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19:21
19:21

Water Scarcity Inciting Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls in Luwero 2

Bukiibi village Chairman Pontian Katumba says that the problem has not only affected the access to water for use, but it has now threatened the sexual health of the girls who are not going to school due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown of schools.
13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
14:05
14:05

Rice Farmers, Environmental Officer Clash Over Lumboka Swamp Conservation 4

Charles Ongasia, another resident says that they are opposed to the proposal to evict them from the swamp because is a trick by the government to grab their land.
12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 1 5 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
10:08
10:08

Kasese District Authorities Struggle to Evict Residents from River Banks river nyamwamba 1 1

In 2013, Kasese municipal council passed a resolution to evict all the sand miners along the river banks, but to date, this resolution has never been implemented.
14:04
14:04

Body of 13-Year-Old Girl Recovered from Swamp in Rubanda

The deceased identified as Hilda Orishaba, daughter to Justus Rushagunga and Beatrice Nyakarungi, residents of Nangaaro village in Hamurwa town council was swept by running waters at around 05:30 PM.
17:18
17:18

Nakiwogo-Buwaya Ferry To Suspend Operations For Maintenance 3 2

The Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA says the Nakiwogo-Buwaya ferry will not work on Saturday and Sunday in order to undergo mandatory maintenance.
12:50
12:50

Kabarole Residents Want Pozzolana Mining Halted over Environmental Degradation 4 4

Residents say that mining activities have put their lives at a risk due to dust, vibration from machines and flying rocks from sites that have destroyed their houses.
16:33
16:33

Kasese IDPs Launch Desilting of River Nyamwamba Using their Hands River Nyamwmaba 4 1

Enock Mbusa a flood victim says they are baffled by government’s slow response towards providing a permanent solution to the flooding situation despite numerous pledges to intervene.
12:27
12:27

Hailstorm Devastates Ibanda District, 150 Families Stranded 2 3

Stephen Bebwa, the Ishongorero Sub-county chairperson several gardens of cassava, beans, maize, peas and banana plantations were destroyed. He says they have started compiling a report on the extent are the damages to seek the intervention of the government.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 2 1

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
18:08
18:08

Energy Minister Wants Specialised Security Unit to Fight Power Theft, Vandalism 2

Nankabirwa who was in Tororo town on Thursday meeting the district officials as part of her tour to different key power points in the country said the National Security Council will have to provide the Ministry of Energy a fully-fledged unit with installation of cameras along the transmission lines and police manned vehicles that will patrol such areas where vandalism is common.
16:17
16:17

Buganda to Plant 20 million Tree Seedlings Supplied by Environment Ministry Buganda Kingdom 6

The kingdom of Buganda is to plant 20 million tree seedlings all over the kingdom after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of water and environment as a way of conserving the environment. The Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi has pledged to provide the 20 million tree seedlings to Buganda to plant so as to restore the destroyed forests.
16:06
16:06

Attiak Sugar Factory to Construct Irrigation Schemes Along River Unyama to Mitigate Flooding 1

Mahmood Abdi, the Director of Agriculture and Plantation, Attiak Sugar Factory which sits along River Unyama says that they intend to construct irrigation schemes and water dams along the river to mitigate flooding in Elegu Township and the factory as well as to secure water for the factory`s sugarcane plantation in all seasons.
11:48
11:48

NFA Moves to Reclaim Degraded Forest Land 4 2

Last month, the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development summoned registered proprietors of 475 land titles allegedly issued in central Forest Reserves across the country for a hearing.
10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
07:39
07:39

Government Allocates Six Valley Tanks to Teso Sub-Region Katakwi District 2 1

Rogers Masaba, the Assistant Manager Water for Production in Eastern region said that dams have allocated to three districts of northern Teso. They include one valley tank to Amuria District, two for Kapelebyong District and three for Katakwi District.
10:46
10:46

Hailstorm Wreaks Havoc in Rukungiri 1 Top story

Allan Muhwezi, another victim says that poverty is lurking at their doors because, without food, development becomes difficult and hard. According to Muhwezi, the hailstorm seriously affected his 4-acre coffee plantation.
18:50
18:50

Several Families Homeless As Heavy Rain Destroy Houses, Crops In Busia 5

Mathew Taab, the LC 3 chairman Masafu sub-county, says that he is stranded with the disaster victims who are approaching his office for support.
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