Ozone may be heating the planet more than we realize

New research reveals ozone in the lower atmosphere in particular contributed to warming in the Southern Ocean – which absorbs much of the planet’s excess heat – more than previously realized. The study shows that ozone is more than just a pollutant, but also may be playing a significant role in climate change. Ozone may […]

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SMEs in Uganda’s oil sector struggle with high interest rates and capacity barriers

Ronald Aheebwa (not real name) recently secured a contract to supply 80 chickens per week for a 10-month period to feed oil workers in Uganda’s Albertine Graben. However, with only 400 chickens and lacking the resources to expand his business to meet his contractual obligations, he had to forego the opportunity. This situation highlights the […]

Science & Technology

CAF Champions League gets to quarter final stage

There were 60 and now, there are just eight. The cream of African football steps up the battle towards the most coveted club trophy in the continent, the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League, with the quarter finals starting this weekend. Defending champions Al Ahly lead the lot of the teams to earn a ticket to the […]

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Elon Musk says his offer to buy Twitter is about ‘the future of civilization,’ not making money

Elon Musk defended his offer to purchase Twitter on Thursday, sayingduring an on-stage interview at the TED conference that he sees the acquisition as nothing less than a turning point for civilization. Musk said the proposed deal is not about the economics of Twitter’s (TWTR) business, but about ensuring Twitter remains a trusted platform for democracy — describing his vision […]

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Book review: Why Nations Fail

By Warren Bass “Why Nations Fail” is a sweeping attempt to explain the gut-wrenching poverty that leaves 1.29 billion people in the developing world struggling to live on less than $1.25 a day. You might expect it to be a bleak, numbing read. It’s not. It’s bracing, garrulous, wildly ambitious and ultimately hopeful. It may, in […]

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Strange disease kills goats in Hoima

Livestock farmers in Tonya parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima district are counting losses following an outbreak of a strange plague that is killing goats. The infected goats are developing diarrhoea before they become weak and die. Sam Isingoma, an area resident, said he has lost over 90 goats to the strange disease. He says he has […]