Heavy Rains in Uganda

Meteorologists warn of devastating rains in Uganda

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority on Saturday issued a heavy rainfall warning alert over most parts of Uganda between 26 to 30 October. “Please take note that Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 October are expected to have more rainfall within this forecast period.” A statement read in part. “This rains are expected to bring about […]

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Africa’s top tailored safari companies to travel with this festive season

Safaris, Vacations and Holidays are perceived to be costly ventures. Well that may be a belief of the past. In this Article, we will reveal to you some of the best tour companies giving thousands of people around the world tailor made safari experiences. We have compiled this list based on the flexibility offered by […]

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GROWING FRUIT TREES IS THE BEST STRATEGY IN CONSERVING THE ENVIRONMENT

The World Bank estimates 14.5 million hectares of forests are destroyed yearly through deforestation, wild fires and other means. 2 billion hectares of forests have so far been lost in the same fashion world over. The rate at which the forests are lost is far higher than that at which we restore them creating more […]

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Makerere University Student fighting climate change lands a fortune in plastic bottles and polythene bag waste.

MAKERERE: A student of Makerere University in Kampala pursuing Bachelor of Commerce external program is a smiling man after his passion to fight climate change lands him a fortune.  Okello Richards’ endeavors to rid his environment of Plastic bottle and polythene waste begun as a small passion. Where he collected and used the bottles and […]

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Green Park in Kampala

Breathing life to Africa’s intoxicated urban cities

The industrial revolution and adaptation of technology in almost all aspects of human survival may be causing a lot of excitement in what is presumed to be the dot com era. This is definitely a major achievement in human evolution, where every human need seems to be online. However very little effort is being taken […]

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Ugandan General Kasirye Ggwanga uses his gun to protect the environment

While many generals may use their rifles to fight bloody wars, Ugandan General Kasirye Ggwanga uses his AK47 assault rifle to protect the environment. For the past decade, Ggwanga has shot to disable a number of trucks that have involved in elicit timber trade. But that is not just all, Ggwanga seems to have a […]

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Ghana to sell wood to french government worth $50 Million

Huge tropical trees that have been submerged beneath Ghana’s lake Volt for more than 5 decades could be used to reconstruct a cathedral at Notre-Dame in France according to BBC Africa. The Ghanaian company that holds government concession to harvest the wood has submitted a proposal to the French government for consideration to supply this […]

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Rwandas’ ban on plastic bags signals a brighter future for the country

Rwanda may be known to many as East African community cleanest and fastest growing republic. This beauty however comes with total commitment to preserving a beautiful country for generations to come. While you may enjoy shopping in a plastic bag, it is illegal and punishable in Rwanda to use, procure, manufacture and distribute plastic bags. […]

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Planet SOS: Millions displaced as Somalis flee widespread drought

Two years after the previous drought ended, Somalia is again facing one of the driest rainy seasons in more than three decades. Climate change is leading to frequent droughts in Somalia – forcing people to leave their homes almost every two years. The UN says more than two-and-a-half million people have been displaced. Al Jazeera’s […]

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