The hybrid solar mini grids are designed in such a way that electricity is generated from renewable solar power and connected to the remote grid that subsequently provides electricity to several customers in the given rural and urban location.
Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited had planned to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village in Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes on 6,500 hectares of land this week.
Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited was due to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village, Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes this week on 6,500 hectares of land.
Hundreds of residents occupying the land started a Protest on Friday morning alleging that the exercise may see them evicted from the land they called home for many years. They also accuse NFA officials of destroying their crops and brutalizing those challenging the exercise.
Majbrit Holm Jakobsen, the Head of Mission at the Royal Danish Embassy of Denmark in Uganda said NURI is one of the eight programs within DANIDA portfolio allocated the largest budget allocation to deliver the desired results.
The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega told reporters that stray herds of Buffaloes have invaded and destabilized residents across three Sub-counties in the district since the beginning of February.
James Nabinson Kidega, the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner told URN the duo was arrested in a renewed crackdown on illegal loggers. Kidega says the suspects were heading to Agwata West village in Cubu parish where they had already bought trees for felling.
The Lamwo district LC 5 Chairperson ,John Komakech Ogwok blames the National Agriculture Advisory Services NAADS for the mess, saying it hurriedly engaged the investor without involving the district and land owners.
The residents revealed to URN that an inner circle of local leaders; law enforcement agencies, the army and police are heavily involved in the harvest, transportation and purchase of timber in violation of the law.
Nyimur Multipurpose Water Resources Project that began in 2016 is a trans-boundary project between Uganda and South Sudan with an overall objective of flood mitigation, irrigation infrastructure, electricity generation, fisheries development, water supply and sustainable land management program.
Jonathan Rutabingwa, the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner says it is in the best interest of the government to protect civilians and their properties. He says the District Security Committee will look into the request of the residents.
Dr. Charles Oyoo Akiya, the Lamwo district Health Officer DHO says the health workers on duty were fast getting exhausted and overwhelmed by the number of patients seeking treatment in the 23 health care facilities in the district.
Opira Godfrey Okeny, the Chairperson of Lokung Community Development Association says the residents know very little about the drilling and the environmental issues related to the exploration activities. He cited the management of drill wastes and mud cuttings as key concerns where the community should be involved.