In Uganda, bottled water consumption is on the rise and with it, jobs and revenues. But as the country's beverage industry registers significant growth, environmentalists are concerned about its impact on the ecosystem.
Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do these fibers come from, and how bad are they for human health?
Nearly a million refugees from South Sudan have crossed the border to Uganda. Kampala is hoping for more support from Germany after Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's top diplomat, visited the refugees.
Indian shopkeepers launched a massive boycott against US-based Coca-Cola and Pepsi companies in the 70-million strong state of Tamil Nadu. The move is part of a backlash against PETA, another US-based organization.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and UN chief Antonio Guterres will on Friday host a conference to raise funds for South Sudanese refugees. Nearly one million have crossed into Uganda since conflict broke out in 2013.
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