CSOs Petition NCBA Bank Over Hoima Sugar Limited Abuses

CSOs Petition NCBA Bank Over Hoima Sugar Limited Abuses

August 11, 2023    By nape

By Allan Kalangi Two environmental and human rights organisations in Uganda have petitioned NCBA Bank to stop financing Hoima Sugar Limited which they claim carries out its activities in a manner that contravenes environmental laws and disregards the rights of the host communities. The two organisations, National Association of Professional... Read More

Court of Appeal starts hearing of the case against Hoima Sugar Limited

August 2, 2023    By nape

By Allan Kalangi The Court of Appeal in Kampala has started hearing of the case that National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) and Water and Environment Media Network (WEMNET) filed for cancellation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) certificate of approval issued... Read More

Hoima Sugar Limited Accused of polluting the environment

November 14, 2022    By nape

Communities neighbouring the plantation and factory of Hoima Sugar Limited have accused the company of polluting the environment especially their water sources. Click on the following link to access a full article of the communities’ grievances. 

5,000 Buvuma Residents Reject Oil Palm Compensation.

January 25, 2018    By nape

About 5,000 residents in the Island district of Buvuma have rejected a government proposal to compensate them for their land to pave way for oil palm growing, claiming their property was undervalued. This comes after government unveiled a programme for the relocation and resettlement of the affected people late last year.... Read More