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BY ENID NINSIIMA, Daily Monitor/NECJOGHA  IN SUMMARY In 2013, Kilembe hospital was hit by the first wave of floods that left the hospital in tatters, displaced all the staff, who, to date have been commuting from Kasese Town to Kilembe,...
By Emily Kirsch Founder and Managing Partner, Powerhouse Ventures What impact will COVID-19 have on the climate crisis? Oil firms could ramp up their investment in renewables. While start-ups face a difficult road ahead, there is huge opportunity for...
By BBC NEWS  Scientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the planet. Human activities have increased carbon-dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is climate change? The Earth's average temperature...
By David Luganda, AFMC NAIROBI, Kenya – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Applications Center (ICPAC) has forecast above normal rainfall over Kenya, eastern Uganda, Rwanda, central Burundi, and Somalia, much of Ethiopia, eastern South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea...
Geneva, 2 March 2020 - Above average temperatures are expected in many parts of the globe in the next few months, even without the presence of a warming El Niño event, according to the World Meteorological Organization. WMO’s El Niño/Southern...
KAMPALA – Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz – the High-Level Champions for Climate Action of the COP26 and COP25 Presidencies respectively – have confirmed their participation for Africa Climate Week, taking place April 20-24 in Kampala, Uganda. At the first of...
By AFP Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to provide public transport for free. The small EU hub aims to boost tram, train and bus usage and rid itself of traffic jams blamed on commuters using private...
By Lia Poteet, NASA Earth Science Division Applied Sciences Program Growing up in Uganda, Catherine Nakalembe always loved geography but never imagined she’d work with NASA. It wasn't until several computer science classes in college that the University of Maryland,...
By Andrew Kaggwa , NECJOGHA KAMPALA, UGANDA - The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has today released the seasonal rainfall forecast for the March, April and May season predicting normal to above average rains for most parts of the country. “Overall,...
NAIROBI, KENYA – There are food security fears for the East African region after desert locusts have been confirmed to also have spread to all the three East African countries. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) alert Desert...

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