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21:18
21:18

National Coffee Act: Processors Face Jail, As Export Register Record Earnings

Section 53 of the Act gives a long list of offences which are punishable under the law, including operating an unregistered coffee nursery or seed garden and selling substandard or diseased planting materials. “Coffee is a beverage and should conform to required health/safety standards. The quality of coffee, machines used by the processors/brewers/baristas must not compromise the health of a consumer," says UCDA.
11:26
11:26

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Mukono Lake Victoria 3 2

The winds also destroyed Prayer Life Church, plantations of banana, coffee and trees.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 6 1

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
16:01
16:01

Price Fluctuations Perturbs Tea Growers in Kabarole 4 1

Yonasani Nyakahuma, a tea grower in Hakibale Sub County has called on government intervention to help them provide a substantive market to curb the ever-changing Market prices of green tea leaves.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
13:41
13:41

Suspected Karimojong Rustlers Fleeing Disarmament Enter Agago 1 Top story

The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
07:01
07:01

Chinese Agricultural Park In Luwero Struggles To Take Off Five Years After Launch 3 1 Top story

Richard Kibuuka, the Human Resource Manager of Kehong Uganda Industrial Development Limited told URN on the phone that the rice project was affected by insufficient water supply to sustain the gardens. Kibuuka says that the poultry farm was not operational but they were in the process of importing chicks.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
10:09
10:09

Pader District Executives Accused of Sharing OWC Piglets Uganda Government 7 1

Auma Pamela Peace, a resident of Kirombe in Lira city was among the ghost beneficiaries listed to have got the consignments but after investigation, it was found out that she does not know about the project since she hails from Lira district yet her number was registered in the names of Okema Vincent under Laguti sub-county in Pader district.
06:48
06:48

Farmers Decry Crested Cranes Destroying Their Gardens 3 4

Annah Nkabuzaranwa, a farmer from Nyakakoni says that the cranes eat leaves of beans and millet as they grow above the ground. She says the crested cranes have become a problem following the destruction of their habitat in the wetlands.
18:15
18:15

Garden Hygiene is Oil Palm's Best Protection from Disease, Farmers Reminded BOPUL 1

A report compiled by a technical team from the National Agricultural Research Organisation-NARO headed by Dr. Gabriel Ddamulira in Kalangala says that Fusarium wilt and Ganoderma diseases are mainly caused by poor farm management.
13:55
13:55

Karamoja Mourns Death of BMK, Hotel Africana Founder 1

Mr. Micheal Lote the district NRM Chairperson of Moroto said the deceased opened up hotel business in Karamoja that has now attracted other multibilion hotel companies to rush to the district.
14:24
14:24

Apaa Residents Spend Nights in Bushes over Fear of Attacks Zoka Forest 5

Last week, unknown people were planning to invade areas of Acholiber, Oyanga, Gajji, Lulayi and Pakapaka, all in Apaa parish to force out the occupants on Tuesday.
18:08
18:08

UN Report Finds That Recent Disasters Were Interconnected Climate Change 1 Top story

The COVID-19 pandemic, which was facilitated or amplified by our hyper-connected society, demonstrated in the clearest form possible that there are no borders or boundaries that can contain disasters. While this interconnectivity has been globally recognized for COVID-19, it equally applies to many other large-scale disasters which took place in 2020/2021.
14:17
14:17

Experts Predict Bumper Cotton Harvest in Acholi 1 1

Heavy rainfalls that triggered flooding last year affected cotton production in the region, leaving thousands of farmers with heavy losses.
07:58
07:58

Bukibokolo Farmers Reject Seeds Delivered By OWC 1

Milton Kamoti Wasunguyi, the Bududa district chairman asked farmers not to sabotage the government programs in their sub-counties if they are to gain out of them. He said they should calm down if they want the best out of the district.
19:50
19:50

Kasese CAO Halts Supply and Distribution of Coffee Seedlings 1 5

Last week, the Kasese field coordinator Moses Alinda was picked up by police for statement recording after he was accused of asking money from nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds
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