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11:20
11:20

Contractor Sourcing New Rock for Rwengkunye- Apac Road 1 2

Last month Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje Sub County and Matrix Lands Ltd from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
19:58
19:58

Poor State of Sentema, Salaama-Munyonyo Roads Irks Residents 3 1

The plea comes just a few days after Kampala Capital City Authority unveiled Planned Infrastructure Interventions to be undertaken by the Directorate of Engineering and Technical Services during the 2021/2022 financial year. Under the intervention, KCCA intends to improve 69 kilometres of roads in the city, thanks to support from the African Development Bank.
18:17
18:17

Exclusion of Soroti-Amuria-Abim Road in Budget Angers Leaders NDP 3 1 3

Last week, the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA released a list of roads measuring 3,596.5 kilometres that will be constructed countrywide under the third phase of the National Development Plan- NDP III by 2025.
09:39
09:39

Floods Contaminate Water Sources in Dokolo District 5 2

30 out of 212 water sources have been submerged by floods caused by the rising water levels of Lake Kwania.
09:13
09:13

Heavy Rains Leave Households Homeless in Kibuku District 3 4

The rains that pounded the district on Monday evening destroyed houses in Katiryo and Bukatikoko parishes in Kituti Sub County in Kibuku district. They also destroyed crops, killed animals and left many people injured.
15:49
15:49

Politicians Back Encroachers as Wetlands Continue to Disappear climate change 4 1

Available statistics show that wetland coverage in Uganda has dropped from 37,346.3 Sq. Km in 1994 (15.5 percent) to 21,526.3 Sq.Km which is an 8.9 percent decrease. There is also a projection indicating that if the destruction trends are not checked, Uganda will be left with only 1.6 percent of wetlands cover by 2040.
11:56
11:56

Six AFIEGO Staff Detained Over Alleged Illegal Operations 4

"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says. "So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."
11:12
11:12

Egypt Commits to Desilt, Clear Water Hyacinth from Kalungu Landing Site 2 1

The landing site, which is located in Lukaya Town Council in Lwera wetland is the main fishing ground for Tilapia and catfish in the Kalungu district. But, it is currently clogged with heavy aquatic weeds, spreading over 200 meters into the lake.
10:44
10:44

Roads Turn into Canals for Water Transport in Serere, Kaberamaido Teso Sub Region 1 3

The most affected roads are located in low lying areas near the shores of Lake Kyoga. They have been submerged with water for close to two years now. In the Serere district, more than ten roads have completely been cut off, making transport to areas like Atiira, Kagwara, Odapakol, Kateta and others very difficult.
07:43
07:43

Masaka Landing Sites Choke on Plastic Waste 2 3

Godfrey Ssemanda, a resident of Lambu landing site in Bukakata Sub County, indicates that dumping of the foreign plastic materials is frustrating their local efforts of collecting the waste materials for recycling because part of it remains stuck in the floating vegetation cover on the lake.
16:44
16:44

Floods Cut Off Six Villages in Agago District 3

The rains have submerged feeder roads and major bridges in the area leaving residents struggling to access social services.
11:25
11:25

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses, Crops in Bundibugyo 1 2

The rains and winds that started on Sunday night destroyed several banana plantations and houses, leaving over 300 residents homeless. The rains also blew off the roof of Busunga town council market and Busunga army barracks.
11:17
11:17

Residents Clash with MP Oguzu Over Barifa Forest Land eco-tourism center 4 3

Oguzu, who had gone to supervise mowing of the area was taken by surprise when the angry residents arrived demanding that he leaves the area or dies on the land.
19:59
19:59

Over 1,000 People Homeless as Floods Devastate Kapelebyong 3 2

The worst-hit areas are the six villages of Kobatum, Oburiateng, Ajeesai, Acanga, Amero and Oitu- all in Acowa Sub County, which were submerged after a heavy downpour that hit the area last week.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.
09:29
09:29

COVID-19 Outbreak Escalated Environmental Degradation in the Albertine- Activists 4 1

Mackline Namiyingo, the Kakumiro District Environment Officer-DEO, says that the lockdown equally affected the supervision of wetlands, swamps and forest reserves, which saw hundreds of people invading the protected areas.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 4 1

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
16:28
16:28

Another Person Swept to Death by Floods in Rubanda 2 2

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region confirms the incident saying that after the discovery of the body a postmortem was done and they later handed it over to relatives for a decent burial. Maate warns the public to be careful while crossing floods or running waters.
15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
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