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NEMA destroys acres of crops in Kyenjojo to save R. Muzizi

Kyenjojo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Environment Management Authority – NEMA officials spent the better part of Wednesday cutting down crops in Nyansimbi swamp in Butiiti town council in Kyenjojo district in an effort to save River Muzizi.  In 2018, NEMA moved to restore R. Muzizi which snakes through Kagadi, …

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NEMA conducts reassessment of Namiiro swamp boundaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Environment Management Authority- NEMA has conducted a re-assessment exercise on the boundaries of Namiiro swamp in Kiwafu village, Entebbe Municipality.  Namiiro wetland, located along the shores of Lake Victoria, covers 1,000 hectares stretching from Kiwafu, Kiwafu West and Lugogo-Nakiwogo villages in Entebbe Municipality …

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Court halts eviction of more than 300 Makindye residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Land Division has extended its order restraining National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA from evicting 304 people from Kansanga Kiwafu B and Heritage zones in Makindye division, Kampala. Justice Yasin Nyanzi extended the order this morning pending the hearing of an application by …

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Police arrests musician Buchaman for disrupting NEMA meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested local musician, Mark Bugembe also known as Buchaman for allegedly disrupting a meeting organized by National Environment Management Authority –NEMA. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson said Buchaman was arrested by Katwe police after he mobilized youth to disrupt a NEMA …

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Encroachers refuse to vacate Namiiro wetland

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of residents has vowed not to vacate Namiiro wetland along the shores of Lake Victoria in Entebbe Municipality. The wetland covers 1,000 hectares stretching from Kiwafu, Kiwafu West and Lugogo-Nakiwogo villages in Entebbe Municipality Division B.   In April President Museveni ordered individuals who have …

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