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15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
11:09
11:09

500 Tons of Plastic Waste Recovered in Masaka 3 2

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the founder of Masaka recycling initiative says the total tonnage of plastic waste materials has been accumulated in the last four years they have been operating in the greater Masaka districts.
18:56
18:56

Minister Nabakooba Intervenes in Bukakata Land Dispute 1 2

The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, Musajja, Muddu, Komoni, Biriinzi, Lutukuma, and Kigo.
07:33
07:33

Unresolved Bukakata Land Dispute Delays Masaka Oil Palm Project 3 1 Top story

At least 100 households use the land for settlement and grazing. The land is a subject of contention between over 200 residents and Nakigga Ranching Farm Cooperative, which comprises 37 subscribers.
16:42
16:42

Masaka Vendors Protest Delays to Complete UGX 18B Market Masaka City Council 1

Frank Tumwebaze, the Chairperson on Masaka Market Vendors Cooperative says that the failure by the contractors to complete and hand over the market has frustrated vendors, who are tired of operating in open space.
18:51
18:51

Masaka Commercial Officer on Spot for Revoking License of Milk Traders 1

But Fred Kuhubwa, Cooperative Society Chairperson has petitioned the Masaka City Town Clerk demanding for an inquiry into Mugerwa’s actions, which he argues are out of malice and dishonesty.
10:35
10:35

Masaka Milk Dealers Bicker Over Resale Prices low milk prices 1 1 Top story

Moses Muliisa, the general secretary of the association has petitioned the city council authorities demanding that they take interest and set a standard price for milk resale for purposes of protecting the traders from highly exploitative distributors, whom they also accuse of compromising the quality of milk on the market.
10:40
10:40

Government Gives Masaka Market Contactor Two More Months To Complete Market Masaka City Council 3

During her visit to the market in Friday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu asked the contractors to use the extra two more months to complete the market so that the vendors can use it.
15:20
15:20

Contractor Accused of Delaying Masaka Market 1 1

According to the contract duration, the market was meant to be handed over for utilization by venders in November 2019, but the construction works have dragged on without completion even after the four extensions so far granted to the contractor.
11:01
11:01

Gov't Issues Guidelines for Poor Post-Harvest Handling of Food Crops 4 1

Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, says that whoever dries any crop on bare ground will be arrested. He says that the Police, Parish and Sub County Chiefs have been told to be on the lookout.
13:32
13:32

Climate Change Threatening Commercial Bee Keeping prolonged drought 2

Doctor Lawrence Mayega, the Masaka District Production Officers says in addition to the obvious challenges of general crop failure and low farm production, they have also learnt of serious threats the abrupt changes in season patterns are posing to bee-keeping in the area.
14:08
14:08

Three Dead, Four Injured in Masaka-Mbarara Road Accident 1

The driver of the Fuso truck identified as Aggrey Muzaya, the turn boy and a woman suspected to be the owner of cargo died on the spot. The injured people include the driver of the trailer identified Amis Baheza and his turnboy Salim Tenywa and two women-only identified as Monica and Tunamuhikire.
06:39
06:39

VP Ssekandi Summoned Over Ex-Asian Property COSASE

The summoned property owners are those controlling properties said to be among those left behind by Asians who were expelled from Uganda by former president Idi Amin in 1972.
11:04
11:04

Kyanamukaka Sub-County Stakes 49 Acres To Host Masaka District Headquarters Masaka City Council 3

The leaders of the two sub-counties have already passed council resolutions supporting the relocation of Masaka district headquarters to Kyanamukaka sub-county headquarters.
14:10
14:10

Masaka Market Contractor Given 45 Days to Complete Project Masaka City Council 3

This is the third time the contractor is seeking an extension after failing to complete the construction works during the second extension which ended on 30th July.
14:30
14:30

Woman Pitches Camp at Masaka State Lodge to Protest Eviction 2

According to Nyonyintono, she was evicted from her one acre piece of land in Kyantale village in Kabonera Sub County in Masaka city that she has occupied for the past 12 years.
16:23
16:23

Government Moves to Boost Fish Farming in Masaka 4 1

The identified swamps include Nabajuzi and Kyojja all-weather freshwater wetlands that stretch between the districts of Masaka, Lwengo, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Kyotera and Sembabule.
12:00
12:00

Gov't Injects UGX 3.7bn in Farmer's Cooperatives in Masaka The World Bank 3 1

Michael Okello, the Grants Officer in Ministry of Agriculture, says the grant is meant to support organised cooperatives to get the required capacities through, which they can effectively respond to emerging challenges in the agricultural sector that affect their earnings.
11:38
11:38

Masaka Cooperative Union Struggles to Repossess Assets 1

Emmanuel Ssenyonga, the Union’s General Manager says while they need all their assets to enable them expand their projects, some people occupying the properties are reluctant to return them to the Union.
11:19
11:19

Pig Farmers Adopting New Technology to Increase Productivity 4 1

Doctor Lawrence Mayega, the Masaka District Production and Marketing Officer says that the new invention was made through a scientific research partnership by Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security and the International Livestock Research Institute-Uganda.
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