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08:11
08:11

Gaba Market in Deplorable Condition Year After Flooding flooding in kampala 3 3

Frank Kiguli, one of the area leaders says that hundreds of vendors have totally lost business since the onset of the heavy rains, which flooded their stalls. He says that they sometimes sell their goods through sales agents or hawkers who move with the goods from place to place.
11:34
11:34

KCCA Needs UGX 178 Billion to Expand Nakivubo Channel 1 3

Edrin Ssekyanzi, who works along Nakivubo Channel in Kampala, says that government needs to improve the drainage system of the City to curb flooding. He thinks the City infrastructure like roads and buildings are not well planned to cater for drainage.
10:43
10:43

KCCA Councillors Decry Poor State of Roads, Demand More Funding 1 5

The Deputy Speaker of Council, Kyambogo University Councilor Bruhan Byaruhanga asked that the teams only scale potholes when they are ready to fill them. Byaruhanga allied fears that called potholes bare sharp adges that can cause damage to vehicles and other motors.
16:35
16:35

Ugandans Asked to Repent for Cutting Trees, Using Plastics

"In 1907, Winston Churchill called Uganda the Pearl of Africa. At the time Uganda was a wonderland full of trees, the lakes had clear blue crystal water, the swamps were empty. If he came back today, he would not recognise this Uganda where concrete is competing with trees, the number of birds have reduced because man has destroyed their habitat. The once clean air is heavily polluted with vehicles that are supposed to be in Museums."
15:36
15:36

Weak Plastic Waste Disposal Rules May Cause Pollution Disaster garbage disposal 9 10

Jude Byansi who manages water and sanitation at the Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA says that polyethylene terephthalate -PET which is common with soft drink bottling alone, each day up 132 tonnes of waste are generated, but only 5% of that is disposed through proper channels.
16:08
16:08

New Law to Enforce, Implement Greening of Kampala City 2

According to the Kampala City Council Authority report of 2019 more than 60 % of natural trees in Kampala have been cleared in 10 years, due to infrastructure developments. This can be restored by making, implementation and enforcement of new ordinances.
17:06
17:06

How To Avoid Crocodile Attacks problem animals 1 1

The most recent crocodile attack was reported in Mayuge district in February where a crocodile mauled a 16 year old boy Shaffic Watangwa. This is just one of the reported cases of crocodile attacks from Lake Victoria but the numbers are said to be around 10 – 20 incidents each year, according to Kisambira, awareness and education officer at UWA headquarters, Kampala.
16:19
16:19

Expansion of Nakamiro, Lubigi Channel Takes Shape 2 2

Brain Baagala, the Manager of Drainage at KCCA, says that they have so far constructed two of the four box culverts they intend to install on Nakamiro Channel in Kawempe at Kazo Angola and along Jakana road.
11:36
11:36

Kasangati Residents Resort to Underground Water Sources to Ease Scarcity 2 1 Top story

Solomon Ssesanga, a resident of Kyambogo village, says the water supply from National water and Sewerage Corporation has been unreliable for many years. According to Ssessanga, he once approached NWSC to understand why the water problem has persisted and was told there is a huge population increase.
09:09
09:09

Ugandans to Brave for Warm Nights Ahead of Rainy Season weather 1

To cope with the high temperatures at night, some Kampala residents have been taking baths more than once in the night. Others use air fans in order to cool the room temperature at night, said some Kampala residents of their experience of the current warm weather.
15:36
15:36

KCCA Leisure Park Dilapidated, UGX 700Million Fountain Vandalised 3 3

Joshua Muwanguzi, a resident of Kibuye Mujuko zone, is one of the people who use the park whenever he needs to rest when he comes to town. Muwanguzi says KCCA should renovate the park to give the city a good look.
17:57
17:57

Conservationists Call For Ban of Legal Trade, Breeding of Wildlife Snakes Uganda 4 1

According to conservationists, several snake farms in West, East and South Africa are infested with bacteria, and people who are licensed to keep wild animals as pets don't also provide appropriate diets. This is partly because of limited knowledge about how these animals feed.
12:58
12:58

Dense Fog disrupts Airport Operations, Road Transport visibility 1 3

Vianney Luggya, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) spokesperson says that a Qatar Airways flight that was taking off to Doha had delayed for about 40 minutes because of the fog. But, he added, there was no significant impact on the operations of the Airport, because the phenomenon of poor visibility is not new.
07:31
07:31

Uganda's National Risk and Vulnerability Atlas Launched 3 1

The atlas compiled with the assistance of the UNDP country office provides data on various disasters the country is facing indicating vulnerability of various communities and offering recommendations to enhance resilience of these communities.
16:40
16:40

UWA Starts Licensing Ugandans to Milk Snakes for Cash Snakes Uganda 3

Some of the requirements for one to open a snake farm include getting approval from their neighbors, having not less than two acres of land and ability to pay an annual fee that is yet to be set. Besides conservation of species that face extinction, the most compelling justification for snake farming is milking them for venom.
18:43
18:43

Lack of Funds Leave Scientists Stranded with Innovations Innovation Funding 1 2

They are now asking the government to change its approach so that their prototyped ideas are transformed into products that can be commercialized onto the Ugandan market.
19:20
19:20

KCCA Seeks UGX 12 Billion for Garbage Trucks 5 1

According to the Director of Public Health at KCCA Daniel Okello, they plan to purchase two trucks for each of the five divisions of Kampala.
18:33
18:33

Farmers Advised Not to Start Planting 2 1

Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says the rains are not reliable for planting crops and are a spillover from the previous season.
18:24
18:24

Wildlife Population Increase to Intensify Future Conflict with Humans ugandas population 2

Over the last 30 years Uganda has registered an increase in the number of Elephants from 2,000 to 6,000, Giraffes from 350 to 1,600, mountain Gorillas in the three countries from 350 to more than 1,000 and other animals, but these and others compete for land with humans.
17:02
17:02

Integrate National Planning to Save Environment – Mayiga Buganda Kingdom 1 4

Mayiga was today speaking at an event at Bulange-Mengo where he unveiled the Kingdom Board for Environment Conservation. At the same event, the Kingdom entered into a partnership with Climate Action Network- a network for environmental non-governmental organizations and World Wide Fund for Nature Uganda. The partnerships are envisaged to promote environmental conservation.
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