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By David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Kampala, Uganda – The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has predicted some reduction of rainfall activity in Karamoja sub region, areas within central Lake Kyoga basin and those flanking Lake Victoria to its west. “In contrast, areas...
By Collison Lore With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group The media has over the years worked closely with meteorological agencies in Eastern Africa. Some of the hallmarks...
The number of people around the world going hungry is on the rise, with more than 820 million people not having enough to eat, according to a new UN report, State of Food Security and Nutrition. The report shows that...
BY: Patrick Okino NECJOGHACORRESPONENT LIRA KAMPALA,UGANDA: With unreliable weather and rainfall pattern, an estimated five million people in Northern Uganda are at risk of severe food shortage. This followed prolonged drought which failed crops...
By David Luganda, AFMC NAIROBI, Kenya – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Applications Center (ICPAC) has predicted above normal rainfall over Kenya, eastern Uganda, Rwanda, central Burundi, and Somalia, much of Ethiopia, eastern South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea...
By Javier Silas Omagor, New Vision/StepFM/NECJOGHA Mbale, Uganda - From trading centers, towns, cities to capital cities, urban centers in the Africa continent generate, collect and dumb waste to specified sites while some even go as far as creeping it...
https://youtu.be/HwlByVDqMzg The virtual IUCN One Nature, One Future Global Youth Summit kicks off April 5th, 2021. The Summit will strengthen connections between young leaders and their existing global networks, encourage interdisciplinary learning,...
Climate change may not be a direct driver of conflict, but it is a risk multiplier. Human and national security issues centre around livelihood threats and finding an inclusive approach that takes into consideration the local dynamics...
International authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year in records dating to the mid-1800s. Last year was the fourth warmest year on record...
By Patrick  Okino, Rupiny/NECJOGHA Lira, Uganda - Several communities in Lira Sub County remain cut off after a major access road in the area remained flooded following a heavy downpour that battered Lira District in recent days. Businesses at Omodo market...