Breaking

Archive

May 15 results
09:31
09:31

Kadaga Demands Speedy Restoration of Forests 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded for the speedy restoration of lost forest cover in the country. Kadaga on Friday quizzed officials from National Forestry Authority NFA on steps being taken to stop the massive degradation of forests that has seen the nations forest cover drop to just 9.
16:39
16:39

Kibaale Residents Petition Parliament Over Eviction land evictions 3 1

Residents from four sub counties in Kibaale district have today petitioned parliament over land eviction that has left 1,300 families displaced. The families were last year evicted from the land bordering Kagombe Forest Reserve by the National Forestry Authority NFA claiming they had encroached on the forest.
16:05
16:05

MPs Grill NFA Officials Over UGX 2billion mp anita among 2 1

In his 2014/2015 financial year report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga noted that NFA had weaknesses in budgeting and financial controls.
17:55
17:55

300,000 People Encroaching on Forests Reserves - NFA acode uganda 7

The Chair of the Board of NFA, Gershom Onyango, says in 2005, there were an estimated 180,000 encroachers and when NFA started to evict them the government in 2006 issued an executive order stopping the evictions.
15:32
15:32

Akankwasa Acquitted of Fraud Charges damian akankwasa

The Anti-corruption court has acquitted the former National Forestry Authority NFA Executive Director Damien Akankwasa of charges in connection with owning property that was not commensurate with his salary.
13:07
13:07

NFA to Degazette 13 Forest Reserves 4 1 Top story

NFA Executive Director Michael Mugisa explains that due to massive encroachment on the forest reserves brought on by increased human activity, the districts resolved that they get alternative land elsewhere to accommodate the forests.
13:05
13:05

MPs Task NFA to Name 135 Gov\'t Officials Implicated for Encroaching on Forest Reserves forest encroachers 1 5

The implicated officials are reportedly engaged in commercial tree planting in Central Forest Reserves without authorization from National Forestry Authority.
09:50
09:50

NFA Officials Grilled Over UGX 1bn Fuel Expenditure 1 2

In the report, the auditor general queries the shillings 1 billion fuel expenditure. The money was reportedly deposited with Shell Uganda Ltd and Total Uganda Ltd to cater for fuel.
17:49
17:49

National Forestry Authority Gets New Members to the Board of Directors 2

The new members include Chairperson Onyango Gunyalli Gersom , Tubwita Grace, Bongozya Stephen Mugumya, Langoya Council Dickson and Dr. Maggie Kigozi as members.
11:07
11:07

NFA Pushes for Special Fund to Boost Tree Planting Campaigns edwin muhumuza 2

Once set up, the Tree Fund shall consist of a vote appropriated by Parliament, loans obtained by government, grants, gifts and donations. The money shall then be used to promote tree planting and growing at national and local levels.
17:30
17:30

MP Odoi Cited in Bogus Compensation fox odoi

Following the cancelation of the draft contract, Beachside Development Services that had paid US $ 6000 for processing the license went to court seeking compensation and damages for loss of business citing breach of contract.
15:36
15:36

Court Assessor: Convict NFA Bosses over Namanve Land Giveaway land disputes

A Court assessor has advised the Anti Corruption Court to convict two former National Forestry Authority (NFA) bosses for unscrupulously giving away 200 acres of land in Nanmave Central Reserve Forest to an investor.
12:50
12:50

Akankwasa Corruption Case Pushed To January 2012 damian akankwasa

Hearing of the corruption case against former National Forestry Authority (NFA) director, Damian Akankwasa has been pushed to January 2012.
18:58
18:58

Mutagamba Frustrated By National Forestry Authority Leadership corruption 3

Water and Environment Minister, Maria Mutagamba says she is frustrated by people she appoints to head National Forestry Authority but end up being involved in corruption scandals.
May 15 results