Evicted Miners Threaten to Return

[Monitor] Mubende -Thousands of artisanal miners, who were recently evicted from gold mining sites in Kitumbi and Bukuya sub-counties of Mubende District, have vowed to forcefully return if government does not get them alternative site within 10 days.

[Monitor] Mubende -Thousands of artisanal miners, who were recently evicted from gold mining sites in Kitumbi and Bukuya sub-counties of Mubende District, have vowed to forcefully return if government does not get them alternative site within 10 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gen Otema’s Farm Manager Arrested With 150kgs of Ivory

[Monitor] Police with help of the Natural Resources Conservation Network have arrested a veterinary officer in possession of 150 kgs of ivory worth Shs60 million in the black market.

[Monitor] Police with help of the Natural Resources Conservation Network have arrested a veterinary officer in possession of 150 kgs of ivory worth Shs60 million in the black market.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Harsher Laws Sought to Contain Rising GBV

[Daily News] THE government has promised to continue creating a safe environment by enacting laws and introducing directives focused on reducing gender based violence against women and children.

[Daily News] THE government has promised to continue creating a safe environment by enacting laws and introducing directives focused on reducing gender based violence against women and children.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Hope for Mbale-Tirinyi Road Construction

[Monitor] Mbale -Six months after the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) terminated a contract with Dott Services Ltd to construct the Mbale-Tirinyi Nakalama road, plans to rehabilitate it have since stalled.

[Monitor] Mbale -Six months after the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) terminated a contract with Dott Services Ltd to construct the Mbale-Tirinyi Nakalama road, plans to rehabilitate it have since stalled.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda