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Tilapia fish delicacy a much sought after treat in Jinja, Uganda

Lake Victoria has created its own traditions in the kitchen, and no trip there is complete without trying the local favourite - the Tilapia. But...

#LakeVictoriaSeries: Crocodiles are a constant threat to people living near the...

The world's second-largest freshwater lake not only sustains life - but also takes it away. By some accounts, up to five thousand people die on...

Lake Victoria Series: Why tiny island without amenities attracts hundreds

The tiny Migingo Island on Lake Victoria is less than a third of the size of a football pitch, yet hundreds of people live...

Lake Victoria Series: Crafters make the most of the lake’s hyacinth...

Communities along the shores and beneath the waters of Lake Victoria share a common enemy - an alien species, water hyacinth. The water hyacinth is...

Lake Victoria Series: Lake region is home to one of Africa’s...

Lake Victoria, shared by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, is home to many communities and cultures, chief among them in Uganda is the Buganda Kingdom. In...

Kenyan activist inspires young people to address HIV/AIDS stigma

Communities in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region often struggle with many challenges, among them poverty, pollution and rivalry for fishing rights. In one remote region of...

Lake Victoria Series: Night-fishing is one of the toughest jobs on...

One of the toughest jobs in the Lake Victorian region is night-fishing. Crews often head out deep into the lake after dark, armed with bright...

Lake Victoria project empowers women, ends ‘Sex For Fish’ practice

Some traditions on Lake Victoria date back centuries - and some are best banished to the history books. For years, in some fishing communities women...

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Ghana opposition NDC selects candidates for 2020 general election

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Ghana's largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), opened its nationwide polls here on Saturday to select one of seven candidates seeking to...

Protests in Algeria against president’s bid for 5th term

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Thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets in several towns to denounce ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term. Security was tight...

Sri Lanka clinches historic 2-0 series win in South Africa

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Given no chance at the start, a patched-up and out-of-form Sri Lanka team stunned everyone to clinch its first series win in South Africa...

Anger in Ethiopia as officials demolish hundreds of houses

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The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

1 month ago
A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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