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Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment

17 Nov 2019 · The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.

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Logging, Charcoal Burning Persist in Mabira Forest Despite Deployment 1 2

The forest sections of Nagojje in Mukono and Najjembe in Buikwe district are the most affected with a number of truck loads leaving the area each day. Residents around the forest say that often assorted timber is transported out of the forest on trucks without any check by the security officers.
14:37
14:37

Panic as Two Ugandan Nationals are Arrested in Rwanda 1 3

Gilbert Beingana, 24, and Amos Tibesiga, 50, both from Butanda Sub County, Kabale district were arrested by Rwanda security officials on November 11, 2019.
14:12
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Gov’t Urged to Set Up Specialized Police Unit on Accidents 4 2

The call was made this morning by the Uganda Professional Drivers Network and the World Health Organisation, during activities to mark the World Day of Remembrance of Road Traffic Victims, in Kampala. The day which recognizes the suffering of victims and the work of rescue services was marked under the theme “Life Is Not a Car Part.”
10:42
10:42

Pictorial: 12 Edition of EAC Command Post Exercise Ends in Jinja

During the event, State Minister for Veteran Affairs Lt Col Bright Rwamirama said that the joint activities conducted under the East African Community (EAC) Cooperation in Defence Affairs are enhancers of the integration of the Community. He noted that the EAC Partner States have similar security challenges that call for a joint approach to handle.
15:47
15:47

How Rape Suspect Ended Up In ADF Rebel Camp Kitgum District 4 1 Top story

Ocen says on a day he can’t recall, he and more than 25 other people lured for the job embarked on a journey from Kampala at 10am in a bus to Kasese Town and later crossed into DRC through Bwera Border post.
15:43
15:43

Unexploded Ordnances Cause Panic in Omoro,Amuru 4 1

Cyrus Okot, the LC 1 Chairperson of Abili East village in Labwoch parish reveals that the explosive and many more still undiscovered are remnants of the war fought in the area in 1986 by the LRA rebels and government forces.
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07:58

Mukono Taxi Park Land Sold to Private Developer shopping mall 2 1 Top story

Edward Kiwanuka, a member of the Taxi Park Management Committee, says they have no intention of stopping the municipality or land owner from selling the land but the proposed development must cater for a taxi park. He notes that Mukono shares the busiest highway in the country whose traffic jam will worsen if they are displaced from their current location.