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Huge swaths of land acquired by foreign investors in Africa's Nile River Basin export profits, displace communities.

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Only strict laws could  salvage Lake Victoria ...

The fishermen have resorted to illegal fishing methods, while industrialists are releasing industrial waste into the lake. All these have had dire consequences...

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Sh9b funding to save lake lands on toothless...

During the budget speech, finance minister, Maria Kiwanuka announced an sh9.2b allocation to strengthen the fisheries department, particularly to enforce...

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Lake Victoria heavily polluted by deadly...

Water samples collected from three separate locations around the lake show it contains high levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum, and phosphorus, which are...

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Kampala empties trash into Victoria

Ggaba is part of Murchison Bay where Kampala’s water is extracted but it is also the same place where wastewater, including sewage, is emptied into Lake...

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Kinawataka festive mood dampened by floods...

For the residents of Kinawataka Zone in Uganda's Central region, their festive mood was dampened by rains, which left their households flooded on Christmas...

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Under pressure Australia PM visits beleaguered...

News of his holiday prompted street protests and widespread criticism on social media.

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Death toll in Europe from storm rises to...

A man died Saturday after his car was swept away by a swollen river near the town of Huescar in Spain.

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Using sunlight to break down plastic for...

Huge quantities of plastic have piled up on land and been dumped in the sea across the world, with Asian nations in particular facing criticism for failing...

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Plant trees in memory of the dead - Ssebugwawo...

Instead of buying a wreath, Rubaga mayor Joyce Ssebugwawo donates five seedlings to the bereaved family.

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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.