“The national debt, equivalent to 37 per cent of GDPin 2017, has now risen to 42 per cent of annual economic output. The bulk of the loans are intended to finance big infrastructure projects in the transport and energy sectors.”

source: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Uganda-loan-uptake-sparks-pay-back-fears/2560-5344884-12cl16i/index.html