Conservation

Information gap, alcoholism, staffing levels key to low family planning intake in Karamoja, Health workers.

BY EDWARD AKAKI, TIMOTHY EODU- MOROTO A 2021 survey by National Population Council shows that Karamoja has the highest fertility rates in Uganda standing at Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of 7.9 compared to the country’s average of 5.2.Also, 46% of pregnancies in Uganda are unintended with the mean desired total …

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Information gap, alcoholism, staffing levels key to low family planning intake in Karamoja, Health workers.

BY EDWARD AKAKI, TIMOTHY EODU- MOROTO A 2021 survey by National Population Council shows that Karamoja has the highest fertility rates in Uganda standing at Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of 7.9 compared to the country’s average of 5.2.Also, 46% of pregnancies in Uganda are unintended with the mean desired total …

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RESEARCHER CALLS FOR PROTECTION OF CHARISMATIC NUBIAN FLAPSHELL TURTLES

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2023 Once considered extinct, Africa’s largest soft-shell turtle known as the Nubian Flapshell turtle has made an unexpected comeback in river Nile sections in Uganda’s West Nile and parts of South Sudan. However, the river shores along Enyau, a tributary of river Nile …

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LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS FOR EX-POACHERS HELPING TO PRESERVE BIODIVERSITY IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU KASESE: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 While a 14-year old pupil in primary five in 1994, Julius Tumushabe got lured into poaching by peers and turned his back on school. On his debut day, he went out into the wilderness of the sprawling Queen Elizabeth National park in …

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LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS FOR EX-POACHERS HELPING TO PRESERVE BIODIVERSITY IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU KASESE: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 While a 14-year old pupil in primary five in 1994, Julius Tumushabe got lured into poaching by peers and turned his back on school. On his debut day, he went out into the wilderness of the sprawling Queen Elizabeth National park in …

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CLIMATIC CHANGE IN KARAMOJA (MOROTO), ITS EFFECTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE SITUATION

By Edward Akaki – Moroto, Karamoja On a humanitarian ground, everyone deserves a right to life, health and clean water and sanitation, afact that thousands in Karamoja see as a myth due to changing climatic conditions. The suffering and pain in Uganda’s north-eastern pastoralist region, is visible in massive crop …

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