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Oct 2021 8 results
18:56
18:56

Rwandese Cattle Cleared to Enter Uganda at UGX50k, Sold to DR Congo at 5m 5 1

Godfrey Nyakahuma, Kabale Resident District Commissioner told our reporter that the smuggling of cattle has persisted due to the silent benefit of local leaders at the border. Nyakahuma discloses that security investigations have established that local leaders earn 50,000 Shillings for each cow they cleared.
17:53
17:53

Town Council, Kashari Dairy Farmers Cooperative Feud over Land 6 2

The land measuring one acre is located in Bwizibwera Rutooma Town council was allocated to Uganda Dairy Cooperation by the Government in the 1990s.
17:05
17:05

Parliament Stops UGX 3B Stimulus package to Kampala Serena Hotel COVID-19 2 1 Top story

The hotel had been granted a payment of 3 Billion shillings in October last year as a stimulus package after its operations were hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns that paralysed the hospitality industry. According to UDC, a government entity that promotes industrial and economic development, the funds were approved after a request from Nile Hotel, the holder of the hotel on behalf of the government.
16:48
16:48

Construction of Modern Abattoir in Arua Hangs in Balance over Funds 3 2

The abattoir has not undergone any major renovation since it was constructed over 20 years ago. It lacks a drainage system, running water system and electricity.
15:51
15:51

Coffee Farmers Urged to Join Cooperatives to Boost Production, Market 4 1

She said it is essential for all coffee farmers to join cooperatives and market their produce collectively. According to Wambi, because of the failure by farmers to join cooperatives, they have been cheated by middle men and that they lack the bargaining power and they are not in position to lobby for better markets.
15:50
15:50

Music Industry Seeks Permission to Stage Christmas, Easter Concerts 5 1 Top story

According to the promoters, the cancelled music festivals and concerts have not only affected the people in the industry but also allied businesses like the media, foods and beverages and transport, which greatly rely on entertainment. Having concerts during the Christmas holiday will help them in mitigate the effects of the lockdown on their livelihood.
10:58
10:58

Suspected African Swine Fever Reported in Sheema 3

Dr Joseph Amanya, the Sheema District Veterinary Officer says that more than 60 pigs in Kitagata sub-county have signs of African swine fever while others had died.
05:22
05:22

Lack of Banks Impedes Saving Culture Among Nakaseke Residents long distances 5 6

For a prospective bank customer in Nakaseke, like in Kapeeka Town Council, to access any bank, they have to cover a distance of about 37 kilometers. This calls for huge transport costs and time.
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