Lakes

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,

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

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

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

Podcast tells the sad story of Rukwa, Tanzania’s disappearing lake

Prosper Kwigize Even though Tanzania is one of East Africa’s natural resource-rich countries, some of her people continue to use

Tanganyika: A lake on the verge of extinction

Proper Kwigize Lake Tanganyika caters for the water needs of more than 50 million people in four countries including Tanzania,

Kenya’s Lake Turkana National Parks inscribed on List of World Heritage in Danger

The World Heritage Committee that met in Manama, Bahrain recently decided to inscribe Kenya’s Lake Turkana National Parks on the

Water hyacinth, a threat to Lake Tana

Amhara region authority of environment, forest and wild animals said that unless measurements can be taken to control the invasive

Lake Cheleleka at risk of drying up

  It was the area where formerly known for being centre of recreation by traditional and motor boats and giving