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18:51
18:51

Floods Paralyze Business in Kampala 1 2

At Ben Kiwanuka and Ssebana Kizito Streets, floods paralyzed the movement of both pedestrians and motorcycles. Traders with shops dealing in Agricultural products in Container village along Ssebana Kizito were forced to close after water entered their shops.
15:55
15:55

Uganda to Benefit from $43M Funding to Reverse Biodiversity Loss

According to a statement by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), beneficiaries of the new funding are expected to come up with solutions to tackle threats to diversity. It says participating countries will be eligible for grants of $300,000 for work to analyze and align their national policies, targets, finance, and monitoring systems towards that cause.
07:15
07:15

Gov't Asked to Scale-up River Nyamwamba Restoration Plan 2 5 Top story

WWF is implementing the midstream activities after signing a contract with the Ministry of Water and Environment and its activities include raising community awareness on environment conservation, riverbank stabilization, and supporting the livelihood of communities along the catchment area.
18:01
18:01

Gov't's Plan to Re-settle Displaced People Around Lake Kyoga Yet to Kick off Kyedikyo Camp 1 3

In September last year, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja instructed Kayunga district local government to work closely with her office to conduct a valuation of the land hosting the affected households so as to purchase it.
11:15
11:15

ICU Embarks on Tree Planting 1 2

Emmanuel Edulu, the Director of Akogo Concepts Ltd, which is behind the campaign, says that they expect to plant over 50 million different tree species in the targeted areas. He says the move is geared toward restoring the environment, which has been affected by human activities.
12:54
12:54

Uncontrolled Dumping Threatens Public Health in Arua City 2 4

Currently, abandoned landfills are a common sight along Duka road, Ojio road, Adumi road, and Lemerijoa road among others in Central Division. Also, areas around Arua Main market and Ediofe junction road have continued to harbor huge filthy heaps of poorly disposed of garbage.
18:59
18:59

Buganda Kingdom Queries Issuance of Land Titles Under the Lake 2

Speaking to journalists at Bulange Mengo, the Kingdom Spokesperson Noah Kiyimba expressed dismay at how Hammis Kiggundu was able to acquire land titles in the lake, something unacceptable under the laws of Uganda.
16:41
16:41

Nwoya District, Bukona Agro Processors Ltd Partner to Save Forest Destruction 1 3

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya district chairperson told members of the community on Friday that this is one of the initiatives to see that Nwoya district go green adding that it is a great stride to saving the environment.
11:51
11:51

Atongtidi Sub County Leaders Want Loka-Anok Island Developed 3

The land measuring approximately 10,000 hectares is situated inside Lake Kwania, about 3kms from Abali trading center towards Amolatar District.
09:01
09:01

Kwania, Ministry of Environment Launch Mass Tree Planting Drive 4

Opollot Apollo Benard, the Kwania deputy Chief Administrative Officer says the district seeks to plant 20,000 tree seedlings annually in an attempt to mitigate environment related problems.
20:26
20:26

Soldier Shoots, Injures Civilian in Bukwo. 2

Brig. Joseph Balikudembe the UPDF 3rd Division commander condemned the act of the soldiers saying they will face the law after investigations.
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15:30

EU, UDB Urge Tour Operators to Borrow Unutilised Covid-19 Relief Facility 5

The bank still holds up to 44 billion shillings which remained of the 62 billion which was the total set aside to revive the tourism industry from the covid-19 setback, out of which only 18.2 billion was disbursed.
13:10
13:10

Residents Decry Delayed Completion of Sezibwa Bridge 3 1

In 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport, contracted Omega Construction Ltd to build the road and the bridge over River Ssezibwa at 21 Billion Shillings. It was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but the contractor was granted a six-month extension.
10:19
10:19

Buvuma Pupils, Teachers Admitted After Lightning Strike 1 1

Janifa Nakkazi, one of the affected teachers, says the thunderbolt was followed by a serious fire and almost affected every class but they managed to evacuate the pupils into a nearby mosque. Nakkazi sustained burns on the left leg.
08:04
08:04

Kabale Authorities, NEMA Officials Clash Over Proposed Closure of Mining Company 7 5 Top story

The officials had visited the mining site to investigate complaints from the community that the company was discharging contaminated water directly into a nearby stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma, which flows through Kabale town to Kyanamira and Maziba sub-county up to Rwanda.
19:50
19:50

Dollo Launches Commercial Macadamia Production in Acholi 2 2 Top story

According to Owiny Dollo, the decision to roll out the commercial macadamia tree production is aimed at encouraging farmers in the Acholi Sub-region to embrace the cultivation of the high-value crop since it offers high economic returns to farmers and will also help to restore the degraded environment.
07:55
07:55

Humanitarian Agencies Struggle to Maintain Hygiene at Nyakabande Refugees Transit Center 3 3

According to Kitentera, they spend about Shillings 40 million monthly to empty the toilets. She says that the situation is worsened due to the lack of cesspool emptier in the entire Kisoro district, which forces them to hire one from Kabale, about 73kilometers away.
16:53
16:53

Children in Moroto must climb mountains to access school 1 4

Mary Teko, a primary six pupil, says she walks through the mountainous routes approximately 5 kilometers each way to get to school on weekly basis. she added that the journeys are riskier in the evening because it is the time cattle raiders always start their movements and they use the same routes children pass.
12:22
12:22

Pader Chiefdom Demands Compensation, Arrests for Environmental Destruction 5 1

The Prime Minister of the Payira Cultural Institution George Ochol-Onono says they are concerned about the influx of illegal loggers and commercial charcoal producers who have cleared close to six square miles of natural tree cover in the parishes of Burlobo and Pungole.
09:50
09:50

NFA Launches Mass Reforestation Drive in Gulu District 5 1

The drive will see at least 200,000 tree seedlings of different varieties planted by the community and different entities planted yearly.
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