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15:31
15:31

Pictorial: Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Resumes Operations

In 2017, the factory was sinking into debt and on the verge of closure. The factory had a debt of Shillings 6.4 billion owed to several service providers including financial institutions.
14:38
14:38

Mpanga Tea Factory Outgrowers Decry Low Price of Green Leaf 2

Winnie Kamakune, another tea farmer, says that they want the factory to buy tea directly from them to avoid exploitation by middlemen. Richman Mwesige, another outgrower says that the middlemen take advantage of the inability of the factory to reach them directly to pay them peanuts.
13:04
13:04

Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Resumes Full Operations 2 3

Methuselah Kasukaali the Chairperson Board of Directors Mpanga Growers Tea Factory, says that the resumption of operations comes after the Uganda Development Cooperation- UDC invested in the company by purchasing shares/ equity worth 4.4 Billion Shillings.
09:28
09:28

Rwengaju Model Parish: Milk Cooler, Cold Room Lying idle 3Years After Installation 2 5

Farmers withdrew milk supply due to poor pay and abandoned the facility rendering it redundant. Ruhweza says that they have since handed over the milk cooler to a new cooperative, which they believe will run the facility more reliably.
08:39
08:39

Renovation of Ruteete Health Centre III Excites Residents 5 2

Susan Wakanyemebwa, the Secretary of Bank of Uganda and head of the Bank of Uganda outreach programs, said the Central bank is engaging in corporate social responsibility in all districts across the country where they have got branches.
14:37
14:37

Kabarole Authorities Query the Activities of Gold Exploration Firm 4 1

Marvin Mugara, the Kasenda Sub-county chief, says that he attempted to visit the gold exploration site to ascertain what was going but he was turned away and warned never to return without an appointment or question the activities.
07:55
07:55

Tea Growers: Absence of Regulations Affecting Quality Control 2 4 Top story

Amon Mirika, a tea grower in the Tooro region, says that although tea is the third-largest foreign exchange earner for Uganda after tourism and coffee, the government has failed to establish a platform to address the concerns that affect the sector through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries.
15:31
15:31

Lack of Training Crippling Women Associations in Kabarole 3 1

Rose Balyeganira, the Chairperson of Bwenderwa Tukole group in Kiko town council in Kabarole district, says that they are engaged in craft making. She, however, says that for the many years they have existed, they have never received any training from the Community Development Officers – CDOs
16:41
16:41

Mass Death of Fish Paralyses Kasenda Crater Lakes 5 9

Fred Ahimbisibwe a fisherman at Mwamba told URN reporter that thousands of dead fish have been stretching along the water since mid-December last year.
16:07
16:07

Kichwamba Sub County Residents Protest High Water Tariffs 2

The residents say they are being made to pay 5,310 shillings per month for water that is not even metered.
10:31
10:31

Task Force in Tooro Struggling to Implement Covid-19 Directives 1 1

The task forces in Tooro say there are business operators especially bar and shop owners who are still operating in hiding which is undermining their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.
10:47
10:47

Fort Portal Supermaket Manager Arrested for Selling Donated Mama Kits Ruhandiika Street 1 2 Top story

Messach Byomuntura, the Research and Gender Officer at Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition, who received the tip from the whistle blower, says it is illegal to sell things that have been donated to health centers and hospitals.
09:57
09:57

Museveni Not Worried About Kenya's 'Ban' on Uganda's Milk Products Farmers 3 1

Addressing farmers and other business people in Kabarole on Friday, Museveni said he is not concerned with Kenya’s action while there is still a wide milk market across the globe that can take in Uganda’s milk.
11:03
11:03

Kabarole Youth Centre to Start Operations Kabarole District 1

The centre, whose operations had stalled for four years, was constructed under the Luwero-Rwenzori Development Programme at a cost of 300 Million shillings.
07:45
07:45

Delayed Funding Hinders Operationalization of Kabarole Agro-Industrial Park Salim Saleh 1 1

Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole District LC V Chairperson, says they need at least Shillings 2 billion to work on roads, extend high voltage electricity, water and other preliminary services to the area.
17:51
17:51

Hima Cement Factory Okays Use of Artisanal Miners in Pozzolana Mines economic activity

On Thursday, a Memorandum of Understanding-MOU between Hima Cement Factory and Pozzolana Miners and Transporters Association was signed at Harugongo Primary School. Hima agreed to employ the miners to extract Pozzolana and supply the factory.
17:37
17:37

Fort Portal Residents Decry Unreliable Water Supply nwsc 1 3

According to the residents, other than the water being on and off, it is at times dirty and flows with low pressure.
06:56
06:56

Fire Guts Fort Portal Shops 1

Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori Region Police Spokesperson, says police is yet to establish the cause of the fire. Eye witnesses say they saw some sparks on the electricity pole that supplies power to the affected building before the fire started.
12:58
12:58

Fort Portal Municipality on the Spot Over Solar Lights 1 2

For instance, only four of the seven solar lights on Rukiidi III Street were still on by 1am when out reporter moved along the street on Sunday night.
18:57
18:57

KIU on the Spot for Ignoring MOU with Kabarole District 2 1 Top story

Aliganyira says that although KIU cleared the rent of up to Shillings 36 million, they are hesitant to use the money to repair the structure because they are drafting a development plan of how to use the center that will cost about Shillings 57 million.
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