The world uses 50 billion tonnes of sand and gravel each year, enough to build a wall 27 meters wide and 27 meters high around planet Earth, making it the second most used resource worldwide after water.
For close to ten years, cleaning services in Kampala have been provided by divisional Savings and Credit Cooperative Society-SACCOS which were formed in 2014 on the advice of the then KCCA Executive Director Jenifer Musisi.
More than 3,000 cleaners from the five divisions worked under SACCOS contracted by Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA to clean the streets, desilt drainage channels, maintain city green and collect garbage among others.
To guide countries on how to are faring, the global health body has developed an Air Quality Index. This is a yardstick used to determine how a country rates in terms of pollution whereby the higher the index value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern.
Johnson Byambara Turyamwesimira, the Principal Qualifications Officer in charge of Assessment at the Directorate of Industrial training says that so far they have assessed over 500 Ugandans as Solar technicians, an achievement he says shall help to eliminate unqualified technicians commonly known as kamyufu.
At the back of the court ruling, there is a story of bickering among members of one of the five oldest clans in Buganda, the need for money and emotions attached to the cultural site whose existence has been long threatened.
Bubuli swamp is connected to Nambigirwa wetland which covers 2.4 kilometers in Katabi and has links to Namiiro wetland that borders the shorelines of Lake Victoria in Entebbe municipality.
Two weeks later, the said Dr. Cedric has not been fully identified and no other arrests have been made.
Led by its chairperson and Nakawa West Constituency MP, Joel Ssenyonyi, COSASE tasked Katumba on Tuesday to explain why the Chinese firm acquired a certificate of compliance from the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority – PPDA in 2022 yet they signed the contract in 2015.
The Bill provides for the establishment of the Physical Planners Registration Board, to provide for the powers and functions of the Board, to provide for the registration and physical planners, and to provide disciplinary procedures of errant physical planners.
During the plenary on Wednesday, Anywar, who is the Minister of State for Water and Environment lobbied Parliamentarians to support Uganda’s bid for the top position during the forthcoming elections scheduled to take place between Feb 28 February and March 2 in Nairobi.
“We are fully aware of the important social and environmental challenges it represents. We will pay particular attention to use local skills, to develop them through training programs, to boost the local industrial sector in order to maximize the positive local return of this project," said TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanné.
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).
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.