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"Geo"data journalism. Mapping stories on water issues in the Nile Basin.

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  • What Is Eating up MV Liemba’s Dock Space at Lake Tanganyika?

    06/11/2018

    An InfoNile Original Feature  By Prosper Kwigize For the past 100 years, smooth docking at Kigoma Harbor of Lake Tanganyika was almost daily routine for MV Liemba, one of the world’s oldest ships, manufactured about 100 years ago in Germany. But now things have changed. Near-flawless docking is impossible! The lake is shrinking. The shoreline […]

  • An Ancient River Divided

    03/22/2018

    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

    02/28/2018

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

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  • IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

    03/20/2018 clip Water Journalists Africa

    Saphira Nahabwe Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has […]

  • Rwanda: Beer Company Produces Energy from Waste Water to Heat Boilers

    03/09/2018

    PAMACC News Agency March 9, 2018 A beer making company in Rwanda is now producing energy from wastewater organic pollutants to power its boiler equipment. The Skol Brewery has partnered with the Global Water Engineering (GWE) to turn wastewater organic pollutants into biogas for internal use while achieving high environmental benefits. Rwanda has a strong […]

  • Japan Extends Support to Drought Hit Somalia and Central African Republic

    03/02/2018 clip Africa Newsroom

    Africa Newsroom The Government of Japan has extended Emergency Grant Aid of nine million US dollars for the persons living under the severe humanitarian situation caused by conflict and drought in Somalia and Central African Republic. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance for Somalia and Central African Republic which suffer from the […]

  • Northern Uganda: Water Wars Flare Up As Drought Hits Hard

    03/02/2018 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency Over one thousand Karamojong pastoralists facing severe starvation in Northern Uganda have been accused of destroying crops belonging to local farmers within parts of the region, as they move around with their livestock in search of water and greener pastures. According to Paul Lopuk, the community head of pastoralists in Karamoja, the […]

  • Swamp City

    02/28/2018

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

  • UN Report Roots for Investing in Green Energy Infrastructure to Fast-Track Africa’s Development

    02/07/2018 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources, a report jointly published by the UN Environment and African Development Bank. Current energy production in Africa is insufficient to meet demand. About a third of […]

  • Why Is Climate Change Momentum Weakening in African Civil Society Organizations?

    01/24/2018 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency Several civil society organizations in Africa have been at the forefront of building momentum for vulnerable people on the continent and other developing economies to access climate justice. The voices were high and loud going into the UN Conference of Parties (COP21) on Climate Change which produced the historic Paris Agreement on […]

  • UN Boosts Initiative to Combat Environmental Health Risks

    01/12/2018 clip UN News Centre

    InfoNile Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the huge task of combating environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year. The partnership, announced this week, between the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), includes specific action to address air […]

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