Nakawa is located on the eastern edge of Kampala city, 9.5km from the Central business district on the main highway of Kampala and Jinja.

Traffic & Transportation

The traffic of the area is always bad during morning and evening hours.


Nakawa has good and highly recognised tertiary institutions, like Makerere University of Business Studies, Uganda Institute of Information Technology, MTAC, Uganda Management Institute and Nakawa Vocational Training Institute.

Development & Trend

The Nakawa estates have been demolished and people resettled so as to get the place modernised and right behind Nakawa taxi park, is the new site of Nakawa Business Park under construction.