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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 3 2

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.
20:11
20:11

Gov't Planning to Conduct Clinical Trials on Herbs in Bushenyi 6 1

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.
12:48
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.
15:37
15:37

Wildfire Leaves 9 Teachers homeless in Gulu 1

Geoffrey Owor, the headteacher of St Mbuga Primary school, says that the affected teachers lost property such as clothing and food items among others worth over Shillings 3.5 million.
17:07
17:07

W. Nile Leaders Kick Off Campaign Against Bush Burning 2 3

Ismail Drabe, the Madi Okollo LC V Chairperson, says that they have already embarked on a home-to-home campaign to sensitize residents against bush burning.
17:10
17:10

Land Owners Pick Up Crude Weapons in Defence of Balaalo 4 1

Reports indicate that an estimated 100 residents surrounded the animals of Willis Morokole in an attempt to drive them out of the sub-county following the expiry of the January 10th, 2022 deadline issued to the Balalo to vacate the district.
16:10
16:10

Jinja Businessman in Trouble for Felling Down Mvule Trees Saad Katemba 3 4

“The masons managed to scare off a few of our community members who had arrived at the scene much earlier on and by the time the rest of us were mobilized through the village Whatsapp group, two trees had been cut down,” she said.
11:45
11:45

Lwengo Residents, Leaders Decry Delayed Construction Of Valley Dam 3

According to Mujuni, Kyampalakata and the neighboring villages are often hit by severe water crises as a result of the prolonged dry spell, which affects people, animals, and their crops.
07:53
07:53

Drought Pushes Pokot Herdsmen Out of Karamoja to Teso

Joel Pogsho, another pastoralist says that they feared losing their animals if they didn’t out of Karamoja in search of grass and water. "Our home district has dried up we don't have water, no grass, and our animals are beginning to die," he said.
12:33
12:33

Over 100 Homeless as Bushfires Razes 20 Huts in Pader 2

According to Komakech, the wildfire suspected to have originated from the neighboring villages razed down the grass-thatched huts leaving their occupants in the cold. He, however, says that no cases of injuries or death have been reported connecting to the fire.
11:01
11:01

Conservationists Call for Safe Handling of Snakes Snakes Uganda 1 4

James Ntulume, the Chief Executive Director of Snakes Uganda disclosed that some of the disappearing snake species include Great Lakes Bush Viper, Rough-scaled Bush Viper, Rhinoceros Viper, Goldlites Cobra, and Spitting Cobra among others.
14:58
14:58

L. Kijjanebarola Disappearance: Increasing Typhoid Cases Worry Residents, Leaders 1 3

Resty Namaganda, a health worker at the landing site attributes it to a lack of clean and safe water sources and the absence of pit latrines in most homes.
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