Watching his friends drop out of school due to the impact of drought, Joshua Omunuk was determined to do something about the situation. Then he came across Vanessa Nakate’s Rise Up movement Soroti, Uganda | BIRD AGENCY | When 27-year-old Joshua Omunuk joined the Rise Up Movement, a platform founded …Read More »
Is quitting fossil fuel a viable option?
COMMENT | Lamunu Petronilla | Voices in favour of a complete shift to renewable energy have gained momentum all over the world. This has been precipitated by the low carbon emissions observed globally due to the stay-home decrees and decreased air and land travels imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence points …Read More »
Fossil fuel and climate change
As pressure builds to phase out fossil fuels in Africa, African Business Magazine’s NJ Ayuk argues that we must not rob our continent of the benefits it can realise from oil and gas. Africans | THE INDEPENDENT | Pressure is building to phase out fossil fuels in Africa to fight …Read More »
Any lessons for Uganda in German coal paradox?
In Germany, determined switch from fossil fuels to clean, low-carbon energy meets skeptical critics Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On the outskirts of Cottbus, a quiet small city in Germany’s northeastern state of Brandenburg is Drehnow, a village of about 800 people. On this warm October afternoon, one sees a …Read More »