The SAATM is a project of the African Union to create a single market for air transport in Africa. The single market is supposed to allow significant freedom of air transport in Africa to and among member states, advancing the AU's Agenda 2063 (Sustainable, inclusive growth and development strategy over fifty years.
Dr. Brian Guma, a team leader at the Albert Water Management Zone under the Ministry of Water and Environment, these hands-on activities encourage active participation from citizens and foster a sense of collective responsibility towards environmental protection.
Despite attempts to reach Allan Ssempebwa, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) spokesperson, for comment, there has been no response as of the time of reporting. Residents affected by the water shortage expressed frustration, with some accusing NWSC of unfair treatment.
Akankwasa said that skilling affected persons in other alternatives like beekeeping, dairy farming, and piggery, among others are better options for income generation, rather than over-reliance on small rice gardens in swamps and wetlands.
Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
Mahmmud Guma, the LC 1 chairperson for Eyukinga village Ewanguru Parish says the hippos attacked his kraal at night and killed three cattle. He further noted that hippos do not only stray within areas near the river shore but other distant areas while looking for food.
The families were displaced when floods submerged their homes in 2020 and destroyed property valued at millions of shillings at various landing sites. The floods swept through villages, farms and towns after the Lake Albert water rose to abnormal levels arising from the intense rains in the country that year.
The suggestion comes after a warning by the World Health Organisation -WHO that the recent surge in bird flu outbreaks among mammals could help the virus spread easily among humans. The world has since 2021 had a surge in the of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N or bird flu which led to the death of wild birds and poultry and incidental infections in mammals.
As a result, the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has suspended the operations of the Obongi-Sinyanya ferry effective today, February 14, 2024, to avert possible safety hazards. Travellers have been advised to use the Laropi-Umi Ferry as an alternative to cross either to Adjumani or Obongi district.
The omnibus Bill seeks to legalize the pending plan by the Government to merge Ministries, Department, and Agencies – MDAs. A total of 33 agencies to be moved to their mother ministries, 35 will be merged into 19 entities whereas 80 others will remain semi-autonomous in a process expected to commence on July 1, 2024.