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20:21
20:21

Processed Banana Hits the Market project 1

BIRDC boasts of extracting flour from banana fingers, locally known as “tooke flour,” which is a raw material for several forms of bakery products ranging from cake, bread, chapattis, crisps, biscuits, porridge, etc, coupled with nutritious supplements, paper extracted from banana fibre, among other products still under study.
16:14
16:14

Hiring of Plantations Frustrating Collective Banana Sale in Bunyangabu cooperative company 1 2

In 2017, the government of Uganda constructed the Kasunganyanja Banana Loading Bay and Aggregation Centre in Kibiito Sub County. The objective of the centre was to bring together banana farmers in the district to determine uniform prices for bananas before selling them within and outside the district.
11:14
11:14

Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 1 3

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
12:11
12:11

Poor State of Roads Anger Isingiro Residents banana 2

The roads in question are under the district works department and have not been worked on for years. Gullies and big potholes have become a common sight on the roads that are mainly used to transport Bananas and other Agricultural produce to the market.
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07:42

Rwenzori Banana Farmers Find Market in Canada, Belgium bunyangabu 3 1

According to Mukuru, they have been able to succeed because of adhering to best practices like spacing their bananas 12 feet apart.
18:04
18:04

Hailstorm Devastates Kikuube Villages resident 4 1

Geoffrey Bagenda, the LC 1 Chairperson Nyarubale village, says they are facing famine unless something is done since they lost most of their crops in the rain.
07:01
07:01

Teenager Found Hanging in Pit Latrine village 2

A team of officers from the Police Fire and Rescue Services in Mityana led by their Commandant, Vigar Afiman rushed to retrieve the body that was hanging on a banana fiber.
14:09
14:09

Minting Cash at Funerals people 1 3

Julius Tumwesigye was also vending calendars at Kizzas funeral printed with photos of the deceased. Tumwesigye says he printed the calendars well knowing that people loved the deceased and would buy them.
11:17
11:17

Bushenyi Man Held for Defiling Three Minors village

Martial Tumusime, the greater Bushenyi Police Spokesperson, says they are holding Murungi at Bushenyi central police station as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
16:59
16:59

Vacuum Sealed Matooke Follow Ugandans To The Diaspora banana 2 1

Banana consumers in the diaspora now can find their banana ready pealed and packed in vacuum sealed bags.
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