Uganda: Le Petit Village, Kampala

With swaying palm trees, safari chic décor and regal rooms, this village-style hotel is a serene contrast to its surroundings in Uganda’s bustling capital. But it’s the subtle extravagance that really makes it stand out, says Elizabeth McSheffrey

Top five adventures in Uganda

For a relatively small country, you can pack in big adventures on a trip to Uganda. It’s home to the source of the world’s longest river, half the remaining population of mountain gorillas and untouched islands, as well as the Big Five. Elizabeth McSheffrey picks five experiences not to miss

Lights, camera, action: Uganda’s film scene

Nigeria’s Nollywood is now the world’s third most-valuable film industry, but overshadowed by its success is ‘Ugawood’, a burgeoning African cinema capital, where the country’s answer to American action movies are made. Elizabeth McSheffrey meets the Kampala creatives hoping to put the country on the movie map. Photography by Thierry Bal