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10:42
10:42

Uganda to Join Africa Single Air Transport Market By End Of June IGAD 4 3

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.
16:23
16:23

Ministry of Water and Environment Launches Water Week to Campaign for Environmental Conservation

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.
11:50
11:50

Fresh Water Crisis in Luwero Town Council Blamed on Kiwoko Road Works

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.
09:49
09:49

NEMA Assures Busoga on Special Program Before Eviction from wetlands 1 4

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.
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20:17

UWA Rangers Shun High-Tech Battle Against Poachers 3 1 Top story

This concern has been raised by Uganda Wildlife Authority’s Executive Director, Sam Mwanda, and other conservationists as Uganda prepares to celebrate World Wildlife Day.
18:43
18:43

China-Backed Investor Licensed to Mine Limestone in Moroto 2 1

The company will mine 8,000 tonnes of limestone daily at Moroto’s Rupa Sub-County in Karamoja sub-region.
10:41
10:41

Gorilla Permit Scandal; UWA Dismisses Four Staff 1 3

UWA Executive Director Samuel Mwandha the authority's decisions are not in any way related to probes being conducted by the auditor general or CID over the same matter.
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15:25

Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

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.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 1 2

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.
07:40
07:40

Community Team up with Partners to Restore Indigenous Tree Species in Karamoja 3 6 Top story

The project is expected to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change by utilizing trees to influence rainfall, maintain a clean environment, improve soil fertility, and prevent soil erosion.
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12:52

Kabale Leaders Split Over Implementation of Museveni’s Wetland Eviction Directive 1 5 Top story

Flavia Nyinakiiza Kanagyizi, Kabale District Speaker, condemned Nshangabasheija and his associates' opposition, emphasizing that they cannot defy the head of state.
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16:40

Residents In Fear As Stray Hippos Wreak Havoc In Madi Okollo District 5 1

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.
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14:23

Climate Change: Bagungu Communities Feel Neglected by Government 4 Top story

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.
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14:13

COP14 Calls For Intervention to Curb Global Bird Flu Threat 4 1 Top story

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.
08:45
08:45

Floods Cut Off Road Connecting Adjumani, Obongi Districts 1 1

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.
19:08
19:08

Energy Projects Reversing Gains In Migratory Species Conservation 3 1 Top story

There is evidence that the construction of renewable energy infrastructure, such as wind turbines, has altered the landscape in ways that migratory species have not been exposed to in the past.
16:26
16:26

One in Five Migratory Species Faces Extinction Says UN Report 3 1

The landmark report reveals that one-in-five (22 per cent) of CMS-listed species are threatened with extinction.
15:09
15:09

House Scheduled to Process Nine Crucial Gov't Bills This Week 1 1

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.
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18:19

HALEU: A New Fuel For Small Nuclear Power Plants Energy security 1 Top story

Uganda has a newer and perhaps a cheaper technology to choose in its nuclear ambitions with the emergence of High Assay Low Enriched Uranium
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15:22

GEF Council Approves $1 Billion for Urgent Environmental Action Climate Change 1

It includes $530 million for Integrated Programs for the ocean, food systems, transportation infrastructure, and wildlife conservation.
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