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Katonga, Rwizi burst their banks

Social discipline to stop practices that endanger the environment should replace era of inaction about climate change COMMENT | WALTER AKENA | When humans decide to wage war against nature, as we have always done by building on wetlands, cutting down trees, sand mining, and farming in marshlands, the outcome is …

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NEMA: Expect more floods in Katonga, Lwera

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Yahaya Barirega Akankwasah, the Executive Director of the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), has warned residents in the Katonga catchment area to brace for more floods even when the current rains have subsided. According to Dr. Akankwasah, preliminary inspections show an anticipated increase in the …

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Katonga bridge repairs to take three weeks

LOP urges UNRA to install emergency bridge on Katonga River Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) expects to compelete emergency repairs on the River Katonga Bridge along the Kampala-Masaka highway in three weeks. “We estimate that it will take approximately three weeks to carry …

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Kampala-Masaka road cut off by River Katonga

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Drivers are seeking alternative routes through the villages today when floods cut off Kampala-Masaka highway in central Uganda after River Katonga burst its banks. There were increasing fears that the floods will also affect key bridges at Lwera on the same road. …

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THIS WEEK: Besigye pins refugee crisis on Museveni

THIS WEEK: Besigye pins refugee crisis on Museveni Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has blamed the current refugee situation on President Museveni arguing that his military adventures in the Great Lakes region are a source of instability. While addressing journalists at his office on Katonga road, the former FDC presidential candidate …

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