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How recycling can help Uganda tackle unemployment, poor waste managment

March 18th was day world celebrated Global Recycling efforts  COMMENT | Hillary Turyatunga | The Global Recycling Day was started in 2018 by the Global Recycling Foundation to help recognize and celebrate the importance of recycling in preserving earth’s natural resources. It is celebrated on 18th March every year. This year’s virtual celebrations …

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Kenya’s ban on Uganda maize

Why the alleged substandard exports should help nation rethink its agricultural extension interventions  COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | On March 5, 2021, the Kenyan Government issued a ban on the importation of maize from Uganda. The decision, according to the head of Kenyan Agriculture and Food Authority stemmed from their …

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ACODE asks gov’t to fast track disaster management law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new report has urged the government to fast-track the Uganda National Disaster Preparedness and Management Act, draft Bill. The report compiled by Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) analyses the performance of district COVID-19 task forces in Uganda. As part of the response …

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Uganda in tough test on oil money

Secret dirty deals could end as govt signs transparency initiative Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s recent admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a “step in the right direction,” according to local civil society. But many also remain cautious. Gerald Byarugaba, the extractive industries coordinator at …

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