Study Nixes Mars Life in Meteorite Found in Antarctica

A 4-billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on Earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday.In 1996, a NASA-led team announced that organic compounds in the roc…

EcoPenguin Partners With COTAP To Offer High-Quality Carbo Offsets That Help Counteract Cryptocurrency’s Climate Impacts

Published by The Street By PR Newswire AMSTERDAM, Dec. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — EcoPenguin, the world’s first carbon offsetting platform in the cryptocurrency space, is partnering with the non-profit Carbon Offsets to Alleviate Poverty ( COTAP.org), the first carbon offset provider to accept all major cryptocurrencies. Together, they are providing the cryptocurrency community with convenient […]

2020 Uganda CSO Sustainability Index Report Released

The Report also gives specific in-depth analysis of the;1. Legal Environment,2. Organisational Capacity,3. Financial Viability,4. Advocacy,5. Service Provision,6. Sectoral Infrastructure, and7. Public Image. The overall sustainability of the Ugandan C…

New York to Charge Drivers for Pollution, Congestion

Someday soon, drivers entering downtown Manhattan can expect to pay for the pollution and traffic jams they cause.Congestion pricing is a way that places such as Stockholm and Singapore are trying to unclog streets and clean up their air by making it m…

Tornadoes Cause Damage in Oklahoma; Storms Rock Central US

Severe storms brought suspected tornadoes and baseball-sized hail to parts of Oklahoma, but there were no reports Monday of deaths or injuries.The severe weather system that hit Oklahoma late Sunday also brought heavy rain, lightning and wind to parts …

COVID Pandemic Dampens Africa’s Economic Growth

Three years ago, nearly every country in Africa agreed to be part of a continental free trade area intended to lower tariffs and boost economies. But the agreement has yet to be fully implemented because of restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pand…

Uganda: Those Announcing My Death Will Be Arrested, Says Museveni

President Museveni has directed security forces “to locate very quickly” and arrest sources of fake news regarding his presumed death.”Apparently, social media has been saying that Museveni is dead. They (Security service) should locate very quickly- t…

Ugandan Traders Strive to Stay Afloat Amid New Covid Lockdown

Kampala — Uganda’s reinstatement of a coronavirus lockdown through the end of July is squeezing the ability of many people to earn a living. Street market traders are forced to bicycle, walk long distances or just sleep in the market.With coronavirus i…

Uganda: Can the 11th Parliament Help Revive Uganda’s Economy?

Challenges affecting businesses and the economy today include but not limited to; weak policy implementation, dampened levels of demand in the economy, high cost of credit and unprogressive tax policies.This is in addition to high cost of energy, poor …

Uganda: How Taxes Changes Will Affect Small Businesses

Parliament recently passed the 2021 Tax Amendment Bills which introduced a number of changes that will impact on both businesses and individuals. The tax changes are geared towards increasing tax revenue, as the government grapples with sourcing adequa…

Uganda: Wrangles Stall Govt Plan to Take Over City Markets

A plan by government to take over all public markets in the capital, Kampala, has stalled following leadership wrangles and compensation-related issues.Daily Monitor has established that whereas the take over has been smooth in some of the public marke…

Uganda: New App to Inspire Ugandan Youths, Boost Tourism

A Ugandan businessman has unveiled a video-sharing social networking Application intended to inspire youth and market the east African nation to the outside world with a view of boosting the tourism industry.Dubbed HAMZ, the App is for making a variety…