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15:25
15:25

Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
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MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 1 2

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
15:09
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House Scheduled to Process Nine Crucial Gov't Bills This Week 1 1

The omnibus Bill seeks to legalize the pending plan by the Government to merge Ministries, Department, and Agencies – MDAs. A total of 33 agencies to be moved to their mother ministries, 35 will be merged into 19 entities whereas 80 others will remain semi-autonomous in a process expected to commence on July 1, 2024.
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Oil Third Licensing Round Underway says Bateebe Oil and gas 1 1 Top story

Bateebe confirmed that several areas in the Albertine Graben have been earmarked for exploration and will be announced for the third competitive bidding.
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Commonwealth Speakers Conference to Discuss Climate Change, Peace And Security Makerere University 1

Citing armed conflicts in the Middle East, various parts of Africa, parts of Eastern Europe, and Asia, Among observed that consensus building and effective parliamentary diplomacy is an effective remedy to disunity and a recipe for a more harmonious, tranquil, and stable society.
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Uganda to Benefit From Global Climate Fund - Experts COP28 1

Uganda could use this support to rehabilitate infrastructure, invest in renewable energy, and implement adaptive strategies crucial for navigating future climate risks, says PwC.
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COP28: Countries Endorse Declaration On Food Systems And Climate Change slow food 1 Top story

The declaration comes amidst concerns that unsustainable food production and consumption patterns are a common thread, running through many of the greatest challenges facing humanity today.
07:45
07:45

Commercial Production of E-Mobility Passenger Vehicles Possible by 2040 - Experts 2

The experts made the projection during an Energy and Electric Mobility Conference convened by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to mark the 19th Annual Energy and Minerals Week 2023 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Speke Resort in Kampala on Tuesday.
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Bankers Raise Awareness on Green Financing 1

"The world is looking at us to see who we are funding. With this initiative, we want to see that we immerse ourselves in the idea," says Goretti Masadde, CEO of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.
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Experts Push for Human Settlement Policies in New Affordable Housing Campaign housing deficit 2

Paul Mayende, an official at the organization’s Uganda office listed half a dozen approved guiding documents that have provisions on informal settlements but said when they did a survey in selected Kampala slums, they found these to be largely not biting. Some of the policies listed include the National Housing Policy which was updated in 2016, the National Urban Policy 2017, and the National Human Settlements Policy.
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Bamboo Entrepreneur Revolutionizes Industry, Paving the Way for Sustainable Energy Solutions 8 2

Divine Bamboo has set out expansion plans to increase its production capacity of briquettes from 240 tonnes currently to 2400 tonnes annually in ten years.
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Experts Want Women Participation Prioritized in Climate Change Campaigns 5

At the second Annual Women in Climate Change Conference held at the Makerere University Business School on Thursday, activists noted that the isolation of women has hindered the efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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10:54

Green Financing Guidelines Launched For Lenders to Boost Climate Action ESG 6

In December, aBi Finance launched a 120-billion Shillings financing initiative through local lenders towards green financing, and currently, 26 billion shillings has been loaned out.
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Residents in Flood Prone Areas Asked to Relocate

According to the rainfall outlook for 21-30th June 2023, the forecast indicates that during the last ten days of June 2023, wetter conditions are expected in the Elgon sub-region stretching into the northeastern covering Karamoja.
09:19
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Climate Protection: Non-Compliant Projects May Incur Higher Costs of Borrowing ESG 7

Minister Beatrice Anywar urged those in the climate change mitigation initiatives to make the message easier and more understandable to the common person, with suggested solutions that are practical and easily achievable.
07:21
07:21

TotalEnergies to Restore Budongo Forest 5

The TotalEnergies support will also enable them to implement the ‘smart management plan’ where protection and surveillance activities will be supported by digital technology.
15:09
15:09

Beware of Erratic Rains-UNMA 3

UNMA Chief Executive, Festus Luboyera says in their forecast, that western and central parts of Uganda will experience very low rains until mid June, when there will be and increase to moderate rains up to August.
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NEMA Calls for Recycling-Only Plastic Industry 8

Currently, there is no technology in Uganda that can recycle a water bottle into a water bottle.
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Rwenzori Marathon Boosting Kasese Sports Tourism 6 1

The Tusker Lite Mt Rwenzori Marathon has been listed top of the 30 world’s best half marathons by American news outlet Outdoors Wire (outdoorswire.usatoday.com) who specialize in outdoor events coverage.
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Gov't Gives Node to Hydrogen Fertiliser Production at Karuma Dam 5

Specifically, H₂ Agro is more interested in the manufacture of green fertilisers, saying this will go a long way in answering the challenges Ugandans face in accessing fertlisers.
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