Lake Victoria News

Minister assures Ugandans on Standard Gauge Railway Project

Minister of Works and Transport Monica Azuba says that Uganda has a plan to build its network from the Ugandan side whether from the standard Gauge or Uganda railways but will use badges between Kisumu and Port Bell and Majanji at the North East corner of Lake Victoria.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Two Tanzanians nabbed with bhang in Lake Victoria

They were nabbed by APs patrolling Lake Victoria.

The Star , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Two Tanzanians arrested with bhang

Police in Suba North, Homa Bay County have arrested two Tanzanians who were trafficking bhang worth Sh0.5 million on Remba Island in Lake Victoria.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

LIVE: Uganda Today - Wednesday January 23

Waterspouts often happen on Lake Victoria, he adds, and so it was such a rare occurrence for it to happen at Lake Bunyonyi.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Kigo: Build your dream home in a serene environment

Besides the stream, Ssenkabira says the place is also located on the outskirts of Lake Victoria which is an additional advantage since it beautifies the place.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Hope at last as new project seeks to end hyacinth

Fishermen, tourism operators and other users of Lake Victoria have a reason to smile after countries in the region launched a massive operation to rid the lake of the stubborn water hyacinth.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Dredging port seen turning Kisumu into EA transport hub

Lake Victoria maritime transport was for years patronised by the famous MV Uhuru ferry and its sister MV Umoja.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

EAC mobilised Shs9 trillion for infrastructure projects

He added that the EAC through institutions such as Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) and Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO), is implementing numerous projects on Lake Victoria to improve port infrastructure, navigation safety, fisheries and to fight pollution of the Lake.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Why Uhuru, Raila secretly left Kisumu Airport without pomp

The team involves the counties bordering Lake Victoria – Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya, Migori, and Busia; EAC, Lake Region Economic Bloc, Lake Basin Development Authority, LVEMP, KPA, and Kenya Railways.

The Star , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

Cage fish farmers push for policies to guide the sector

Cage fish farmers operating in Lake Victoria have said they have a strategy that could help generate enough resources to end exploitation by middlemen.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 20, 2019