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Government criticised for neglecting environment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda marked the launch to the Environment week with attacks on the government for spending more resources on less important priorities at the expense of more important areas like the environment which has seen continuous and rising rates of degradation. The theme of the week’s …

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MPs push for free water, electricity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament want government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. The legislators argue that the lockdown which came into force in March has left Ugandans incapacitated economically and …

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NWSC guarantees water production despite COVID-19 challenges

DR. Silver Mugisha is the Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). He spoke to The Independent about strategies NWSC is using to continue serving Ugandans despite the economic challenges created by the raging COVID-19 pandemic. QUESTION: How is NWSC coping with COVID-19 pandemic? ANSWER: It is a tough time that requires innovation and …

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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 …

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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 …

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