Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying

Scientists are warning that Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest freshwater lake, is under threat of dying. They blame over-fishing and pollution for severely damaged fish stocks. A Ugandan fisherman has told the BBC his catch has declined in recent years. Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying

Inside the secretive state of Uzbekistan

The BBC was given permission to visit the Republic of Uzbekistan in Central Asia for the first time in over 12 years. Since the death of the authoritarian President Islam Karimov last year, a cautious programme of reform has been carried out in the secretive nation. We asked ordinary Uzbeks how they feel about the […]