A WEED GROWN OUT OF CONTROL

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The world’s fastest growing plant is harming the fishing industry, agriculture, and local tourism in northwestern Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile.

What Is Eating up MV Liemba’s Dock Space at Lake Tanganyika?

An InfoNile Original Feature  By Prosper Kwigize For the past 100 years, smooth docking at Kigoma Harbor of Lake Tanganyika…

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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…

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Swamp City

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

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IPCC report confirms the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to achieve 1.5ºC, 350.org says

Our reporter October 09, 2018 One month after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand real…

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Cape Town drought should serve as a warning to African cities – city mayor

Fredrick Mugira After her city suffered a record drought, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says what befell the oldest…

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Ethiopia’s largest lake crippled by water weed and gaps in polices to conserve it

Dagim Terefe Lake Tana, the source of Blue Nile ranks the largest lake in Ethiopia. But it’s contaminated. Its pollution…

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Local fishmongers cry out as mudfish nears extinction

Mudfish traders have no option but to increase prices of this delicious species of fish due to its scarcity. By…

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A program to save Uganda’s chimps launched

September 3, 2018 Fredrick Mugira Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), a nonprofit organisation that conducts programs to promote biodiversity conservation…

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Singaporean students win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

WJA reporter August 29, 2018 Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, have won…

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Are genetically modified crops the answer to agricultural revolution in Nile basin and other African countries?

Michelle Rotchford Galloway STIAS Media Officer August 24, 2018 There is a need to address the disconnect between donors and…

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Climate change’s imprint on the Nile Basin

Asmaa Nassar/The Niles Climate change and increasing human activity alongside the River Nile threatens this life-sustaining resource. By 2050, around…

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The Blue Nile is Not Blue!

Ishraqa Abbas When our polite tour guide at the Grand Addis Ababa Hotel told us that our trip to the…

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