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 […]

  • 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

The Ethiopian Reporter

Stories by “The Ethiopian Reporter”

  • The Win-Win Situation on the GERD

    09/01/2017 clip The Ethiopian Reporter

    By Solomon Goshu After the announcement of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in 2011, Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have been at loggerheads with regards to the project. Addis Ababa is confident that the construction of the dam would not harm Egypt and Sudan but Cairo has been skeptical and wants the whole […]

  • Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan: Renewed Diplomatic Rivalry

    09/01/2017 clip The Ethiopian Reporter

    By Solomon Goshu Ethiopia-Egypt-Sudan relationship is an extremely complicated one by any standards. For ages, they have engaged in different wars, conflicts, and political quarrels against each other, and at times two of them allying against the other. The alliance has continuously shifted in different contexts. However, the Egypt-Sudan alliance, especially in Nile context, has […]

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