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08:04
08:04

Kabale Authorities, NEMA Officials Clash Over Proposed Closure of Mining Company 7 5 Top story

The officials had visited the mining site to investigate complaints from the community that the company was discharging contaminated water directly into a nearby stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma, which flows through Kabale town to Kyanamira and Maziba sub-county up to Rwanda.
12:25
12:25

Mining Company in Kabale On Spot over Environment Destruction ADREM 10 6

Sam Kyomukama, an officer in charge of the police protection unit for the Kigezi region says that he has already visited the area and confirmed that the company is directly draining contaminated water and mud into the stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma.
11:54
11:54

Rolling Stones Kill Minor in Kabale 1

Dickson Kamuhanda, one of the area residents told our reporter that the incident occurred around 07:00 PM on Tuesday evening while Ayijuka was grazing goats in Kasumo village in the same parish during a heavy downpour.
12:53
12:53

Lake Bunyonyi Endorsed As Ramsar site 5 2

Eng. Ivan Mbabazi Batuma, the Kigezi Tourism Cluster President, says that recognition of the Lake will attract tourists.
19:44
19:44

Poor Funding Frustrates Efforts to Stop Environmental Degradation in Kigezi 5 1

Area leaders and environmental activists say that despite registering an increase in reports of persons encroaching on wetlands and natural forests, and poor methods of farming, they are unable to stop the practices due to a shortage of funds and poor enforcement.
13:35
13:35

Resist NEMA, Police Evictions, Kabale RDC Tells Wetland Encroachers wetlands 7 3

The RDC gave the authorization after district security and political authorities suspended the ongoing operation of evicting farmers from wetlands in the district.
12:20
12:20

Farmers in Kigezi, Ministry of Water in Fresh Dispute over Compensation wetlands 8 3

Last week, authorities from the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Ministry of Water and Environment started evicting all farmers operating in wetlands in the districts of Kabale, Rubanda and Rukiga.
08:28
08:28

Kabale Municipality Officials Accused of Turning Blind Eye on Pollution of Rivers washing bays 7 3

The washing bays have been established 20 meters from the river bank and oils from the vehicles flow into the rivers, whose water is consumed by residents.
15:47
15:47

Charcoal Prices Shoot Up in Kabale Nature Uganda 4 1

Annet Kyomuhendo, a charcoal dealer in Kigongi in Central division Kabale municipality says that she now sells a sack of charcoal at 30,000 from 20,000 Shillings and a basin at 6,000 from 3,000 Shillings.
13:42
13:42

Environmentalists Want UPDF Involved in River Rwizi Restoration Drive general manager 2

Godfrey Baryomunsi, the Mbarara district vice chairperson, says the degradation has been worsened by corruption and lack of sufficient man power to protect wetlands.
16:36
16:36

Construction of Bishop Baharm University College Playground Halted 5 5

In a letter directed to the office of the University principal dated January 09th, 2019 signed by Jeconious Musingwire, the Western Region National Environment Management Authority NEMA in charge of Sensitization and Education, NEMA has stopped all the activities on the playground until further notice.
06:53
06:53

Lightning Kills one, Injures two in Kabale 2

The injured are Isaac Rubega and a one Naboth, a son to Isaac NKwasiibwe, both below 12 years of years of age and residents of the same area and pupils of Kigata primary school.
11:48
11:48

Kabale Municipality Launches Plastic Waste Management Plan 3 1

Kabale Municipality Mayor, Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha, says that used plastics will be recycled as residues and converted into manure. He also says that the plastics will be bought at 240 shillings per kilogram.
06:53
06:53

Anger as Sewage Flows into Kiruruma River sewerage 4 1

Kenneth Mwesigye, a Boda boda rider at Katuna stage in Kabale Central division, says the broken sewer line discharges waste, which finds itself in peoples residencies and businesses
07:20
07:20

Rage As State House Official Takes Over "Punishment Island" lake bunyonyi 8 3 Top story

George Tukwasiibwe, a canoe operator on Lake Bunyonyi and resident of Burimba cell in Rubaya Sub County in Kabale district says that the takeover of the Punishment Island threatens the tourism sector since it has been one of the tourist attractions.
10:51
10:51

Lake Bunyonyi Depth Decreases by 1.2 Metres erosion 4 1

The depth of Lake Bunyonyi has decreased by 1.2 metres, an issue that has left environmental activists worried. Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest late in Africa is located in the districts of Kabale and Rubanda in South Western Uganda. Initially the lake had a depth of 2,953 feet approximately 900metres. However, activists and district leaders say that the depth has reduced by 1.2 metres.
07:39
07:39

Barham University, Residents Feud Over Protected Spring locals 3 1

Reuben Twinomujuni, the Public Relations Officer Bishop Barham University College admits the University destroyed the protected spring. He says the University is in a process of constructing another protected spring for residents near the playground.
17:44
17:44

Fear in Kamwenge as Stray Lion Kills Goats stray lions 2

On Wednesday this week the lion was sighted in Buhanda sub county before crossing to Kabambiro Sub County. The lion was again seen yesterday in Katibani in Kakinga parish, Kamwenge Sub County, where it reportedly killed an unspecified number of goats.
12:09
12:09

Bee Keeping Activities Suspended After Echuya Forest Fire kisoro 2

Patrick Byarugaba, another bee keeper from Kinyarushenge cell in Muko Sub County, says suspending bee activities from Echuya forest reserve will affect their income.
11:10
11:10

Kisoro Resident Arrested Over Echuya Forest Fire forest reserve 1

Echuya forest reserve supervisor Hebert Turyahabwa says that the fire destroyed over 30 acres of the forest before it was put off by locals, with the help of Police fire brigade and Uganda peoples defense forces.
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