Lake pollution

Uganda’s First Oil: What is at Stake?

French oil multinational Total, its partner investors, and the Ugandan and Tanzanian governments will soon finalize their decision on the Lake Albert Development Project, Uganda’s first oil development
The effects of potential oil spills and infrastructure development would cause irreversible damage in the ecologically sensitive Albertine Region, which contributes 30% of Uganda’s fish stocks

A woman collects water for domestic use at one of the fishing grounds along Lake Nakivale
Restoring Lake Nakivale; A Refugees’ Idea

Lake Nakivale in Isingiro District, Uganda is under threat due to massive pollution.
Now, refugees in Nakivale refugee camp in Isingiro district have taken the lead role in the conservation and protection of the lake, the biggest water source to the camp

Addis Ababa builds resilience with clean rivers, public spaces and walkways

By Mekonnen Teshome Tollera Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa (Sheger) was born twice: first, as a crowded city; and then again,

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

Geoffrey Kamadi The water hyacinth in Lake Victoria spread to 1,441 more hectares within four days, according to satellite images