A lifeline for people and wildlife
Human activity along the Mara River Basin is causing serious environmental degradation. Local initiatives are hoping to change the way people use the river.
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Ensuring the water’s safety
The people who live and work at the Bujagali Falls on the River Nile are coming together to help preserve and protect their local environment and their livelihoods.
The impact of human activity
Cyohoha, a small lake that straddles the border between Burundi and Rwanda, supports a vast biodiversity. But increased human activity burdens the ecosystem.
A long-desired dream
After decades of promises, Port Sudan on the Red Sea may finally attain water security by connecting to the River Nile.
The Niles In Focus: Regional Nile Day 2018
The 12th Nile Day was celebrated in Addis Ababa on February 22. Correspondents from across the Nile Basin explored the origins of the day, witnessed this year’s commemoration and engaged with participants of the event.
Combating illegal fishing
Generations of fishermen have supported their families by fishing on the River Nile. But increased regulations to try to combat illegal fishing are threatening their way of life.
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