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Saving Swamps in East Africa

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

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Water station in Neem village.

The Dark Side of Sudan’s Oil

Decades of oil drilling in West Kordofan province was linked to water contamination, environmental changes and health effects for citizens. Details here…

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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.

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Swamp City

Special Project exploring how urbanization destroyed a critical Kampala wetland and why it matters. By Annika McGinnis and Fredrick Mugira

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Karangura: Caught up between the dual danger of COVID-19 pandemic and water crisis

BY FELIX BASIIME & JONAN TUSINGWIIRE KABAROLE : Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These

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Reaping from Harm; a slow extinction of Uganda’s wetlands: Locals hit by changing weather patterns as swamps along Lake Kyoga dry up

By NOAH OMUYA From above, the area adjacent to Awoja tributary in Uganda’s eastern sub-region of Teso looks like a

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WATER FOR CREDIT: How Small Loans are Helping Kenyans Harvest Rainwater, Invest in Sanitation during Pandemic

By George Achia Rose Okeyo, 38, was already struggling to get enough water for her domestic use during the COVID-19

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In Eastern Uganda, a New Solar-Powered Irrigation Project Helps Farmers Save Wetlands

Farmers in Uganda’s Eastern district of Paliisa used to grow crops within the Limoto wetland. But this caused the natural water source to dry up – and farmers to go hungry.

Today, these farmers are earning hundreds of dollars more every week through a new solar-powered drip irrigation project that allows them to cultivate year-round in lands outside of the wetland.

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Into Their Own Hands: Kibera, Kenya’s Largest Slum, Tames COVID-19

By Henry Owino When Covid-19 was first reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020 as a pandemic

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Youth in Sebei, Uganda Crush Plastic, Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel

A group of young people, majority women in Kapchorwa district Sebei sub-region, Eastern Uganda, have started a new project which is using solar energy to transform human and livestock waste into efficient cooking fuel.

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Making a difference: How a grassroots organization is preventing unintended pregnancies during COVID-19 lockdown

300 women from eight districts in southwestern Uganda are receiving deliveries of birth control by EPHWOR, Enforcement of Patients and Health Workers’ Rights Uganda, during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Mt. Elgon Landslides Survivors Plant 30,000 Trees through a Village Savings Group to Fight Climate Change

BECOMAP community organization has planted more than 30,000 trees in eastern Uganda where landslides in 2018 killed dozens.

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Landslides Surviving Children Champion Tree Planting In Water Scarcity Hit Bunambutye Resettlement Camp

By: Javier Silas Omagor Hundreds of people are grappling with acute scarcity of clean and safe water in Bunambutye landslides

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