Hoima: Environmental Activist received death threats from the Hoima Resident District Commissioner (RDC).

On August 15, Batwaimasa Janepher, an Environmental Human Rights Defender working with the Navigators of Development Organisation (NAVODA) in the Albertine region was directly attacked by the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Mr.Samuel Kisembo Araali.In one of the meeting held at the Hoima district headquarters, Mr.Samuel Kisembo stated that Janepher Batwaimasa […]

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The struggles to protect the Albertine region of Uganda amidst the growing Environmental threats and Ecological degradation resulting from extractives and Agri-business

The greatest threat Uganda should prepare to face today is not political, nor economic, but environmental. Uganda is going to face an unprecedented crisis of water resources that threatens to render vast swathes of the country near-uninhabitable within the coming decades. Groundwater reserves will have exhausted, rainfall will decline, and […]

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The court in Uganda has allowed the destruction of 22 square miles of part of Bugoma Central Forest Reserve in Hoima District to pave way for sugarcane growing.

The Bugoma Forest is a protected tropical forest that is situated southwest of Hoima and northeast of Kyenjojo towns, and east of Lake Albert, in the Hoima district of western Uganda. It was gazetted in the 1930s and came under the mandate of the National Forestry Authority in 2003. The […]

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Environmental Defender Amanzuru is receiving death threatening messages from Ugandan Ministry of Health Employee Kevin Kelike Aza

Adjumani: Environmental Human rights defender William Leslie Amanzuru is receiving death threatening messages from Kevin Kelike Aza , a midwife with Ugandan Ministry of Health in Gulu district. According to the twitter posting by Amanzuru its believed that the threats against him is getting to another sophisticated level that needs […]

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The 500 households evicted by Hoima Sugar Limited are helpless

About 500 households who were evicted by Hoima Sugar Limited in 2013 are still helpless and they have nowhere to go to. Hoima Sugar Limited evicted about 6000 indigenous communities of Bakiga ,Banyoro and some Alur communities from 1,300 acres in Kijayo, Buhaguzi county in Kikube district to pave way […]

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