Ripon landing site continues to experience a reduction in both land area and population due to rising water levels in Lake Victoria. Before the water rose, the landing site was 100 meters from the lakeshore. The water has since covered more than 50 meters of that land.
Uganda’s first oil has left indigenous communities scrambling and environmental conservation priorities on the back burner. This documentary reveals what is at stake in the Albertine Region.
French oil multinational Total, its partner investors, and the Ugandan and Tanzanian governments will soon finalize their decision on the Lake Albert Development Project, Uganda’s first oil development
The effects of potential oil spills and infrastructure development would cause irreversible damage in the ecologically sensitive Albertine Region, which contributes 30% of Uganda’s fish stocks
Lake Nakivale in Isingiro District, Uganda is under threat due to massive pollution.
Now, refugees in Nakivale refugee camp in Isingiro district have taken the lead role in the conservation and protection of the lake, the biggest water source to the camp
The rising water levels of Lake Victoria have disrupted businesses, destroyed property, and displaced many people living and working by the lake shores in Uganda. It is a double tragedy happening amidst the Covid-19 lockdown.
Youth in communities across East Africa are innovating to adapt to the region’s changing climate, a cross-border project led by InfoNile has found.
In Bushenyi, Uganda, a wetland conservation project hopes to restore the natural habitat while pumping water to nearby farmers for cultivation.
Omoro district in northern Uganda is in dire dilemma after failing to get over shs1b ($269 million) for the repair of over 200 boreholes as directed by the Ministry of Water and Environment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce, said Kikora Masereka, of Kyahwire zone, Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district of Western Uganda.