Victoria, Africa's Largest Fresh Water Lake, is Choking in Filth

Uganda is reportedly working with Kenya and Tanzanian authorities on how to sustainably manage Lake Victoria, which has been described as endangered. The lake which is shared by three East African countries - Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania - also serves millions of people upstream, all the way to Egypt. In some of its worst parts, the lake emits plastics and other non-biodegradable waste back on to the nearby banks, writes Paul Wafula for The Nation.

Water testing at the source of River Nile on Lake Victoria in Jinja, Uganda (file photo).

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