Pollution Threatens Fish in Tanzania Lake

Several fish species in Lake Victoria will become extinct if measures are not taken to correct environmental damage of the lake, researchers say.
  • Tanzania:  Pollution Threatens Fish in Lake Victoria

    Tanzania Daily News, 23 November 2012

    JUST a few days ago, Tanzania prime Minister Mizengo Pinda told the Parliament in Dodoma that in 1999 Nile Perch species in Lake Victoria decreased by 60 per cent, while between ... read more »

Fishermen return after a night of fishing.

  • Tanzania:  Dar es Salaam Intensifies Security in Tanzanian Waters

    Tanzania Daily News, 7 November 2012

    THE government through the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) has intensified security in Tanzanian waters to curb illegal fishing by foreigners and locals, the House heard . read more »

  • Tanzania:  Indigenous Knowledge Can Boost Fish Catch, Protect Environment

    Tanzania Daily News, 24 October 2012

    IT may be interesting and astonishing to many especially the youths to learn that some delicious fish, such as Pono, is not eaten by pregnant women presumably because the baby will ... read more »

  • East Africa:  Lake Victoria Meeting Opens

    Tanzania Daily News, 30 August 2012

    Over 400 delegates from 130 municipalities from East African Community (EAC) member states have arrived in Bukoba Municipality to attend the 11th annual meeting of Lake Victoria ... read more »

  • East Africa:  Regional Leaders Called to Preserve Lake Victoria

    Tanzania Daily News, 31 August 2012

    LOCAL governments and municipalities around Lake Victoria (LVRAC) have been urged to join forces in preserving resources for sustainable development. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Law to Protect Marine Life Amended

    Tanzania Daily News, 20 July 2012

    A LAW to protect marine resources will be strengthened following plans to amend the Marine Park Act of 1994 later this year. read more »