websites Ugandans Visit


As we all know about google being the most visited site and search engine worldwide, dominates most of Ugandans internet searches. Most Ugandans visit google daily for different reasons. Some google new ideas, checking for information about what they want to confirm in order to be sure about certain issues. For example, when I am puzzled about something, or a word or anything, the first thing that comes into my mind is google. This is where I can find a solution to anything I want to know about. And this true about every Ugandan. It is no wonder, every answer for every question now is found by using google in Ugandan schools and universities for assignments and revision.


Facebook is the most popular social media site in Uganda. The biggest percent of most literate Ugandans have a Facebook account and they visit their Facebook accounts almost every day. This is why now even social media marketing has widened in most businesses in Uganda. The fact that most Ugandans visit their Facebook accounts everyday means that they get to know about certain brands from Facebook with intensive marketing and branding.

However most Ugandans visit Facebook as just a social site where they catch up with their friends post their daily activities and some have even decided to always update their statuses with everything that happens to them each minute of their daily lives. This is very true about most Ugandans today.



Monitor is one of the most trusted news portal in Uganda, right from the newspaper to the website. Ugandans visit the monitor website for the latest political, economic, social and religious news. This is because in Uganda, many things happen in every aspect of the country and monitor tends to always have authentic news about every issue happening in the country especially political issues. The monitor website is usually visited by professionals in offices, most graduates and students for information of what is taking place in the country.


New vision is Uganda’s leading newspaper daily newspaper and so is the new vision website where most Ugandans visit this site for Ugandan news both local and international news. The gives Ugandans news and ideas both from the local part and the international part and it is usually taken as a corporate news portal. No wonder the new vision site is visited more often than many other news sites in Uganda.


Due to the big number of unemployed graduates in Uganda, (the biggest job advertising platform) is very much visited for the jobs that are advertised daily on their site. In fact, most Ugandans even have signed in into the brighter Monday website and get job updates in their email accounts almost every day. The high rates of unemployed graduates increases the number of Ugandans visiting the brighter Monday website in search of jobs of their career. This is because on this website, they specify the area of interests of the job seeker and make sure that one looking for a job gets the job details of what they are interested in. by this many thousands of Ugandan unemployed graduates visit this site for job opportunities.


Just like the brighter Monday website, the Uganda is one of the biggest sites where Ugandans move into to get jobs of their career. Unemployment being one of the biggest challenges among the youth in Uganda, especially graduates, the gets many visitors who are always seeking for jobs in Uganda. Getting a site that keeps them updated about the current job opportunities in the country makes them visit this site many more times than they visit other sites because this is something that they are interested in.


Next to Facebook for social local news, Ugandans storm the for all kinds of news especially celebrity, social, campus, city news. Anything related to celebrity news, local artists news, upcoming artists, and whatever is happening socially in the country is found on this site. Therefore, most Ugandans definitely visit this site for their local news. One thing about Uganda is that news travels like bush fire and something minor can be turned into big news. This site is always full of news, both hilarious and sad news. The is almost visited every second by many Ugandans for these interesting social news.


As you walk around the streets of kampala, you realise that sports betting has taken on the city. Many people, mostly Ugandan men have taken up sports betting as part odf their daily lives especially in the soccer seasons of LALIGA, Premiership, champions league and many others, they put their bets on different soccer clubs. However, the corporate who never have time to go to the betting offices resort to online betting and is one of the biggest sites that most of them visit.


In Uganda, there are many betting sites just like, however is one big site that most Ugandans who do bet visit the most. It is even one the most popular sports betting company in Uganda. It is no wonder one of the most visited sites in Uganda. This is true about most corporate Uganda men who do online betting.


Apart from the monitor and the new vision, the red pepper is another great news portal in Uganda where Ugandans get their local and international news. Right from the newspaper to the website, the red pepper is one of the favorite site for most Ugandans. The red pepper is unique in its nature different from the monitor and the new vision since it exposes more social news about Ugandan celebrities, socialites and big people in the country rating from their businesses to their personal lives. Therefore, most Ugandans visit this site fir such news.

Ugandans are amazing people, rating from the websites that they visit, you realise that Ugandans have a soft spot for what interests them. However, it is right to say that Ugandans are interesting people and the fact that they are now taken up by social media means that they like to know what is happening in their country.

I hope you enjoyed this list on the 10 Websites Ugandans Visit everyday. Did we missout any, kindly share with us in the comment box below.

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Kwehangana Hamza


I am a digital content designer and publisher working with a top digital agency in Kampala, Uganda. I started blogging out of my passion for learning & sharing.

Through this blog, I share tech and digital tips i’ve uncovered and hoping they be of great value to you.