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19:24
19:24

Demarcation of Wetlands Starts in Bukedi Region 3 1

According to Ministry officials, the move is aimed at restoring wetlands in the country, and Bukedi Region in particular whose wetlands have been encroached by rice growers.
19:19
19:19

Namanve Central Forest Reserve Partitioned into Plots NFA 3 3

Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
19:10
19:10

Fishermen in Amolatar Decry Low Fish Catch 1 4

Despite the growth in the number and sizes of fish in the lake, most of the fishermen in Kampala landing site are still registering very low fish catch that has left them stranded.
13:27
13:27

Plastic Waste Biggest Threat to Wetlands in Hoima Residents 1 4

The plastic garbage in the city is left uncollected and ends up in drainage channels and wetlands. In some places, the plastic waste is left to decompose on its own.
11:16
11:16

Flooding Leaves New Threat of ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger Levels in South Sudan

Across Jonglei and Unity State, homes and clinics have been submerged, communities have been stranded and animals “lie dead in the fields”, WFP said in a statement. Schools that were due to open next week “are filled with the homeless”.
21:28
21:28

Food Loss and Wastage; A New Challenge For Ugandans 1 2 Top story

The Executive Director of Food Rights Alliance, Agnes Kirabo says if a farmer in Uganda who produces 10 kilograms of maize is likely to lose 1.2 Kilograms of the yield on the farm. At the global level, FAO estimates that 14 per cent of the food produced is lost between the harvest and post harvest leading to 40 million dollars loss by smallholder farmers.
16:09
16:09

Gliding Rocks Kill Six-Year-Old, Injure 3 Others in Mbale 3 5

The gliding stones that were as a result of a mini landslide that hit the area, affected four villages of Bunalutere, Kikobero, Wambewo trading centre and Bubyengu upper in Bubyangu parish in Mbale affecting more than 700 People.
23:59
23:59

Travelers Irked By Prolonged Absence of MV Kalangala 4 4

However, last week, Gen. Katumba Wamala, the minister for Works and Transport announced that the ferry will resume operations end of this month.
23:18
23:18

Amuru Flood Victims Yet to Receive Relief Aid 3

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says he has written several letters to OPM to support the hailstorm victims but in vain.
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.
11:53
11:53

NWSC to Secure Boats to Facilitate Movement to Kachung Water Plant 1 3

Dr. Engineer Silver Mugisha, the Executive Director NWSC visited the plant on Wednesday to assess the effects of the floods following a report filed by the area manager.
11:23
11:23

District Chairman Sentences 2 Hippos To Death hippopotamus 2

The District Chairperson Michael Lakony says the hippos have been causing mayhem along an 8km stretch the community has been told to hunt and kill them since UWA has failed to come to contain them
21:01
21:01

Pictorial; Kachung Water Plant Submerged roads flooded 10

The plant which serves Lira catchment area is almost fully submerged by the floods, forcing the authorities to improvise ways of maintaining constant water supply in the area.
14:31
14:31

Farmers Resorted to Burning Charcoal to Survive Lockdown - Report smallholder farmers 3

Heifer International, a not-for-profit organisation that supports smallholder farmers shows that 69 percent of farmers in the area where the organisation operates, resorted to tree-cutting for various reasons.
13:24
13:24

Damaged Latrines Put School's Re-opening In Balance Save the Children

According to Onen, they only have UGX 800,000 in their account to re-roof and renovate the two latrines and the teacher`s house which was housing two classroom teachers, yet they need at least 5 million for the work.
08:10
08:10

Muyembe-Namalu-Nakapiripirit Road Cut Off as Heavy Rains Destroy Chesebere Bridge 3 2 Top story

John Sabila John, Kikobero village LC I Vice-Chairperson and elder, says the damaged bridge had outlived its lifespan. He has asked the government to intervene immediately and save people from the kind of suffering they are going through.
04:49
04:49

Services on Halt as Kisiizi Hospital Floods Again 1 1

Rev.Joshua Bwebare, the hospital chaplain told URN that after the rain, running water carried rubbish, logs and boulders from Nyakishenyi hills and blocked all drainage channels leading to flooding into the hospital premises.
15:20
15:20

Excitement as Flood Victims in Dokolo Get Mosquito Nets. 1 5

Josephine Abelo, a mother of six from Acungapenyi village, says her children have been falling sick because they were sleeping without a mosquito net after she missed the one from government.
15:06
15:06

UNMA Develops Weather Forecast App for Users Makerere University 2

Lillian Nkwenge, the UNMA Principal Public Relations Officer told URN from Gulu that the WIDS forecasts between a period of six hours to three months. She explained that the Application was developed to support planning for a day to day operations and also long term planning for farmers.
13:50
13:50

28 Arrested in Mityana for Encroaching on Wetlands During Lockdown 4

Yasiin Bbira, the Mityana District Natural Resources Officer, says some of the encroachers have already appeared in court while others are in the process of being arraigned.
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