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Over 1,000 traders desert Busia charcoal market

Busia, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Over 1,000 traders have deserted the newly gazetted charcoal market in Sofia village, Eastern division of Busia Municipality. On August 16, 2020, Busia district authorities allocated 2.9-acres of land that was hosting Sofia Market to the Ministry of Health for the expansion of the Port …

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Napak residents accuse district officials of promoting charcoal trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Iriiri sub county in Napak district have accused district officials of promoting charcoal trade in Karamoja. Simon Longoli, one of the concerned environmentalist and a resident of Auriki Akinei village in Iriiri sub-county in Napak district says that the campaign to protect the …

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Kitgum district passes bill regulating charcoal production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district council has passed the charcoal control and management ordinance aimed at regulating the production, transportation and marketing of charcoal. The bill was passed on Friday in honour of the former Kitgum district vice chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara who died in September. Odongkara was …

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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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