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Kitgum district leaders table bill to regulate charcoal production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district council sectoral committee on production has drafted an ordinance to regulate the production, transportation and marketing of charcoal. The draft is in line with the resolution of the Joint Acholi Sub-Region Leader’s Forum-JASLF, which drafted the Acholi Sustainable Charcoal Production and Marketing Bill …

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NFA impounds 450 bags of charcoal in Amuru

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Forestry Authority (NFA) has impounded 450 bags of charcoal from illegal dealers in Amuru district. 150 bags were impounded from Ober Parish in Amuru sub county along the Apaa-Pabbo road while being transported to Kampala aboard a vehicle registration number UAL 590N. The …

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Eight environmental police officers arrested for escorting illegal charcoal

Amuru, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Environmental police are on the spot after 8 of their officers were arrested for escorting trucks transporting illegal charcoal from Amuru district en-route to Kampala. The officers were arrested at Olwal trading centre, Lamogi sub-county Amuru district escorting three trucks registration numbers UBD 366G, UAZ …

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Adjumani leaders auction 500 bags of confiscated charcoal

Adjumani, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Adjumani district local government on Friday auctioned over 500 bags of charcoal confiscated from illegal charcoal dealers. Each bag of charcoal was sold at 15,000 shillings. Francis Ojja, the Adjumani District Forest Officer said illegal charcoal burning is on the rise in the sub-counties …

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Amuru RDC dragged to court over impounded charcoal

Amuru, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  A Kampala based businesswoman, Sumbuwa Shamim Lala, has dragged Amuru Resident District Commissioner– RDC and Amuru District Local Government to Court for impounding his charcoal. Through Alaka & Company Advocates, Sumbuwa is demanding a compensation of 38,270,000 million Shillings in special damages suffered after the …

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Nwoya district auctions 300 bags of impounded charcoal

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 300 bags of impounded charcoal have been auctioned in Nwoya district. The auctioned charcoal was impounded from various places within the district about two weeks ago.  Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and …

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NFA fails to auction impounded charcoal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Forestry Authority-NFA has failed to auction hundreds of impounded charcoal bags in Gulu district. The 200 bags of charcoal were impounded from Pabbo town council in Amuru district on Thursday this week. They were being ferried on a Fuso lorry truck registration number …

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