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10:26
10:26

MPs Query Govt Over UGX 100M Investment in Uhuru Falls Pre-feasibility Study 6 2

Mutyaba said that the authority was not aware that a pre-feasibility study had been done prior to Bonang’s application for the permit.
21:57
21:57

Countries Failing to Protect Children- Report WHO Geneva 1

According to the report, the futures of 250 children in low and middle income countries have been cut short due to environmental degradation, climate change and unhealthy commercial advertising that has led to an increase in childhood obesity
21:11
21:11

Pictorial: Desert Locust Invasion in Kitgum Desert locusts

Large swarms of desert locusts on Tuesday invaded Gogo and Abudere villages in Lukwar Parish in Labongo Akwang Sub county in Kitgum district.
19:37
19:37

Khartoum to Host Regional Nile Day Celebrations nile cooperation 1

Nile Day commemorates the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative, and is celebrated annually on the 22nd of February across Nile basin countries riparian states.
15:26
15:26

Kitgum Approves UGX 780 Million Budget To Fight Desert Locust Desert locusts 1 3 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, who is heading the District Locust Task Force, says the budget will help in the purchase of motorised sprayers to facilitate the team heading the locust fight.
11:23
11:23

Desert Locusts Overwhelm Bukwo Officials 1 Top story

Brigadier Stephen Oluka, the Head of the Disaster Response Team in the Office of the Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network that they have dispatched a team of soldiers to combat the locusts.
19:45
19:45

Desert Locusts Sighted in Bukwo, Kween, Busia Districts 2 1 Top story

The Bukwo Resident District Commissioner, Tom Chesol told on URN Tuesday evening that a swarm of the desert locusts entered Bukwo from Kanyere in West Pokot County in Kenya around midday.
14:25
14:25

Diversion of Sewerage Pipes in Wetlands Irk Division Leaders in Gulu 2 1

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson reveals that several parts of the wetlands have been cultivated, adding that farmers use contaminated water to irrigate vegetables, which is a threat to public health and safety.
14:13
14:13

Strange Banana Disease Hits Rwampara District Food Security 4 2

The disease affects the colour of the banana fingers and bunches from green to brown or black, according to one of the affected farmers Nestori Aturinda. He says that the disease eventually results in premature ripening and shrinking of the banana’s, yet even when cooked, they remain hard and inedible.
10:46
10:46

Strange Insects Cited in Masaka Not Disastrous to Crops-Entomologists 1 4 Top story

Godfrey Ssenkaayi, a Senior Entomologist at Masaka District, says their analysis on the specimen of insects conducted alongside scientists from Ministry of Agriculture has ascertained that these were not the highly destructive desert locusts.
15:59
15:59

Amudat Youth Reap Big from Beekeeping bee keeping 2

Mauriti says he decided to go for bee keeping after failing in crop production twice due to drought.
11:35
11:35

Kasese Residents in Flood Prone Areas Join Hands to Mitigate Flooding farmers 4 5

Emmanuel Agaba, one of the change agents says the residents have put up disaster management committees manned by volunteers who continue to sensitize residents to protect River Mubuku and its tributaries.
16:04
16:04

Masaka Municipality Bans Roadside Car Washing Bays 1 2

Emmanuel Gakyalo, the Masaka Municipality Deputy Town Clerk explains that the decision is meant to curtail the rising number of washing bays operating in ungazetted areas with some being put so close to roads leading to their destruction before their lifespan is due.
11:31
11:31

Residents Feud with NFA Over Forest Reserve 1 3

NFA started demarcating the land last week, which angered the community. The forest reserve has been a key area for grazing cattle for more than 3,000 people in Alwa Sub County.
10:58
10:58

Court Quashes COSASE Recommendations on Presidential Handshake doris akol 1

The money was given to government officials following court victory against oil company, Heritage in London in 2015. Here, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) dismissed a case filed by Heritage, which had challenged a decision by URA to collect a Shs 1.1 trillion capital gains tax. This was after Heritage sold its stake to Tullow Oil.
10:49
10:49

Ugandans Asked to Prepare for Above Normal Seasonal Rains 1

A statement of the country’s seasonal outlook issued by Doctor Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director, projects increased likelihoods of receiving rains above 125 percent that will be associated with thunderstorms, lightning, strong winds and hailstones in many of country.
15:10
15:10

NEMA Starts Restoration of Wetlands in Rakai District 1 3

Nicholas Magala, Central region Senior Environment Inspector at NEMA has led a team of enforcement officers to destroy all plantations in wetlands as well reclaiming the river bank from any unfriendly human activities.
11:35
11:35

Gov't Starts Second Phase of Relocating Landslide Victims 3 5

In the second phase, 136 families will be relocated within a space of two weeks according to Rose Nakabugo, the Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Disaster Preparedness and Management.
09:14
09:14

Crop-Devouring Desert Locusts Sighted in Nwoya Gardens Purongo Sub-County 3 1

The deadly insects were randomly sighted in Got Lunyang and Aol ki Lyec villages in Lutuk Parish, Kochgoma Sub County; Obira village in Anaka Sub County, Purongo Sub-County and Nwoya District headquarters on Wednesday and Thursday.
08:02
08:02

Coronavirus Transmission ‘Iceberg’ Not as Big as Feared Outside China 1 Top story

Dr Michael Ryan, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme chief, said, that routine winter testing of patients with chest ailments in hospitals in China, Singapore and Hong Kong had not indicated widespread COVID-19 transmission.
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