Kakoma National Organic Agricultural Center in Rakai district has been closed. Kakoma National Agricultural Organic center is located in Lwanda Sub County. Constructed in 1990s, Kakoma has been a research and training center for over 100 agriculture students and farmers focusing on organic farming every academic year.
Dr. Kiiza Waako, the Kamuli district agriculture officer says farmers and agriculture officials are struggling to contain an outbreak of the disease that has forced them to ban the sale of meat in the district. The most affected areas are Kisozi and Bwiiza parishes in Namasagali Sub County where over fifty animals have been found with the disease.
More than 200 vendors in Kalisizo have abandoned the newly constructed market and occupied the park yard. Last year Kalisizo Town council evicted the vendors from the park yard and relocated them to the newly constructed Kalisizo Central market just away from the business area.
Luweero district returning officer and his deputy have been arrested over the suspension of a vote recount for the Woman Member of parliament by election. Peter Kasozi and Flavia Nakassi were arrested a few hours after they suspended the vote recount exercise on grounds that some of the ballot boxes had been tampered with.
Local FM radio stations in West Nile have started closing earlier than the usual time of shutting down as the region experiences its worst ever power crisis since West Nile Rural Electrification Company took over power supply five years ago.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday vowed to keep a closer eye on all procurements and expenditures for the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference scheduled for March next year in Uganda.
The High Court in Kampala has set Friday morning to hear the matter in which the Democratic Party\'s Brenda Nabukenya is seeking to block a vote recount in the Luweero district woman parliamentary by election.
Transport along Rugazi- Katete road in Mbarara town Thursday came to a standstill as boda boda cyclists from that area blocked the road to fix huge pot holes that they claim have turned into death traps.