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How recycling can help Uganda tackle unemployment, poor waste managment

March 18th was day world celebrated Global Recycling efforts  COMMENT | Hillary Turyatunga | The Global Recycling Day was started in 2018 by the Global Recycling Foundation to help recognize and celebrate the importance of recycling in preserving earth’s natural resources. It is celebrated on 18th March every year. This year’s virtual celebrations …

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New facility to boost Kampala’s waste management

Kampala, Uganda | AGNES E NANTABA | Rodney Mukula is the managing director of the Kampala based Asante Waste Management Limited. He spoke to The Independent’s Agnes E Nantaba about challenges of waste and plastic management and the probable solutions in Uganda. What are the key elements in your management philosophy? …

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The wastewater opportunity

Harnessing data, awareness and investment to tackle Africa’s wastewater woes Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | With an estimated 56 per cent of Africa’s urban population living in slums, wastewater management on the continent is a problem that needs urgent attention. In the streets of Kibera, one of the world’s largest informal …

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Cleaning up Oil

By Ronald Musoke In 2009, the international independent oil and gas exploration firm, Heritage Oil, then based in Calgary Canada, needed a site to dump thousands of tonnes of oil waste from its exploration activities in Uganda. It was sinking prospecting wells in the northern Uganda area of the Albertine …

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