Latest articles on Lake Victoria

Rush for Africa’s marine species to feed demand in Asia

The booming, lucrative and often illicit trade in sea cucumbers, seahorses and fish maws threatens species and coastal communities

Flooding cuts power in Uganda

Government threatens forced removals in response

On Lake Victoria ferries, passengers pray and hope for the best

The sinking of the MV Nyerere has highlighted the risks for the thousands of residents, forced to use overcrowded or poorly maintained boats

Tanzania ferry disaster toll rises to 151

The vessel may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers — double the ferry's capacity

Dozens feared dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Dozens of people were feared drowned on Wednesday after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said.

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

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