Saving Swamps in East Africa

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

Water station in Neem village.
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. Details here…

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 together to find solutions or will the shared waterway tear them apart? Journalists from around the basin explore in an original series of documentaries and podcasts.

Swamp City

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

Trapped in the Buffer Zone

Uganda forest communities cast aside in the fight against climate change By Annika McGinnisAn InfoNile Original Investigation On the shores of Lake

Refugees turn human waste into cooking fuel as alternative to protect trees and combat climate change

By Robert Ariaka December 30, 2019 A group of South Sudanese Refugee women in Arua district is manufacturing briquettes out

Community conservation agreements a lifeline for Uganda’s grey crowned cranes

BY FREDRICK MUGIRA, December 30, 2019, First Published by Mongabay. KABALE DISTRICT, Uganda — Ten years ago, grey crowned cranes

Global platform on disaster risk reduction: we need a drastic change of course

Africa NewsroomMay 25, 2019 The impacts of climate change, associated sea level rise and extreme weather are amplifying as a

UK Government allocates £8 million to drought response in Somalia

Africa newsroomMay 25, 2019 The UK government is providing £8 million for humanitarian support to Somalis affected by the current

Rising demand for sand worsens drought occurrence

Water Journalists AfricaMay 07, 2019 With the global demand for sand and gravel standing at 40 to 50 billion tonnes

Experts root for public involvement in conservation of Ethiopia’s national parks

Wildlife conservation experts in Ethiopian are rooting for public involvement in conservation of national parks in the country to protect

Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is mainly a

Desertification Speaks

“Everyone is fighting against me. They think I’m bad. They don’t understand how desperately I want to settle.” A country