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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 2 3

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 1 2

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 2 3

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 1 4

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.
11:26
11:26

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Mukono Lake Victoria 3 2

The winds also destroyed Prayer Life Church, plantations of banana, coffee and trees.
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.
17:03
17:03

Mayangayanga-Nakibano Piped Water Project Stalls Over Funds 4 1

According to Musisi, more than 340 homes were expected to get piped water in the first phase of the project. While the second phase would involve the installation of bigger tanks to increase the capacity of the project but Victoria pumps limited, which was handling the project abandoned it.
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.
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