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11:46
11:46

Buvuma, Koome Islands Receive 'Museveni' Boat Ambulances 4 1

At Koome islands in Mukono district, the boat ambulance will support referrals to Mukono general hospital and to Entebbe referral hospital. Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the District Health Officer says the biggest facility on Koome is at the level of HCIII and lacks a medical officer to perform surgeries especially for mothers who fail to deliver.
07:46
07:46

Stay Away from Battles you Won't Win - Museveni Tells EU MPs EACOP 4

President Museveni told the Uganda Oil and Gas Conference in Kampala that there is no plan to halt the developments of any of the projects, urging the EU MPs not to start a battle.
17:23
17:23

NEMA Disowns Hoima Sugar for Deforestation and Abusing Environmental Guidelines Hoima sugar Limited

According to a new report released by the National Environment Management Authority on the activities being conducted by Hoima Sugar Limited on the piece of land it leased from Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, the company breached key guidelines agreed upon in the certificate issued to them.
13:09
13:09

Lira City Residents Decry Noise Pollution 4

The residents note that noise pollution from nightclubs and places of worship has increased sound to unbearable levels and has failed them to realize basic benefits such as peaceful sleep.
08:19
08:19

Cost Of Capital Impedes Clean Energy to Developing Countries-IEA Report 1

According to the observatory, one of the key barriers is a high cost of capital, reflecting some real and perceived risks about investment in these economies.
18:11
18:11

Gov't Disptaches Fast Maturing Seeds to Karamoja Region 2 1

The seeds worth 800 million Shillings include tepary beans, cow peas, maize, and green gram seeds. They take about 56 days to mature.
13:30
13:30

Hailstorm Destroys Gardens, Houses in Bushenyi 2 3

The hailstorm destroyed gardens of maize, sweet potatoes, beans coffee, and banana plantations. The rains also blew off the roofs of three houses.
10:42
10:42

Environmentalists Want Conservation Campaigns Integrated in Education Curriculum 4 2

Fr Ssendege observed the need to revise the current teaching materials right from primary schools by introducing environment conservation practices that specially targets the children whose future is largely reliant on nature.
19:52
19:52

EU Delegation to Engage Gov’t, Partners Despite Anti-EACOP Resolution 4

Nicolas Gonze, the Head of Governance and Human Rights at the EU Delegation in Kampala says that the delegation will continue engaging the parties in Uganda's oil industry regarding the preservation of the environment, the ecosystem and respect for human rights during the implementation of the projects.
11:49
11:49

Hoima City Council Feuding with Locals Over Garbage Management Residents 4 2

Built in 2012, with funding from the World Bank and National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the garbage recycling plant has remained nonfunctional due to the lack of electricity and running water.
07:19
07:19

Religious, Cultural Institutions and NGOs Join Forces to Fight Climate Change 6 1

Patrick Abal, the Minister for Culture, Heritage, and Tourism under Lango Cultural Foundation, says that the cultural institution has a plan to plant five acres of trees in every district. The institution also entered a partnership with the Busoga Kingdom to plant trees along the shores of Lake Kwania, Kyoga, and the Nile River.
11:49
11:49

Outrage as Gov`t Destroys Thousands of ‘’Sacred Traditional Trees’’ in Acholi Payira Clan 3 8

Lalobo Valentino, Chairperson of the Natural Resource Committee in Pungole Parish and Council member of Payira Clan told URN during an interview that hundreds of the traditional trees have already been destroyed and used for timbers, logs, and charcoal by NAGRC&DB.
10:20
10:20

Kikuube Residents, Leaders Protest Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening NFA 4 1

In February this year, the Lands Ministry resumed the boundary opening exercise. The exercise hit another stalemate when residents protested the criteria used by the government to reopen the forest boundaries. However, in August this year, the Ministry and NFA revised the boundary opening exercise.
07:49
07:49

UGX 89billion Water Project Stalls Over Funding 3 1

The project, which was scheduled to serve 40000 people in the district was to be implemented in Butungama Bweramule, Rwebisengo, Kanara sub-counties, and Kanara, Kibuku, and Rwebisengo town councils over a period of three years. However, the project stalled in 2020 barely after the completion of the first phase.
23:33
23:33

EACOP: Uganda Invites EU MPs to Point At 230 Rivers 5 1

The legislators were convinced by members of the Green Party, that the current route from Uganda to the Tanzanian coast “goes through 16 protected areas and 230 rivers which serve 44 million Ugandans.”
15:18
15:18

Floods Wash Away Road Diversion, Disrupt Traffic In Kira 6 1

Dennis Egesa, a florist in the buffer area of the channel, said the floods also destroyed their flower and tree seedlings worth unspecified millions of Shillings.
07:39
07:39

EU Call Against Uganda's Oil: How Ugandans are reacting EACOP

In his interview with BBC Focus on Africa, Peter Muliisa, the Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs in UNOC said they intended to invite EU legislators on a sensitization tour of the oil projects so that they get informed after a formal communication is sent to Uganda.
08:22
08:22

Pictorial: Hundreds Displaced by Floods in Kwania 15

Gulsan construction company, which is working on the Apac- Lira Puranga road has blocked culverts and bridges with sand affecting the water flow and leading to flooding.
08:09
08:09

Fort Portal North Division Gets 4.7 billion For Water Extension 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the project, Eng Ivan Nandinda from the Ministry of Water explained that the Ministry through the water and sanitation development facility southwest entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Karago community to implement a water supply and sanitation system in the first phase, which didn't benefit other areas.
15:57
15:57

Contaminated Water Floods Over 300 Households in Mukono 4 1

Sarah Namuddu 40, one of the affected persons and a resident of Mulago Cell who lives with a disability, says that her day and night hours remain the same whenever it rains. Namuddu says that she spends the entire day and night draining water from the house every time it rains heavily because of flooding.
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