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16:46
16:46

Kiruhura Dairy Farmers Petition Agriculture Minister Over Milk Prices 1

Chairperson Emmanuel Kishe, says that the reduction of milk prices from 1600 to 800 shillings in 7 days has left them worried amidst of skyrocketing prices of all other basic needs.
09:26
09:26

Five Cooperatives Get UGX 2.5Bn Dairy Processing Equipment 1 5

Khadija Nakakande, the NAADS Communications Manager, says that since 2014 there have been major improvements in the dairy sector, which has increased milk production from 2.5billion liters to 2.9 billion liters annually. She, however, says that this has come with the lack of market-leading to price fluctuations in the market.
12:55
12:55

Kiruhura Farmers Want Dams Desilted 4 2

Over the years, silt has collected in the dams reducing their capacity to hold water.
14:49
14:49

Kiruhura Farmers Task Government on Animal Laboratory 1 5

Enock Beronda, a farmer says that given the few extension workers in the district, getting someone to diagnose animal diseases is very expensive. He explains that farmers spend a lot of money collecting samples from sick animals for testing.
12:15
12:15

Army Worm Outbreak Worries Farmers in Kiruhura District 5 1

The migratory pests have spread to the areas of Kikatsi, Rweshande, Kayanja and Kanoni, where they have already destroyed several acres of pastures, maize gardens and banana plantations.
10:58
10:58

Boda Boda Rider Shot Dead During Attempted Mob Attack on Police Post in Kiruhura

The Police officer identified as SPC Emmanuel Tumwine who reportedly shot the Boda Boda rider is currently held at Kiruhura Central Police Station.
10:23
10:23

SFC Soldier Commits Suicide After Shooting Lover Dead

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says that Nuwamanya shot Kamarembo thrice in the chest at a local pub in Rugaga trading centre killing her instantly before turning the gun on himself.
10:58
10:58

Kiruhura Farmers Blame Tick Resistance on Local Vets 1 5

Kiruhura district is among the districts in the cattle corridor of Ankole that is infested with resistant ticks that have claimed many cattle and made others blind because farmers have used fake drugs to fight ticks.
17:46
17:46

Government to Consider Acaricide Zoning as Solution to Tick Resistance 5 1

For a decade now ticks have caused losses to farmers who also have accused the National Drug Authority of failure to provide a solution for their animals that have continued to die because of tick resistance against alleged fake acaricides.
12:45
12:45

Commissioning of UGX 17.5 BN Modern Abattoir Excites Kiruhura Cattle Farmers 2 5

Sino Modern Agriculture Development Group limited undertook the construction of Zhong Wu Beef abattoir at Nshara Industrial Park in Nyakasharara Sub County in Nyabushozi County.
07:59
07:59

Kiruhura District Authorities Worried Of New FMD Wave 1 2

In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries lifted the six-month quarantine imposed on the district to contain the spread of FMD. The quarantine saw a ban on the sale of cattle and their products.
05:34
05:34

Court Dismisses Petition Against Kashongi County MP Tayebwa 1 2

Justice Kawumi noted that if the failure to acquire ten names and signatures of persons supporting a candidate’s nomination would not affect the nomination, the legislature should have stated so in the parliamentary elections Act.
15:10
15:10

Farmers in Kiruhura Want Goats, Sheep Vaccinated Aganist FMD 3

Dr Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary officer says the ongoing vaccination is targeting only cattle.
11:52
11:52

Kazo, Kiruhura Leaders Decry Lack of Manpower to Enforce FMD Quarantine 1 4

Dan Mukago, the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura district says that their request to the police leadership to avail the district with police personnel attached to the Agricultural Police Unit has fallen on deaf ears.
10:51
10:51

Lack of Livestock Holding Grounds Escalating FMD Infection in Kiruhura, Kazo 2

Dr. Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary Officer, says that the holding ground they are using is small and lacks a fence thereby exposing other animals to infection. She explains that before presenting the impounded animals to court, they need to hold them in one place as they process the files.
08:41
08:41

Water Dams Dry up in Kazo, Kiruhura Districts 6 1

Steven Bugiri Kashaka, a farmer in Kanyaryeru Sub County says that almost all the dams that have been constructed in the area have dried up due to the heavy drought. According to him, communal dams dried up first after being overwhelmed by the animals because farmers could not afford the cost of excavators and bulldozer machines to dig their own dams.
16:47
16:47

Kiruhura District Sets New Guidelines to Curb Spread of Foot and Mouth 6 1

Dan Mukago the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura says that if the farmers and traders adhere to the guidelines, the ban will be lifted.
11:44
11:44

Illegal Cattle Trade Hindering FMD Fight in Kiruhura District 4

According to the authorities, the cattle trade is done through porous routes that have been created in different parts of the district and the movement of cattle at night. These routes are used by the cattle traders to exit the district at night.
12:39
12:39

Rift Valley Fever Hits Kiruhura District 3

Although it primarily affects animals, the virus can be transmitted to humans through the handling of animal tissue during slaughtering or butchering, animal births, conducting veterinary procedures, or the disposal of carcasses. Human infections have also resulted from the bites of infected mosquitoes.
13:33
13:33

Kiruhura District Raises only 32% of Budgeted Revenue, Faces Uncertain Future 1 3

Kiruhura district raises 65% of its revenue equivalent to 1.5 billion as per planfrom cattle markets, with other sources like dairy markets, axi park, Matooke markets among others bringing in the remainng 35%.
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