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PROF CHRISTINE DRANZOA, MUNI UNIVERSITY’S TOP RANKED SCIENTIST PASSES ON

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU                   ARUA: TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2022 Prof Christine Dranzoa, Muni University’s top ranked scientist and Vice chancellor has passed on. A natural and biological scientist, Dranzoa’s areas of specialty included biodiversity conservation, ecology, tourism, and gender and community development. At the time of her demise at about 3:30am last …

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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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TACKLING DEFORESTATION TO STOP FAMILY BREAK-UPS IN WEST NILE

Young girls from harvesting firewood BY FEDERICK DRAMADRI              ARUA: THURSDAY, JUNE 02, 2022 In the West Nile sub-region, the districts of Terego, Madi Okollo, Obongi, Yumbe, Koboko and Adjumani are hosting refugees. Together with those that are densely populated, these districts are experiencing rapid …

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