Tuesday, 5 June 2007

Students in Advocacy Forum to Save Lake Victoria

From allAfrica.com
By Gerald Tenywa, Kampala, Uganda

Students from Sweden, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania at the conference.

MUCH as it heavily rained in Entebbe, two weeks ago, the long queue of 200 youths from more than 30 East African schools, and some Swedish students, outshined nature.

With a bold banner saying: "Conserving Lake Victoria is our concern', they marched to the mayor, Stephen Kabuye's office.

Kabuye, moved by the student's initiative, said: "I was touched to see you walking in the rain. It is good that you are concerned about Lake Victoria because there are many problems including pollution afflicting the lake.

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