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18:36
18:36

Police blocks Fire Works Display at Prayer Miracle Center Church martin okoth ochola 1 Top story

In his December 10th letter to the IGP, Kyembe argues Prayer Miracle Center Church Kiwanga is located in a residential area with children and elderly persons. He also said residents secured a temporary court order as well a letter from the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA stopping the church from displaying fireworks following their experience on December 31st 2017.
20:16
20:16

Parliament Suggests Compulsory Recycling by Plastic Producers kaveera ban 2

According to health experts, polyethylene materials have been found to contain carcinogens, a substance capable of causing cancer. But despite the dangers, many Ugandans still use polyethylene material for packaging and steaming food.
15:31
15:31

Sergeant at Arms Abandons Council Over Unpaid Allowances home 1 Top story

Loum explains that the Sergeant at Arms abandoned his responsibilities to protest delayed payment of his allowances for the past four council meeting.
13:35
13:35

Senior Entomologist Warns of Biting Fly Invasion In Luweero village 2 1 Top story

Johnson Mubiru, a pastoralist in Kakabala village says that he has seen few flies in the swamp but didnt think they can cause harm. He has also welcomed the campaign to equip them with knowledge to protect their animals.
07:36
07:36

Bunyangabu Struggles to Restore Destroyed Wetlands bunyangabu district 2

Kenneth Bajenja, the Rwimi Sub County Chief, says they have served restoration notices to at least 60 encroachers.
12:40
12:40

Town Council Chairperson, Residents Oppose Gerenge Beach Construction road 3 1 Top story

The Katabi Town Council Chairperson, Ronald Gavins Kalema, says all developments that are in a 200-meter buffer zone must have environmental impact assessments from the National Environment Management Authority NEMA, which most developers dont have.
07:02
07:02

Neighbors of Arapai Cattle Market Decry of Poor Hygiene area 2 3

Simon Peter Emetu, the Arapai Sub County LC 3 chairperson, says the market attracts people of different characters, adding that they have asked the contractor to employ staff to keep directing traders to the pit latrines.
16:44
16:44

Muyingo Calls for Installation of Lightning Arresters in Education Institutions country 2 1

It followed a lightning strike at Mungoyo Primary School in Yumbe district on Wednesday, which claimed the lives of three learners and injured sixty others.
16:41
16:41

500 Kamwenge Wetlands Encroached On police commander 4

According to the district environment officer Anthony Kalyegira, the massive encroachment on the wetlands is as a result of high population pressure and inadequate funds for enforcement.
17:43
17:43

Renovation of Hoima Municipal Block Stalls gobierno 1 2 Top story

Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal Deputy Town Clerk, says they decided to carry out the renovation and expansion works due to shortage of space, adding that following the elevation of the municipal status in 2010, the number of staff increased and office block couldnt accommodate all of them.
11:47
11:47

Trader Drags Gov't to Court Over Seized Logs police 1

In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
21:23
21:23

Uganda Lauded on Green Economy Ambitions trade 1 2

The Government last year launched the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy UGGDS. The strategy is one of the steps that must be taken by government to achieve the envisaged transformation in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable way.
14:18
14:18

Gov't Finalising Resettlement Plan for Bukasa Residents area 5 1

Bageya Waiswa, the Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary, says they have developed a Resettlement Action Plan-RAP, which is before the Chief government Valuer.
13:01
13:01

Students Urged to Take Interest in Accountability Issues government 2 1

Ssemakula said government is willing to align itself with young people in promoting accountability.
16:58
16:58

Tour Operators, NFA Oppose Kalangala Forest Land Degazzettment district 5 1

The Chairperson Ssese Islands Tourism Development Association, Joyce Kikomeko opposes the degazettment of the forest reserve since it preserves many tourism sites including the Henry Stanley and John Speke sites.
07:39
07:39

Uganda Loses US$300M Annually – World Bank country 3 1 Top story

Calvo also revealed that Uganda recoups far less than what it invests in the Ugandan Shilling due to poor infrastructure management.
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