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15:24
15:24

Building Kills Granny, Four Children collapsed building 2

Kenneth Male Nsereko, the LC I chairperson Seguku Cell 4, says the affected building was sitting in a wetland. He says a number of residents are increasingly building in wetlands, which affects the water flow.
16:33
16:33

Fort Portal Leadership Faulted for Massive Encroachment on River Mpanga, Tributaries 2 3 Top story

During the cleanup of River Mugunu, which snakes through Fort Portal town to River Mpanga, it was observed that there are a number of unregulated businesses along the river banks that discharge harmful waste. However, Fort Portal municipal leadership hasn’t taken any action.
14:25
14:25

Sewage Floods Jinja Homes, Gardens as Army Sewer Lines Breaks village 6 2 Top story

Aisha Nanyanzi, a resident of Kaitabawala village, says her makeshift house where she lives with her children has become uncomfortable because of the bad smell from the broken sewerage.
11:33
11:33

Bilharzia Cases Worry Kayunga Officials kayunga district 1 3

A person infected with Bilharzia develops swelling stomach, cough, headache, fever, vomits blood at advanced stages and if not timely treated, it results into death. It can affect body parts like nervous system, lungs and the brain.
20:04
20:04

Fresh Tensions Mount over Disputed Land in Kyengera 1 2

The Commission heard that the dispute involving two families headed by widows has become a security threat to area residents. The tension followed the commencement of construction works on the disputed piece of land, hardly two weeks after the destruction of crops planted earlier on three acres.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister illegal 2 4

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
17:29
17:29

Heavy Rains Leave Trails of Destruction in Agago 2

The Sunday storm destroyed the office block housing the Lukole Sub County chairperson, Sub-county chief, Uganda Police, Assistant Accounting Officer as well as the community development officer.