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

Special Projects

  • 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

New Vision

Stories by “New Vision”

  • Beyond Fueling Land Grabs: Dams and Reservoirs Worsen Water Shortages

    02/07/2019 clip New Vision

    Fredrick Mugira February 05, 2019 Kaswa is a small village along river Muzizi, 285 kilometers west of Kampala, just at the border of Kagadi and Kyenjojo districts. Up to 17 hectares of this village sit on a site that will, in the next three years, be a power dam. Villagers on this portion of the […]


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