Increase in Lake Victoria Water Levels Reignites Kenya-Uganda Rift Top story

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Fisherman Returning from Wild fishing at Gaba Landing site before it got flooded

Fisherman Returning from Wild fishing at Gaba Landing site before it got flooded

In short
The intense rains that started around August last year have raised Victoria’s water levels to just under 13.4 meters, a mark last recorded in 1964. Kenya is using the latest increase in water levels to push Uganda to enter negotiations for a regional policy governing the release of water at Jinja. The issue of a water release policy had come up at the East Africa Community.

 

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