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Pope Francis has sent a message to participants at the United Nations Climate Conference, COP 25, being held in Madrid until 13 December.   By Vatican News The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, read the Pope’s Message at the opening of the...
Madrid, Spain - At a meeting of heads of delegations on Tuesday, countries said they wanted to find common ground on carbon markets, or Article 6. Paul Watkinson, chair of UN Climate Change’s scientific body, said “everybody was ready to...
Madrid, Spain - On Monday, at the opening of the talks, UN secretary general António Guterres expressed his “deep gratitude” to Spain for organising the summit “in record time”, which he described as no less than a “miracle”.  “This summit should...
By Abdulkarim Ssengendo, New Vision/NECJOGHA Mbarara, Uganda - Hundreds of youth from different districts of the country under the Youth Go Green umbrella have launched a campaign aimed at restoring River Rwizi. The campaign was launched on o Friday in Mbarara...
Madrid, Spain - This was the UN climate talks that no-one wanted. First rejected by Brazil and then made homeless at the last minute by Chile as the politics of populism and inequality convulsed Latin America. 25,000 participants, who three weeks ago thought...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Soroti, Uganda – The present heavy rains being experienced in most parts of the country are to cease in mid December according to an update of the September to December rainfall season forecast. This was revealed by...
West Pokot, Kenya - A humanitarian crisis is looming in two camps at Nyarkulian and Lolwei primary schools following the Friday landslides and floods that claimed more than 50 lives in West Pokot County according to the Daily Nation...
Nairobi, Kenya – The death toll from the West Pokot landslides has risen to 52 after six more bodies were recovered according to Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper. At least 22 other people are missing after the tragedy that hit Parua,...
By Mukasa Kivumbi Bukedde/NECJOGHA Nkokonjeru, Uganda - Fear gripped residents of Ndolwa village in Nkokonjeru town council, Buikwe district when two children were struck dead by lightning. John Mukalazi, the Ndolwa village chairperson, identified the victims as Lydia Balyama, 14, who...
By Paul Lubwama, Bukedde FM/NECJOGHA Soroti Uganda – The Resident District Commissioner Soroti District, Wilberforce Tukei has asked farmers to use weather information for planning and making right decisions. Tukei was speaking during the climate café that was organized by the...

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