Uganda has not utilized its geothermal energy potential because of high exploration and investments costs. The costs may soon go down with a new tool launched to help countries investigate their geothermal potential.
Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) says quality journalism is on the decline in Uganda despite an increase in the number of media outlets. Media owners have also been accused for violating rights of the journalists in the country.
Scientists say the world should prepare for severe and irreversible impacts of climate change as greenhouse gases reach the highest level. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its report released on Sunday warns that greenhouse gas levels are at their highest in 800,000 years, with recent increases mostly due to the burning of fossil fuels.
The study, conducted on Lake Wamala in Central Uganda and Lake Kawi in Eastern Uganda shows that climate change has particularly affected the size of Tilapia fish. The Lakes are suspected to have gained higher temperatures which are stressing some of the fish species like Tilapia.