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Colombian Authorities Move to Sterilize Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos’

The 80-strong bloat, originally part of the Colombian drug lord’s estate, present an environmental concern as an invasive species A group of rampant hippopotamuses, introduced by the late Colombia drug lord – Pablo Escobar to his private zoo, are being sterilized by the country’s wildlife services, after mounting concern that the 80-strong herd presented a […]

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FAO ready to follow up on the UN Food Systems Summit and make transformations

By QU Dongyu The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has entered a new era with a new structure and new dynamics. The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are approaching; we have to change our agri-food systems urgently and holistically. This transformation requires a systemic approach and our collective […]

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Africa’s world-first environmental data collection initiative bears fruit

By Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa with Moctar Sacande- Coordinator of the Action Against Desertification Programme in Support of Africa’s Great Green Wall, FAO’s Forestry Division and Danilo Mollicone- Technical Officer, FAO’s Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment. In the midst of a […]

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Ugandan Cyclists off to Egypt for global showpiece

By Muhammad M. Dhakaba. Two Ugandans – John Odoto and Mary Aleper will join the world’s best junior male and female cyclists at the 2021 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships, from September 1 – 5 in Cairo – Egypt. Over five days off intense competition, the new international velodrome of Cairo will see rainbow […]

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Sports Governance: Fufa Should Consider Introducing Term Limits for Its Presidency

By Irene Deborah Nannyonjo…… It’s a public secret that the incumbent Fufa President –Eng. Moses Magogo was destined to remain at the helm of the local soccer governing body until 2025 – having gone through unopposed after his would be opponents opted out – citing different predicaments. The Fufa Electoral Committee declared Magogo unopposed on […]