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15:39
15:39

500 People Displaced as Lake Victoria Submerges Mukono Landing Site 3 3

Annet Namawejje, one of the affected residents, says they had stocked sufficient food including maize flour and beans to take them through the current lockdown but they were all submerged.
08:16
08:16

Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands Lake Victoria 3 1 Top story

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes.
17:04
17:04

Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
13:40
13:40

Strange Moth Invade Mukono, Blamed on Wetland Destruction 2 3

The yellow stripped colored insects invaded the villages of Ngandu and Naggalama in recent weeks, creating panic among residents, some of who, thought that they had been invaded by desert locusts.
13:19
13:19

Witchcraft Practices Discouraging Tourists from Ssezibwa Falls Kyaggwe County 3 1 Top story

Janet Kajumba, a local guide at the falls notes that the management of the place is challenged to convince witches and their groups to pay the Shillings 5000 entry fees to access the place.
10:58
10:58

Water Crisis in Mukono Central Town after Tractor Breaks Pipe NWSC 2

The damaged pipe connects water from the main supply at Nabuti local council within Mukono Municipality. However, in the process intended to construct a new block at the hospital, the tractor damaged the pipe which eventually raptured making water with a lot of pressure gush into space. It took about two-hour flooding heavily into the Kampala-Jinja Highway channeling to Kame Valley.
14:00
14:00

Mukono Municipality Proposes Street Parking 1

According to Nsamba, government owned and diplomatic vehicles will be expected from paying the proposed Shillings 1000 street parking fees. He says the money accruing from street parking will be used to improve service delivery within the municipality.
20:17
20:17

NWSC Cut Trees to Pave Way for Katosi Water Pipeline 1 5 Top story

It is aimed at pumping 240million liters of water each day to cater for increasing demand in Kampala metropolitan area.
15:44
15:44

Residents Raise Alarm Over Water Filled Pit 2 4 Top story

Steven Kavuma, the Namubiru Village Defense Secretary, eight people have since drowned in the dam while trying to swim. He identifies the latest victim as Yasin Adida who drowned on Saturday last week.
06:57
06:57

NFA Burns Poor Quality Tree Seeds Worth UGX24 Million 1 Top story

The NFA Communications and Public Relations Manager, Aisha Alibhai, said they usually burn low quality seeds to stop them from making it to the market through quack agents claiming to be NFA officials.
11:39
11:39

Residents Protest Clearing of Nakitokota Forest NFA 5 1

Residents claim that unidentified men backed armed police officers have made it a habit to descend on the forest and cut down trees. They claim that the loggers show up with letters from the National Forestry Authority-NFA authorizing them to cut trees in preparation for a fresh planting exercise.
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