Ugandan Woman Makes History After Visiting All 195 Countries In The World


Ugandan-American woman Jessica Nabongo made history this week after she became the first black woman to visit all 195 countries in the world.

Nabongo who is 34 completed the amazing feat after she touched down in her 195th country, Seychelles, on Sunday.

Nabongo who is affectionately nicknamed “The Catch Me If You Can” was born in Detroit, Michigan after her parents emigrated to the United States of America. She started travelling at the age of 6 and uses both her US and Ugandan passports.

In a social media post after completing the feat, Nabongo said,

Welcome to the Seychelles !! Country 195 of 195! 😝😆😏🥺😩😳🤯🤗😎⁣⁣⁣
So much to say but for now I will just say thank you to this entire community for all of your support. This was our journey and thanks to all of you who came along for the ride!! ⁣⁣⁣
Thanks to the 54 people that are here celebrating with me in the Seychelles with the gorgeous backdrop of the @thehresortseychelles with the planning expertise of @vividvibeseventplanning! Last night was unreal and I’m so so grateful. My heart is full!!! ⁣⁣⁣