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Church Fails To Enforce Kaveera Ban at Namugongo 1 2

Rev. Vincent Lubega, says although the Uganda Episcopal Conference declared the shrines the secretariat at the shrine wasn’t much involved, which has affected enforcement.
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Total Ban of Kaveera Best Option - Prof. Kasimbazi kaveera ban 1

Prof Kasimbazi says recycling is not the best option. He says the environmental impact of kavera is hard to reverse and surpass the economic impact of businesses in the sub sector.
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Parliament Suggests Compulsory Recycling by Plastic Producers kaveera ban 2

According to health experts, polyethylene materials have been found to contain carcinogens, a substance capable of causing cancer. But despite the dangers, many Ugandans still use polyethylene material for packaging and steaming food.
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NEMA Faulted Over Implementation of Kaveera Ban 2

Members of the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament have faulted the National Environmental Management Authority NEMA over its failure to implement the ban on polythene bags, also known as Kaveera.
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NEMA Destroys 18,000 Kilogrammes of Polythene Bags kaveera ban 1

This follows a directive banning the use, sale and distribution of polythene material below 30 microns. NEMA led an operation to confiscate polythene material and bags from traders who had initially defied the ban. The operation targeted industries, supermarkets, shopping malls and street traders across the country.
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09:56

Kaveera Still In Use Despite Nema Ban kaveera ban 4

Plastic carrier bags are still in circulation despite a government ban on their importation and usage more than two months ago. A Uganda Radio Network reporter visited several places in and around Kampala where the kaveera was widely in use in supermarkets and retail shops.
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Govt Retracts Statement on Kaveera Ban Suspension jim muwhezi 1

The statement that caused national uproar was issued by Information Minister Jim Muhwezi in Kampala on account that cabinet was still reviewing the proposal for the elimination of Polyethylene materials below 30 microns.
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Gulu Retailers Defy Kavera Ban retailer shops 2

Richard Luku, a businessman in Gulu town says the shop owners and retail dealers are making more money compared to big supermarkets because they still package their customers merchandise in polythene bags.
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Environment Minister Thrown Out over Kaveera Ban ban kaveera 4

Parliament\'s committee on Natural Resources has thrown out the Minister of Water and Environment, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu and officials from National Environment Management Authority over failure by government to implement a total ban on polythene bags, commonly known as kaveera. During the 2009/2010 budget, government announced the ban on the bags in response to growing environmental concerns and even a six-month\'s request to implement the policy by then Environment minister, Maria Mutagamba did not yield much.
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12:57

MPs Summon Minister Mutagamba Over Kavera Ban maria mutagamba 2

Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee are asking Maria Mutagamba, the water and environment minister, to explain why she has failed to implement a total ban on the use of polythene bags commonly referred to as Kaveera.
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