Tag Archives: Environment

Danger of landslides in eastern Uganda

Danger of landslides in eastern Uganda by Kisaka Robinson In March 2010 Uganda started to experience massive landslides. That year over 100 people died and survivors were displaced to new areas which were more stable. Since then people have been … Continue reading

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News: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Wangari Maathai, dies aged 71

Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize died on Sunday in a hospital in Nairobi. Maathai was an inspiring figure; a social activist and environmental campaigner and a relentless advocate of the struggles of women in … Continue reading

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Contributions Wanted!

Perspectivesonafrica would welcome contributions from anyone with a knowledge of events surrounding the unfolding environmental disaster in the Horn and East Africa. We are also looking for contributions on issues of any kind in central Africa- DRC, Central African Republic, … Continue reading

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