Five Kenyans Take Kampala to Court Over ‘Excess Water’ On Lake Victoria

Five Kenyans have sued the Ugandan government for allegedly failing to control floods around the shores of Lake Victoria, resulting in displacement of people and damage to their property. Former president of the Law Society of Kenya, Isaac Okero, and four others are accusing Uganda of violating their fundamental human rights by breaching the EAC Treaty and the Nile Basin Comprehensive Framework Agreement on how much water Kampala is supposed to release from Lake Victoria. They have enjoined the East African Community (EAC) and the Lake Victoria Basin Commission in…

Read More