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Kisumu
By Berta Tilmantaite
30 Oct 2015

Behind the scenes photo while working on a story about Lake Victoria, Kenya.

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Kisumu
By Berta Tilmantaite
28 Oct 2015

Behind the scenes photo while working on a story about beekeeping in Kenya.

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Kisumu
By Berta Tilmantaite
28 Oct 2015

Behind the scenes photo while working on a story about beekeeping in Kenya.

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Overview of Lake Victoria
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
19 Oct 2012

Overview of Lake victoria from Kisumu, Kenya from the local university. The effects of the hyacinth is affecting all the communities around the Lake Victoria– 30.10.2012,. Copyright: Ulrik Pedersen

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Lake Victoria (1 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boat trying to navigate through the hyacinth on Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Only the smaller boats can move in the morning as the Hyacinth is less dense.

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Lake Victoria (5 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boats stuck due to hyacinth at Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. An agreement has been made with a company to remove the hyacinth but the process is very cumbersome.

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Lake Victoria (4 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Fishermen finding a small area without hyacinth in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (3 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Hyacinth plant in bloom at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (9 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Men try to fish but only catch very small fish due to the hyacinth on Lake victoria. Fish are now bought at markets far away and even from Uganda, making the fish very expensive.

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Lake Victoria (8 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Old boat stranded in Kisumu due to the Hyacinth at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (6 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boat surrounded by hyacinth at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Only some smaller boats are able to move, complicating the work of the fishermen who depend on their catch to make a living.

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Lake Victoria (2 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Sunset over hyacinth in bloom in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Hyacinth is multiplying, making the eradication process more and more difficult.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows children playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a Marabu' Stoke, the giant african bird, walking on the shore of Lake Victoria at dawn, at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows children playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows children playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a girl playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows a girl playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Uganda: On the shores of Lake Victori...
Entebbe Uganda
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
28 Aug 2012

Kisubi Point - Lake Victoria - Uganda - 2012-08-28-

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake.
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.
Lake Victoria receives most of its water from direct precipitation or from thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. There are two rivers that leave the lake, the White Nile (known as the "Victoria Nile" as it leaves the lake), flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George, in western Uganda.
Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 metres (276 ft) and an average depth of 40 metres (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers (71,040 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi), with islands constituting 3.7% of this length,[3] and is divided among three countries: Kenya (6% or 4,100 km2/1,600 sq mi), Uganda (45% or 31,000 km2/12,000 sq mi) and Tanzania (49% or 33,700 km2/13,000 sq mi)
The lake supports Africa's largest inland fishery.
The picture shows children playing on the shore of Lake Victoria at Kisubi Point, 20 miles from Kampala, capital of Uganda.

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Lake Victoria (7 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2011

Train transport has been reduced due to the hyacinth in Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.