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Italian Ambassador tips Uganda on coffee exports

Cultural and culinary week starts today to Nov.26 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Massimiliano Mazzanti, the Italian Ambassador to Uganda has said Ugandan coffee could fetch local farmers and the government more earnings if mechanisms are put in place to stop neighbouring countries from buying and rebranding it as their …

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Mixed emotions as COP26 ends

But can Glasgow Climate Pact speed up pace of climate action? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Nov.13, as thousands of climate scientists, diplomats, senior government officials, civil society activists, bankers and fossil fuel executives exited Glasgow, almost a day after the COP26 was scheduled to end, many left …

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COP26 message for Uganda

Frontline communities ask investment banks to stop financing climate crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand …

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Benet: Uganda’s stateless people

International human rights bodies want ancient home restored Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Ugandan government must recognise the Benet as the indigenous inhabitants of the forest from which it evicted them and restore them to their ancient home. Amnesty International, the London-based international human rights NGO made the …

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Batwa cry out

  ‘We want to be considered as part of this country’ In early 2022, Uganda will be evaluated by the UN Human Rights Council on its human rights record; including its handling of the country’s indigenous minority groups. In a similar assessment in 2016, the government committed to give them …

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COP26 message for Uganda

Frontline communities ask investment banks to stop financing climate crisis Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand …

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