Uganda: Snake men from Lake Victoria
Musambwa, an island on Lake Victoria in Uganda, is inhabited only by men - and snakes. About a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island - seen by the fishermen who live there as spirits, rather than just snakes.
German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags
The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival.
Bobi Wine says he will challenge Uganda's Yoweri Museveni for the presidency
Uganda pop star and member of parliament Bobi Wine says and his team are ready to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni in elections in order to bring about a change of leadership after over 30 years.
Rwanda and Uganda – neighbors at loggerheads
For a week, trucks and people have been stuck at border posts between Rwanda and Uganda, crippling trade and causing a diplomatic standoff.
Can renewable energy save Uganda's Rwenzori glacier?
The people at the foot of the Rwenzori glacier in Uganda want a switch to renewable energy to save the snow on the mountaintop, which is melting fast. Their goal: 100 percent green energy by 2020. Will they succeed?
Ugandan entrepreneur sets Valentine's Day mood with scented candles
A self-taught scented candle maker in Kampala, Uganda's capital, is doing brisk business in the lead-up to Valentine's Day. The former software engineer incorporates dozens of scents into her customized gift candles, some of which have insect repellent qualities.
Uganda: Scores feared drowned after party boat capsizes on Lake Victoria
At least 30 people are confirmed dead and 60 more feared drowned after an overloaded party cruise boat capsized on Lake Victoria in Uganda. One survivor said the boat's operator had alerted some passengers to a leak.
Scores killed in Uganda boat disaster
It's thought that the boat on Lake Victoria was overloaded to over twice its capacity when it ran into trouble.
Bobi Wine describes his vision of a free Uganda
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine tells DW about his dreams for social equality in his country. The pop star-turned-politician has built a large following with his message of hope, freedom and inclusivity - especially among Uganda's younger generation.