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11:58
11:58

Special Commitee Set Up to Tackle Locust Invasion in Masindi Desert locusts 3

The committee is headed by Masindi municipality Mayor Joab Businge, who is deputized by Col. Stephen Muruli the head of Operation Wealth Creation in the area. Others members of the committee are Livingston Kabagambe, Robinah Nyangoma and Patrick Kaahwa, among others.
16:24
16:24

Agriculture Officers Confiscate Counterfeit Agro-Chemicals lives 2

Byaruhanga explains that only one of the six Agro-Chemical shops they inspected met the standards set by Ministry of Agriculture.
12:54
12:54

Farmers Lift Ban on Sugarcane Supply to Kinyara Sugar price 2

In March, Kinyara Sugar works Company Limited cut the price of a ton of sugarcane from 141,000 to 82,000 Shillings. However, this did not go on well with the out growers forcing them to suspend sugarcane supply to Kinyara.
16:56
16:56

Stray Elephants Invade Masindi Villages uwa

Apollo Byenkya, a resident of Nyakarongo village told Uganda Radio Network that people in the village are now living in fear since the animals could easily attack them.
14:51
14:51

Focus Now on Import substitution, Export Promotion – Museveni

The president says Uganda imports goods and services worth Shillings 7 billion most of which, can be produced or manufactured locally. Museveni cited items like furniture, shoes, juices, and textiles which Ugandans have the potential of producing locally.
15:07
15:07

Masindi Cattle Keepers Battle Dry Spell dry season.

Ben Mulimba, the Public Relations Officer Mukwano Ranchers, says management has already granted passage to the farmers through the ranch to access River Kafu.
12:46
12:46

Masindi Struggles To Stop Sugarcane Poaching 1

Godfrey Nyakahuma, the Masindi Resident District Commissioner, says unless sugar cane poaching is stopped, the production of Kinyara Sugar Limited will be affected.
15:18
15:18

Masindi Sacco Opts For Seed Liability Loan 1 1

Bob Muzoora, the MADFA Sacco manager, says they declined to take the loan offer from Micro Finance Center since they had already struck an agreement with AK Oils and Fats Company limited.
17:38
17:38

Bugoma Land: NFA Loses First Round To Bunyoro Kingdom masindi high court 4 1

High Court in Kasindi has dismissed an application for an interim order to restrain Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom and Hoima Sugar Limited from continuing with activities on a disputed piece of land in Hoima district.
07:22
07:22

Kinyara Cane Outgrowers Demand Share On By Products 1

Led by Hajji Mohmoud Kazimbiraine, the out growers wrote to Kinyara on December 2, 2015 claiming, that the cane production contract does not in any way show how farmers benefit from by-products of the cane, which include bagasse and molasses.
10:39
10:39

Kinyara Cane Cutter\'s Strike to Continue As Farmers, Management disagree

The farmers representatives said the striking cane cutters were employed by Kinyara Sugar Limited and there is no way it can now shift the burden of payment to farmers.
09:51
09:51

Strike Paralyses Business at Kinyara sugar Factory

The workers are demanding an increment in pay from 5,500 to 10, 000 Shillings per task. They are also demanding for formal employment contracts and an employment number which will give them access to sugar coupons and medical services at Kinyara health center among other employment benefits.
11:06
11:06

Masindi Sugar Farmers Protest Delayed Payment withholding tax

In June last year, government introduced 6 percent withholding tax on cane supplied to sugar factories.
12:11
12:11

Kinyara Sugar Factory Increases Sugarcane Price 1

Kinyara Sugar Factory has increased sugarcane price from Shillings 66, 700 a ton to Shillings 72,000. Masilaman Mathivanan, the Agricultural Manager Kinyara Sugar Limited says the increment was agreed on after a week long negotiations with Masindi Sugarcane Growers Association Limited. He however, declined to explain what prompted the price increment.
13:58
13:58

Sugarcane Farmers Reject Witholding Tax 1

On June 24, 2015, Cyprian Chillanyang wrote to the board chairperson Masindi Sugarcane Growers Association on behalf of the Commissioner domestic taxes Uganda Revenue Authority saying the tax would become effective July 1, 2015
10:56
10:56

Kinyara Loses 2500 Hectares Of Sugarcane To Fire 1

The company has lost over 2500 hectares of sugarcane to fires from both the nuclear estates and out growers, between January and March, 2015. The development threatens the prospects of doubling Kinyara\'s production capacity
16:14
16:14

Minister on the Spot for Distributing Fake Seeds in Masindi

The MP who also serves as the state minister for agriculture reportedly supplied Six tons of Longe5 maize and rice seeds to his constituents as part of the new food security drive by National Agricultural Advisory Services(NAADS).
11:04
11:04

Poor Maize Harvests In Masindi Worry Farmers severe drought

Agricultural experts in Masindi fear looming famine following anticipated poor maize yields in the district.
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