The expedition sought to draw attention to the impact of climate change, and the significant role of environmental conservation and promotion of the Rwenzori Mountains as a unique adventure tourism attraction.
The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, told bishops from 165 countries gathered at the Lambeth Conference that the world will see the ‘greatest changes in science and technology ever seen in human history over the coming decades.
The Head of the EAC-Election Observation Mission headquarters in Nairobi, Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, says that the observers had undergone training over the past five days to enable them to undertake their responsibilities as International Observers and as EAC Observers.
Sam Cheptoris, the Minister of Water and Environment said the ban has become complicated for the Ministry to implement despite the existing legal frameworks such as the National Environment Bill, 2017, thus requiring renewed debate in the House.
The soldiers were deployed in 2018 to evict illegal encroachers from Maruzi ranch in Apac District. The Ranch established in 1968 between Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties in Apac District, covers 64 square miles (40,960 acres) across 11 villages, with 1,536 households.
Research shows that most of the households in the region have depleted their essential livelihood assets, including consuming seed stocks to cope with the situation partly brought about by the erratic effects of a changing climate. Children in the region are malnourished and many, on a daily basis are succumbing to starvation.
The annual food security and nutrition survey conducted between March and April this year reveals that only 58.2 per cent of mothers in host communities exclusively breastfeed their children while 41.8 per cent don’t.
The elections that were initially scheduled for Saturday were halted after photos of one of the candidates Alfred Anyama Berliner appeared on the ballot paper with the National Unity Platform (NUP) party red beret. Anyama is a fourth-year medical student at the University.
A report by the United Nations Population fund shows that Busoga sub-region contributes to over 7 per cent of teenage pregnancies recorded during the lockdown, a majority of them in the Kamuli and Luuka districts.
It has been estimated that 31 per cent of the world’s 430 types of oak are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species. And 41 per cent are of conservation concern, mainly due to deforestation for agriculture and fuel for cooking.
The priests were ordained at Villa Maria proto-Cathedral in Kalungu district, by Masaka Diocesan Bishop Serverus Jjumba while he celebrated mass on Saturday. He also elevated 21 seminarians to the level of Deacons in the Catholic Church.
The 21-year-old produced a top-class finish to beat competition from a much organized Kenyan duo that had employed formidable teamwork to grab both Gold and silver, but Kiplimo’s smart stretch in the last 20-meters jeopardized their plan.