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08:22
08:22

Pictorial: Okere City, the Community Project Changing Lives 16

Three years ago, the community members were lacking basic services like a clean water source, health services and even schools. However, the city now has an Early Childhood Development Center, a primary school, a clinic, a village bank and a community hall that also serves as a cinema, church, and nightclub.
14:56
14:56

How Okere City Initiative is Changing Lives in Otuke 2 11

Donnas Ojok- Okello, an Economics graduate, and development expert is the brain behind the Okere City Initiative, which he started in Okere Mom- Kok “a baby should not cry” his ancestral home village.
11:26
11:26

NGO Builds Eco-San Toilets for Seven Schools in Mukono, Buikwe 2 2

Jimmy Katende, the Executive Director of Cape of Good Hope says that they injected Shillings 15millions to set up each of the EcoSan toilets. The toilets are built above the ground using conventional bricks with two chambers separating urine and fecal matter.
10:39
10:39

Geological Museum Struggles to Replace Stolen Mineral Samples After 30 Years investment 3 4

Richard Kigwe, a Geologist at the facility explained to URN that for the last three decades, the lost glory of the museum has not yet been fully restored to the required level because vital samples were either robbed or tampered with.
07:21
07:21

Running Water Victims: Rwandan Nationals Buried on Public Land 2

Captain Peter Mugisha, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, says that they buried the Rwandan nationals on public land in Nyarusiza sub-county on Tuesday evening with the consent of their relatives in both Uganda and Rwanda due to lack of resources to transport their remains back home.
14:47
14:47

Bodies of Nine Kisoro Running Water Victims Recovered 3 1

Stephen Serutoki, one of the residents has identified the deceased as Ivan Ngabire,2, Claudine Uwizeyimana, 30 a Rwandan national, Ntezandekura,5, Joshua Eradukunda,11, and John Nsenga.
13:00
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Lightning Kills Two Pupils, Injures Four Others In Kasese lightening 3 1

Margret Twikirize, the school head teacher says the tragedy occurred during a heavy downpour accompanied by a storm that started in the afternoon.
08:03
08:03

Fire Leaves Ten Homeless in Agago 1

According to information gathered by our reporter, the fire destroyed four sacks of Simsim, four sacks of sorghum, and Shillings 500,000 for a savings group in the village among others.
07:05
07:05

Five Feared Dead as Running Water Sweeps Through Trading Centre 3

Alex Nambajimana, Kisoro District LCV Vice Chairman told our reporter that among the dead and missing are Rwandan nationals who have been renting in Koranya trading center, a woman, and two children who were inside their rooms.
14:59
14:59

Police Releases Greater Atiak Sub County Chairpersons 1 1

The chairpersons include Kenneth Okot of Atiak Town Council, Samuel AKera of Atiak Sub County, and Peter Lukwiya of Opara Sub County. They were arrested by the police on Friday on allegations of arson and malicious damage, following an operation they conducted against illegal charcoal dealers in the area.
10:38
10:38

Three Sub County Chairpersons in Amuru Arrested for Arson, Malicious Damage Attiak Town Council 1 1

They are accused of torching seven makeshift huts, burning 240 bags of stacked charcoal and hundreds of heaps of piled charcoal logs, killing poultry, damaging two solar panels and clothes belonging to Michael Okema Opilo the former Chairperson for Elegu Town council.
08:25
08:25

Security Personnel Raid Illegal Charcoal Dealers Camp in Amuru 2 3

The operation which was conducted at Ogom Raa and Tee-Got parishes in Okidi Village was led by the Environmental Police Protection Unit. Hundreds of temporary structures, piles of logs for burning, and kilns of already burning charcoal were destroyed.
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Gov't Planning to Conduct Clinical Trials on Herbs in Bushenyi 1 6

Rukararwe is a Non-Governmental Organization that was established in 1986, and, among several other activities, promotes the use of traditional medicine and conserves the environment.
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12:48

DPP Takes over Rajiv Ruparelia's Case File 3 1

Mabirizi has protested the move to take over the case, saying the DPP wants to ‘kill’ the case.
07:41
07:41

2021 Joins Top Seven Warmest Years on Record-WMO 1 Top story

Although average global temperatures were temporarily cooled by the 2020-2022 La Niña events, 2021 was still one of the seven warmest years on record, according to six leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
19:24
19:24

Take Advantage of Current Rains to Prepare Farmland – UNMA Tells Farmers climate change 1 1

UNMA Executive Officer Dr David Elweru, says that the current rains are a result of the strengthening of Southern Pressure Systems whose orientation shifted the rainfall belt over the country consequently leading to the observed rainfall events.
13:56
13:56

Clan Chief Adopts Poetry in Fight Against Shea Tree Depletion 8 1

In the poem; Wagwoko Kabedo Ma Orumuwa (Let’s Protect Our Environment), Ongom allows the shea nut tree to lament in an attempt to squeeze sympathy out of the shea tree destroyer.
10:37
10:37

Kikuube Leaders Halt Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening NFA 1 2

Vincent Alpha Opio, the Kikuube LC 5 Vice Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they halted the exercise due to the failure by the NFA and ministry of lands to engage local leaders, area residents, and a private surveyor on behalf of the local community during the demarcation exercise.
08:06
08:06

MPs Query Remittance of Environmental Levy Fund to Consolidated Fund 1 3

The officials led by the Minister of State for Water and Environment, Aisha Ssekindi made the call on Monday while appearing before Parliament’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee to discuss the Budget Framework Paper for the financial year 2022/2023.
11:28
11:28

Family in Nakapiripirit Blocks Water Project over Lack of Compensation

Alfred Lowanyang the landowner says that in 2008, the Ministry of Water with Nakapiripirit town council officials trespassed on his one-acre piece of land without compensation.
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