Gene and Randal got to fish in the Black Volta
River in the country of Cote d'lvoire, in West Africa.
Bagre Dam is located on the White Volta river that begins in Burkina Faso and which converges with the Black Volta
downstream and feeds into Lake Volta in southern Ghana.
One nephew explained that, as the deputy to the Bole/Bamboi landlord, who like all travelers, rode over the cattle, which are caught on camera drinking from the Black Volta
at the bridge separating the south from the north, to take residence at the House built to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of this society, the deceased has to be escorted home by the military.
Aziz and Obuobie  looked at trend analysis in observed (1981-2010) and projected (2051-2075 and 2076-2100 under the IPCC Representative Concentration Pathways RCP4.5 and RCP8.5) precipitation and mean temperature over the Black Volta
Basin using RCMs.
We went down the Black Volta
River inside a wooden pirogue and we were quite lucky to run into hippos that pass their time there!
Direct discharge of slimes and effluents into Black Volta
, results in siltation of this water body of international significance.
In Ghana, a project is benefiting from a new methodology for discharge measurement of the Black Volta
River developed by a research group from Kobe University under a research project called "Enhancing Resilience to Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Semi-Arid Africa: An Integrated Approach (CECAR-Africa)", funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
The basin is drained by the River Volta and its four main tributaries: the Black Volta
, the White Volta with the Red Volta as its tributary, the Lower Volta, and the Oti.
After an all-night trip, we arrived the next morning at our destination, Kete-Krachi, which means "island of the gods." Kete-Krachi is 195 km (120 mi) up the lake at the tip of a large peninsula where the lake splits into the White Volta and Black Volta
It was towards the end of the 16th century that Gonja was founded near the confluence of the White and Black Volta
by a group of Mandes who, according to Goody, had lived in the region of Banda where they had adopted the Guan language.