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10:10
10:10

Masaka Activists Warn of Increased Wetland Encroachment Under Lockdown residents 2 3 Top story

Antonio Kalyango, the Executive Director of ASDI, says encroachers have taken advantage of the laxity in enforcing environmental protection laws during the lockdown, to take over protected areas in parts of Masaka, Lwengo, Rakai, Kyotera and Kalungu district.
07:08
07:08

More than 4000 Residents Face Eviction from Entebbe Wetland namiiro swamp 4 1

The swamp stretches from Nakiwogo landing site through Lugonjo to Kigungu road after the UN Regional Service Center in Entebbe Division B. On November 29th, 2018, the Commissioner in Charge of Wetlands and Environment, Inspector Collins Oloya wrote a notice to the affected persons.
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.
11:37
11:37

Selective Eviction from Lubigi Wetland Irks Residents wetland restoration 1 4

But a walk through the area shows that not everyone was evicted. Area residents cited a eucalyptus plantation owned by a businessman only identified as Ntaganda which still stands intact despite the destruction of acres of other plantations during the swoop.
07:08
07:08

Kabarole District Struggles to Restore Wetlands wetland restoration 1

Godfrey Ruyonga, the Kabarole District Natural Resources Coordinator, says the campaign is being hindered by interference from local leaders.
14:33
14:33

Lake Nabugabo Catchment Area Tipples nature uganda 2 2

Jude Mbabaali,the Masaka District LCV Chairman says most of ordinary encroachers have accepted to leave but big businessmen such as Pastor Samuel Kakande have frustrated conservation of Lake Nabugabo.
13:57
13:57

Lira Issues Ultimatum on Eucalyptus Trees in Wetlands

Lira District has issued a one-month ultimatum to those who have planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands to ensure they are cut down and removed.
08:03
08:03

Demarcation of Wetlands Starts In Kabarole godfrey ruyonga 1

Kabarole district and the Ministry of Water and Environment have embarked on boundary demarcation of wetlands in the district. The move is aimed at conserving the wetlands which are fast disappearing due to encroachment.
13:39
13:39

Seven Arrested in Crackdown on Wetland Encroachers 2

The operations were conducted in Ayago Parish - Railway division, Ober parish-Adekokwok Sub County, Bar Sub County in Erute South and Onekmunu swamp along the Lira-Kampala highway.
10:46
10:46

Bukomansimbi Wetlands Vanish as Dry Spell Hits Farmers prolonged drought 2 1

The most affected wetlands are Kyogya, Nabajuzi, Nzizi, Katolerwa, Sserinya and Lukenke which have been taken over by farmers growing seasonal crops such as cabbages, tomatoes, onions, carrots, maize, beans, water melon and cocoyams.
13:20
13:20

Ministry Seeks Special Court to Handle Environment Cases wetlands 1

The Ministry of Water and Environment is in the final stages of discussion with the Judiciary and other relevant bodies to have special courts established in order to handle environmental cases.
12:24
12:24

Encroachers Reclaim 200 Acres of Land in Bukomansimbi Wetlands 1 3

Michael Kawoya, the Bukomansimbi District Environment Officer says their efforts to reclaim these wetlands have been hampered by National Environment Management Authority.
07:46
07:46

Dr. Abed Bwanika Among Evicted Lwengo Wetland Encroachers dr abed bwanika 2

Two time Presidential candidate and party leader Dr. Abed Bwanika is among the top wetland encroachers in Lwengo district.
12:47
12:47

Hoima Municipality Fails To Evict Wetland Encroachers 3

Hoima Municipality is failing to crackdown on wetland encroachers, with officials saying about 90 percent of wetlands in the municipality have been encroached on either by settlers, farmers or owners of car washing bays.
15:02
15:02

Residents Shun Project to Restore Lake Nakivale 2 2

A special possible intervention in restoration of Lake Nakivale in Isingiro district is meeting a stumbling block from residents.
07:20
07:20

Squatters Encroach on Lake Victoria Shores land encroachment 2

Moses Oketcho, a member of the Jinja Beach Management Unit says that some of the beaches have been reclaimed by private developers.
12:29
12:29

Rakai Wetland Encroachers Face Eviction

Wetland encroachers in Rakai district have up to end of day on Wednesday to vacate or be forcefully evicted. Last year, Rakai district environment authorities gave the encroachers, numbering over 15,000, up to end of January to leave the wetlands to give way for wetland reclamation campaign.
14:12
14:12

Encroachers Raid Lake Kijanebarora Wetlands jamil kiyingi 1

Encroachers have cultivated a huge chunk of land in swamps around Lake Kijanebarora in Rakai district, two years after they were evicted.
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