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Incorporate Biodiversity in Urban Planning to Sustain Ecosystems – says Architect

  On May 22nd, in commemoration of International Biodiversity Day, wePlanet Africa organized a webinar titled "Biodiversity in Your Backyard: How Local Actions Make a Global Impact.” The event highlighted the vital role biodiversity plays in general well-being and addressing climate change.  The webinar guest speaker, Maryanne Kinjanjui, an Architectural

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Charcoal Production Still Booming in Northern Uganda Despite Ban

By Perez Mweine  In May of this year, Uganda enacted a ban on charcoal burning in the northern and eastern parts of the country. This measure aimed to curb the extensive deforestation caused by charcoal production. We at wePlanet Uganda recently visited northern Uganda to assess the enforcement of this

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wePlanet Africa Joins Kenya in Celebrating the Second National Tree Planting Day

By Ednah Mwango On Friday, May 10th at 10:00am, we arrived at Mahiga Primary School, in Kahawa West, Nairobi County for National Tree Planting Day. wePlanet Africa partnered with Kahawa Pride Football Club to plant trees and contribute to Kenya’s goal of planting 15 billion trees in the next decade.

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wePlanet Africa marks Earth Day with City Cleaning, Tree Planting in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda – April 22, 2024 – In celebration of Earth Day, WePlanet Africa, a grassroots movement dedicated to tackling climate change, conducted a successful city clean up exercise that included collection of plastic bottles and a tree-planting event in Kasubi, the royal suburb of Kampala, Uganda. The initiative, held

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wePlanet Africa marks Earth Day with city cleaning, tree planting in Kampala

By Perez Mweine On Monday April 22 was Earth Day. To celebrate this day, wePlanet Africa mobilised community members among them a primary school and local leaders to conduct a city clean-up exercise

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New deal to connect 300 million Africans to electricity by 2030 

World Bank Group, African Development Bank initiative could halve the number of people living without electricity in Africa By Timothy Machi The World Bank Group and African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have unveiled a new deal to connect at least 300 million people in Africa to electricity access by 2030

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US ban on gas financing in Africa is hypocritical   

By Timothy Machi  The United States of America has strict guidelines that prohibit the World Bank from financing fossil fuels including LPG that is key to Africa’s transition to cleaner energy. In his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (E.O. 14008, signed January 27, 2021),

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Nuclear energy is the answer to Africa’s energy poverty and efforts to mitigate effects of climate change.
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Nuclear is Africa’s best hope and path to glory

Chiahanam Joseph Sustainable and clean energy is the future the world is driving into, but for Africa, the hope of this glory appears bleak as fossil fuel

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GIVO: Converting trash into cash

On Monday, March 18, 2024, the world celebrated the Global Recycling Day. The day was created in 2018 to help recognise, and celebrate, the importance recycling plays in preserving the earth and securing the future of our planet. It is a day for the world to come together and put

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Simple Switch, Big Impact: Why You Should Stop Using Charcoal

  Dear Urban Residents of Africa, International Day of Forests on March 21st, couldn't have fallen on a better day and month. East Africa is on fire! News reports show the government of South Sudan has indefinitely closed all learning institutions beginning Monday, March 18 due to the current heatwave

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