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Landslides: Evacuate locals before it's too late

Uganda, May 11 -- On May 9, disaster struck Kasese District when a morning downpour resulted in landslides that left destruction in their wake, claiming scores of lives. The debacle claimed 10 lives,... Read More


The boy-child needs help too

Uganda, May 10 -- Numerous strides have been taken to fight for the rights of the girl-child. Many organisations, both local and international, have made it their life's mission to see that the girl c... Read More


Monitor effects of growing traffic in wildlife parks

Uganda, May 9 -- On Friday, May 3, Uganda National Roads Authority released a statement announcing the closure of Karuma Bridge to heavy-duty traffic. The bridge is a major north-south link, connecti... Read More


Ensure Vitol's scorecard makes for good reading

Uganda, May 8 -- The latest consumer price index (CPI) print indicates that energy, fuel and utilities inflation was, along with services inflation and food crops inflation, one of the key monthly inf... Read More


Revisit the matters around living wage

Uganda, May 5 -- One of the talking points from this year's commemoration of the Labour Day was the renewed demands by leaders of the labour movement for government to enact laws that will support the... Read More


Govt should do more to tackle climate change

Uganda, May 4 -- On the evening of May 2, landslides and stone debris covered a section of the Kabale-Mbarara Highway around the Kabaraga Hills at Karubanda Village in Kyanamira Sub-county of Kabale D... Read More


Tuvalu prepares for COP29 with Commonwealth training on climate finance negotiations

Fiji, May 3 -- The Government of Tuvalu, with technical assistance provided by the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CCFAH), has hosted a climate finance negotiation training in the capital, Fu... Read More


Kiribati's Sir Ieremia Tabai scathing about decision to deport Australian-born judge

Fiji, May 3 -- Kiribati's first president Sir Ieremia Tabai says the decision by the government to deport Australian-born Judge David Lambourne from the country is "a farce". The opposition MP said t... Read More


Have more conversations aboutmental health

Uganda, May 3 -- Experts have expressed concern about the rising number of women with mental health cases since the outbreak of Covid-19. Mr Edward Ssempira, the executive director of Lifeback Founda... Read More


Statement on World Media Freedom Day 2024 by the President of PINA, Kora Nou

Fiji, May 3 -- As we gather to observe World Media Freedom Day on 03 May, with the global theme of "Journalism & Environmental Crisis," it is crucial that we recognise the interconnected nature of env... Read More