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20:56
20:56

Heavy Rains Destroy Property, Disrupt Business in Kampala 4 3

The downpour was accompanied by hailstorms and strong winds which pulled down billboards and trees in some parts of the city destroying vehicles.
17:35
17:35

Ministry to Handle Case by Case Before Cancelling Titles in Kinawataka Wetland 5 1

Last month, the Ministry summoned 61 companies and individuals for a public hearing over alleged possession of land titles in the severely degraded Kinawataka wetland.
17:07
17:07

Oil Activism Earns AFIEGO Award As Students Protest Against EU Parliament EACOP 8 3

The procession from Kololo Independence Grounds featured students from different schools carrying placards with a uniform message; European Union, Leave Our Oil.
07:46
07:46

Stay Away from Battles you Won't Win - Museveni Tells EU MPs EACOP 4

President Museveni told the Uganda Oil and Gas Conference in Kampala that there is no plan to halt the developments of any of the projects, urging the EU MPs not to start a battle.
23:33
23:33

EACOP: Uganda Invites EU MPs to Point At 230 Rivers 5 1

The legislators were convinced by members of the Green Party, that the current route from Uganda to the Tanzanian coast “goes through 16 protected areas and 230 rivers which serve 44 million Ugandans.”
07:27
07:27

Police Hands Over Body of Flood Victim 1

Baguma was washed away by floods along Kibuli road near the headquarters of the Crime Investigations Directorate-CID while returning from town during a heavy downpour.
11:45
11:45

Kampala Floods Victim: Family, Riders Join Search For Body 5 6

According to eyewitnesses, Baguma was returning to Kibuli from Kampala central business district when stormwater overpowered him and swept him down into the drainage channel near the Crime Intelligence Directorate- CID headquarters in Kibuli.
15:09
15:09

NEMA Assures Timber Dealers Over New Directive of Source of Wood NFA 2

NEMA in its notice directed that all timber-processing companies present proof of sustainable sources of wood when applying for approval for timber processing.
09:11
09:11

Over 7400 Structures Risk Demolition in Kinawattaka Wetland 2

The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Planning has commenced investigations to establish how the owners of the 61 plots acquired titles in an area that is of great ecological value and constructed parament structures there.
19:01
19:01

Annual Festival to Transform Rwenzori Communities 5 1

Johnson Mboga, the chairman of the Kasese Tourism Investment Forum says while there is a lot of public knowledge of the region as a tourism hub, companies and individuals from other areas have benefited more from the resources than the residents.
15:04
15:04

Planned Disaster Management Regional Centers to Cost UGX 899 Billion 4

The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Hillary Onek says that the government is set to establish 5 regional centers to manage disasters.
10:56
10:56

Giraffes, Parrots, And Oak Trees, Among Many Species Facing Extinction 1 Top story

It has been estimated that 31 per cent of the world’s 430 types of oak are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species. And 41 per cent are of conservation concern, mainly due to deforestation for agriculture and fuel for cooking.
11:34
11:34

Natural Resources Committee Divided on President’s Proposals on Mining Bill 1

On June 18, 2022, President Yoweri Museveni returned the Mining and Minerals Bill, 2021 to parliament for reconsideration. The Bill which seeks to improve mining and mineral administration and business processes, and promote value addition to minerals was passed by Parliament on February 17 and sent to the President for assent.
10:31
10:31

Japan Donates One Million Dollars of Food Aid to Karamoja Hunger 3

Catherine Ahimbisibwe, the Acting Commissioner for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees said WFP has so far transported up to 400 metric tonnes of food to the area.
16:21
16:21

Museveni Returns Mining and Minerals Bill to Parliament 2 2 Top story

The bill which seeks to improve mining and mineral administration and business processes, and promote value addition to minerals was passed by Parliament on February 17 and sent to the President for assent. But today, the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among informed Parliament that the President had returned the Bill for reconsideration.
01:36
01:36

TotalEnergies' Culture, Environment Road Safety Deals 'to Counter Detractors' 1 2

“Detractors in Uganda are many. There are many more outside Uganda but we want to prove them wrong in the sense that this development is good for the environment, for the communities and the most vulnerable people and the country. We will prove them wrong that instead of being bad, this project is a big opportunity,” said Groeuix.
15:21
15:21

UN Clean Energy Subsidy in Uganda Ends Renewable energy 6

The project funded by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Uganda and supported by the Swedish government has benefited 4.2 million people since its inception in 2015.
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