Water Hyacinth Re-Invades Lake Victoria
New Vision, 5 November 2012
The future of over 30 million people whose livelihood depends on Lake Victoria hangs in balance following a resurgence of the water hyacinth on the region's main inland water body. Read more »
Water Hyacinth in Lake Victoria
Sixty Fishemen Trapped By Hyacinth for Three Days Rescued
The Star, 3 September 2012
OVER 60 fishermen who were stranded in Lake Victoria for three days after being trapped the water hyacinth weed have been rescued. The fishermen were rescued and immediately rushed… Read more »
Hyacinth Drives Fish Prices Up in Naivasha
The Star, 26 October 2012
The price of fish has doubled in Naivasha in the last month because of the increase of water hyacinth in Lake Naivasha. A 2kg fish now sells for Sh500 from Sh250 a month ago, with… Read more »
Scientists Asked for Weed 'Killer'
The Star, 24 October 2012
The National Council for Science and Technology chief Shaukat Abdulrazak has asked scientists to develop technological interventions to address the water hyacinth menace in Lake… Read more »
Hyacinth Removal Cash Delay Sparks Huge Demo in Kisumu Town
The Star, 20 October 2012
OVER 2,000 members of Agulu Environmental Group on Thursday stormed the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project national secretariat in Kisumu. Read more »
Water Hyacinth Project Threatened By Court Order
The Star, 11 October 2012
THE multi-billion shilling hyacinth removal project in Lake Victoria is under threat. The chairman of a community based organisation in Kisumu yesterday went to court asking it to… Read more »
Govts to Tackle Water Weed in Lake Victoria
New Vision, 31 August 2012
The five East African Community States will continue addressing the problem of the water hyacinth on Lake Victoria through the Lake Victoria Environment Management Project II… Read more »
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