They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
Michael Tebere, the head of the secretariat says the bill also seeks to prohibit the cutting down of certain species of trees for charcoal production, establishment of local environment committees as well as charcoal producers associations. The others he says is the promotion of charcoal farming, energy security and reforestation of degraded areas.
Okello says centrally procuring seeds from the OWC secretariat has been marred by late deliveries rendering it ineffective. He says since seed firms deal in localized seeds multiplication, there is better chance for them to supply quality seeds from research organizations.
The scheme covers 20 Acres of land on the Western Bank of River Abera in Ayweri Village in Paibona Sub County, some 60 Kilometers North East of Gulu Town. He says the Ministry of Water and Environment has planned to construct another 15 mini irrigation schemes in the district to transform agriculture in the district.
The accident which happened at a wetland located between Afrique Technical Services and Koro Vocational Institute, few meters from Koro Abili Trading Center in Koro Sub County in Omoro district at about 4 am left several passengers with minor injuries.
Ocaka of completely denying knowledge of a counter fake receipt No. 0417458 he issued on November 8th 2018 despite repeatedly issuing the same serial number on three forest produce movement permits worth 2.4 million shillings duly signed by him.
Gulu district revenue officials led by Tom Orik Oryem, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer came under fire from the activists and the dealers forcing them to abort an ongoing auction at Bomah Grounds, behind Acholi Inn Hotel in Gulu Town.
Lawrence Akuti, the head of the Madi Delegation told journalists in Gulu district that his team has received valuable input from interpretations of land and associated legal regimes of the country a meeting held today, Friday.
The final meeting of the committee composed of 16 members of Acholi and Madi delegations is being chaired by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda at the Presidential State lodge in fourth Division Military barracks in Gulu Town.Rugunda said the committee has come so close to finding the solution to the longstanding dispute after a heated start.
The operation that was launched last week in Atiak Sub County has seen more than 200 charcoal dealers arrested by Police and soldiers of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF for illegally engaging in extraction and trade in forests products.
The storms are characterized by very cold morning and evening breezes. Motorists have been forced to drive on reduced speeds with car head lamps turned on throughout the day. In some offices in Gulu administration headquarters, windows remain closed on the Eastern wing to prevent dust covering the floor.
Major Ceaser Olweny, the Fourth Division Army Spokesperson, says the ban is to prevent residents around Lugore Firing Range from getting injured by stray bullets as they collect fire wood, construction poles and hunt edible rats.
Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
The municipality has been experiencing intermittent power supply for the past five years. According to residents, supply is often disconnected for as long as 12-hours, a trend which has destabilized businesses and forced some factories to relocate.
Dr. John Recha, a Kenyan Agronomist with the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security CCAFS in East Africa, says once enforced crop quarantine will overwhelm the pest to extinction.
The grant will go towards the development of new bankable climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in view of achieving the national Climate change goals identified under the Nationally Determine Contributions NDCs.