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[WATCH] Africa's biggest lake, Nikiwe Bikitsha's first stop in Uganda

Nikiwe Bikitsha's first stop in Uganda had to be at the spectacular Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake a few kilometers away the country's international airport.

Bikitsha is in Uganda for the next installment of the Africa Connected series.

Speaking to Xolani Gwala, she has also reflected on the country's richest soil resulting in good agriculture that provides jobs to two thirds of the country's population.

Bikitsha says Uganda is one of the most diverse economies in Africa.

Listen to the audio below to hear more about Uganda...


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