By Paul Mafabi 2019 will be remembered for the many disasters that affected different parts of the country with disturbing news of disasters destroying lives and property worth millions of shillings. Whereas Bududa and Bundibugyo districts were on top of this...
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 Vision Reporter Decrying what he termed as increased degradation of wetlands, President Yoweri Museveni has ordered government officials to ensure that no new factories are setup in the wetlands. He gave the directive during the 39th Tarehe Sita anniversary celebrations...
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,...
BUNDIBUGYO, UGANDA- The Coca-Cola Company, through Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has contributed 580 kits of Non-Food Relief Items towards the Bundibugyo floods affected families. The kits have been extended to the communities through the Uganda Red Cross Society, the...
Uganda earns a total of shs566b from exporting the Nile Perch fish and its products alone, according to the minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja. Out of the $153m (about shs566b) Uganda earns from Nile perch,...
BY FRANKLIN DRAKU fdraku@ug.nationmedia.com KAMPALA - The chief coordinator of operation wealth creation, Gen Salim Saleh, has urged Ugandans to embrace the Agro-industrialisation for local economic development, an initiative to transform the economy’s economy.  The concept is part of government initiatives...
Record temperatures and CO2 concentrations in January 2020 By World Meteorological Organisation - Climate action will be both a priority and a driver of world affairs through the coming decade, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Presenting his 2020 programme and...
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...
KATAKWI, UGANDA – There is panic in the Teso and Lango sub regions in after swams of desert locusts were spotted in Katakwi and Agago districts. The desert locusts invaded the Karamoja sub region from Kenya on Sunday evening through...

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