Geodata journalism. Mapping stories on water issues in the Nile Basin.

Special Projects

  • 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.

  • 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

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  • مصر وزير الرى. سيزور اثيوبيا وسط خلافات GERD


    القاهرة – 4 مايو 2018: وسط خلافات مستمرة بين القاهرة وأديس أبابا حول سد النهضة الأثيوبية الكبير (EGRD) ، من المقرر أن يزور وزير الري المصري محمد عبد العاطي العاصمة الإثيوبية يوم الجمعة لحضور الجولة الثامنة عشرة من المعرض الدولي للتقنية الثلاثية GERD لجنة الدراسات الفنية المتعلقة بالسد.

  • Nile dam won’t harm Egypt: new Ethiopian leader


    KHARTOUM: Ethiopia’s newly appointed prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, said Thursday that the controversial dam his country is building on the Nile will not harm Egypt’s share of water supplies. Begun construction in 2011, the dam will be the largest in Africa and the 7th largest in the world when it is complete. It will produce […]

  • Sudan, Ethiopia agree to joint military force to protect dam


    Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to setup joint forces which will protect Addis Ababa’s Grand Renaissance Dam. The Chiefs of Staff of both countries, Kamal Abdul-Marouf Al-Mahi and Samora Yunus met last week to discuss the defense protocol signed between the two countries and a number of issues of common concern.  

  • Tuti Island .. Welcoming the Nile Flood

    05/01/2018 clip Water Journalists Africa

    Abeer Rabye Between Blue Nile and White Nile The island of Tuti is located in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, and at its edges meets the Nile and forms the Nile’s main course that reaches Egypt. Totti Island attracts local and global attention not only to its special location, but also to the resilience of […]

  • Korea and UNICEF Scale Up Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in Ugandan Schools

    04/30/2018 clip Africa Newsroom

    Africa Newsroom The Korea International Cooperation Agency and UNICEF – the United Nations Children’s Fund – have launched a five year programme to scale up water, sanitation and hygiene services in schools in Karamoja. The programme will be executed until 2022, benefitting 56,000 children from 100 schools in all Karamoja districts – Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, […]

  • Uganda and Russia to Cooperate in the Water and Environment Sector

    04/30/2018 clip Africa Newsroom

    Africa Newsroom At the side-lines of the Interparliamentary Union meetings that took place in St . Petersburg in October 2017, H.E Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA held meetings with the officials from the Office of the Governor of St. Petersburg and requested for cooperation between Uganda and the City of St. Petersburg in Russia. One of […]

  • UN Climate Change Negotiations Kicked Off

    04/30/2018 clip Water Journalists Africa

    WJA Reporter The UN climate change negotiations have kicked off today in Bonn, Germany. The negotiations that will take place from 30 April to 10 May 2018, come at a critical time as countries work to finalise the rules and processes to operationalise the Paris Agreement, while the impacts of climate change continue to intensify. […]


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