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12:34
12:34

Growing Human Needs Threatening Survival of Chimpanzees 4 2 Top story

The chimps live in or outside mainly tropical rain forests and woodlands located in Western Uganda such as Bugoma, Budongo, and Kibale among others There are also 25 individual chimpanzees that have been identified in Otzi Central Forest Reserve in West Nile, another habitat for the eastern chimpanzee.
14:30
14:30

Entebbe Residents Outraged by Dirty Streets, Waste 6 5

Its location, as the host of Uganda’s sole international airport, the Botanical Gardens, the famous Entebbe Zoo and as a peninsular into Lake Victoria, gave it a niche, as an ideal destination for tourists to Historical sites, leisure parks, hotels and sand beaches. Back then, a visit to Entebbe came with a breath of fresh air as a gentle breeze from the lake swept through the town, blowing the wind softly, through the clean streets.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 8 7

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.
10:53
10:53

Energy Ministry Launches Online National Stakeholder Platform on Waste Management

Agunyo says the platform is important because it will be one-stop centre on waste management and also help the ministry collect data on how much organic waste is produced in the country and how much can be generated into biogas energy.
13:31
13:31

Protective Wall at Kitubulu Road Section Completed 4

The wall, 120metres long and 2 metres deep, is expected to protect the road from flooding due to increasing water levels of Lake Victoria, as experienced mid this year.
10:54
10:54

MV Kalangala to Resume Operations End of August 4 3

MV Kalangala that plies the Entebbe - Kalangala route suspended its operations in February this year to undergo its annual maintenance done in Mwanza, Tanzania. However, the vessel returned in May and has remained grounded at Port Alice, in Nakiwogo because the docking piers are still being upgraded.
17:09
17:09

UNRA Starts Repairs of Docking Piers 2 5

Allan Ssempebwa Kyobe, the UNRA Spokesperson says that the works will be completed at the end of August. “The landing sites were low lying that is why they got submerged and now we need to pile more stones and other materials to raise the docking areas,” Ssempebwa says.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
08:01
08:01

Pictorial; MPs Visit Flood Hit Areas in Bugonga and Kigungu

Nine Committee members led by the chairperson, Jesca Ababiku visited specifically Bunonko-Misoli village in Kigungu and Bugonga landing site in Bugonga parish to ascertain how many people have been affected by Lake Victoria floods, whether or not the affected people are within the 200-meter protected zone, the extent of damage and possible solutions.
08:43
08:43

Entebbe Residents Divided over Proposed Relocation from L.Victoria Shores 4 3

Up to 174,000 people face eviction from the shores, mainly around the areas of Bugonga, Kigungu, and Lugonjo-Nakiwogo, which have been flooded as the lake reclaims its shoreline that was encroached on for several years.
10:51
10:51

Encroachers Refuse to Vacate Namiiro Wetland 2 3

In April President Museveni ordered individuals who have settled or working in protected zones such as lakes, wetlands, forest reserves across the country should be evicted.
22:20
22:20

Excessive Inflows from Rivers Responsible for L. Victoria Rising Water Levels . lake victoria 4 4

Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director of the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) says some of the rivers that flow into the lake are filling up due to the higher rains received particularly in Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi. There are 23 rivers that flow into the lake, eleven of them coming from Tanzania. However, by 8th May, 2020, the water level was at 13.42 metres, surpassing the 13.41 metres of 1964 which had been the highest ever recorded in 50 years.
12:12
12:12

Pictorial: Distribution of Relief Items to Bussi Island Storm Victims

On Wednesday, government delivered relief items that were transport by boat from Nakiwogo to the affected people accompanied by the area woman MP, Rosemary Sseninde and other local leaders. The items included 2,000 kilograms of maize flour, 1,000 kilograms of beans, 1,000 iron sheets {1,000) and 390 mosquito nets.
09:47
09:47

Bussi Island Residents, Leaders Disagree Over Iron Sheet Distribution 3 5 Top story

On Thursday, some residents accused the area LC V Councilor, Hood Goloba and LC III Chairperson Stanley Kabuye of messing up the distribution of iron sheets. Najjuuko’s house, rented by three tenants was destroyed while Galiwango lost a boat.
15:24
15:24

Bussi Island Storm Victims Receive Relief Items 4 4 Top story

Nalongo Rose Nakyanzi, who was cooking when the incident happened and sustained injuries on the head and right hand, was excited to receive relief. She told URN that after the incident she was rushed to Ralfa Hospital, a private health facility on the island where she spent a week.
09:23
09:23

15 People Injured, Families Displaced after Heavy Downpour on Bussi island Heavy rains 4

Some of them sustained deep wounds on the head, arms and legs and were in extreme pain, bleeding and in the need of urgent medical attention. One of them, only identified as Nalongo sustained a deep cut when an iron sheet landed on her head and was also burnt by cooking oil in the ensuing scuffle.
11:04
11:04

Expert Predicts More Flooding of Lake Victoria Shores 3 3

On Sunday, several areas within and beyond Entebbe Municipality were submerged by rising water levels of Lake Victoria. The submerged areas included Banga beach, beach line along Manyago, Kitubulu villages and Serena Hotel Kigo.
15:25
15:25

Meteorology School Dropped from List of Quarantine Centers For Security Reasons-RDC 2 2 Top story

The school is one of the Business, Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (BTVET) institutions that had been listed by the Education and Sports Ministry to serve as a quarantine center for Covid19 suspects. The school, which has the capacity to house about 100 people, is located between Entebbe Chief Magistrates Court and State House.
12:41
12:41

Entebbe Officials Clash Over Poor Implementation of Waste Management Policy 6 1 Top story

Rose Nanvuma, a resident of Lugonjo in Entebbe says dumping waste in the swamp has interfered with water flow leading to flooding.
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
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