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Integrate national planning to save environment – Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom has called for the integration of the national plans to ensure that protection of the environment is considered alongside different strategies. “How have we planned for the growing number of youthful people who need work and get money?” the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles …

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Save River Mpanga campaign gains traction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Tooro Kingdom has intensified its efforts to conserve the environment under its ‘Save River Mpanga’ campaign. The Save River Mpanga campaign involves clean-up activities to physically remove plastic waste from River Mpanga, and to mobilise and sensitise the community about the dangers of irresponsible …

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Government criticised for neglecting environment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda marked the launch to the Environment week with attacks on the government for spending more resources on less important priorities at the expense of more important areas like the environment which has seen continuous and rising rates of degradation. The theme of the week’s …

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Tackle climate change with the zeal of the COVID-19 fight

    Government responses to climate crisis must be permanently changed after the coronavirus has been dealt with COMMENT | Phoebe Atukunda | On 14th April 2020, Ugandans experienced a total black-out nationwide which the country’s electricity transmission company – UETCL – later revealed was caused by a “floating” island that …

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