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Uganda Red Cross solarised water treatment unit to aid emergency situations

Kasese, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Red Cross Society is implementing a disaster preparedness program aimed at strengthening capacities of District Disaster Management Committees, District Task Forces and their local structures to establish well-functioning multi-hazard preparedness and response systems to disasters. In a statement dated March 23, it said the …

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Solar powered street lights installed in Kapchorwa municipality

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Solar-powered street lights have been installed in Kapchorwa municipality. Two hundred lights were installed by China Construction Company Limited. The installation is part of the project for the construction of the Bukwo-Suam road. Each solar street light pole has a lightning arrester, an inbuilt solar …

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Airtel, ATC Uganda unveil solar powered tower

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Telecom firm, Airtel Uganda in partnership with ATC has unveiled a solar powered tower in Iganga District to championing environmental protection. Airtel Uganda MD Manoj Murali said Airtel Uganda has committed to eliminate hazardous waste from its operations to reduce non-hazardous waste and minimize water …

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Adopt cheaper, clean energy sources: MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has questioned government’s continued investment in thermal energy as opposed to other cheaper and clean sources of energy. During the Tuesday, 09 August 2022 plenary sitting, Members of Parliament urged government to adopt sustainable renewable sources of energy which are environmentally friendly, efficient and less …

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