Bunyoro Premier rallies Banyoro against GMOs

The Omuhikirwa (Prime Minister) of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, Norman Lukumu has said the Kingdom is opposed to the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs to its subjects. Mr. Lukumu made the remarks at on Wednesday at Community Green Radio Offices in Hoima. The Premier had made a courtesy call to the radio to thank the staff for their contribution during the just concluded Empango anniversary.

Wild animals invade homes in Bunyoro due to deforestation

By Precious Naturinda

For many people adjacent to forest reserves and game reserves in Bunyoro Region, high rate of deforestation is giving rise to human wild life conflict with many problem incidents reported. The incidents involve destruction of crops, killing of livestock and sometimes human injury and death.

The district chairperson for Natural Resources Committee, Mugyenyi Mulindambula, argues that due to deforestation, the habitat of these animals such as chimpanzees and others has been destroyed leading them to resort to conflicting with human. He says if it continues the animals are likely to face extinction.