Can Recycling Save Victoria from Plastic Pollution?

Wetlands play a crucial role in purifying the water in the lake and run-off by filtering it. But most of those surrounding Lake Victoria — especially on the Uganda side, have been opened up for farming and settlements.

Risk of more COVID-19 as use of handwashing stations declines in Nairobi, Kenya

“People are no longer washing their hands. They think that this virus is a scam and they have grown comfortable. I am the only one using this handwashing station unlike during the first wave, when people would wash their hands so much that I would fill this jerrican every day, sometimes even twice,” she says, referring to her black 20-litre container positioned near her metallic makeshift shop.