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Ugandans yearn for affordable clean cooking energy

By Benjamin Benjamin Lack of awareness and limited access to affordable credit have been cited as some of the challenges hampering the adoption of clean cooking technologies. Over 90 percent of the country’s population is currently relying on biomas fuel for cooking which situation has increased pressure on the natural resources. Speaking during a clean …

Uganda asked to domesticate SDG on energy

Benjamin Jumbe The government has been tasked to ensure domestication of Goal 7 of the Sustainable development goals. Goal 7 is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Speaking at a consultative meeting of Uganda National Alliance on clean cooking member, a private consultant on clean cooking Charles Atuhe said …

Government urged to increase funding for clean energy

By Benjamin Jumbe The government has been urged to consider increasing funding to allow more Ugandans access clean cooking technologies. This comes from the Uganda National Alliance on Clean Cooking (UNACC) which says this will not only save the environment but health of citizens. The organisation’s national coordinator Mr Alfred Kusiima while speaking during a …

Worry expressed on the proposed 1% Mobile money tax

By Ritah Kemigisa. Women in the informal sector have expressed fear that the proposed 1%on Mobile money transactions will stifle government’s efforts to have their businesses formalized. According to Ritah Atukwatsa, the executive director Institute for Social transformation the tax will discourage many women from formalizing business because they will see it as a move …