David Pulkol, who is in charge of giving technical advisory support to the team, says the boda boda riders carry bags of charcoal from northern Uganda across Karuma, where they are loaded on trucks and transported to central Uganda.
Joseph Lobot, the LC5 chairperson of Amudat district, says that they use the Safaricom mobile network in the district. He explains that officials are forced to cross over 120 Kilometers to Kenya for radio services.
The Nyamugasani River, fed by the melting glaciers from the Rwenzori Mountains, flows into Lake Edward. Along with other major rivers like Mubuku and Nyamwamba, Nyamugasani has consistently posed challenges to the local communities in Kasese when it floods.
This is the second time the president has adjusted the deadline to evict the pastoralists. On May 19th, 2023 Museveni issued Executive Order Number 3 of 2023 banning cattle keeping in northern Uganda by June 30th, saying some of the pastoralists were disrespectful and leaving their animals to graze in people’s gardens, hence causing food insecurity.
The bank says Uganda needs 3-4 billion dollars for climate finance in the next ten years but that money is not flowing as expected. It says the private sector has contributed only 26 million dollars or 3.4%.
To combat the spread of CCPP, Dr. Abedkane advises farmers to adopt modern goat-rearing methods, which include using silage, providing proper feed, avoiding free-range grazing, and keeping goats under control.
According to Evas Ayebare, the head teacher of Kanyankwanzi Primary School, the incident occurred at around 6:00 PM during a heavy downpour that began at approximately 4:00 PM and lasted for about four hours.
"The world is looking at us to see who we are funding. With this initiative, we want to see that we immerse ourselves in the idea," says Goretti Masadde, CEO of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.
Dr. Zziwa points out that in Uganda, dry spells have become more prolonged, leading to decreased yields from plantations. In response to these challenges posed by climate change, he emphasized the importance of farmers embracing modern irrigation practices.
Joshua Mugabe Mucunguzi, the Uganda Country Director of TREEO Fairventures Gmbh said that they have in the first season supported the farmers through Delight Uganda Limited with Macadamia tree seedlings for 100 hectares and will in the next season provide another 100 hectares.
Paul Mayende, an official at the organization’s Uganda office listed half a dozen approved guiding documents that have provisions on informal settlements but said when they did a survey in selected Kampala slums, they found these to be largely not biting. Some of the policies listed include the National Housing Policy which was updated in 2016, the National Urban Policy 2017, and the National Human Settlements Policy.
In early September, a severe downpour accompanied by strong winds swept through the school, causing extensive damage. The initial impact of the storm was the complete removal of the roof from one of the classroom blocks.
Ivan Kyeyune a resident of Namunsala village says that apart from animals, the residents from over 20 villages in Kakooge town and sub county have stopped fetching water from the wetland over fears of side effects of the contaminated water.
Agnes Alaba, the Commissioner for the Mines Department at the Ministry, revealed that whoever is currently interacting with any minerals such as dealers, artisanal and small-scale miners, and transporters is required to register to avoid conflicting with the law.
During the inauguration of the new board, which will preside over the authority for the next three years, Tom Butime, the Minister for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, highlighted the remarkable achievement of UWA's revenue collections surpassing pre-COVID-19 levels as the economy emerged from lockdown.