The Tiny Island Which Creates a Big Problem for Uganda and Kenya
For as far back as anyone can remember, Migingo was nothing more than an uninhabited pinprick on Lake Victoria. Now it is the centre of a cross-border dispute which tells us a lot about international law, writes Chrisopher Rossi in The Conversation.
Migingo Island lies in both Uganda and Kenya waters and this has created disputes regarding its ownership.
Nation, 14 November 2017
Fishermen at Nyatike Sub-County beaches and the disputed Migingo Islands have accused the government of inaction after Ugandan security officers allegedly forced them to eat raw… Read more »
Nation, 12 July 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Migingo Island is in Kenya. Read more »
East African, 13 March 2017
Faced with dwindling fish stocks in Lake Victoria, East African states have moved to institute stringent measures to control fishing in the shared water body. Read more »
Monitor, 14 February 2017
Security authorities have finalised plans to replace marine officers that have been providing security at Migingo Island. Read more »