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Bunyoro Kitara kingdom has opposed a government plan to establish a geothermal electricity project at Kibiro hot springs in the western district of Hoima. The hot springs, located 35-kilometres north of Hoima town in Kigorobya sub county, flow into Lake Albert. The water at the springs is always boiling at 100 degrees and is often […]
In the last three months, Cabinet has vacillated with statements over the possibility of permitting the development of hydropower dams on Uhuru and Murchison Falls (devil’s cauldron) along River Nile three times. That vacillation is causing anxiety and suspicion that perhaps the Government is acting under pressure from a dubious hand, up to no good, […]
Godfrey Kiwanda Ssuubi, the minister of state for Tourism has said they are ready for a fight to save Murchison Falls so that a dam is not built on it. Speaking at a corporate Stakeholders meeting organized by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in Kampala, Kiwanda urged tourism stakeholders to ‘put on their boots’ because […]
The World Bank’s independent watchdog released a report finding that the World Bank failed to deliver on commitments to address serious health and safety concerns facing 155,000 people that live and work on tea plantations it owns in India.