Lake Victoria

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least 41 people have been killed and 27 others injured in a traffic accident in Kenya in which a bus veered off a road and plunged into a valley near the town of Narok, police say. Traffic police officer Samuel Kimaru said on Thursday that the bus driver lost control on a dark road […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 2nd, 2013
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By Asa Mugenyi A number of articles have been written on the controversy on the equitable use of River Nile by the River States especially in respect of the recent outburst by Egypt. The source of the Blue Nile and the White Nile are in Ethiopia and Uganda respectively. Lake Victoria contributes abou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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By Daniel Kendie, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History Abstract As early as the 4th century B.C., Herodotus observed that Egypt was a gift of the Nile. That observation is no less true today than in the distant past, because not only the prosperity of Egypt, but also its very existence depends on the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 27th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Some businesses in Kisumu, Kenya’s third-largest city, have reduced stock or closed ahead of Monday’s presidential elections for fear of a repeat of the tribal violence that killed more than 1,200 people at the last such vote five years ago. On the outskirts of the Lake ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2012
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Every year on my birthday, I take a moment to reflect on my life so far and what I hope to have achieved by my next birthday. As a lover of Uganda, I have written numerous musings and pieces on the various elements of the country, ranging from its wonderful landscape to its rich culture […]...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 14th, 2010
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Nairobi — Kenya Justice minister Mutula Kilonzo has praised WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for releasing the American diplomatic cables to the public. In a 15-minute interview with radio station Q-FM, Mr Kilonzo said Mr Assange had done a “good job” so that “Kenyans realise that t...
By benim
In African Maps
Oct 15th, 2010
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Map and Basic Facts about Tanzania Location: Tanzania is in Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique. Land Boundaries: Burundi 451 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 459 km, Kenya 769 km, Malawi 475 km, Mozambique 756 km, Rwanda 217 km, Uganda 396 km and Zambia 338 k...