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08:23
08:23

Museveni to Meet Lango Elders Over Operations of Fisheries Protection Unit Dokolo by- election 1 2

The President’s move comes after an outcry from leaders in the Lango region. In a statement read to the President on Tuesday at Atabu Primary School by the Dokolo South MP, Felix Okot Ogong,
09:21
09:21

Influx of Herdsmen in Teso Worries Leaders serere district 1 3

Reports in Ngora indicates that more than 2,000 cattle crossed to the district in the last two weeks while another group of herdsmen crossed to Serere district with more than 600 cattle.
17:47
17:47

Minister Adoa Decries Corruption on Lakes community barrazas 1 2

Adoa, who’s currently conducting community Barrazas across Serere district says that she has received several complaints of extortion attributed to the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) manning operations in the lakes.
13:17
13:17

Construction of Abola Dam in Serere Stalls Serere District 3 1

Moses Tibamwagaine, an Engineering Assistant working on the project through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) says that the completion of the project is dependent on the availability of funds from the ministry.
09:07
09:07

Leaders Want Fresh Investigation into Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Serere District 5 1

Bernard Odikor, the Kagwara Town Council LC3 Chairperson says that his community has not benefitted from the facility since it was constructed. He says that the facility is a ghost project, which he notes could have benefitted individuals.
10:14
10:14

Financial Institutions Equipped on Green Financing Bank of Uganda, BOU 1 3

Green finance is structured financial product created to ensure a better environmental outcome and a more resilient future. The product provides credit for agribusiness ventures, offers guarantee to the agribusiness loans and promotes Environmental, Social and good Governance (ESG) practices in the financial services sector.
10:18
10:18

160 Farmers to Benefit from Micro- Irrigation Program in Kapelebyong world bank funding 1

Martin Opolot, a resident of Acinga sub-county says that the initiative is good but the cost of co-funding might challenge interested farmers.
21:24
21:24

Balaalo Herdsmen Struggle to Beat Three Day Ultimatum to Leave Katakwi Katakwi district 2 3

The Balaalo with more than 2,000 heads of cattle were chased away by the residents of Ongongoja on Wednesday January 11, 2023 over struggle for pastures and water for the animals. The residents also accused the Balaalo of interfering with their economic and agricultural activities when they failed to manage animals.
18:54
18:54

Balaalo Herdsmen Stranded With Over 2,000 Cattle in Katakwi Katakwi district 2 3

The decision to chase the Balaalo herdsmen away stems from concerns in Ongongoja over the alleged interference with the economic and agricultural activities in the area. According to Joseph Ecuman, the District Councilor representing Ongongoja sub county, most of the people in the sub county have lost crops in the gardens to the Balaalo cattle which are not proper managed.
12:47
12:47

Museveni Wants Next Budget to Prioritize Irrigation Katakwi District 1

The President’s remarks were informed by Usuk County MP's revelation, John Bosco Okiror that farmers in Teso have lost trees and plants to drought. Museveni had indicated that the region was not growing enough trees to support Soroti Fruit Factory.
07:57
07:57

Kumi Stuck With Milk Cooler, Tractor for Tisai Sub County Kumi District 2 2

In 2019, the National Agriculture Advisory Services- NAADs through Operation Wealth Creation donated a tractor to farmers in Tisai sub-county but the district has since failed to deliver the tractor because there is no road.
07:48
07:48

Animal Quarantine Imposed in Bukedea Over Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Veterinary Services 1

Aloysius Bukenya, the acting Bukedea District Veterinary Officer, says that the sale and movement of livestock and livestock products from the affected sub-counties are banned with immediate effect.
17:48
17:48

1,000 Displaced By Floods in Bukedea District 2 3

The floods have also washed away 344 pit latrines and more than 12,000 gardens after River Atari burst its banks on Monday.
09:08
09:08

Soroti Fruit Factory Sets Three- Year Expansion Plan Soroti City 1 1

By the time of its establishment in 2019, statistics suggested that Teso sub-region had more than eight million fruit trees to support the production of juice. But when the factory started production, less than half of the farmers in Teso were able to supply fruits to the factory.
15:47
15:47

Bukedea Residents Block Construction of Irrigation Scheme over Delayed Compensation floods in bukedea 2 1

The irrigation project is expected to help in poverty alleviation through improving access to water for agricultural production, improving post-harvest handling, agro-processing and value addition, and market access among others.
11:36
11:36

Construction of Road Excites Residents of Tisai Island Kumi District 3 1

Ben Chilakol, the Tisai Island Sub County Chairperson, says that they don’t have social amenities such as schools, health facilities and clean water. Chilakol says that every time they ask for infrastructure, issues of access to the area come into play.
06:53
06:53

MAAIF Starts Desilting Dams in Serere Frank Tumwebaze 3 1

Stephen Ochola, the Serere District LC V Chairperson says that Abola dam, which has 37 acres of land was a major economic driver in the area before it was silted. Ochola notes that the district has other dams with similar capacities that have been affected by silting.
07:46
07:46

African Army Worms Ravage Gardens in Various Districts pests 5 3 Top story

Charles Kizito, a farmer at Kyampologoma village in Kamira town council, says that the African Armyworms destroyed his one acre of maize within a day causing him a financial loss of about Shillings 400,000.
17:05
17:05

Museveni Gifts Teso Widows with Tractor Soroti City 1 3

According to Beatrice Omese, the Chairperson of Teso Widows’ Development Association, who presented requests for the tractor, financial support to boost their savings and the nursing school under construction in Soroti.
11:50
11:50

Sweet Potato Caterpillars Ravage Gardens in Teso Teso sub region 1 1

The caterpillars were first sighted in Ngora district in a pest and disease surveillance report conducted by the Production and Marketing Department last month. In Ngora district, more than 90 acres have been affected by the caterpillar invasion in the villages of Agule, Kopege, Agu, Orit, Kopelu, Ngora, Kees and Angod among others.
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