East Africa News

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY WELCOMES MWANGAZA AFRICAN REVOLUTIONARY STUDY GROUP LAUNCH: WILL IT END IDEOLOGICAL DISORIENTATION?

BY GOODLUCK MUSINGUZI KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 The management of society is becoming complicated every day from internal conflicts and external challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukraine war which are showing the nakedness of Africa in Global Politics. In response, David Mafabi, the Senior Presidential Advisor on …

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KOBOKO DISTRICT CLOSES CHARCOAL MARKETS FOLLOWING RJF SUPPORTED STORY ON MOUNT KEI FOREST RESERVE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU KOBOKO: Monday, September 19, 2022 Koboko district has shut down eight charcoal markets at Busia border crossing following the Rainforest journalism Fund supported article on Mount Kei Forest Reserve. “I closed all the eight big markets at Busia where they were trading charcoal. There was resistance from …

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OPTIMUM LAND USE MODEL HELPS A REFUGEE WIDOW IN ADJUMANI TO REAP BIG FROM SMALL VEGETABLE PLOTS

BY MARKO TAIBOT  ADJUMANI: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 Grace Drale Emilio fled her country, South Sudan, in 2016 with 15 children after the fighters killed her husband the late Shaban Obote. She managed to stride with all the children escaping volatile South Sudan up to the border of Uganda at Elegu …

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, PARTNERS LAUNCH SH7.3B NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT FOR REFUGEE HOSTING AREAS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU YUMBE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 The Community Development Centre (CDC), a refugee led organization in West Nile, has launched a sh7.3b (1,918,063 euros) sustainable natural resource management project for refugee hosting areas. The 3-year project dubbed “building peace through sustainable access to and management of natural resources …

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ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: PATIENT LED CONTACT TRACING HELPING UGANDAN MEDICS TO FIGHT DRUG RESISTANT TB

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: SATURDAY, September 10, 2022 While attending a tailoring workshop in Luwero district in 2020, Faridah Namukwayo, 22, developed a little cough. For three weeks, Namukwayo took this as a usual cough that occasionally attacked her after a common cold or flu. However, everything changed when she …

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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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