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07:07
07:07

Rampant Killing Of Crested Cranes Upsets Conservation Campaign In Lwengo 3 1

Gilbert Tayebwa, the ICF South-Central Uganda Crane Conservation-Program Officer, says that Lwengo is one of the largest breeding colonies for the cranes but several have been encroached on by the farmers and bricklayers.
10:52
10:52

Mixed Messages Stir Controversy as Oil Pipeline Compensation Delays 2 1

Lwengo, Sembabule, Kyotera, and Rakai districts are part of the ten districts through which the proposed pipeline will pass to connect the oil wells in the Albertine region of Uganda towards the refinery at Tanzania’s port of Tanga. At least 1,901 people out of a total of 3,792 persons who will be affected in the route opening, are residents within the four districts of greater Masaka, in which the East pipeline was demarcated to pass.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 4 1

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
16:08
16:08

Lwengo Schools Join Campaign to Conserve the Crested Crane 4

The campaign follows the death of 60 Gray-crowned cranes, in different wetlands which were poisoned by encroachers in two weeks. The dead cranes were discovered in a survey conducted by ICF to identifying and protecting the crested crane habitats in the district.
10:34
10:34

60 Crested Cranes Killed In Lwengo In Two Weeks 4 1

Ainomuchunguzi, whose organisation has launched a campaign to save the Gray-crowned crested crane, says the birds are so far the most endangered species of the African cranes.
13:28
13:28

Women Asked to Spearhead Environmental Conservation Campaigns 1 2

The State Minister for Environment Mary Goretti Kitutu challenged the women to use their influence of numbers to practically spearhead a massive tree planting campaign in their respective areas for purposes of restoring the destroyed environment features.
12:24
12:24

Oil Pipe Compensation Irks Lwengo Residents 7 1

Godfrey Mutemba, the District Natural Resources officer said that people with property in wetlands and swamps will not be compensated. Mutemba says that since wetlands and swamps land are owned by government they don’t expect anyone to claim ownership.
16:41
16:41

UPDF Colonel Evicted from Lwengo Wetland 3 1

Col. Ryan Byamugisha, attached to Kasijjagirwa armored brigade had planted eucalyptus forest, banana and maize plantations on Kaku wetland.
15:19
15:19

Police Holds Four Over 500Kgs of Antelope Meat uganda police force 4 1

Trouble for the suspects started after the Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UAM 423X they were using to ferry the meat to Kampala broke down.
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.
15:54
15:54

Lwengo Leaders in Chase with Residents over Latrines public health act 3

A recent study on the sanitary conditions in the district revealed that the many residents were still performing poorly in general hygiene. The findings of the study by the district health department highlighted Malongo Sub County as the worst performer in latrine coverage.
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