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07:56
07:56

Prolonged Dry Spell Sparks Panic for Farmers in Kitgum, Lamwo Districts 4

George Canopowonya, a farmer in Matidi Sub County in Kitgum district says the dry spell that commenced in mid-May has affected both cash and food crops that have reportedly failed to sprout and are withering at their critical production stage.
11:54
11:54

Kwania Leaders Concerned over Encroachment of Wetlands 3 1

LAbout 539.3 hectares of the total 1,012 hectares of wetland in Kwania is already encroached on by residents. The leaders are also accusing LCI Chairpersons of frustrating efforts in the fight against encroachment on wetlands.
16:48
16:48

Cost, Access Issues Pushing Ugandans Off National Grid to Solar Energy 5

The study indicates that up to 44 per cent of households in rural areas now use solar photovoltaic (PV) connections up from only 21 per cent of the rural population that was using the same in the financial year 2016-17. Similarly, more households within the urban areas, are using solar power from 8 per cent in the financial year 2016/17 to 23 per cent last financial year.
13:48
13:48

Busia District Gives 5.63 Acres for Constructing UGX46B Water Project 1 1

Stephen Mugeni Wasike, the Busia district L.C.V chairman says that the project will help in steady supply of water and safeguarding lives of people against getting water borne diseases which are now common in fishing communities.
12:04
12:04

Butaleja Residents Seek Permanent Solution to Floods 4 1

He says the government needs to step in now and repair the early warning systems, build water reservoirs that would control the volume of water and dig terraces along river Manafwa.
08:08
08:08

Nyiragongo Eruption Disrupts Food Supply from Goma to Kinshasa Mount Nyiragongo 2

Chantal Mawazo, the Director general of Alimentations du Kivu (Food supplies of Kivu ) and promoter of the Foundation Amour pour Mon Pays et pour le Prochain (Love for My Country and for Neighbor), a non-government organization in DR Congo says that the economic consequences of the volcanic eruptions of Nyiragongo are incalculable.
19:40
19:40

Butaleja Flood Warning System Yet to be Repaired 4 1

The two early flood warning systems which were installed on River Manafwa stopped functioning about six years ago.
09:56
09:56

Acholi Leaders Task Gov’t on Cause of Mysterious Nodding Syndrome Kitgum District 1 2

The unexplained ailment has claimed more than 300 children and bedevilled over 3,000 others mostly in Omoro, Pader and Kitgum Districts. Currently, more than 175 children are receiving care for the nodding syndrome in Omoro, another 100 in Kitgum and more than 50 in Pader District. But the exact cause of the condition remains unknown.
08:01
08:01

Mt Nyiragongo Eruption; Number of Earthquakes Reduces Mount Nyiragongo 1

The earthquakes followed the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on May 22, 2021, which resulted in the death of 32 people and the displacement of more than 20,000 others. Since then, the neighbouring areas of Kibumba, Munugi, Buhene, Kibati, and Goma International Airport in Goma City were hit by a series of tremors.
15:50
15:50

Energy Investments Set To Recover Says IEA Report Oil and Gas 1 Top story

As spending rebounds towards pre-crisis levels, not enough is going into clean energy, especially in emerging market and developing economies, new IEA report finds
07:48
07:48

Gulu City Earmarks UGX 50m to Repair Broken Solar Street Lights gulu city council 1

Christopher Lukwiya, the Gulu City Electrical Engineer says from the last inventory they carried out few months ago, they found that 70 solar street lights were vandalized by unknown people and that because they lack equipment like crane lifter, generator and welding plant, they have not been able to repair them.
15:12
15:12

Landslides Disrupt Water Supply in Namisindwa District 4 1

Halima Mukhwana, the Namisindwa sub-branch NWSC Manager, says the recent landslides that occurred about a week ago affected their entire infrastructure. She, however, says their teams on the ground to fix the problem and restore supply.
10:31
10:31

Kasese Leaders Appeal For More Aid for Landslide Victims kasese landslides 5 1

oseph Isingoma says, the General Secretary of the District Disaster Management Committee, says that they are overwhelmed by the demands for food from the victims of the landslide.
14:25
14:25

Nyiragongo Eruption: Residents Secretly Returning to Goma City Mount Nyiragongo

Jeanne Nyakase, one of the locals says that she and her three children only went with only the clothes they were wearing because of haste evacuation.
11:10
11:10

Kyaggwe County Embark on Planting of Indigenous Tree Species 2 1

Elijah Bogeere Mulembya, the Kyaggwe County Head (Ssekiboobo) notes that the county has lost most of its natural forests to timber dealers who have destroyed animal habitats and sources of nutrition.
10:58
10:58

GMO Regulations In the Offing-NEMA 6 2

“NEMA has the mandate to devise guidelines and measures to manage GMOs. So I think we should abandon the idea of getting a GMO law,” he said.
13:19
13:19

Why Trade Must Be Part Of the Solution To Biodiversity loss 1

Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
12:02
12:02

Residents Petition Museveni Over Bugoma Forest Give Away local communities 2

Hassan Mugenyi, the campaign focal person, says the Bugoma forest is a habitat for different wild animals, medicinal plants. He says that the destruction of the forest reserve has forced wild animals that used to settle in the forest to raid peoples’ gardens and homes in search of food.
13:23
13:23

New Attiak Sub County Leadership to Prioritize Environmental Protection 4 2

The sub-county is among the areas hit most by environmental degradation through indiscriminate tree cutting for charcoal and logs.
08:26
08:26

Mount Nyiragongo Eruption: Death Toll Rises to 31 in

On Tuesday evening, the Ministry of Communication and Media said in a tweet that the death toll now stands at 31. The ministry in a tweet indicates that the majority of the victims were killed by the lava while others suffocated from the toxic gas which emanates, in particular, from incandescent lava.
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