InfoNile

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

Special Projects

  • 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 […]

  • Pond saves Mara River from gold mining pollution

    06/02/2018 clip Daily News (TZ)

    “By Jacob Mugini The road leading to Murito meanders through small and large scale agricultural farms but reaches this once infamous village in Tarime, Mara region of Northern Tanzania. Two years ago, before a gold refining pond was constructed in this village, Murito was like any other remote villages in northern Tanzania. But now, this […]

  • 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

Ethiopian Reporter

Stories by “Ethiopian Reporter”

  • Floods in in Somali region displaced 98.000 people

    05/22/2018 clip Ethiopian Reporter

    Raging floods in the Shabelle Zone of Ethiopia’s Somali region have affected 162.000 people, and displaced 92.000 people of these, in May. UN office for coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Ethiopia revealed that floods, caused by heavy rains, in Shabelle Zone destroyed 5.000 homes.

  • Floods in in Somali region of Ethiopia displaced 98.000 people

    05/10/2018 clip Ethiopian Reporter

    Raging floods in the Shabelle Zone of Ethiopia’s Somali region have affected 162.000 people, and displaced 92.000 people of these, in May. UN office for coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Ethiopia revealed that floods, caused by heavy rains, in Shabelle Zone destroyed 5.000 homes.

  • Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt talks on Renaissance dam fail to progress

    04/06/2018 clip Ethiopian Reporter

    Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan failed to make progress over the impact of Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on water share of downstream countries on Thursday in Khartoum. In the embedded article, Ethiopian Reporter Newspaper learnt from an Ethiopian foreign affairs office’s high official that the talk ended without any breakthrough because Egypt disagree with the […]

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