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12:40
12:40

Plan To Restock L. Kijjanebarola With Nile Tilapia Stalls For Nine Years 1 1 Top story

Mugumya further explains that MAAIF engaged a consultant three years ago to conduct a feasibility study on the lake. Mugumya says that the consultant visited the district and conducted the study but he has never returned since and the ministry of agriculture has never given them feedback about the proposed restocking of the lake.
15:36
15:36

Hippo Kills Two Teenagers In L. Kijjanebarola 1 4 Top story

Joshua Kananura, the Rakai District Police Commander, says that fishermen and the police managed to retrieve the bodies and took them for postmortem before handing them over to the deceased’s respective homes.
14:13
14:13

Heavy Downpour Leaves Over 200 Homeless In Rakai 1 4

Esther Nakaweesa, a single mother lost a house and a banana plantation. She says that she doesn’t have anywhere to go or feed her children.
08:47
08:47

L. Kijanebarola Disappearance: Over Ten Villages In Severe Water Crisis 4 1

Patrick Mande, another affected resident, says he plans to relocate to another village to access clean and safe water. He appealed to the government to intervene by setting up boreholes or taps in the affected communities to help the residents.
11:03
11:03

Rakai Residents Resist Demarcation of Boundaries on Disputed Land 4 1

A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier identified as Captain Godfrey Kalamuzi had obtained permission to open boundaries in two villages of Kyakago and Kasese located in Kibanda sub-county, Rakai district, where he claims ownership on a piece of land measuring 254 hectares. However, at least 1,000 residents living in 240 homes who are settled on the same land have resisted the opening of the boundaries arguing that it could be a plot to have them evicted.
15:44
15:44

Rakai Farmers Protest Cluster Development Project Conditions 3 1

Each of the project beneficiaries are required to first deposit a total of 168,000 shillings to an account in United Bank of Africa-UBA, before they are given implements that can cater for a plantation; measuring to one acre. Benon Kayima, the Byakabanda sub county youth chairperson, says the precondition of making a payment before getting the inputs, is standing as an obstacle to many intending farmers in the villages who cannot raise the required fees.
11:09
11:09

Rakai Farmers Lose Crops to Marauding Hippos 2

Ronald Byakatonda, one of the affected sweet potato growers in Byembogo village, Dwaniro sub-county, says despite continuous outcry to government, they have never been compensated for the losses.
14:51
14:51

IGG Investigates Multi-million Financial Scam in Rakai 1 Top story

Livingstone Ssamula, a teacher at Kyabiihwa Primary school in Kakuuto Sub County has confirmed being summoned last week to record a statement over Shillings 5 million that was wired into his account beyond his regular pay.
17:31
17:31

UCDA Moves to Enumerate Coffee Farmers coffee exports 1

Joseph Kizito, a coffee farmer in Kitabaazi in Masaka has welcomed the initiative. According to Kizito, if implemented well, government can utilize the information to provide them with incentives and farm implements that will boost their production.
11:42
11:42

Milk Prices Soar in Rakai

Milk vendors in Kyotera, Ddwaniro, Lwamaggwa attribute the souring milk prices on scarcity resulting from the dry spell.
16:45
16:45

Collapsed Bridge Claims Third Victim, Business in Rakai shoddy work 1

A collapsed bridge in Rakai district is becoming the scene of drowning deaths as news trickles in of a new victim. The Kijonjo Bridge over River Naludugavu connects Kabira Sub-county to Kasasa Sub-county and Kyotera town council in Rakai. The latest victim\'s body was discovered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
12:52
12:52

Kyotera Farmers Resort to Growing Profitable Passion Fruits 4 5

MP Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo says he has intensified campaigns to increase passion fruit productions so that it attracts big investment in fruit processing plant.
14:17
14:17

Father, Son Arrested For Murder land disputes

Police in Rakai district are holding a father and son for murder. Sunday Kalibala and his son Tom Ssewanyana are the prime suspects in the death of a pit latrine digger identified as Andrew Mugumya.
13:51
13:51

Rakai Residents Drilling Shadoofs to Curtail Water Crisis local technologies 3 2

Kizito Lutaaya, the Kasasa sub county youth leader says after the breakdown of boreholes, a biting dry spell and the failed intervention by Rakai district authorities, residents in the cattle corridor area are adopting desperate measures to acquire water for Domestic use, irrigation and animal consumption.
08:03
08:03

Rakai Officials Accuse Contractor of Turning Water Project Site into Maize Farm kooki water crisis 4

Now, Rakai officials are accusing the company of establishing a farm on part of the land meant to host the water project. Workers of Dott technical services have planted maize on about 30 acres of land reserved for the bulky water project, which is almost ready for harvesting.
12:35
12:35

Poverty Forces Rakai Farmers to Sell Mangoes at Flowering Stage 2 5

Most of the farmers sold off their mangoes to middlemen at flowering stage at a giveaway price because of biting poverty.
12:08
12:08

Coffee Mealybug Threatens Rakai Farm 3 3

John Baptists Bakulu Mpagi, the Officer in Charge of Agriculture at Cotton On Foundation in Mannya village says they used some pesticides to control the spread of the mealy bugs in vain.
13:15
13:15

Commissioner: Rakai Quarantine Will Not Be Lifted For Christmas

Dr. Nicholas Kawuta, the Commissioner Veterinary Services under MAAIF says that lifting the quarantine at this time may affect the eradication campaign and also lead to the spread of the foot and Mouth Disease to neighboring districts.
17:24
17:24

Quarantine Keeps Rakai Livestock Markets Closed beef shortage 1

Major livestock markets in Rakai District may remain closed during the Christmas and New Year festive period if the quarantine imposed on them due to the presence of foot and mouth disease is not lifted.
12:09
12:09

Police Deployed on Tanzanian Border to Prevent Illegal Entry of Expelled Rwandans uganda police 1

Police have been deployed to limit the number of Rwandans expelled from Tanzania gaining entry into Uganda. A Rwandan leader of the immigrants claims Tanzanian forces are actively forcing the refugees to go to Rwanda instead of Uganda.
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