The top InfoNile projects and stories of 2020, highlighting important stories in the Nile Basin around water access, climate change, wildlife and Covid-19.
As Nairobi deals with a water shortage amidst the pandemic, and water cartels illegally cut into pipes, how are slum dwellers accessing water that is so critical to fight the spread of infection?
The Rwanda government is investing in clean water and new classrooms to prevent the spread of Covid-19, as schools worry they cannot afford increased costs of water for hand-washing.
By Mukulu Vulotwa Hervé Sanitation has emerged as the main measure to fight against covid-19 – a reality that the …
Kigali, Rwanda is experiencing a water shortage due to an old distribution network and illegal connections. The government plans to replace old pipes and establish new reservoirs.
Residents of Madundasi and Lyala villages in Luhanga Ward in Mbarali district – in Tanzania’s Mbeya Region are at risk of contracting waterborne diseases due to the use of unsafe water.
RUNNING DRY: Booming informal trade of cross-border water sellers in Rwanda, D.R.Congo hit by border closure
A booming informal water trade between Rwanda and Goma, DRC, has slowed to a trickle during Covid-19, putting at risk more than a million Congolese who depend on Rwanda water.
Omoro district in northern Uganda is in dire dilemma after failing to get over shs1b ($269 million) for the repair of over 200 boreholes as directed by the Ministry of Water and Environment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce, said Kikora Masereka, of Kyahwire zone, Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district of Western Uganda.