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16:01
16:01

Masindi Starts Wetland Restoration Drive encroachers

Olivia Nabukenya, the Masindi district Environment officer says that more than Eight thousand trees have been planted along riverbanks in the district as part of the restoration drive.
19:46
19:46

District Physical Planner Grilled Over Issuance of Titles in Wetlands 5 1

Ruth Nakatudde Galabuzi, the Wakiso District Physical Planner has today been grilled by the Land Probe over issuance of land titles in wetlands and central forest reserves within the district.
15:45
15:45

Civil Society Push For New Environmental Laws green climate fund 1

The activists say the existing environment laws are too weak and dont address the current developments that have an impact on the environment.
12:17
12:17

Muslims Petition Land Commission Over Mbarara Cemetery wetlands

The Muslims have been feuding with a local based businessman, Suleiman Tumusiime over the cemetery land on plot 68 along Mbarara-Masaka highway in Mbarara town.
16:42
16:42

Environmentalists Destroy Crop Gardens in Mbarara Wetlands river rwizi 1 1

David Nuwagaba, the Mbarara District Senior Environment Office, says they cleared all the crops to enable the wetland to regenerate.
07:37
07:37

Twenty Arrested for Encroaching on Buhweju Wetlands district 2

Emmy Katera, the Buhweju Resident District Commissioner, says the top district leadership is working with the environment department and police to arrest adamant people, who have continued to deplete wetlands in disregard of several warnings.
15:50
15:50

I Resisted Hefty Bribes - Land Registrar wetlands 2 1 Top story

She told the Commission that the collapse of systems at the land registries together with integrity problems in land administration led to issuance of fake land titles that are now due for cancellation. She also claimed the land registrars need to be cushioned from politicians whom have partly contributed to the mess at the lands registry.
07:58
07:58

Three Arrested for Encroaching on Buhweju Wetlands water 2

Buhweju District Police Commander Ben Nuwamanya says that the three had encroached on a bigger part of the wetland and turned it into a grazing and farming area. The suspects are now held at Buhweju Police Station.
09:11
09:11

Museveni Orders Wetland Encroachers to Vacate famine 4 1 Top story

He explains that 40 percent of the rains in Uganda come from Swamps, most of which, have been drained by encroachers for cultivation and settlement.
18:08
18:08

Bukasa Cemetery Land Grabbed Under KCCA Watch ministry of lands 2 1 Top story

Kampala City Council according to Byenkya seems to have legitimized the action of Wakiso district land office when it applied for less than the original forty plus acres of land acquired in 1972.
07:53
07:53

15 Acres of Eucalyptus Destroyed in Ntungamo Wetland isingiro

Ntungamo Municipality Town Clerk Christopher Ahimbisibwe told URN that the destruction of the artificial forest aims to send a signal to all those involved in the destruction of natural resources to cease adding that all land encroached on will soon be recovered.
16:53
16:53

Bamugemereire Blames Evictions On Inactive Land Laws land inquiry 1 3 Top story

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire says preliminary observations from the hearings in Luwero and Wakiso indicate that there a few issues around landlord-tenant relationships and evictions.
16:50
16:50

Museveni to Salvage Nile Water Cooperation Discussions nile cooperation 1

Uganda is eager to see that all Nile riparian states sign and ratify the Cooperative Framework Agreement CFA, also known as the Entebbe Agreement. The agreement outlines principles, rights and obligations for cooperative management and development of the Nile Basin water resources.
08:04
08:04

Ten Held in Crackdown On Wetland Encroachers in Lira wetlands 1 2

Simon Peter Okoshi, the Deputy Commandant of the Environmental Police Protection Unit, says the operations were prompted by numerous complaints on the rapid destruction of the ecosystem in the country.
18:17
18:17

Land Probe: Courts Accused of Fueling Land Wrangles wetlands 2 1

According to the Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, people are increasingly losing trust in courts in regard to land matters. They say the courts are not only slow but also highly compromised by bribery and other forms of influence.
18:01
18:01

Tooro Elders Contest Leasing of Crater Lakes To 'investors' fish 1 2

Elders under Isaazi lyAbaantu Bakuru Ba Tooro want the Commission to investigate where the leadership at the district derived power to lease out a natural resources to an investor.
13:22
13:22

Human Activity Threatens Kangiri Wetland nema 2

The wetland, which borders the districts of Mbarara and Sheema, feeds into Kooga, another wetland and Rwizi River, the main source of water for thousands of people in Mbarara, Sheema and Isingiro districts.
12:00
12:00

Registration of Wetland Occupants Gets Poor Reception environment 1 2

The registration that started late November covers the districts of Mbarara, Bushenyi, Isingiro, Ntungamo, Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, and Rubanda. It comes at the backdrop of complaints on the failure to control developments on the banks of River Rwizi in Mbarara and other major wetlands.
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.
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15:26

Minister Accuses Police of Protecting Wetland, Forest Encroachers wetlands 2

She says this has frustrated many of their efforts since they are also supposed to use police to do enforcement in places where people have failed to heed to their directives to vacate the wetlands they have illegally occupied
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