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Kampala’s polluted air

Experts advise on best time to jog and best suburbs to live Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | It is not odd to find Kampala’s growing number of fitness buffs jogging around the city’s suburban streets in the late afternoon—between 4-7pm. Every day of the week, they run up and …

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CNOOC’s Kingfisher project approved

NEMA’s approval paves way for construction of oil field facilities Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s environmental agency, NEMA, has approved CNOOC’s environmental and social impact assessment report for the Kingfisher project following ten months of scrutiny and evaluation. Dr. Tom Okurut, NEMA’s executive director issued the certificate of …

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Desert Locust invasion

  Why Uganda could incur over Shs 800bn in agricultural losses Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda risks losing up to Shs 800bn (US$218.3 million) in export revenue if the desert locusts are not halted in the coming weeks, according to the agriculture ministry. East Africa’s third largest economy …

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Locust swarms could cause food insecurity

  On Feb.09, the much anticipated swarms of desert locusts invaded Uganda from neighbouring Kenya through the northeastern district of Amudat. The government and its development partners including the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have since been battling the destructive insects which are now moving southwards. Experts on the …

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