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07:20
07:20

Museveni Warns Investors Against Constructing in Wetlands team 1 1

Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall undertake studies to foster environment conservation because of the increasing industrialization in the country.
14:25
14:25

Sewage Floods Jinja Homes, Gardens as Army Sewer Lines Breaks resident 2 6 Top story

Aisha Nanyanzi, a resident of Kaitabawala village, says her makeshift house where she lives with her children has become uncomfortable because of the bad smell from the broken sewerage.
11:08
11:08

Two Factories in Trouble for Environmental Degradation factory 1 Top story

The Jinja District Environment Officer, Moses Maganda, says they warned both factories against encroaching on the wetlands in vain.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Municipality Choking With Garbage garbage collection 2 1

Rajab Kiito, the Spokesperson Jinja Municipal Council, says the trucks are incapacitated and prone to mechanical break downs because of old age.
11:30
11:30

Jinja Municipality Drafts ByLaw on Solid Waste Management 2

This is part of the draft bylaw on solid waste management that seeks to address challenges of waste generated in the municipality. The municipality has been collecting the waste from households at no cost while every business entity has been paying for it as part of the trading license.
10:32
10:32

13 Factories Implicated for Enviromental Degradation 5 1

Nelson Agaba, the Operations Manager, Leather Industries located on plot M74 Nyanza Road Fishermans Point Jinja, says although their factory is found in a wetland, they were authorised to operate from there.
15:16
15:16

NEMA Orders Over 100 Families to Vacate WetLand 1 5

Mwajjuma Nakazibwe, one of the affected residents says she has been occupying the land in question for over ten years. Nakazibwe asks government to reconsider the decision to evict them since she has nowhere to take her family.
16:21
16:21

Jinja District Zonal Surveyor Fired 2

Jinja district Chief Administrative Officer CAO Olive Nakyanzi says Ndegeya was cited by the Office of the Inspector General of Government IGG for failing to correct a boundary description in a land allocation to an investor Patel Magan, acting on behalf of M/S Nile Agro Industries Limited.
14:28
14:28

Researchers Seek Legislation on Weed Translocation invasive weeds 1 1

The researchers are equally concerned about the free transportation of paper mulberry, spectacular cassia and the giant sensitive plants, all of which are listed globally as noxious weeds. They are usually used as ornamental and boundary markers in Uganda.
12:10
12:10

Bad Weather Ruins Beans Harvest in Jinja crop production 1 5

Jinja district Agriculture Officer Rebecca Gumisiriza says farmers failed to follow the right planting dates since last year and had their crops devastated and harvests ruined by weather uncertainties. She says with more unpredictable rains in 2015 season, beans were not able to pod.
07:41
07:41

Jinja Municipality Fails to Demolish Condemned Buildings jinja city 2 1

Meddy Mbentyo, the Central Division councilor, attributes the existence of the condemned buildings on lack of political will from the local leaders.
13:57
13:57

No Funds to Contain Deadly Water Weed maaif 1 2

Dr Fred Wanda Masifwa, a senior research officer for Aquatic weeds management says funding is urgently needed to facilitate at least two researchers for training in South Africa and to purchase the Salvinia Weevil, an agent of biological pest control used against the toxic aquatic plant. Each weevil costs 40 dollars.
14:50
14:50

Jinja Voters: Mayoral Candidates Must Address Waste Management jinja municipality 2

Henry Mugimba, the Chairman Jinja Central Market, says residents and traders in Jinja central division find it hard to concentrate on their work because of the foul smell from waste emissions from factories.
13:39
13:39

Cage Fish Farmers Lose Stock to Pollution cage fish farming 4 1

Keleb Nuwahereza, a cage culture specialist at NaFIRRI says some of the cage fish farmers have limited the flow of water leading to the excessive development of organic matter from fish feeds, which pollutes water.
10:18
10:18

Climate Changes Takes Toll on Fish Habitats fish production 1 2

Dr. Ogutu Ohwayo, a Climate change research scientist at NaFIRRI says this has affected the fish breeding grounds in the lakes and other water bodies.
16:53
16:53

Government\'s Irrigation Plan Remains on Paper Despite Good Intentions. maaif 3 1

Government has been urged to implement a 25 year irrigation master plan designed to improve production in the animal and crop husbandry sectors.
10:49
10:49

Charcoal Traders Resolve to Plant 400 Trees Each

The proposal was unanimously approved by the members led by Moses Dhabangi, a perennial charcoal trader along Kutch road in Jinja town.
12:41
12:41

Jinja Official Accused of Dumping Debris in Kakindu Stadium mubarak kirunda 1 3

Abdullah Zein, a councilor at Jinja central division says he was shocked to the find the stands in the stadium covered with debris.
08:07
08:07

Experts: Crude Disposal of Energy Saver Bulbs Dangerous 1 2 Top story

Dr. Ajuna says just like medical waste, waste from energy saver bulbs must be handled with care because it is non biodegradable. Babies and other small children are more vulnerable to air borne mercury exposures, because their small body sizes and more rapid respiration rates give them a larger dose of mercury than an adult gets from inhaling air with the same mercury concentration.
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