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20:24
20:24

Gov’t Launches National Gazette For Wetlands 1 5

Speaking at the event, Stephen David Mugabi, the Director Environment Affairs at the Ministry of Environment says the gazette is an instrument that will help the government inform the public of the precise location of every wetland.
09:31
09:31

Gulu City Moves to Re-demarcate Wetland Boundaries 2 1

Joyce Alimo, Gulu City Environment Officer told the press Wednesday that the redemarcation exercise will kick off on Thursday and will be implemented by a team from the Ministry of Water and Environment.
10:27
10:27

Non-Complaint Cattle Keepers Relocate to Neighboring Districts to Evade Eviction 2

The State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny said the eviction task force has learned that some cattle owners in Gulu, relocate their animals to Lamwo during the day and return at night to dodge eviction.
16:32
16:32

UGX 11B Project for Restoring Degraded Landscape Unveiled in Acholi World Vision Uganda 1 5

Speaking at the project launch in Gulu City, Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Uganda Regional Programme Manager for Northern/Karamoja Region says the FMNR project seeks to promote the conservation of natural tree cover by farmers.
09:08
09:08

Acholi Cultural Institution Invests in Green Technology to Mitigate Climate Change 4 1

Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II acknowledges that the region is experiencing severe impacts of climate change which has affected agriculture and notes that through the adoption of green technology, such adverse effects can be reversed.
07:41
07:41

4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uganda-South Sudan Border Areas 1 Top story

The quake struck at 9:54 P.m near Yei in Central Equatoria state, some 36 km North of Yumbe district in the Northern Region, Uganda.
17:18
17:18

NFA Auctions 5,326 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Robert Balinda Akankwasa of M/S Intrepid Recovery Associates Ltd announced that they had reached an agreement with NFA to auction the charcoal through public auctioning, with each bag being priced at Shillings 25,000. The auctioneer will receive 3% of the total sales and 900,000 Shillings for media advertising expenses after the final sale.
18:03
18:03

Gulu City Leaders Battle to Save Wetland Encroachment By Investor Pece stream 1 4

Gilbert Okwir, the Deputy Resident City Commissioner in charge of Bardege-Layibi City Division notes that no work will be allowed at the site until the purported landowner comes up with an approved building plan from the city of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).
08:06
08:06

Over 6,000 Sacks of Impounded Charcoal Rot Away in Gulu 3 4 Top story

On Friday, our reporter visited the site and found most of the charcoal bags torn due to long exposure to the sun and rain leaving the charcoal exposed.
10:36
10:36

Activists Embark on 700Km Awareness Walk to Save River Nile 1 4

Joseph Odong, a Senior Water Officer at the Ministry of Water and Environment told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the walk is instrumental in drumming up support towards saving river Nile.
13:51
13:51

Plastic Waste Recycling Machine in Gulu City Lying Idle 1 1

It can recycle 8,000 kilograms of plastic waste daily. Gulu City produces approximately 65 tons of plastic waste monthly.
10:49
10:49

Breeding Black Soldier Fly Larvae to Manage Organic Waste 3 5

Olanya, who holds a Diploma in Mechanization in Agriculture from Busitema University, has established a maggot production farm in the backyard of his half-acre piece of land.
11:26
11:26

Data Deficiency Threatens Conservation Efforts for Endangered Wild Species in Northern Uganda climate change 3 1

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Achilles Brunnel Byaruhanga, a Herpetologist and Principal Investigator with Nature Uganda, expressed his concern about the lack of data in the North. He explains that the absence of proper studies and conservation efforts puts these amphibian and reptilian species at risk of extinction.
13:34
13:34

Prosecutor Calls for Tougher Sentences On Illegal Charcoal Dealers Climate Change 1

Nyipir told the court on Thursday that the level of environmental destruction fueled by the growing commercial charcoal trade in the region is at an alarming level and needed a tougher sentence if the vice is to stop.
14:28
14:28

Gulu Court Orders Auction of 1,800 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

In his ruling on Wednesday evening, Barigye ordered NFA to dispose of the impounded charcoal through auctioning and deposit the proceeds in the consolidated fund.
08:58
08:58

Justice Minister Mao Starts Massive Reforestation Drive in Northern Uganda 2 1

‘’We can fight the charcoal burners, we can stop the lorries but we must also plant trees, the two go hand in hand. We are going to draft tough by-laws for every affected sub-county under the presidential executive order, I have talked with the attorney general.’’ -Norbert Mao.
09:51
09:51

Eight Charcoal Dealers Remanded For Violating Charcoal Ban 1 1

They were charged with two counts of illegal transportation of forest produce contrary to sections 32 (1), (a), and sections 34 (1) & (2) of the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act 2003. The other charge is the illegal transportation and trade in Forest products (charcoal) contrary to Executive Order No 3 issued by President Yoweri Museveni on May 19 this year.
16:48
16:48

CSOs Raise Concern Over Environmental Degradation in Acholi Pageya Chiefdom 1 2

Solomon Nokrach, the Regional Coordinator of FOWODE in Acholi, highlighted environmental degradation as the most pressing issue in the sub-region. This includes concerns related to charcoal burning and illegal logging.
09:30
09:30

Odonga Otto Charged with Theft of Charcoal, Out on Police Bond Charcoal trade 1 4 Top story

Otto surrendered himself to the Aswa River Region Police Headquarters in Gulu City on Monday morning, and after hours of recording statements, he was released on police bond.
12:30
12:30

Odonga Otto Hands Self to Police in Gulu 5 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong told the press Monday that it wasn’t yet clear whether Otto will record a statement or only have a meeting with the Regional Police Commander Damali Nachuha.
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