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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...

AVOID PROJECTIZING FOOD INSECURITY – UHRC COMMISSIONER CRISPIN KAHERU

Hon. Crispin Kaheru, one of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC commissioners has challenged stakeholders to build synergies and avoid ‘projectizing’ food insecurity. Speaking at the...

KARAMOJA: At least 30 learners with nodding syndrome abandon school as hunger bites harder 

KARAMOJA SUB-REGION. At least 30 learners with nodding syndrome in Alune primary school in Kitgum district Karamoja sub-region have abandoned school as hunger bites...

Support fruit growing for food security – Laban Kanywa

Lack of fruits in different homes both for home consumption and commercial purposes has been raised as a growing threat against food security, prompting...

Kiruhura farmer loses over 20 animals in less than 1 month

Farmers in Kikatsi Sub county Nyabushozi county Kiruhura district and other areas have mobilized,to compel authorities to intervene as they continue losing animals over...

Farmers’ Parliament: We lack sensitization and leaders are neglecting us  

Farmers across different parts of Uganda continue to decry lack of sensitization, being neglected by the government especially most of their leaders and other...

UPDF soldiers deployed to fight African armyworms

The government has deployed Uganda People's Defense Force-UPDF to fight African armyworms that have so far invaded about 40 districts in different parts of...