Increasing number of clashes between animals and humans across the country

Chimp gorge

There was this article in the Newvision today: “Parents whose baby was injured by chimpanzee demand sh300m” Excerpts: The Parents of the eight months old baby recently injured by an irate chimpanzee are demanding sh300m from Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA) a government agency mandated to manage and conserve wildlife. Medics at the hospital said the operation was necessary because, the baby’s tendon jaw had been hurt by the chimpanzee….

Minister urges Ugandans to produce 3 children!

An article with the same title appeared in the New Vision newspaper of 7th Feb. (http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/628867-628867-minister-urges-ugandans-to…). The second Deputy Prime minister, who mentions toughening economic times as the reason for his appeal further … : Henry Muganwa Kajura, who is also the public service minister, wonders how parents who have produced more than four children will look after them. “Where will they educate them and how will they provide for…

Some encouraging statements by a politician on the alarming population growth rate

I read some very significant and rather different statements on the extremely high population growth rate in today’s New Vision [http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/45682-Uganda-African-Peer-Review-report-… ], which I hope mark a turning point for the country. This part of what was said: The State minister for planning Matia Kasaija while opening the workshop proposed that a law is enacted to curb Uganda’s rapid growing population estimated at 33 million. “Our parents used to produce…