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ACCU asks IGG to intervene in scramble for Bugoma Central forest reserve

ACCU asks IGG to intervene in scramble for Bugoma Central forest reserve

The Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda wants the office of the Inspector General of Government to intervene and carry investigations into the scramble for Bugoma Central forest reserve in Bunyoro Kingdom in Hoima District. This follows contradicting statements between the Kingdom f Bunyoro and the National forestry authority both claiming ownership of Muhangaizima Blocks compartments 7, 8, […]

Stop evicting forest encroachers until after 2016 elections – Kibaale District deputy RDC

Stop evicting forest encroachers until after 2016 elections – Kibaale District deputy RDC

Kibaale District deputy RDC Emmy Ngabirano wants National Forestry Authority (NFA) to stop all its activities of evicting people out of the forest in which they encroached illegally until the 2016 elections are done. According to Ngabirano, evicting people from the forest even if they settled there illegally might cause unnecessary unrest, and disgust to the seating government. This comes […]

Government urged to mark forest reserve boundaries in Kibaale

Government urged to mark forest reserve boundaries in Kibaale

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) sector manager for Kagadi, Charles Arian has called upon Gov’t to provide funds for boundary marking of the forest reserves in Kagadi Kagadi poseses 6 of the central forest reserves in Kibaale district and the said forest reserves are being depleted by locals who are cutting down the trees for […]

Judge, MP named in NFA fraudulent US $1.9 Million deal

Former NFA lawyer Molly Karuhanga has named three senior personalities in the controversial award US$1.9m to a local company Beachside Development Ltd. Appearing before the public accounts committee (Pac) chaired by Maxwell Akora (Maruzi), Karuhanga who even shed tears before the committee as she tried to defend herself on the controversial payment named west budama […]

Minister Miaria Mutagamba frustrated by corruption of National Forestry Authority

Water and environment minister Maria Mutagamba says she is frustrated by the people she appoints to head the National Forestry Authority but end up involved in corruption scandals. Mutagamba says many of the officials she has appointed to the National Forestry Authority Board goes through scrutiny by state security agencies but turn out to be […]

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