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16:09
16:09

We Didn't Sign MoU with Any Body to Cut Trees in Bugoma Forest-Bunyoro Bunyoro Kingdom 3

He asked the government to expedite the process of opening the boundaries of the forest reserve to allow justice to prevail so that National Forestry Authority-NFA, the kingdom as well the community near the forest reserve can know their boundaries.
18:14
18:14

Bunyoro Kingdom Demands Immediate Relocation of Flood Victims Floods 1 1

More than 2000 homes have been submerged by floods from the rising water levels of Lake Albert in the four districts over the last nine months. Records show that up t0 38,000 people were displaced affected in Buliisa district alone, especially in the areas of Wanseko, Katanga, Kawaibanda, Butiaba, Boma, Kigangaizi, Tugombili and Walukuba.
12:47
12:47

NFA Impounds Over 600 Pieces of Timber in Bugoma Forest 2 2

The over 600 pieces of timber are suspected to have been harvested in Nyairongo area in Kikuube district where the land boundaries between the National Forestry Authority, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and the community are in contest.
13:45
13:45

Bunyoro Kingdom Premier Under Pressure to Resign Over Bugoma Forest Giveaway Hoima Sugar Limited 4 2 Top story

The National Environment Management Authority -NEMA found 13 square miles, out of the 22 square miles, were unfit for sugar plantation; They were in a wetland and forest reserve, which should be conserved.
13:27
13:27

Plastic Waste Biggest Threat to Wetlands in Hoima Residents 4 1

The plastic garbage in the city is left uncollected and ends up in drainage channels and wetlands. In some places, the plastic waste is left to decompose on its own.
13:45
13:45

Kibiro Mud Explosion Leaves Residents in Fear Kibiro Hot springs 2 4

The government has been conducting geothermal surveys Which Involved drilling eight temperature gradient holes to exploit geothermal energy at the famous Kibiro hot-springs. However, one of the holes that were being drilled by M/s Royal Techno Industries Limited, exploded on March 29, letting out a waxy mixture containing natural gas, clay, water, drilling mud and limited traces of oil which smelled like gasoline.
12:16
12:16

Bunyoro Kingdom Opposes Planned Geothermal Project at Kibiro Springs geothermal energy 1 1 Top story

The water at the springs is always boiling at 100 degrees and is often used by locals to boil eggs and food like potatoes, cassava and green bananas. It has also been found to contain varying amounts of minerals and chemicals with medicinal value, among them, Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, Lithium Sulphate, calcium sulphate, calcium phosphate, and magnesium chloride.
15:13
15:13

Hailstorm Devastates Hoima Villages crops 1 3

The rains also swept away Nyakasandara Bridge that connects Bincon and Katugo to Hanga Market paralyzing transport in the area. This has forced several residents to stay home since the only bridge that connects to the nearby Kitemba Primary school was washed away.
15:59
15:59

Residents Demand Relocation of Hoima Garbage Recycling Plant 3 1

The facility has been non-operational for the past five years. It does not have electricity supply and no running water.
18:52
18:52

Hoima Municipal Garbage Recycling Plant Lying Idle Municipal Council 2 4

The plant that was envisaged to turn garbage into manure was funded by World Bank through the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA. Apart from aiding effective garbage management, the project was also supposed to support agriculture by providing compost manure, to be used by farmers.
19:06
19:06

Hoima Municipal Council Fails to Evict Wetland Encroachers municipality 4

Godfrey Azoora, a councillor representing Bujura ward in Bujumbura division faults the Hoima Municipal Environment Officer Ronald Kyamanywa for not doing enough to evict the encroachers.
15:30
15:30

Ten Held for Encroaching on Wambabya Central Forest Reserve district 1

John Bosco Muruli, the Supervisor Wambabya Central Forest Reserve, says the suspects were found carrying out illegal activities including bush clearing, charcoal burning, lumbering and cultivation among others.
23:35
23:35

Ebola: Sebagoro Refugee Reception Centre for Disinfection drc rebels 1

The officer-in-charge of the centre, Ahab Tumushabe, from Action Africa Help AAH says the disinfection exercise is in response to an outbreak of Ebola, a deadly hemorrhagic fever, in western DRC.
08:27
08:27

Ituri Conflict: Resilient Congolese Refugees Working Hard To Survive dr congo 1

Dozens of Congolese refugees who have fled to Uganda but have opted not to go to the official refugee settlement in Kyangwali are pulling all stops to eke out a living.
07:02
07:02

NFA Officials In Trouble Over Illegal Timber Logging 1

Michael Tusiime, the NFA Managing Director asked the duo to vacate office in a June 19th 2017 letter to pave way for investigations into their alleged misconduct. The duo is accused of abetting illegal logging through connivance with timber dealers from Mukono district.
13:45
13:45

NFA Under Fire Over Illegal Logging In Bugoma Forest 5 1

Stuart Maniraguha, the Budongo Range Manager, said the issue of illegal lumbering involves both residents and community members. He explains that CFM group leaders often over step their mandate by taking unlawful decisions.
14:53
14:53

NFA Orders Encroachers Out Of Kasongoire Forest Reserve 2

Alex Mwesigwa, the Kyabigambire Sub-County LC III chairperson, says NFA has already evicted some cultivators before they could harvest their crops.
13:41
13:41

NFA to Auction Timber from Bugoma Forest Reserve 2 1

Francis Madrama, a sector manager in the reserve says that NFA has secured a court order allowing the government agency to auction the timber which has since remained under police custody.
15:11
15:11

NFA Partners With Community To Save Mpanga Forest Reserve 1 3

The National Forestry Authority NFA has signed a collaborative management agreement with the Mpanga Community Conservation and Development Association to jointly conserve and protect Mpanga forest reserve in Hoima district.
13:07
13:07

Hoima Municipality Stuck With Solid Waste 2 1

Solid waste management continues to be a serious problem in Hoima Municipality due to the break-down of the vehicles used to collect it from dumping sites to the decomposing site.
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