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11 out of Africa’s 15 most polluted cities are all in South Africa – report

Eleven out of the 15 most polluted African cities – excluding those in Nigeria – are in SA, according to a report by IQAir, a Swiss air quality technology and consultancy company. Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs and Sasolburg  are some of the … Continue reading

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Could city dwellers be breathing themselves to an early grave?

  New research shows that 90 minutes of open and constant exposure of oneself to the air in Kampala city could result in health complications some of which are chronic Air pollution in Uganda has now become so bad that … Continue reading

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Air pollution cost men sperm count

Small quantities of chemicals as a result of air pollution inhaled by men in developing countries Including Uganda interfere with their ability to father children, researchers have said. Prof Shem Wandiga, a researcher at the University of Nairobi said the … Continue reading

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Pollution is Silent Killer in Uganda

Pollution is said to be the biggest killer in developing countries.  Contaminated air, water and soil claim millions of lives every year.  And with rapid urbanization and economic growth come fears that these numbers will only rise in years to … Continue reading

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