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11:11
11:11

MAAIF Commissions Tsetse And Trypanosomiasis Resources Center Uganda 2 2

Mandela Wangoola, a researcher with UTCC, says that they have achieved the World Health Organization-WHO target of eliminating trypanosomiasis infections within humans after registering only one mild case of sleeping sickness from Dokolo district in a period of 20 months.
14:06
14:06

NFA Halts Planting of Non-Indigenous Tree Species in Mabira, Kisisita Forests 1 2

Okello who toured the two forests on Saturday was surprised that people who were approved by NFA to restore the forest as well as promote ecological activities, were instead cutting part of the forests and planting non-indigenous trees such as pine.
17:07
17:07

Archbishop Kaziimba Flags Off Environment Conservation Walk Archibishop 1 2

While flagging off the group, Archbishop Kaziimba appealed to Ugandans to love the environment and every natural surroundings since they were given to man by God with a special responsibility to care for them.
16:20
16:20

Buikwe District Seals Ordinance to Address Vanilla Theft 2 1

Buikwe district is among the leading cultivators of the crop, one of the world’s most popular spices and an important ingredient in chocolates, perfumes, dairy products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The other areas with large scale production of Vanilla include Bundibugyo, Jinja, Kamuli, Kayunga, Kasese, Luweero, Mukono and Mpigi.
12:34
12:34

Wanende: The Famous Tree in Mabira Forest 4 2

Dozens of jerricans and calabashes are also scattered in the forest near the tree. According to Mukama, the calabashes and jerricans are left behind by the people who use them to drink local brew. 83-year-old Bonefansio Nkugwa settled in the area in the 1960s.
16:17
16:17

Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment 1 2

The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.
14:43
14:43

Mabira Residents Reject OWC Supplies in Preference For Khart Growing Mairungi 3 1 Top story

Sulait Mudooba, a resident of Bulyasi Village explains that they give priority to Khart growing because it is more productive compared to any other crop including coffee.
17:22
17:22

NFA Concerned over Increasing Population in Mabira Forest Enclaves 4 2

Micheal Ojja the Mabira Sector Manager says that there are 14 enclaves measuring about 2,660 hectares that were gazetted in 1932 when the forest was declared a central reserve. These enclaves were deliberately spared for people to live in so as to offer protection to the forest and its habitats.
11:22
11:22

Njeru Moves to Limit Sugarcane Growing Njeru Municipality 1 2

The municipal council proposed that sugarcane planting be limited to places near the main roads within the three divisions of the Central, Nyenga and Wakisi. The council also proposed complete abolition of sugar growing in the central division and in the areas next to the trading centres of the two divisions citing under development and insecurity in the area.
16:17
16:17

Evicted Njeru Residents Stranded 4 1

Obbo claims that about 40 squatters were evicted without any notice and are out in the cold after their houses and crop gardens were razed down. He says some of the residents had occupied the land for over fifteen years.
15:17
15:17

Over 400 Youths Recruited to Boost Vanilla Protection under UPDF updf officers 4 1

The recruitment follows a directive by president Yoweri Museveni in response to a request by Vanilla farmers for a special group to guard against vanilla theft. Under the new arrangement, the Uganda Peoples Defence forces will recruit about 600 youths from the district, train them and equip them with firearms.
18:00
18:00

Njeru Residents Protest Sugar Factory Emissions 1 4

Stephen Kamala, the Operation Manager, GM Sugar Factory refutes the allegations from residents, saying the emissions have since been contained.
10:17
10:17

Fish Farmers Decry Low Quality Feeds maaif 2 1

Robert Osinde, the manager Source of the Nile Fish Farm in Buikwe says the poor quality of fish feeds affects the growth of their fish stock.
10:13
10:13

Catterpillars Invade Potato Gardens In Bwikwe crop pests

Potato gardens in Bwikwe district have been attacked by caterpillars that eat away the leaves making it impossible for the potatoes to grow.
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