Original Projects

A WEED GROWN OUT OF CONTROL

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

Pond saves Mara River from gold mining pollution

“By Jacob Mugini The road leading to Murito meanders through small and large scale agricultural farms but reaches this once

Simplified sewerage project in Kilimahewa improving L. Victoria water quality

By Nyamiti Kayora and Sylvester Bulengela In many hilly locations it is difficult to put up sanitary facilities such as

Cracking down on illegal fishing gear in Lake Victoria bears fruit

By Nyamiti Kayora and Sylvester Bulengela In Nyamatongo village, Sengerema District of Mwanza Province can be found Joseph Kando Mkama,

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