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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.
19:44
19:44

Poor Funding Frustrates Efforts to Stop Environmental Degradation in Kigezi 5 1

Area leaders and environmental activists say that despite registering an increase in reports of persons encroaching on wetlands and natural forests, and poor methods of farming, they are unable to stop the practices due to a shortage of funds and poor enforcement.
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.
17:33
17:33

Uganda, UN Appeal to G7 on Climate Agenda Financing Promise

UN Resident Representative for Uganda, Elsie Attafuah, says that the financing in important to fund climate change mitigation and technology transfer, among others. British High Commissioner to Uganda warned that the climate incidents in Uganda are evidence that climate change is real and that it is time for the country and Africa as a whole to take this seriously.
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.
10:28
10:28

Running Water Kills Retired Teacher in Rubanda 2 1 Top story

The deceased Ben Besigensi alias Kacoco,67 and resident of Rwarugambwa village in Kibuzigye parish, Hamuhambo town council met his death around 7 pm on Sunday, according to Aggrey Bandebaho, the Hamuhambo sub-county LC3 Chairman.
07:40
07:40

Farmers Advised to Grow Alternative Crops To Mitigate Elephants Invasion Orom Subcounty 3 1

Samuel Amanya, the Chief Warden at Kidepo Valley National Park, says that they are proposing to start sensitizing locals on taking non-food crops cultivation around conservation areas to avoid encountering losses to elephants.
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.
07:16
07:16

Lightning Kills Three in Rubanda 1

According to Oyesiga’s son, Ivan Muhwezi, the victims were struck by lightning on Friday at 5:30 pm while at Kamusegwa village. He says that the incident occurred during a heavy downpour that lasted for about three hours.
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.
13:39
13:39

Mukono Residents Want Garbage Dumping at New KCCA Landfill Halted 2 1

KCCA bought land at Dundu measuring 134 acres to serve as the Greater Kampala Garbage dumping site and an integrated waste management centre with processing plants for electronic waste, biogas, fertilisers and plastic recycling.
11:09
11:09

500 Tons of Plastic Waste Recovered in Masaka 3 2

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the founder of Masaka recycling initiative says the total tonnage of plastic waste materials has been accumulated in the last four years they have been operating in the greater Masaka districts.
15:54
15:54

Agago Introduces Hefty Fines For Illegal Charcoal Dealers 1 1

According to Opio, owners of small trucks impounded with charcoal will be required to pay shillings 1.5 million while big lorries will pay shillings 3 million. while culprits apprehended transporting charcoal in trailer trucks will pay between shillings 5 and 10 million.
19:41
19:41

Lightning Strikes Two Dead, Injures Four in Kanungu

Those who died on spot are Edidiya Turyatemba,42 and Diana Kajowa,31 all residents of Mukasyokwe village
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 3 2

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.
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