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11:19
11:19

Longoromit Dam Rehabilitation Commences in Kaabong 1 4

The Longoromit water facility, now dry and surrounded by cultivated land, is the first to undergo rehabilitation. Other dams scheduled for rehabilitation include Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido. For instance, the Longoromit water facility that is now under rehabilitation dried off completely and the community had cultivated around its water catchment area.
08:59
08:59

Internal Auditors Partner With UNRA to Plant 5,000 Trees Environment 3 4

The project was launched with an event where IIA leaders and UNRA staff planted about 20 trees at the Entebbe Expressway, near the Mpala road toll.
18:11
18:11

Secure Land Tenures For Communities to Fight Climate Change-MPS 1 3

The symposium noted that a person with insecure rights on a piece of land might not practice recommended climate adaptation and mitigation measures.
10:35
10:35

Egypt Donates 3 Million FMD Vaccines to Uganda 1

the vaccines were expected to arrive in Uganda on Thursday 23rd May 2024.
06:20
06:20

Environmentalists Moot for Ordinances on Wetlands Destruction in Masaka 2 1

Antonio Kalyango, the BCF Executive Director observes that many local governments are failing to customize and effectively enforce provisions of the National Environment Act 2019, hence the need to have more localized legislations that can save wetlands in their respective areas.
08:02
08:02

Entebbe Free Trade Zone Nears Completion, Promising Significant Economic Benefits Lake Victoria 2

The Entebbe facility is designed to promote export-led investment by offering duty exemptions, making Uganda's exports more competitive in international markets.
17:10
17:10

Explainer: The Role Of Nuclear Power In The Energy Transition Renewable Energy 1 Top story

Proponents argue that because nuclear energy does not require burning fossil fuels, it does not directly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change — which has led some to say that it could make the energy transition more feasible.
14:08
14:08

International Community Meets to Discuss the Future of Nuclear Security 1 Top story

The conference under the theme “Shaping the Future” will focus on how to further strengthen global nuclear security and address challenges related to new risks, threats, and emerging technologies.
16:39
16:39

The Feminists On A Mission To Grow Birding In Uganda birding enthusiasts 7 Top story

Men shaped the culture of birding and still dominate it, but that could soon change. It is a major milestone that Judith Mirembe’s Association has inspired women in Uganda Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
11:18
11:18

Sharp Declines In Critical Mineral Prices Mask Risks of Future Energy Supply critical minerals 2

Prices for key minerals used in clean energy technologies dropped in 2023, but new IEA analysis shows need for greater and more diversified investment to support efforts to reach energy and climate goals.
18:41
18:41

Climate Change: Environmental Activists Ask Gov’t To Fund, Scale Up Agroecology 2 2

Led by Xavia Ejoi, the Executive Director of Action Aid Uganda, the activists made this plea while speaking at the opening day of the two-day climate justice week of action symposium. The symposium organized to raise awareness about the environment and climate change as part of Climate Justice Week is taking place at Makerere University School of Public Health Auditorium.
15:46
15:46

Women Call For Improved Access To Information, Climate Change Financing 3

Participants suggested several strategies to improve information dissemination and financial access for women. These include community-based programs, using local languages in information campaigns, and increasing collaboration with women's groups. Additionally, they called for greater investment in gender-responsive climate initiatives that provide women with the tools and resources needed to lead climate action.
16:33
16:33

Flash Foods Displace Hundreds in Dokolo

The most affected areas are sub-counties of Adeknino, Kangai, Okwongodul, Kwera, and Agwata Town Council. Residents of these areas has either taken refuge at nearby primary schools or are renting houses in areas which are not submerged.
19:20
19:20

$2.2 Billion Mobilized For Clean Cooking Access in Africa 1

International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol said the Summit has delivered an emphatic commitment to an issue that has been ignored by too many people, for too long.
12:59
12:59

UWA Suspends Hiking To Margherita In Rwenzori National Park 1 Top story

Dr. Lily Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board (Left) and Golola Moses, Uganda’s Kick Boxing Champion (Right) at the Margherita peak. statement from the authority on Tuesday said the decision comes as a precautionary measure after what UWA described as a comprehensive assessment by its team.
11:20
11:20

African Ministers Attend Summit on Clean Cooking 2

Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) estimates that 2.3 billion people–including nearly 4/5 Africans–have no choice but to cook with polluting fuels, open fires, or inefficient stoves.
14:27
14:27

Military Deploys To Keep Abim Gold Rush Site Out Of Bounds 3 1

It follows a directive from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni close the mine site to allow a formalization of mining activities in the area. The President's directive was conveyed to the leaders of Abim by Phiona Nyamutoro, the Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Development while touring the gold mine on Thursday.
14:55
14:55

Fresh Mudslides Leave Nine Dead in Kasese 1

The affected areas are in several sub-counties including Kyondo, Nyakabingo, Kyalhumba, Muhokya, and Kilembe Sub-counties.
11:49
11:49

Flash Floods Wash Away Bridges in Napak 2 5

The most affected areas are in the sub-counties of Lotome, Kangole Town Council, Poron, and Apeitolim.
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