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10:08
10:08

Low-Cost Biogas Project Increases Household Uptake 5

A typical system, with a 12 cubic meter gas tank costs up to 1.5 million Uganda shillings, which is far less than the 12 million that a dome of equal capacity would cost, according to Mwesigwa.
12:07
12:07

Embrace Solar-Powered Telecom Towers-EU 4 1

The station in Busawula, Wakiso District off Entebbe Road is only powered by a solar power unit with a capacity of 11 kilowatts, and a standby diesel-powered generator. The EIB-funded facility is part of a wider project by TowerCo of Africa Ltd to build more renewable energy-powered telecommunication infrastructure
21:18
21:18

Bankers Trained on Climate Sensitive Lending 7 1

The training is aimed at ensuring that the commercial banks, microfinance institutions and other lenders use their financial services to contribute to the protection and promotion of the environment, the well-being of the communities around them.
13:09
13:09

Encroacher Destroy Wetlands In Wakiso, Leaders Appeal 7

Mende Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, Peter Ntume, said that they are worried because most of the natural reserves have been destroyed, which has had a negative impact on the infrastructure developments like roads.
15:18
15:18

Floods Wash Away Road Diversion, Disrupt Traffic In Kira 6 1

Dennis Egesa, a florist in the buffer area of the channel, said the floods also destroyed their flower and tree seedlings worth unspecified millions of Shillings.
12:13
12:13

Kakiri Town Council to Restore Degraded Nonve Central Forest Reserve 3 2

The forest reserve that is under the National Forest Authority – NFA was destroyed by individuals who have partly constructed buildings, planted eucalyptus as well as acquired land titles on it.
14:54
14:54

Controversy As KCCA Dumps Mud In Wakiso 2

Eng. Felix Mwanje Semujju, the Wakiso Sub County LC 3 Chairman, says that the action of collecting silt from the channel is good since it eases water passage through Nansana, Sentema Road and Mityana Road as well as Buloba-Nsangi bridges.
20:53
20:53

Wakiso Boss Names and Shames 'Untouchable' Sand Miners, Grabbers of Protected Forest 5

Matiya Lwanga Bwanika says that the people involved in degrading the environment especially participating in unacceptable sand mining, wiping out natural forests by cutting down trees and thereafter grabbing land meant for forest reserves are mostly high profile people who are known to be untouchable and therefore no policy from the current regime can apprehend them.
11:29
11:29

Wakiso Residents Grapple with Water Scarcity Wakiso district 3 1

Residents are complaining about constant piped water outages, cost of buying water and the distance travelled to get fresh water in Wakiso district.
11:35
11:35

Garbage Collection Company Accused of Poor Waste Disposal garbage dumping 1 4

Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
14:15
14:15

Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 3 1

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
11:22
11:22

Recycling Plant On The Spot for Water Pollution 3 8 Top story

According to Muwanga, following their complaints the company started diverting the smoke into water sources that are used by the community. She says the discharge of the smoke into water sources exposes the lives of hundreds of people to danger.
13:51
13:51

Wakiso Recieves Equipment from NEMA to Combat Degradation 3

NEMA attributes the problems to the high levels of urbanization and lack of adequate sensitisation and equipment for the technical teams to address the challenges.
10:08
10:08

Wakiso Leaders, Residents Disagree on Constructing School On Forest Reserve Land 4

James Lutaaya, one of the residents, says they want the government to deduct the 5 acres of land required for the construction of the school from the forest reserve.
13:42
13:42

Uganda Starts Construction of Aquatic Laboratory in Wakiso 1

Dr John Walakira, a Senior Scientist at the National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) says the aquatic health laboratory will ease the burden of testing for fish diseases and disease producing agents like bacteria, viruses and another small organism in Uganda.
10:07
10:07

Wakiso Authorities Resolve to Widen Nsangi-Buloba Road 3 1 Top story

Eng. Lillian Namutebi from Wakiso District Works Department, says they intend to widen the road in the swamp from the current 7 meters to 12 meters to avoid inconvenience when the construction work starts.
13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance district 5 1

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
11:41
11:41

CSOs Seek Redress as French Court Dismisses Tilenga Case oil 2

The CSO’s with help from two French-based organizations including Friends of the Earth and Survie dragged Total to Nanterre High court claiming that through its subsidiary Total E&P Uganda had failed to come up with a vigilance plan to address the human and environmental impact of its operations at Tilenga site in the Albertine region as required by the 2017 French law on duty of vigilance.
14:36
14:36

No Sleep for Wakiso Residents During Festive Season 3 1

In this Christmas festival season, the situation has escalated with residents in different areas complaining about the unbearable levels of noise which covers almost twelve hours of the night. although residents in different areas have filed their complaints with the local government, the situation is yet to change.
07:41
07:41

Wakiso Farmers Irrigate Crops in Rain Season, Count Loses drought 3 2 Top story

Eng. Nicholas Lubanga, one of the officials from the Water and Environment Ministry overseeing the project, says the mistakes that lead to loss of the crops could be expected since it was the first time for the farmers to interface with irrigation technology.
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