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16:41
16:41

Lira Municipal Council Enacts Waste Management Ordinance nema 4

The ordinance approved by the Municipal council requires every trader and individual to take full responsibility of collecting garbage within their location and transport it to collection point.
16:35
16:35

Luweero Officials to Museveni: We Can't Stop Wetland Degradation district 2 1 Top story

Namulindwa says government lost the battle against wetland degradation, saying what remains is to help the encroachers to utilize them sustainably without causing more harm. She also asks government to plan for the rising population, which is piling pressure on the available land for cultivation.
10:30
10:30

NEMA Destroys Acres of Gardens in Lango Wetlands apac district 1

The operation has brought down acres of eucalyptus trees, rice gardens, banana plantations and sugarcanes planted in Okole swamp in Railways Division and Ayap swamp, Odokomit trading center along Kampala road. Some of the notable encroachers at Okole swamp include Arak Farm and a one Fred Okello.
20:06
20:06

Illegal Charcoal Burning Gulps Katakwi Forest Cover environment 3 3

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that many charcoal burners in Katakwi are targeting the tree which is locally known as Ekungur in Ateso because it produces high-quality charcoal, which has attracted a large market in neighbouring Kenya. Men, Women and Youth are depending on charcoal for their livelihood.
11:48
11:48

Three Held for Altering River Rwizi Boundaries mbarara

The three; Isaiah Tweheyo Kakuru, 30, and Janet Twinomugisha, 31, both residents of Kakoba ward, and Birari Ndolero, 50, a driver from Kamukuzi division, were arrested after uprooting demarcations erected by the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA.
10:25
10:25

NEMA Faulted Over Delayed Restoration of Rwizi River Protection Zone mbarara 3 1 Top story

Maud Kamatenesi, the Vice chancellor Bishop Stuart University and environmental activist, says there is need for NEMA to reach to people and sensitise them on the challenges of degrading the environment.
08:04
08:04

Ten Held in Crackdown On Wetland Encroachers in Lira wetlands 1 2

Simon Peter Okoshi, the Deputy Commandant of the Environmental Police Protection Unit, says the operations were prompted by numerous complaints on the rapid destruction of the ecosystem in the country.
15:03
15:03

Residents Bicker Over Extortion from Wetland Encroachers uganda police 3

Simon Episu, a resident of Komolo village also claims to have paid the same officer Shillings 50,000. The Arapai Sub county LC V councilor, Daniel Denis Obonyo faults the law enforcement officers for extortion, saying the cases are no longer stranger in the area.
09:15
09:15

Washing Bays Operate Without Soak Pits oil 1 2

Jackson Magara, the Proprietor Katete Washing Bay, says the municipal officers are concerned about the license fees. He however, says they have already ready eviction notices from the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA.
13:22
13:22

Human Activity Threatens Kangiri Wetland nema 2

The wetland, which borders the districts of Mbarara and Sheema, feeds into Kooga, another wetland and Rwizi River, the main source of water for thousands of people in Mbarara, Sheema and Isingiro districts.
15:42
15:42

Katakwi District Bans Charcoal Trade nema 2

Every day, more than 10 trucks loaded with more than 150 charcoal bags each leaves Katakwi district to various destinations. Most of these are destined for Soroti, Mbale, Jinja, Lira and Kampala districts. A bag of charcoal costs between 15,000 and 25,000 Shillings in Katakwi.
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.
10:47
10:47

Soroti Municipality Stuck With Compost Manure nema 1

Samuel Eyonu, the Western Division LC III Chairperson, faults the municipality for failing to sensitize residents about the manure, saying farmers are ignorant about it.
07:38
07:38

Absence of Lower Environment Committees Failing Conservation Efforts nema 5

Godfrey Mutemba, the NEMA coordinator for Southern region, most local councils are operating without lower environmental management committees hence giving a leeway to acts of environmental degradation.
11:38
11:38

NEMA Sued Over Chinese Stone Quarrying Company cehurd

The company is allegedly crashing stones and releasing emissions into the air, an activity that is putting the health of the Mukono residents in danger.
10:25
10:25

NEMA To Evict 500 Families from Mbale Wetlands

Joseph Opusi, the Mbale District Environment Officer says all the houses found within less than 100 meters from the wetland will be demolished and their owners evicted.
18:07
18:07

The UN clean development mechanism in dire need of rescue. solar panels 2 2

Prices of carbon have fallen to 0.30 cents of a dollar at the time when many more carbon projects were being certified in developing countries including Uganda.
16:15
16:15

Leaked Oil Contracts Show Government Negotiated Good Deals global witness

The Production Sharing Agreements that have been circulated by a London based NGO-Global Witness reveal that the government of Uganda did not negotiate bad deals like critics and Civil Society Organisations have been claiming.
11:11
11:11

NEMA Lax on Factories Flouting Environmetal Laws in Jinja jinja factories 2

The factories are accused of constructing permanent structures in wetlands and polluting the environment with industrial waste.
15:01
15:01

Water Ministry Blocks Construction in Okole Swamp nema 3 1

Kaweesi explains that the ministry has given Okwir 21 days to cease construction or explain why no action should be taken against him.
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