Initial estimates suggested that the ferry was carrying more than 300 people.
UKEREWE, Tanzania—The night is clear and cool, the pale light of the full moon shimmering on the black water of Lake Victoria
In Entebbe on August 9, more than one hundred LGBT Ugandans celebrated the first Pride Uganda since the Constitutional Court overturned the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) for being passed without a quorum.
Hey, I help out The Organic Health Response on Mfangano Island, and gave them some money a few months ago to help upgrade
Importantly, the overfishing crisis is not just about food. It is, perhaps surprisingly, about HIV/AIDS.
Since its inception, MASHAV's work in the developing world has been guided by the basic approach that development work is organic in nature.
Many people in East Africa and in other parts of the developing world do not have drinking water within easy reach. The United Nations estimates that about a billion people are living like that.
The latest data compiled by the World Health Organization shows little change in recent years: 863,000 deaths and 243 million cases of malaria.
Lake Victoria, one of the largest fresh water lakes in the world, is suffering. It is polluted with raw sewage and it is muddy from the erosion of soil from nearby hills that have lost trees and shrubs to people in search of firewood.
Boredom -- and drinking -- often led to unsafe sex with prostitutes at the truck stops along the highway. As a result, truck drivers have one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in Eastern Africa.