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Feb 17

A call for strengthening Community indigenous knowledge on culture and food in Uganda

By Robert Katemburura

The present day African population is several generations removed from its original land. Thus, many Cultural practices and habits have been lost, dropped or modified through either willful migrations due to population increase or external...

Jan 10

There is Nothing Good out of the Mines

Deep in Nzorobi village in Buseruka Sub County, near Hoima’s proposed oil refinery land, sits Arombi Gipatho on a mat besides a two roomed house, owned by her mother. Holding her chick in a blissful evening, Aromb has just retired from her daily routine as a...

Jul 22

Women can Change the discourse: Women-led Campaign on Fossils, Energy and climate Justice starts n Uganda

The National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) in collaboration with National Association of Women’s Action in Development (NAWAD) have launched a Women-led campaign on fossils, energy and climate.

The NAPE...

Mar 31

Who is covering up shoddy work at Karuma, Isimba?

In the host of correspondences seen by this newspaper, ministry of Energy officials appear not only mute but also protective of Energy Infratech PVT Ltd, the Indian firm providing consultancy services to government at Isimba and Karuma hydro-power projects. On their part, the Uganda Electricity...

Mar 24

NAPE in African Sisterhood Movement Building School in Johannesburg, South Africa

NAPE participated in a 10-dayswomen’s rights activist formation and movement building school in Johannesburg, South Africa that took place from 1st 10th March, 2016. Women Unite against Destructive Resource Extraction (WoMin)-join forces in an exciting collaboration bringing together 34...