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09:57
09:57

Bukomansimbi Farmers Harvest Immature Coffee to Combat Theft 1 1

Joseph Luwaga, the Bukomansimbi LCV Councillor representing Kagologolo Town Council indicates that many farmers are becoming impatient due to the high prices of coffee, which has also raised incidents of theft reported in the area.
14:13
14:13

Target Farmers, UNBS Advised 1 4

The proposal has been made by grain dealers and millers in Masaka, so the standards body rolls down its operations to farmers other than focusing on the processors who join the food production chain as second and third-party players.
13:50
13:50

Direct Tax On Coffee Dealers Stirs Controversy Among Processors 1 2

Joseph Mbaziira, the Chairperson of Bukomansimbi Coffee Processors Cooperative Society, says that they are afraid that many coffee factories are likely to close shops because of the high costs they incur in the production processes.
09:48
09:48

Kibinge Coffee Cooperative Members Sue Manager over Loss of UGX 830M

Members of the cooperative are pushing for the prosecution of David Lukwata, accusing him of financial loss through alleged collusion and other maladministration practices. Lukwata’s problems stem from an external audit conducted by Dickson Associate Auditors, which unearthed irregularities in the management of the cooperative’s finances.
18:41
18:41

UGX 800M Emyoga Funds not Utilized in Bukomansimbi District 1 3

However, during interactions with the area MPs; members of groups that failed to access the funds indicated that they were locked out by the very tight-unrealistic conditions the implementers require of them.
13:15
13:15

Bukomansimbi Coffee Cooperative Starts Direct Farm Management Model to Increase Production 2 1

Sowedi Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Society says the model was introduced as an innovation aimed at increasing coffee production in the area.
13:34
13:34

Bukomansimbi Butchers Protest Filthy Abattoir 1 2

The butchers are operating from the abattoir that was constructed by the town council in 1999 but has never been renovated.
15:13
15:13

Leaders Accused of Failing YLP local government 3

The State Minister for Local Government, Jennifer Namuyangu says that in most parts of the country, the politicians have influenced the youth not to pay back the money saying that the funds are a donation from the government.
17:43
17:43

Bukomansimbi Farmers Mobilize to Revive Cooperative Unions 1 4

Mark Sserunkuuma, the Chairperson Kitanda Sub County Farmers Cooperative Society, says they have mostly focused their energies on coffee growing, which has proven potential of improving peoples livelihoods.
11:45
11:45

Bukomansimbi Youth-run SACCO Struggling To Operate 1 4

But two years down the road, the SACCO has failed to operate due to lack of funds. Alex Ssekigudde, the Bukomansimbi district youth chairperson says that they failed to obtain the promised financial support even after meeting the registration requirements, adding that all their efforts to follow up on the funds from the ministry were in vain.
15:40
15:40

Bukomansimbi Maize Dealers Wait for Government Intervention on Prices maize prices 1 2

Three weeks later, farmers in Bukomansimbi district are still looking for willing buyers of their maize at governments set price in vain.
10:54
10:54

Bukomansimbi Coffee Dealers Protest New Tax 2

In the 2018/19 budget, government introduced a 1 per cent direct tax paid on each kilogram of processed coffee.
14:53
14:53

Bukomansimbi Farmers Reject Gov'ts Maize Price Offer 1 3

The objection comes days after Ministers Vincent Ssempijja and Amelia Kyambadde announced government plans to buy at least 500,000 metric tons of maize from farmers at 500 Shillings a kilogram, to cushion them against losses as process dwindle. The price has fallen to as low as 200 Shillings a kilogram in several parts of the country.
14:10
14:10

Lower Prices: Bukomansimbi Farmers Abandon Maize in Gardens 2 1

Hajji Muhammad Kateregga, the Bukomansimbi District LC V Chairperson, says he is in talks with the Agriculture Ministry to list the area among districts government is considering buying maize from.
15:15
15:15

Rural Electrification Agency Accused of Selective Power Extension 3

The Agency, established to accomplish the governments National Rural Electrification Strategy, is currently undertaking a power extension project in the rural areas of Bukomansimbi district. However, hundreds of residents are angry that the ongoing project design has left them out.
09:56
09:56

Construction of Villa-Sembabule Highway Finally Starts 2 2

Now, Abraham Byandala, the Works and Transport minister says government has contracted China Railway NO3 Engineering Group Company Limited to undertake the road construction.
12:08
12:08

Bukomansimbi Residents Protest Delayed Power Extension 5 1

Maurice Peter Kagimu, Uganda\'s Ambassador to Nigeria who was supposed to spearhead this project says the power extension plans are still on course.
16:46
16:46

Coffee Farmers Hit Hard By Prolonged Drought 2 2

David Lukwata, Manager of Kibinge Coffee Cooperative Society, an umbrella association of Coffee farmers in Bukomansimbi district says the drought not only reduced yields, but equally affected the quality of processed cherries.
14:28
14:28

3 Arrested for 37M Fraud of UWESO Saaco saaco funds

Three people have been arrested by police in Butenga sub-county, Bukomansimbi for misappropriating 37 million shillings belonging to a Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCO) affiliated to Uganda Women\'s Effort to save Orphans (UWESO).
14:30
14:30

Heavy Rain Devastates Bukomansimbi District heavy winds

Heavy rains have destroyed gardens and houses in Kasaka village, Kitanda Sub County in Bukomansimbi district.
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