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13:31
13:31

Early Rains Bring Relief to Drought-hit Bunyoro Cattle Farmers rainfall 3 1

Farmer Karim Rusathura says the early rainfall has not only relieved herdsmen but also crop farmers to start preparing their gardens for the early planting of crops.
08:35
08:35

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Over 200 Illegal Boats Lake Albert 1 Top story

According to Ndifula, the operations that are ongoing are aimed at strengthening national capacities to eliminate illegal fishing activities and increase the protection of transboundary resources. He says that the operations will spread to all the landing sites on Lake Albert until all illegal fishing activities are stopped.
10:44
10:44

Bunyoro Farmers Ask Gov’t to Reopen Livestock Markets Livestock Farmers 3 1

The livestock farmers say that they are struggling to provide for their families due to a lack of income.
13:37
13:37

Drought Kills Over 200 Cows in Bunyoro-Livestock Farmers pasture 1 6

The cattle farmers say the few available dams that used to provide water for their animals have all dried up forcing them to trek long distances in search of water
12:24
12:24

Cattle Farmers in Bunyoro Struggle for Pasture, Water water shortage 3 1

The few available dams that used to provide water for the animals have all dried up forcing farmers to trek long distances in search of water. According to the farmers, their animals have started dying due to a lack of pasture and water.
14:32
14:32

Plague Kills 200 Goats in Hoima vaccine 1 4

The goats started dying three weeks ago leaving many goat farmers stranded. Most of the goat farmers are forced to bury carcasses as people fear to eat their meat.
15:49
15:49

Reopening of Livestock Markets Excite Bunyoro Cattle Keepers government 1 4

Last week, the government announced the reopening of the markets. The decision has excited farmers in Bunyoro sub-region who say they underwent untold suffering for the past eight months without accessing Livestock markets.
07:33
07:33

Bunyoro Coffee Farmers Demand UGX 1.2Bn from UCDA 4

According to the farmers, UCDA owes them Shillings 1.2 billion for 3,689,998 coffee seedlings they supplied between 2017 and 2019. Each seedling was valued at 350 Shillings.
11:36
11:36

Floods Submerge UGX 800M Fish Handling Facility fishermen 5 1 Top story

Fred Mujuni, the Chairperson Kaiso Fishing Community, says the flooding of the facility is a big setback to fishermen.
13:04
13:04

Evicted Fishermen Advised to Embrace Farming Government 1 1

More than 200 landing sites in the districts of Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube were listed for closure by the government, for allegedly facilitating the illegal movement of people to and from the Democratic Republic of Congo at the height of a lockdown occasioned by an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease. The first phase of the process saw at least 61 landing sites closed in May.
15:11
15:11

Hoima Halts Verification of Tobacco Farmers Over COVID19 tobacco companies 1

Godfrey Komakech, the Hoima District Production and Marketing Secretary who is also a member of the verification committee told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday that they have suspended the verification exercise because of the COVID19 pandemic.
13:12
13:12

Hundreds of Fishermen on the Verge of Starvation 4 1

Roselyne Mananu, a mother and resident of Fofo landing site in Hoima district says the situation is appalling. She calls on the government to intervene to the residents’ situation and provide relief food.
12:26
12:26

Bunyoro Live stock Farmers Hit-Hard by Market Closure livestock markets 1 3 Top story

Benon Mugisa, a herdsman in Buseruka in Hoima district, says life has become extremely difficult for them now that they cannot sell animals since they no longer access markets.
12:49
12:49

Government Relaxes Directive on Suspension of Fishing on Lake Albert corona virus 1 1

Last week the District Security Committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts suspended all fishing activities on the lake Albert waters, as a measure to control the spread of Corona virus disease COVID-19.
11:25
11:25

Fishermen Protest Suspension of Fishing Activities on Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 1 3

The security committee unanimously resolved that fishing on Lake Albert be suspended for 32 days, in line with a partial lockdown that was announced by Presidet Yoweri Museveni last week. The commitee observed that some Ugandan fishermen cross to the Democratic Republic of Congo and mix freely with communities on the other side, before crossing back to Uganda, which posses a risk of contracting the virus.
15:09
15:09

COVID-19: Fishing on Lake Albert Suspended security committee 1

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who is also caretaking Kikuube says they unanimously agreed that fishing on Lake Albert should be suspended for 32 days.
15:36
15:36

Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
19:48
19:48

Human-Wildlife Conflicts Bother Bunyoro Farmers chimpanzees 2

In Bunyoro, Chimpanzees are found around Bugoma Forest Reserve in Kikuube district and Budongo Forest Reserve in Masindi district, among other places. The animals use small forest fragments along watercourses throughout the region, both on private or communal land and in small government reserves.
15:31
15:31

Sigh of Relief as Bunyoro Receives Early Rains pasture 4 1

John Rwemikora, a farmer in Tonya Buseruka Sub County in Hoima district, says there is reason to smile since the dams that had dried up have now been filled with water and his animals can easily access water.
10:36
10:36

Land Grabbing; Village Chairman Released on Police Bond Land grabbing,

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon when residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
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