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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...

WHAT IS HINDERING UGANDA’S FIGHT AGAINST FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE?

Leaders from over 10 districts of Ankole sub-region have decried gaps in the fight against foot-and-mouth disease-FMD ravaging the cattle corridor, which led to...

OVER UGX30 BILLION COFFEE MONEY SCANDAL: HOW NELSON TUGUME OF INSPIRE AFRICA COFFEE TRICKED PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

On March 23, 2023, President Museveni held a meeting at State House Entebbe with National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Regional Whips to promote the...

BILLIONS OF COFFEE MONEY STOLEN: INSIDE INSPIRE AFRICA COFFEE & ITS CEO NELSON TUGUME’S $20 MILLION SCANDAL

Coffee farmers and investors in Uganda have accused the CEO Inspire Africa Coffee, Nelson Tugume for pocketing US$20m (Ugx76,152,840,000) meant to finance coffee export...

INSIDE EAST AFRICA’S PRODUCTIVE USE OF OFF-GRID SOLAR

This explainer is produced as part of African Centre for Media Excellence-ACME’s two-year project, implemented in partnership with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, to...

FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE & ANTHRAX RAVAGE THE CATTLE CORRIDOR

CATTLE CORRIDOR. Authorities in Kazo district western Uganda have imposed a total ban on movement and sale of livestock and their products for two...

CAN AFRICAN FARMERS EFFECTIVELY MANAGE PLASTIC WASTE?

African farmers have been challenged to embrace different efforts through climate action to effectively manage plastic waste, as the continent and the world at...