Saturday , April 4 2020
Home / Tag Archives: Water

Tag Archives: Water

NEMA: Lake Victoria is a naturally self cleansing system

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has said they are working with Kenya and Tanzanian authorities on how to sustainably manage Lake Victoria, that the media has in the past week described as endangered. Uganda’s Daily Monitor and  Kenya’s Daily Nation featured a story …

Read More »

Hoima cattle farmers relocate animals to Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle farmers in Hoima district have started moving their animals to Luweero and Nakasongola districts in search of pasture and water because of the dry spell, which has taken a huge toll on their area. The most affected are cattle farmers from Buseruka, Kigorobya, Bombo …

Read More »

Donors prop up Uganda water sector by SH130 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the next financial year where most agencies and ministries will see their budgets cut, the Water and Environment sector is set to move against the tide and see its budget allocations upped by at least Sh130 billion. This is because of the fact …

Read More »

Trump says talks on controversial Nile dam ‘went well’

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had hosted successful talks in the White House with representatives of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on a controversial dam being built on the Nile. Trump was mediating in a dispute over Ethiopia’s construction of the huge …

Read More »

MPs push for National community works bill to promote hygiene

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Forum on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene is pushing for the enactment of a National Community Works Bill that envisages promoting public hygiene and sanitation. Ngora Woman MP Jacqueline Amongin, the Forum Chairperson said that they are fast-tracking the tabling of the Bill also …

Read More »