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Dysfunctional boreholes leave Ugandans thirsty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Water and Environment is warning that efforts to ensure that the country has functional boreholes have been derailed by politicians. While groundwater from boreholes is described as a hidden treasure that enriches our lives, their functionality in the case of Uganda remains …

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Shortage of funds hampers River Nile investment projects

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Lack of funds in the country and at the transboundary level is hampering attempts to limit fights over River Nile water through development projects. The concern is one of the highlights as countries in the Nile Basin celebrated the annual Nile day held on February …

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Gov’t fails to hit access to water target

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has failed to attain the access to clean water target in rural areas as planned in the Water and Environment development sector plan 2015/2016 to 2019/2020.   Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment says the plan targeted 79% clean …

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