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09:15
09:15

Environmentalists, Investor Disagree on Killing Birds in Lwera 2 1

Last month, Chinese Investors trading as Zhong Industries Limited, formally applied to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries for permission to use aerial spray methods to kill Quelea pest-birds, which they say are a big disaster to their rice plantation project in Lwera.
15:06
15:06

UPDF Wants to Take Lead in Reclaiming Swamps, Wetlands Disaster Management 4 1

Brig. Gen. Stephen Oluka wants the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) to be given the mandate to reclaim swamps and wetlands in the country.
10:54
10:54

Nwoya Leaders Ask UWA to Translocate Elephants from Murchison Falls National Park problem animals 5

Human-wildlife conflict in the district has lasted for over two decades as elephants invade community settlements, and destroy both staple and cash crops. The affected areas include Sub-Counties of Lungulu, Lii, Got-Apwoyo, Purongo, Anaka, Alero and Kochgoma.
09:50
09:50

1,000 Families Left Homeless as Hailstorm Devastates Kwania District 3 1

Heavy rain characterized by strong winds hit hard four villages in Inomo sub-county last week leaving several families stranded. The most affected villages are Alikingel, Adingdong,Too-pe-yero and Jinja trading center.
18:17
18:17

KACITA to Punish Vendor for Selling Nsenene Aboard Uganda Airlines 4 1

He says Mubiru is expected to return on Sunday November 28 and that traders will decide on his fate next week during a meeting. Musoke explains further that KACITA has been negotiating with Uganda Airlines for affordable air ticket prices and cargo fares. "So acts like these hamper our efforts,"Musoke adds, "and this is not the first time we are hearing about unruly traders on board. So we must punish Mubiru to instill discipline among traders."
16:51
16:51

Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.
12:52
12:52

Brief Hailstorm Destroys Gardens, Houses in Mbarara City

Alifunsi Nyamabale, the chairperson LC1 Rwariire 1 says the hailstorm lasted for only thirty minutes from 5:30 to 6:00 PM but left a trail of destruction.
11:42
11:42

Ugandan, Tanzanian Companies Urged to Jointly Invest in Oil Projects 3 Top story

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and policy matters that govern the industry in Uganda and Tanzania.
19:29
19:29

Swedish Embassy Donates UGX 31Bn for Reliable Energy 4

Ola Hallgren, the Head of Cooperation at the Embassy of Sweden said that the program is aimed at increasing critical needs to address Uganda’s energy needs and services in agriculture and the environment.
19:09
19:09

KCCA Commences Studies into Closure of Kiteezi Landfill 3 1

According to the 2020 Guidelines for the Management of Landfill in Uganda, the closure of a landfill must be preceded by the preparation of a plan clearly setting out requirements for closure, decommissioning and site rehabilitation. Such requirements include remedial work on drainage, leachate management and cover integrity.
18:52
18:52

Construction of Illegal Structures in Mukono Blamed on Absence of Building Committee 1 1

The district building committee is supposed to scrutinize, reviewing, monitor, issue building and occupation permits, ensuring adherence to designs and construction of buildings in proper localities.
11:01
11:01

Spain, UWA Train Scouts in Wildlife Management 1 4

The training aimed at mitigating threats to biodiversity, illegal trafficking of wildlife species, improve the working conditions of the ecological guards to improve and promote tourism sector in the country.
10:17
10:17

7-Year-Old Girl Dies in Kabarole Quarry 2 6

Harriet Komuhendo, a resident of Mugusu Sub County slid and fell in the ditch while she was trying to retrieve her sandals.
10:56
10:56

Solar Power Mini Grid Project Worth UGX18 Billion Launched in Lamwo 4 3

The hybrid solar mini grids are designed in such a way that electricity is generated from renewable solar power and connected to the remote grid that subsequently provides electricity to several customers in the given rural and urban location.
13:34
13:34

Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 2 5

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
19:19
19:19

Vets to Man Animal Drug Shops to Curb Resistance MAAIF 5

Ssentumbwe says the ministry will liaise with police to ensure professionals are manning the drugshops and also prescribing animal drugs across the country, not just in Kampala where operations have been carried out so far this year.
12:40
12:40

Plan To Restock L. Kijjanebarola With Nile Tilapia Stalls For Nine Years 1 1 Top story

Mugumya further explains that MAAIF engaged a consultant three years ago to conduct a feasibility study on the lake. Mugumya says that the consultant visited the district and conducted the study but he has never returned since and the ministry of agriculture has never given them feedback about the proposed restocking of the lake.
11:38
11:38

Ministry of Environment Starts Wetland Restoration in Sheema, Buhweju Districts 7 2

Moses Egaru, the Programs Manager IUCN, says that they are targeting to restore five wetlands of Nyakajumo, Rwamuganga, Kyarikunda, Bigona, in Sheema district and Kanoni wetland system in Buhweju.
12:09
12:09

Grasshopper Trappers Feel The Pinch As Season Enters 18 Days Without Catch 1 5

Hajji Quraish Katongole, the Chairperson of Old Masaka Basenene Association Limited, the umbrella body of grasshopper trappers in the Masaka region, says that they have lost over Shillings 85million because of the grasshopper scarcity.
11:19
11:19

Leaders, Environmentalists Divided Over Plans to Degazette Namyoya Forest Reserve 2 1

Leaders led by Mukono Municipal Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze and Goma Division Chairperson Humphrey Kyase have since last week been meeting residents and municipal leaders sensitizing about the need to degazette the forest reserve.
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