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Financing climate change in Africa

Global leaders commit to mobilise US$2bn to accelerate climate change adaptation Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As Africa struggles to emerge from shocks caused and accelerated by climate change amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, world leaders have committed to prioritise actions that will help the continent emerge stronger, healthier and …

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Bold steps to restore Uganda’s forests

Dr. Clement Okia, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at Muni University Arua, talked to The Independent’s Ronald Musoke about the ever rising rate of deforestation in Uganda and what the government needs to do to recover the country’s forest cover  Why should Ugandans be …

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African elephants get more protection

  Conservationist body lists them as critically endangered Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Conservationists across Africa have welcomed a recent decision to upgrade the African savanna elephant and forest elephant as “endangered” and “critically endangered” species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which is the global authority …

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Kampala-Jinja Expressway

  Needed today, won’t be ready by 2030 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Uganda government on March 16 signed a US$229.5 million (Shs860 billion) financing agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the latest effort to raise money for the Kampala-Jinja Expressway. The Kampala-Jinja Expressway is being …

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Uganda elephants migrating to DR Congo

 Experts say linking event to oil exploration is far-fetched Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | When hundreds of elephants crossed from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Congo’s Virunga National Park late last year, Congolese conservationists were excited to see the big numbers of the jumbos back after a long time. …

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UNHCR boss Grandi visits Uganda

Rallies donors to respond to refugee funding crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees returned to Uganda after three years to morale-boost donor support for Uganda’s faltering refugee response. The UN refugee agency which Grandi heads is grappling for resources to meet …

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