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09:11
09:11

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers stay Food Secure, Prepare for Longterm Harvest Oil Palm Growing 2 3

Unlike in Kalangala district, where several farmers devoted all their land to oil palm growing, NOPP is ensuring that each out grower at Buvuma spares or secures an acre of land for growing food. Wilson Sserunjogi, the District Oil Palm Focal Person says such land will help farmers during the time when they cannot practice intercropping.
08:30
08:30

Residents Pitch Camp at Zirimiti Central Forest to Stop Encroachers 1 3 Top story

David Kiyaga, the Ntenjeru Sub County LC III Chairperson, says in their meeting with Col. Nakalema and NFA team, it was agreed that the land should be used by locals through planting indigenous trees as well as planting suitable crops.
10:19
10:19

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses, Schools in Mukono 6 5

The incident happened in the Kimenyedde sub-county where rains removed rooftops, washed away houses, household properties and plantations. Also affected were two schools; Springfield Secondary School and St Kizito Kawongo Primary School, where the rooftop of the main hall was carried away.
16:21
16:21

Fishermen Ask Gov't to Lift Ban on Catching Cynodon Dactylon Flying Fish 1 2

Jesca Namubiru, a resident and fish dealer at Katosi says life at the landing site is now becoming too hard for them due to the scarcity of Nile perch and tilapia that used to be their major source of income. She says that whenever the season for the Cynodon could come, it could boost their income as well.
13:16
13:16

Fire Guts Over 100 Houses at Kiziru Landing Site, Leaves Hundreds Homeless 3 3

Rogers Kamya, the Chairperson Kiziru landing site, says three people sustained minor injuries while trying to stop the fire. He says the fire destroyed over ten boat engines, 20 goats, shops, church and mosque. He says several people are now homeless and need temporary shelter.
17:32
17:32

Repeated Katosi Water Works Irks Mukono Town Traders 1 2

Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
16:50
16:50

Live Bullets as Police Battles Namanve Forest Encroachers 2 4

They had also formed committees of leaders registering the beneficiaries. But police raided the area early today and started hunting down all people who had illegally taken over the land. Business came to a standstill as forces pursued the encroachers in the areas of Bagaala, Gwafu and Nantaburirwa zones in Goma Division.
19:19
19:19

Namanve Central Forest Reserve Partitioned into Plots NFA 3 3

Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
08:10
08:10

Mukono Executive Concerned About Cemetery Encroachment 1 2

The 5acre cemetery at Nakawolore in Mukono municipality has been in existence since the 1970s. It is majorly used for burying unclaimed bodies and people without burial grounds.
13:22
13:22

60% of Developments in Mukono During Lockdown were Illegal NBRB 1 2

Most of the said illegal developments have taken place in the Central division areas of Ntaawo, Lweza, Ggulu and Kasangalabi, Buwangi and Nantabulirwa in Goma division. They include land demarcation, land, change of construction plans and erection of new houses in various areas, including wetlands.
07:39
07:39

Mukono District Fails to Utilize Multimillion Borehole Drilling Machine 1 2

The leadership of the district at the time hoped that the equipment will provide a lasting solution to water scarcity in the area. Their plan was to also use the equipment as another source of revenue for the district by hiring it out to other local governments if they planned to drill boreholes in their areas.
11:23
11:23

From Brick to Plastic Walls: Mukono Teacher Builds Green Houses with Plastic Bottles 4 3

Allan Obbo, the founder of the project says it has demonstrated that littered plastic bottles can be an alternative building material as well cleaning the environment.
06:55
06:55

Children Swayed by Sand Mining Amid Prolonged Closure of Schools 3 1

Many of them attest that they have not attended any of the virtual programmes offered through Radio, TV and online, due to lack of interest and appeal. Instead, they accompany their parents and friends to the mine, where they are involved in digging, lifting and loading sand on trucks, as a money-making venture.
11:27
11:27

Kyampisi Sub County Residents Bitter Over Quarrying Activities Stone Quarry 3 5

The stone quarry in the area belongs to China Communications Company. The company sells the blasted stones to road factories and road construction companies.
16:25
16:25

Mukono District Demarcating Buffer Zones on Lake Victoria Shores 4 1

The on-going exercise that commenced on Thursday at Nsonga landing site in Nakisunga Sub County intends to maintain the 200 meters from the water bodies as a buffer zone, where no human activity is allowed.
16:20
16:20

Katosi Town Council Seeking Space to Construct New Fish Shelter Katosi landing site 2 2

The submerged shelter worth shillings 50 million is where fish is assembled from the boats before it is weighed and loaded into trucks.
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 COVID-19 1 3 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 3 2

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.
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