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07:55
07:55

Nakapiripirit Leaders Reject Dry Cassava Cuttings 3 1

Francis Lokiru, the LC3 chairman for Nakapiripririt Town Council says the cassava cuttings were distributed when they were already dry. He says they are going to burn them in the presence of OWC officials to send a message to higher authorities.
18:34
18:34

Tooro Leaders Petition Kadaga Over Rubona Stock Farm joram bintamanya 2 1 Top story

According to Bintamanya, Rubona has become so useless that when Operation Wealth Creation - OWC was recently tasked by President Museveni to procure 150 heifers for Rwengaju model parish farmers in Kabarole but they only managed to buy 70 cows from Bushenyi district at Shillings 2.5 million
18:12
18:12

Residents Threaten to Sue District over Creation of Sub County paul kyomuhendo 1 2

The residents, through their lawyers - Byamukama, Kaboneke and company Advocates argue that in 2005, Kabarole district council under minute Kab COU 068/05 sitting on November 24 and 25 resolved to create two new sub-counties of Kateebwa in Bunyangabu and Iruhuura out of Ruteete Sub County.
11:07
11:07

UGX 600 Billion Rwenzori Dev't Plan Unveiled development plan 3 1

Unveiling the budget on Tuesday, the Chairperson of Local Government Finance Commission, Dr Agnes Atim Adea, said that the budget was formulated depending on the pressing development needs of individual districts in the region. The districts include Ntoroko, Kabarole, Bunyangabu, Kasese, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Bundibygyo and Kyegegwa and Fort Portal Municipality.
14:18
14:18

Tea Growers, Processors Demand for Regulations global market 2

Patrick Sisa, a member of Mabale Growers Tea Factory in Kyenjojo says introducing a policy will not only improve on the marketability of Ugandas tea but also attract more investors to the sector that will in turn create more jobs for Ugandans.
06:38
06:38

Farmer's Group Stuck With Rice Huller world bank 3 1 Top story

Vicky Ochan, the vice chairperson of the group says members have been forced to mill their rice from millers charging them exorbitant prices in Gulu Town.
17:02
17:02

Fort Portal Journalists Thrown Out of Gen Saleh Meeting willy kintu muhanga 2 1

Festus Bandeba, the deputy Resident District Commissioner Kabarole, says that the journalists were blocked because they have been misreporting about General Salehs activities in the Rwenzori region.
12:00
12:00

Ntoroko Residents Form Vigilante Groups to Curb Vanilla Theft kayunga 1 1

The groups comprises of vanilla growers and other members of the community. They were formed in Karugutu town council and in the sub-counties of Nombe and Karugutu where vanilla thefts are rampant.
11:20
11:20

Low Vanilla Prices Worry Farmers france 3 1

Currently, the farm gate price of the crop has fallen from 270, 000 shillings in the last harvesting season that ended in January this year, to 180,000 shillings. A kilogram of cured vanilla has reduce from USD 600 about 2.2 million shillings to USD 400 about 1.48 million and the prices are expected to drop further.
14:40
14:40

Fort Portal Councillors Grill NIRA Official over Delayed Issuance of IDs development plan 3

Mary Rwakyaka Kenyana, the South Division Councillor, explained that after registering for her ID in 2014, she was shocked when it was brought back with her surname missing. She noted that despite going to court to solve the issue, it has up to date remained unresolved.
07:50
07:50

Fort Portal Municipal Leaders Want Taxi Fees Reinstated will kintu muhanga 2

The leaders led by the Mayor Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga argued that scraping of the fees has severely affected their revenue collections.
16:38
16:38

Fort Portal Leaders Still Divided on OWC Priority Project fish farming 3

Bashir Mwanguhya, the secretary Fort Portal Municipal Development Forum and one of those who led a group of Councilors on Saturday to make a report on the viability of investing in agriculture, says the municipality can do well if people engage in fish farming, piggery and poultry.
17:44
17:44

State House Investigates Boona Bageigahare Nyekundiire Group Founder resident 1 1 Top story

According to Nakyobe, Museveni was angered by Rugambwas decision of ferrying voters to his home without his knowledge. Nakyobe also says that the President is not happy about Rugambwas tactics of extorting money from locals promising to give them onion seeds and mattresses on behalf of the government.
13:14
13:14

Lack of Office Space Hindering Operations of Katebwa Sub County headquarters 2

Last year, the sub-county was divided into two administrative units to create Kyamukube town council. The breakaway of Kyamukube town council where the Katebwa sub-county headquarters were located left the sub-county without offices.
10:55
10:55

Committee to Probe Dispute on Kasenda Sub County Creation headquarters 2

Kabarole district council passed a resolution to create Kasenda Sub County, curved out of Ruteete, with its headquarters at Rugembe. But the decision was allegedly based on false information presented to the council by the then district speaker Mary Baguma Nyakwera that Ruteete councilors had agreed to create Kasenda Sub County.
07:51
07:51

Bukomansimbi Leaders Halt Supply of OWC Inputs 3 1

During a council session held on Thursday at the Sub-county headquarters, the leaders observed that OWC program has become ineffective due to poor cooperation between the coordinators and the beneficiaries.
17:15
17:15

Luweero District Transfers All Parish Chiefs village

Bernard Okello, the Luweero Human Resource Officer, told URN that the transfers are aimed at reorganizing the staff structure and stopping revenue leakages.
14:42
14:42

Tree Planting Campaign Launched in Kitgum 3

The campaign follows a recent district council resolution outlawing illegal logging and charcoal burning activities.
21:00
21:00

NRM Sweeps National Women Executive Polls member 6

Farida Kibowa from Kayunga was elected chairperson, Linda Auma from Lira Vice chairperson, Masturah Namatovu from Kamuli Publicity Secretary and while Norah Akwi from Nakapiripiriti was elected finance secretary.
17:29
17:29

Luweero District Embarks On Campaign To Minimize Post Harvest Losses aflatoxins in maize 5 1

Sarah Namubiru, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer says they started with model farmers who will help to mobilize and demonstrate to others on better maize post harvesting practices.
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