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Ugandans ignorant about Climate Change – Study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As experts and politicians meet in Egypt for the Climate Change Conference (COP 27), a new study finds that many Ugandans are ignorant on what climate change is all about. Twaweza’s Sauti za Wanainchi survey on citizens’ experiences and views on climate change finds that …

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Twaweza report warns of sharp rise in cost of living

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cost of living is increasingly threatening the livelihoods of many Ugandans whose incomes have remained static, a new report by Twaweza has revealed. The cost of living crisis refers to the fall in ‘real’ disposable incomes resulting from high inflation. According to the latest …

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Oulanyah questions access to information law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah says there is need to ensure that all Ugandans understand the value of the right to access to information. He said while Uganda and other countries have enacted laws guaranteeing the right to access to information, such laws seem to …

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Concern rises on exorbitant fees to access public information

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Organizations promoting access to information and journalists have asked government to prevail over Public offices charging exorbitantly for access of information in Public interest. The Access to information Act provides that information should be mandatorily disclosed in Public interest at no fee. Although the …

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Up to 5% of maternal deaths recorded this year blamed on COVID-19

From January to date, the country has record about 830 maternal deaths whereby 2 to 5 per cent are attributed to complications of COVID-19 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pregnant mothers seeking healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic face a high level of anxiety and other psychological challenges, according to …

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