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CALL: Under Funding The Water & Environment Sector May Hurt Achieving SSD Goals- Experts

CALL: Under Funding The Water & Environment Sector May Hurt Achieving SSD Goals- Experts

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA-  Uganda risks missing out on the Sustainable Development Goals (SSD) target due to underfunding of the Water and Environment sectors, experts have warned. These were the sentiments resonated by over 40…

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RISK: Uganda Set To Accrue Losses Of USD$1.4b From Crude Oil Pipeline Project After Immense Environmental Damage

RISK: Uganda Set To Accrue Losses Of USD$1.4b From Crude Oil Pipeline Project After Immense Environmental Damage

The EACOP project risks driving East Africa further into unsustainable debt at the mere prospect of reaping meagre earnings with the only entities bound to benefit being the foreign oil companies By Charity Migwi, Edwin…

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SKILLING: YALTA To Empower 6,000 Ugandan Young Agripreneurs

SKILLING: YALTA To Empower 6,000 Ugandan Young Agripreneurs

By PATRICK JARAMOGI  KAMPALA- YALTA (Youth in Agroecology & Business Learning Track Africa), with financial support from IKEA Foundation, is implementing a three-year 2020-2022 initiative aimed at supporting 6,000 young agripreneurs to apply agroecological principles…

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ACT NOW- PELUM Uganda Urges Government To Implement Food Quality Standards

ACT NOW- PELUM Uganda Urges Government To Implement Food Quality Standards

By Our Reporter KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA– Kenya has temporarily lifted the ban on Uganda’s maize but new revelations indicate that the woes are far from over. After slapping the ban about a week ago due to what…

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IN OFFING: Rangelands Management Policy To Address Degradation And Bio Diversity Conservation

IN OFFING: Rangelands Management Policy To Address Degradation And Bio Diversity Conservation

By PATRICK  JARAMOGI KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA– A new policy that will protect Rangelands in Uganda and promote Biodiversity is in the offing. Rangeland is a land on which the native vegetation is primarily grasses, grass-like plants,…

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BLOW: Nandi, Mother Rhino Buried At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

BLOW: Nandi, Mother Rhino Buried At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

By LYDIA AMUYA OMECH  KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA– The month of February ended on a sad note following the death of  Nandi one of the female rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Nandi’s health started deteriorating with loss…

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PUNGS- Scores Of Kenyans Go Hungry Amidst Covid 19 Spike

PUNGS- Scores Of Kenyans Go Hungry Amidst Covid 19 Spike

By Our Reporter NAIROBI- SHIFTMEDIA- The proportion of families struggling to put adequate food on the table is at an all-time high amid the Covid-19 crisis. Over half of households (51 per cent) say that…

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NAMED: New Baby Rhino Named After Rajiv Ruparelia

NAMED: New Baby Rhino Named After Rajiv Ruparelia

By Our Reporter NAKASONGOLA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Uganda has received a new baby Rhino. The baby rhinoceros was delivered at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district and named Rae Ruparelia. Rajiv Ruparelia, Trustee of Ruparelia Foundation and…

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WARNED: M7 Warns Government Officials Who Frastuate Investors

WARNED: M7 Warns Government Officials Who Frastuate Investors

By Our Reporter SOROTI, Uganda|SHIFT MEDIA| Corrupt government officials who Frastuate development plans will be prosecuted President Yoweri Museveni has warmed. The NRM flag bearer who was launching the Teso Fruit factory in Soroti said government…

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“I am Very Competent To Handle OWC Though Less Educated,” Gen. Saleh Tells Critics

“I am Very Competent To Handle OWC Though Less Educated,” Gen. Saleh Tells Critics

BY Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda|The Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) National Coordinator Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho aka Salim Saleh has lashed out at his critics who take advantage of his ‘insuffiicient’ (low) education to suggest he is…