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UGANDA: THE PLIGHT OF COMMUNITIES LIVING NEAR LAKES AND RIVERS AS WATER LEVELS RISE

Authorities in Uganda have issued a warning to communities living on lake shores and riverbanks, cautioning them about the rising water volume in those water bodies, which has reached...

INSIDE SPEAKER ANITA AMONG’S WEALTH IN UK: President Museveni orders probe  

President Museveni has directed the Inspectorate of Government and Ethics Ministry to probe into Speaker Anita Among's UK...

UNESCO: 70% of environmental journalists attacked for their work

A new report published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-UNESCO on World Press Freedom Day...

Africa’s Anti-LGBT+ Laws: A big setback in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Progressive voices across the world will have to double their efforts in countering the escalating threats to LGBT+...

CLIMATE CRISIS: Floods kill 72 in Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda as Heavy Rains Persist

Floods have killed 58 people in Tanzania and 13 in Kenya over the last two weeks, as heavy...

UGANDA: THE PLIGHT OF COMMUNITIES LIVING NEAR LAKES AND RIVERS AS WATER LEVELS RISE

Authorities in Uganda have issued a warning to communities living on lake shores and riverbanks, cautioning them about the rising water volume in those...

UNESCO: 70% of environmental journalists attacked for their work

A new report published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-UNESCO on World Press Freedom Day on 3rd May 2024, warns of...

CLIMATE CRISIS: Floods kill 72 in Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda as Heavy Rains Persist

Floods have killed 58 people in Tanzania and 13 in Kenya over the last two weeks, as heavy rains persist in the East African...

International Day of Forests: Innovation & Forest Conservation

The International Day of Forests has been celebrated annually since it was established on March 21, 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly, aiming...

THE ENDANGERED BUGOMA FOREST: Illegal Land Owners & Investors Cited in Delayed Release of a Report

Illegal land owners, investors and other perpetrators have been cited to have allegedly influenced the delay of the release of the report on the...

DRC: Can African Commission stop the violence and eviction of Batwa people in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park?

Human rights groups continue to cry out to the international community to intervene and stop the escalating threats, violence and attacks against the Batwa...