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14:06
14:06

NFA Halts Planting of Non-Indigenous Tree Species in Mabira, Kisisita Forests 2 1

Okello who toured the two forests on Saturday was surprised that people who were approved by NFA to restore the forest as well as promote ecological activities, were instead cutting part of the forests and planting non-indigenous trees such as pine.
12:31
12:31

Residents Concerned Over Increasing Swarms of Bats in Lugazi Town 2 2

Dr Kabanda says bats and people can co-exist since bats provide numerous benefits. They are good predators of night flying insects including mosquitoes besides contributing to medical advances such as navigation aids for the blind.
09:59
09:59

YY Bus Crashes in Mabira Forest, Injures 17 1

The driver lost control and slipped off the road at the time when it was heavily raining," says Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson
12:41
12:41

Policing Through Music; One Officer’s Distinct Approach CLO 1 5

In the songs, the officer applies a touch of talent, passion and responsibility to reach people’s hearts with key messages about provisions of the law and their role in community policing.
17:07
17:07

Archbishop Kaziimba Flags Off Environment Conservation Walk 2 1

While flagging off the group, Archbishop Kaziimba appealed to Ugandans to love the environment and every natural surroundings since they were given to man by God with a special responsibility to care for them.
18:49
18:49

Pictorial: A Scenic View of Ssezibwa Falls Where Tourists, Traditional Believers Go to Seek Blessings Buganda Kingdom

Legendary tales has it that Ssezibwa was born of a woman called Nakangu Tebatesa, wife of Nsubuga Ssebwato. The mythical around the place is that Nakangu gave birth to two twine rivers of which the older one (Wasswa) was named Ssezibwa and the young one (Kato) named River Mubeya in Nyenga.
11:57
11:57

Land Dispute Hindering Waste Collection in Lugazi Municipality 3 1

The municipality has for the last three years been dumping waste at Kakubansiri in Kawolo Division until July when Shakur Sayid Mubarak a resident at Lugazi claimed ownership the same land.
12:34
12:34

Wanende: The Famous Tree in Mabira Forest 4 2

Dozens of jerricans and calabashes are also scattered in the forest near the tree. According to Mukama, the calabashes and jerricans are left behind by the people who use them to drink local brew. 83-year-old Bonefansio Nkugwa settled in the area in the 1960s.
14:43
14:43

Mabira Residents Reject OWC Supplies in Preference For Khart Growing Mairungi 3 1 Top story

Sulait Mudooba, a resident of Bulyasi Village explains that they give priority to Khart growing because it is more productive compared to any other crop including coffee.
17:22
17:22

NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves 4 2

Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.
06:58
06:58

Pupils Skip Classes to Collect Firewood in Mabira Forest 4 1

John Okumu, the Head teacher of Naminya R/C primary attributes the high absenteeism to the poor attitude of parents towards education. He says many of them believe education has nothing to do with a person’s development in today’s Uganda.
13:03
13:03

Lugazi Residents, Leaders Divided over Dev't of Mayor’s Gardens 5 1

In 2017 the space was fenced off by Sugar Corporations of Uganda Limited-SCOUL a cluster owned by the Mehta group claiming its ownership before restricting public access by seeking a court caveat.
22:53
22:53

Heavy Rains Drive Residents Out of Homes in Tongolo Village local leaders 1 1

Over 30 families in tongolo village in Njeru municipality have abandoned their homes due to heavy rains that flood in their houses ending up destroying them and their properties. They have resorted to renting and others have shifted to other villages.
18:45
18:45

Kikondo Residents Fail to Use Latrines team 3 1

There are more than five pit latrines on the landing site, which residents dont use. They prefer dumping human waste and garbage on the lake shores, a thing that exposes them to diseases like cholera.
18:00
18:00

Njeru Residents Protest Sugar Factory Emissions 4 1

Stephen Kamala, the Operation Manager, GM Sugar Factory refutes the allegations from residents, saying the emissions have since been contained.
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