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13:15
13:15

Lamwo Residents Protest Opening of Aswa River Forest Boundary Uganda Police Force 3

Officials from NFA backed up by armed anti-riot police officers and Uganda People’s Defense Forces [UPDF] Soldiers on Thursday embarked on reopening boundary of the 8,548 hectares of land.
13:06
13:06

Lamwo Residents Block Major Road In Protest Against NFA

Omal told URN this morning that the residents used stones, boulders, and logs and also burnt used tyres to block the road.
11:56
11:56

Private Clinics in Masaka Defy Guidelines on Disposal of Medical Waste 1 3

Daniel Babikwa, the Director District Support Coordination and Public Education at the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, has partly blamed the problem to the authorities in the local government over their failure to strictly enforce the set-out regulations on public health.
19:09
19:09

Construction of Public Pit Latrine at Lyabaana Landing Site Stalls 1 3

The construction that started in August last year stalled at the foundation level putting much of the already bought materials to waste. Materials including bricks have been stolen and the sand is being washed away by rain.
16:18
16:18

US Peace Volunteers Teach Agribusiness Skills to Ugandan Youth 3 1

The volunteers are tasked with introducing culture of savings among rural women, mentoring Ugandan teachers and health workers and introducing American ways of life to the people.
10:30
10:30

3,000 Residents in Gulu Hit By Water Shortage As Boreholes Break Down 1

The boreholes have been non-functional condition for seven months forcing residents to share water from streams with animals.
07:36
07:36

African Climate Advocates Up in Arms Against Oil and Gas Extractions 4 1

Murembedzi says the New York summit should critically deliberate on the opportunity cost of foregoing the development of fossil fuel reserves - goal, oil and Gas being discovered on the African Continent for countries like Uganda and Kenya to sustain their development trajectories in line with the UN Sustainable development goals (SDGs).