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12:21
12:21

Vendors Protest Illegal Allocation of Space in Kitooro Market 4 5

In June 920 vendors were allocated space in the market, but more than 40 vendors who were in the old Kitooro market and those formerly at Lubigi market in Lugongo-Nakiwogo village say they have not been allocated space in the new market.
11:05
11:05

Soldiers Evict 200 from Maruzi Ranch 1 3 Top story

Bosco Waca, whose house was set ablaze claims that he lost Shillings 3 million and other valuables in the burnt house. “It upsets when you see your house set ablaze early in the morning when people are still sleeping. I have lost my money and where do they want me to go with all these siblings?” he asked.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
06:43
06:43

Anaplasmosis Disease Killing Cattle in Bududa MAIF 2

. Paul Mumwata, a livestock farmer, says that he lost his two animals on Saturday to the disease. He says that the animals presented with difficulties in breathing and by the time he called a vet, it was too late to save them.
16:50
16:50

Move from Tobacco to Banana Production Excites Terego Farmers 4 2

Farmers and locals in Terego have been stuck to growing tobacco as their main source of income, an activity that has had far-reaching implications on the environment due to excessive use of fertilizers. But area leaders have commenced a transition from traditional tobacco-growing to high yielding and drought resistant banana production as both food and cash crops.
21:27
21:27

Residents Vandalize Ngetta ZARDI Irrigation Scheme 3

Dr Laban Frank Turyagenda, the Director of Research at the institute says that the chain link surrounding the fish pond was also destroyed by unknown people.
11:52
11:52

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

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.
10:17
10:17

Gulu Archdiocese Starts Producing Green Fuel 5 1

Pravin Kekhal, the Executive Director Burkona Factory explained to URN that they were driven by the increasing demands for firewood and charcoal for home use and commercial purposes which has led to the massive destruction of trees and forest cover in the country.
15:07
15:07

Nabilatuk District Leaders Lash at Contractor for Delaying NUSAF 3 Projects 1 3

Agro Max, an agribusiness service provider that supplies innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions to small- and large-scale farmers across Uganda was paid 1.1 Billion Shillings last November to implement 49 projects.
13:08
13:08

Rukiga, Ntungamo Leaders Resolve to Auction Impounded Cattle 2 2

The decision of the leaders follows several cases and concerns among leaders about many cattle traders from Ngoma sub-county in Ntungamo district and Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district who illegally cross to Rwanda, buy cattle and smuggle them to Uganda.
12:43
12:43

MAAIF Lifts Livestock Quarantine in Nakaseke After Two Years 1

Doctor Anna Rose Ademun the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has written to Nakaseke Chief Administrative Officer and other district leaders informing them that the quarantine has been lifted.
11:18
11:18

Strange Disease Destroys Cassava Gardens in Kumi cassava diseases 3 3

The disease affects the plant as it matures causing the tubers to rot in the garden. When uprooted, the tubers taste bitter with a foul smell.
18:26
18:26

MAAIF Dispatches 500,000 FMD Vaccine Doses 2 1

The Minister of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze says that the doses were procured from the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute.
13:41
13:41

Farmers Petition Gulu RCC Over Money Swindled Under Agriculture Cluster Dev’t Project Gulu District 1 1

Geoffrey Komakech, a farmer in Gulu City told URN in an interview that they petitioned the RCC after all their efforts to recover their money from Gulu District Agriculture Department failed to yield results. He says that they also handed a copy of their petition to the Gulu District Chief Administrative Officer for intervention as well.
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.
09:35
09:35

Court Blocks Late IGP Oryema’s Descendants from Accessing 6 Disputed Sq Miles Nwoya District 2 1

Accoding to Matenga, the interim order of injunction issued restrains the respondents and their agents, relatives, workmen or any other person deriving any interests from them from further trespassing, evicting, intimidating, fencing, demarcating boundary, arresting, renting out, selling, erecting houses or temporary structures, cultivating, alienating and/or in any other way dealing with the suit land measuring approximately 3,700 acres (nearly 6 square miles).
18:04
18:04

MPs Demand Status on Distribution of Hand Hoes Agriculture 1 5

President Yoweri Museveni in his 2016 campaign manifesto pledged to avail hoes to every household in the country in order to support agriculture production. Museveni also noted that each household especially the vulnerable persons should be provided with two hand hoes.
17:14
17:14

FMD: Kazo Leaders, Farmers Want Government To Ease Livestock Quarantine 5 1

Ruth Kashaka, the Kazo District Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the FMD Task force, says that they have drafted more measures that farmers will have to follow and if adhered too it will lead to the easing of the quarantine regulations.
09:34
09:34

Gulu University Secures UGX 1.1Bn Grants For Fruits, Waste Research 2 1

The fruit and sewage projects worth Shillings 196 million and Shillings 946million respectively are being funded by the government through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Programme under the National Research and Innovation Programme (NRIP) for a three year period effective the financial year 2021/2022.
11:46
11:46

Buvuma Fishermen Plead for Marine Security to Fight Piracy 1 2

Moses Mafuta, a boat owner and fisherman at Bugaya reported to Buvuma district police a case of losing three boat engines worth 9million Shillings each last Saturday to pirates carrying guns who surrounded his team on the water, ordered the fishermen to untie the engines and carry them to one of their boats.
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