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09:05
09:05

EU Agri Business Beneficiaries Cautioned Against Selling Startup Kits 3 1

The State Minister for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny urged the youth to utilize the kits to create employment and get more money in order to break free from poverty.
12:22
12:22

Magyezi Declines to Commission Incomplete Market in Omoro 1 3

Speaking to local leaders and market vendors at the Market site, Magyezi said the market won’t be commissioned until it's fully complete and gave a one-month ultimatum to the contractor to finish up ten percent of the work.
13:39
13:39

700 Farmers in Omoro Embrace Coffee Production Lakwana Sub County 1 3

Pascal Osire, one of the commercial farmers in Lakwana Sub County, says that coffee farming is one of the modern agro-spices, which they intend to have in the district.
07:39
07:39

Drought Lowers Soya Bean Production in Omoro District soya beans farming 1 1

According to Oyet, the district recorded 1.26 million metric tons of soya beans produced by farmers in the district in 2019 alone. In 2020, the production increased to 1.31 million metric tons and further grew to 1.37 million metric tons in 2021.
16:01
16:01

Bovine Babesiosis Disease Kills Cattle in Omoro District 1 3

Denis Wokorach, the Secretary of Production, and Marketing for Lakwaya Sub County says that the disease was last week confirmed by the district veterinary department and has so far killed and infected dozens of cattle in Loyo AJonga Parish in the last two weeks.
08:16
08:16

Omoro District Struggling to Collect Local Revenue Using Digital System 1 2 Top story

Douglas Peter Okello Okao, the Omoro District LC V Chairperson told URN in an interview that the Local Government Ministry through the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda –DINU Project trained the staff on how to use IRAS but that the training was inadequate.
08:42
08:42

Omoro Farmers Reap Big From Bumper Sunflower Harvest 1 2

Grace Abalo, a wholesale dealer and farmer in Loyo Ajonga Village told URN that she harvested 170 sacks of sunflower seeds approximately 9,350 kilograms. She explains that she was able to sell to Lira City and some local dealers within Omoro district. A kilogram of sunflower seeds is currently being sold at Shillings 1,400 as compared to Shillings 800 in the previous season.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
11:36
11:36

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Ask Gov't For Relief Lalogi Sub-County 1

The farmers from the parishes of Gem, Opwac and Jaka parishes in Lalogi Sub County lost over 600 acres of crop gardens that were due for harvest to a heavy rainfall that was accompanied by strong wind and hailstorm and lasted for several hours.
07:57
07:57

Lack of Soil Equipment Frustrating Farmers in Acholi Sub Region Odek Sub County 4 2

The soil sensor plays a vital role in modern agricultural and horticultural management and provides a regular assessment of major nutrient levels in the soil to make fertilizer recommendations and to ensure optimum growing conditions.
08:38
08:38

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Appeal for Food Aid, Seeds Lakwana Sub County 1 2

Joseph Bongomin, one of the farmers in Lujorongole Parish, told URN that the heavy rainfall and hailstorm destroyed his 15-acre crop garden comprising soya bean (4acres), sim sim (6) and cassava (5) leaving him stranded.
11:53
11:53

Omoro Residents Decry Poor State of Roads Omoro district 1

According to reports from Omoro district, only 294 kilometers’ roads have been rehabilitated and maintained out of the total of 821 kilometers.
11:20
11:20

Farmers in Omoro Frustrated by Price Fluctuation of Beans, Maize 4

Barbara Piloya, a farmer in Minakulu Town Council in Oyam District says the prices of maize grains and beans in the area have drastically dropped by over 50 percent since the beginning of November.
10:25
10:25

Acholi Leaders Decry Poor Funding to Roads Sector Uganda Road Fund 1 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the LCV Chairperson Omoro District says currently, the district receives only 613 Million Shillings every financial year to manage and maintain 1,187 km of district roads.
08:01
08:01

Company Defrauds Boda-Boda Cyclists Over UGX 100M lock-down 3 1 Top story

Simon Wokorach, the Chairperson of Gulu City Boda-boda Association, says they have recorded numerous complaints from various cyclists, majority of whom are from Omoro, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Pader and Kole Districts. He says they have reported the matter to police for further inquiries.
12:27
12:27

Farmers Decry Poor Soybean Prices 1

Solomon Oketta, another farmer in Ongako Sub County wants the district to intervene in what he calls exploitation of their energy and resources by produce dealers.
13:07
13:07

Hail Storms Destroy Over 1000 Acres of Crop Gardens in Omoro Bobi Sub County 2

Francis Odongakara, the Along West Local Chairperson told URN on Saturday that more than 800 acres of crops belonging to about 150 households were razed to the ground during the heavy rains accompanied by hail storms.
14:08
14:08

Omoro Residents Frustrated by Poor State of Moroto Road goods and services 3

Currently, road users whether on foot, bicycle or any other automobile spend significant amount of hours traveling because of pot holes resulting from lack of maintenance.
07:58
07:58

Farmers in Acholi Stuck with Over 200 Metric Tons of Tobacco agricultural inputs 3 1 Top story

Benson Okello, a Tobacco farmer in Odek Sub-County in Omoro District reveals that over 100 farmers were forced to sell their produce cheaply. He says the remaining 18 farmers are still trapped with 5.5 tonnes of tobacco.
12:54
12:54

Protestors Block Gulu - Kampala Road Highway uganda police force 1 2

The protestors are demanding installation of humps to control accidents at the trading center saying the lack of the speed breakers have led to loss of several lives. They allege that the accident involved a government registered vehicle whose registration could not be ascertained.
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