lake-victoria


6 years ago

Lake Victoria In Kenya

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa with a surface of twenty six thousand square miles. It is also the world’s second largest fresh water lake behind Lake Superior in North America. The lake is shared by two other countries, Uganda and Tanzania.

The name Victoria came from Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Lake Victoria has an average depth of forty meters with the deepest point being eighty four meters deep. The main sources of water in this lake are rain and other smaller streams that flow into the lake. Rain accounts for eighty percent of the water in the lake w  Continue reading ...


6 years ago

Key Tourist Attractions In Western Kenya

Though Western Kenya previously remained dull as a destination for tourists, the area is slowly coming to life. The rich agricultural lands may not have spectacles like beaches of the coast, lions and elephants of major parks in other regions but still a rich tourist site in Kenya. Some great attractions in Western Kenya include:

Lake Victoria

This is the second largest fresh water lake in the world. It currently has about 8 different species of fish, although historical records show that it harboured over 300 species of fish in the past. The lake is the h  Continue reading ...


6 years ago

The Most Popular Water and Sanitation Services boards in Kenya

Water in Kenya is majorly one of the essential commodities that is required for the smooth operations of day-to-day activities. Life can therefore be impossible without water and in fact clean water. Clean water is somehow not available in the local areas and through this therefore, they tend to use water from rivers which could be seasonal and thereby contaminated. Contaminated water eventually diseases which could be prevented by use of clean water.

Kenya through the ministry of water and sanitation has therefore established services boards which ensure that the people regardless   Continue reading ...


6 years ago

Problems Facing Fishing in Lake Victoria

 

Overfishing

Many fishermen are venturing into the business making the number to increase at a more faster rate. The outcome is that it has made the place to have few number of fish species due to overfishing. The fishermen cannot give time for the available fish to multiply and grow in number rather they go ahead to endangered the species by fishing in not only large numbers but also in huge amounts.

Growth of water Hyacinth

The plant species is really making the work of fishermen in the lake to be more difficult and sound hardest. The growth of th  Continue reading ...