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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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NEMA, municipal authorities disagree on construction in wetlands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Municipal authorities in the Ankole region are on the spot for approving construction in protected areas. The municipalities in question include Ntungamo, Bushenyi, and Mbarara. The authorities have gone ahead to clear the construction of houses and establishment of other structures in wetlands despite …

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State house anti-corruption unit arrests Kakira town clerk

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Anti-Corruption unit has arrested the town clerk of Kakira town council, Davis Gulale for constructing an abattoir in a wetland. Gulale was arrested on Wednesday together with the council auditor, Peter Mulaavu and Fred Kisige, the engineer of Bugembe town council. It …

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EA oil pipeline impact assessment report finalized

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Environmental Social Impact Assessment (Esia) report for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), has been finalized and handed over to the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA). The move signals a major milestone in the impending approval of the project. The study conducted by …

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