Environment Natural Politics

RDC Issues Ultimatum to Rwampara Wetland Encroachers

By Jonan Beinomugisha Mbarara The Rwampara Acting Resident District Commissioner Emmy Kateera Turyabagyenyi has given a one-month ultimatum to wetland encroachers to vacate or else they face forceful evictions. Kateera who was yesterday on monitoring of the ongoing food relief distribution to locals who were affected by hailstorm, said climatic changes have been brought by […]

Environment National Natural

Encroachment and Illegal Construction spark protest in Mbarara

A section of residents of Kiyanja cell in Kamukuzi division  Mbarara municipality have protested the continued encroachment on the water channel and a swamp which pours its waters in Lakeview dam. According to the locals, some people have started planting Eucalyptus trees and construction, which locals say will attract flooding in the area and destruction of their […]

Environment National Natural

Is Nature annoyed!

Kasese residents and others from different districts in western Uganda including Isingiro,Rwampara,Ntungamo,Kabale,Rukiga,Bundibugyo are crying out for help after heavy rains that caused floods and mudslides in recent days. In Kasese,River Nyamwamba burst its banks on Wednesday night causing floods and mudslides in Kilembe hospital and town. In Kisoro,More than 25 houses and several acres of […]

Education Environment Politics

Ndorwa East Legislator Appeals for Assistance as Heavy Rains Ravage the Area

By Anthony Kushaba Ndorwa county East legislator Wilfred Niwagaba has appealed for assistance from the ministry of disaster preparedness following heavy rains that hit the area. In a letter written to Minister for disaster preparedness and refugees dated 5th May and received by the ministry today, the legislator calls on the ministry to move in […]

Education Environment

Property Worth Millions Lost as Heavy Rains Hit Ntungamo

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Heavy rains have today washed away bridges, homes and roads and destroyed crop gardens different areas of Ntungamo district leaving hundreds counting loses. The rains hit hard the  sub counties  of Kayonza,Nyabushenyi and Rubaare as well as Ntungamo municipality.  In  Nyabushenyi  Sub County, crop gardens were washed away and houses submerged […]

East Africa Environment Health National Natural

Hunger Victims to donate food to the needy

Residents and authorities in Bukanga county Isingiro district western Uganda have agreed to collect matooke and donate it to the needy in Mbarara municipality during this coronavirus pandemic situation as Mbarara and other areas did when Bukanga was hit by hunger in 2016/17. Aaron Turahi, the mayor Endinzi town council has revealed that as leaders […]

East Africa Environment National

The disappearing Emblem.

The State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi has blamed the decline of grey crowned crane in the country to wetland encroachment, poaching them for traditional use and smuggling them to the neighboring countries of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Minster Kiwanda was speaking yesterday Monday March 2,2020 as the Guest of Honor during the […]