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Gaboon viper at Entebbe gives birth to 15...

If you do not back off when it elevates its head and lets out a chilling hiss, you will very likely get struck.

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Mozambique cancels domestic flights as storm...

"Tropical cyclone Idai has regained intensity and is expected to make landfall near Beira city in central Mozambique."

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Man smuggles month-old leopard cub on plane...

The animal was in a state of shock and was making trill sounds and appeared to be weak.

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'Radical rethink' needed to tackle obesity,...

Nearly a billion people are hungry and another two billion are eating too much of the wrong foods, causing epidemics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes....

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Protecting environment: Local governments...

Since 1996, environment and natural resources management in Uganda was decentralised to local governments and communities.

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Land grabbing worsens climate change

In Uganda, there were at least 17 “land grabs” since 2000 with contracts totaling 74,831 hectares of land, according to Land Matrix data

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Volcano-triggered tsunami kills over 200...

Search and rescue teams in Indonesia are scouring rubble for survivors, with 222 people confirmed dead, 843 people injured and 28 missing.

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Ebola: Ugandan border town on high alert...

With border communities often connected by family, the World Health Organisation says there is a "high risk" that the virus will spread to Uganda.

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UN climate talks 'deadlocked' on key issues...

"We are seeing deadlocks in certain areas," says China's Xie Zhenhua.

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Uganda vaccinates health workers against...

Last month, Uganda announced the plan to roll out the vaccinations for frontline health workers over fears the virus could spread.

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Safety at 'core' of Boeing, says...

"Safety is at the core of who we are at Boeing, and ensuring safe and reliable travel on our airplanes is an enduring value and our absolute commitment to everyone," Muilenburg said.