Saving Swamps in East Africa

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Infonile Editors

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

The Dark Side of Sudan’s Oil

Decades of oil drilling in West Kordofan province was linked to water contamination, environmental changes and health effects for citizens.…

2 months ago

An Ancient River Divided

Water is becoming scarcer for the half a billion people living in Africa's Nile River basin. Will Nile countries come…

1 year ago

Swamp City

Special Project exploring how urbanization destroyed a critical Kampala wetland and why it matters. By Annika McGinnis and Fredrick Mugira

1 year ago

WASTE to WEALTH: How Kenyan farmers are bringing life back to degraded Lake Victoria swamps

A 3-year project by Ecofinder Kenya, an NGO working in the Winam Gulf wetlands around Kisumu, offered families living in…

2 days ago

Decades of wise use pay off for a Kabale wetland

Community ownership agreement in Mugandu-Buramba wetland has kept the wetland intact for 40 years while helping farmers gain livelihoods Story…

3 days ago

Rwanda: Government eviction of developers from wetlands pays off, but more left to do

This story was supported by a grant from InfoNile and Code for Africa. By Leonce Muvuni The Rwandan government is…

6 days ago

Khartoum pollution. Environmental culture is absent

Khartoum raised its head, hoping that her illness get treated among the last set of constitutional amendments ... but nothing…

1 week ago

UN report calls for urgent action to tackle chemical pollution as global production is set to double by 2030

Water Journalists Africa/ UN Environment-News Desk March 11, 2019 Countries will not meet the internationally agreed goal to minimize the…

2 weeks ago

Environmental Challenges in Sudan

The environmental challenges facing Sudan — a country in east Africa with an area of 1.88 million square kilometers — are major.…

2 weeks ago

Africa Sinking Deeper into Hunger

[DAR ES SALAAM]  African leaders must have strong political will to tackle food insecurity as a new report shows that hunger is…

3 weeks ago

Bleak Future as Weed Chokes up Victoria’s 1,400 Hectares in Four Days

The water hyacinth in Lake Victoria spread to 1,441 more hectares within four days, according to satellite images released by…

3 weeks ago

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