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17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
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.
13:06
13:06

NAADs Starts Verification of Atiak Sugar Project Beneficiaries.

The verification seeks to identify the legitimate beneficiaries from whose gardens cane seed worth over 300 million shillings was cut by Atiak Sugar Factory with approval of NAADs during the 2019 first planting season.
11:36
11:36

Karusandara Residents Decry Poor State of Roads poor roads 2 4

The road that connects the sub-county to the Kasese-Fort Portal main road through Kisanyarazi trading centre and Hima is filled with deep gullies, heaps of stones and sand deposits.
11:24
11:24

Farmers Lose Fish to Fungal Disease Fish farming 1

According to information from the Aquatic Research and Development Centre (ARDC) in Kajjansi, Wakiso district, in 2018/ 2019 the national fish hatchery at Kajjansi hatched only 200,000 tons of Catfish fingerlings out of the one million tons set annual target.
15:44
15:44

Coffee Farmers in Bugisu Counting losses due Suspected Outbreak of Dieback Disease 3 1

Stephen Madagi, a coffee farmer from Bugitimwa Sub County in Sironko district, says the disease is fast spreading since they don’t know what to do stop it.
23:18
23:18

Amuru Flood Victims Yet to Receive Relief Aid 3

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says he has written several letters to OPM to support the hailstorm victims but in vain.
13:42
13:42

Uganda Starts Construction of Aquatic Laboratory in Wakiso 1

Dr John Walakira, a Senior Scientist at the National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) says the aquatic health laboratory will ease the burden of testing for fish diseases and disease producing agents like bacteria, viruses and another small organism in Uganda.
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.
14:58
14:58

Construction of Tajar Valley Dam Stalls Over Land Dispute Bukedea District 1

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF launched the construction of the project in October 2019 on a piece of land donated by some residents. But as the project started taking shape, some residents complained that the project was taking up more land than it was anticipated.
14:37
14:37

Lakang Land Claimants Fault Ministry for Dragging Recovery of Compensation Money Amuru District 1

Investigations conducted by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire in 2019 unearthed irregularities. The report also faulted some Ministry of land officials for attempting to compensate ghost landowners with the aim of causing government a financial loss.
12:28
12:28

Agriculture Minister Laments Agricultural Problems 4

Ssempija said farmers are grappling with a myriad of challenges related to illnesses like Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), an infectious viral disease that causes fever and blisters in the mouth and feet of animals such as cattle.
11:31
11:31

Rushenyi Dairy Farmers Protest Non-Payment of UGX 670M 1 5

The farmers supplied milk to the dairy between January and September 2019.
11:23
11:23

District Chairman Sentences 2 Hippos To Death hippopotamus 2

The District Chairperson Michael Lakony says the hippos have been causing mayhem along an 8km stretch the community has been told to hunt and kill them since UWA has failed to come to contain them
17:10
17:10

Kitgum Vegetable Farmers Counting Loses 3 1

Pamela Akello, a site Agronomist at the irrigation scheme acknowledges the challenges faced by the farmers, saying it had a devastating effect on the projected sale of crops after harvest in the last season.
14:31
14:31

Farmers Resorted to Burning Charcoal to Survive Lockdown - Report smallholder farmers 3

Heifer International, a not-for-profit organisation that supports smallholder farmers shows that 69 percent of farmers in the area where the organisation operates, resorted to tree-cutting for various reasons.
11:57
11:57

Counterfeits Threaten Fight Against Black Quarter Disease in Lyantonde 3 1

The Lyantonde District Veterinary Department last month confirmed an outbreak of a rare-acute infectious disease in livestock which manifests with inflammation in the lumen and within skeletal muscles of the affected animals. The infection which blocks blood flow in the veins had killed more than 500 head of cattle at the time.
11:31
11:31

Five Districts in Northern Uganda Operating Without Substantive Vet Officers Agago Districts 1

Dr. Rogers Kalanda, the Northern Uganda Veterinary Inspector under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries revealed that the personnel in the affected districts have been acting for more than five years. District Veterinary Officers are typically responsible for organizing and operating animal health and protection services.
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.
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