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VIDEO: Lake Victoria pollution threatens lives

VIDEO: A rise in pollution levels at Murchison bay in Luzira, Kampala is threatening the life of millions of Ugandans – with little hope that the situation is set to improve soon. The National Environment Management Authority blames the pollution on the destruction of the Nakivubo wetland, a natural filter of …

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Traders selling dangerously dirty fuel across Africa

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP |  European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent, a campaign group said Thursday. A three-year investigation published by Switzerland-based environmental and economic group Public Eye did not accuse oil companies of …

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Noise pollution

By Nicole Namubiru Are you exposed to these danger signs? As I write this article, there is a sharp metal-on-metal grinding noise outside my office window. I suspect it is an electric metal grinder. It could be an electric saw cutting timber. I can also hear someone nailing something.  Farther …

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