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10:14
10:14

Financial Institutions Equipped on Green Financing Bank of Uganda, BOU 1 3

Green finance is structured financial product created to ensure a better environmental outcome and a more resilient future. The product provides credit for agribusiness ventures, offers guarantee to the agribusiness loans and promotes Environmental, Social and good Governance (ESG) practices in the financial services sector.
08:59
08:59

Farmers Tipped On Benefits of Biogas

By utilizing biogas, farmers can improve their cooking environment as it doesn't produce smoke, which can have negative health effects, especially for women who are often exposed to cooking with firewood.
09:42
09:42

UWA Enters Partnership for the Management of Pian- Upe Wildlife Reserve Nabilatuk District 1 4

John Makombo, the Director of Conservation in UWA, who represented the Executive Director at the signing of the addendum, said that the partnership is expected to foster changes including a boost in wildlife species, deployment of more rangers, and community collaboration in the preservation of the reserves.
11:15
11:15

ICU Embarks on Tree Planting 2 1

Emmanuel Edulu, the Director of Akogo Concepts Ltd, which is behind the campaign, says that they expect to plant over 50 million different tree species in the targeted areas. He says the move is geared toward restoring the environment, which has been affected by human activities.
13:47
13:47

440 Soroti City Vendors Get Mosquito Nets

Betty Nambooze, one of the vendors thanked government saying they had been facing a big challenge of sleeping without Mosquito net's.
10:30
10:30

Two Prominent Soroti Leaders Receive Free Land Certificates Ugandan Government 1 4

. Pastor Eceru says it has been very expensive to survey his land of over 10 acres at Ongurio and Ceele villages in Acuna parish but he is lucky to receive two certificates under the program.
15:27
15:27

Early Rains Disorganize Farmers in Soroti Climate Change 2 1

Paul Oonyu, a farmer in Gweri sub county says although the rains appear serious, he cannot risk planting anything on the ground because he is not sure of its reliability. Oonyu claims that farmers have lost to such rains when they get excited to cultivate.
07:31
07:31

New Ordinance Instructs Households to Plant 50 Trees john enomu 3

The draft dubbed Tree Planting and Sustainable Forest Management Ordinance 2019 was presented by the District Secretary for Works Francis Arimu, during a council meeting and approved by the district local council, based on a motion by Asuret Sub County councilor Susan Agnes Apolot.
11:14
11:14

Residents Ignore Ban on Tree Cutting nema 1

In November 2016, the district conducted a community campaign to stop the indiscriminate cutting of trees. But just over a month after the campaign, charcoal burning and selling wood fuel remains high in the area. The activities are mostly common in the sub counties of Arapai, Katine, Gweri, Asuret and Kamuda.
13:37
13:37

Food Prices Soar in Soroti drought 3

At Soroti main markets and other satellite markets within Soroti municipality, the price of yellow beans has increased from shillings 1,500 to between shillings 2,500 and 3,000 a kilogramme, while a kilogramme of sim-sim has jumped from shillings 3,500 to between 4,500 and 4,800 shillings currently.
11:08
11:08

Soroti Chokes With Garbage 6 6

Paul Omer, the LC3 Chairperson Eastern Division, says have been hiring trucks to remove the garbage skips, which is costly. According to Omer, each trip costs Shillings 60,000 and they do six trips each day.
08:14
08:14

Man Rescued from Stone Quarry stone quarrying

His brother Peter Eperu, says Okello was immediately pulled out of the quarry and rushed to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition. Our reporter visited Soroti Regional Referral Hospital on Good Friday and found the victim on life support.
12:00
12:00

Soroti Municipality Starts Mass Tree Planting 2 6

To protect the trees, the Municipal Council approves a fine of 90,000 shillings for every tree destroyed by unattended to animals.
19:07
19:07

Over 15 Cartons of Polyethylene Bags Impounded in Soroti 2 2

The operation, in line with a ban on the production, distribution and use of polythene bags, was conducted over the last two days targeting major supermarkets within the Municipality. Several of them had defied a notice from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to end the use Polythene bags.
13:32
13:32

Soroti Ageing Sewer Lines :Disaster In Waiting. soroti district 6 3

Dr. John Ekunait a senior Doctor at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital told URN that the stagnant water in the drainage is a potential breeding place for Mosquitos and flies.
13:28
13:28

Soroti Municipality Cuts Historical Trees to Pave way for Road Expansion Works 1 1

Okudotum noted that, Municipal council would have planted the trees before cutting down the Muvule trees.
16:52
16:52

Soroti Residents to Celebrate Xmas in Filthy Town 2 3 Top story

Our reporter also saw huge heaps smelly garbage littered in the middle of Aliabu road, which opposite Soroti Police Barracks, district water office, Municipal yard and district works department.
10:05
10:05

Soroti District Constitutes Committee to Resolve Boundary Dispute 3

Trouble between the two administrative units started after Soroti municipality resolved to relocate mechanics from Liverpool and Cemetery roads in central ward to Gweri block in preparations for major road works.
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4000 Households in Kamuda Sub-county Lack Latrines soroti district 2 Top story

Eyura explains that whenever it rains human waste is washed into water sources, which exposes residents to diseases.
12:26
12:26

Soroti Municipality, Eastern Division Clash Over Garbage 3 4 Top story

Misaki Onyang, a resident of Central ward says they have been suffering over the past week as garbage keeps piling up in their homes. He is worried that residents may get hygiene-related infections because of uncollected garbage.
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