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10:36
10:36

Land Grabbing; Village Chairman Released on Police Bond Land grabbing,

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon when residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
15:11
15:11

Karamoja Ill-Prepared Amid Potential Invasion of Desert Locusts 2 1 Top story

The warning comes just days after the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO announced that there could be a possible spillover of the crop-devouring insects into Uganda and parts of South Sudan after destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of crops in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
21:07
21:07

Kasese Farmers Receive Three NAADS Tractors 2 3

The three groups are Basaija Kweyimukya Cooperative from Mubuku, Bigando Agricultural Cooperative Society from Kitswamba sub-county and Hima Barracks Women’s group from Hima. The farmers will contribute 20 per cent of the unit cost of each tractor valued at 80 million Shillings.
08:51
08:51

Kigezi Region Farmers Stuck as Milk Prices Drop 2 5

Emmanuel Rugyendo, a dairy farmer from Kyanamira sub-county in Kabale district says that the drop in milk prices has left them in a financial dilemma. He traces the problem to the recent controversies surrounding the sale of Ugandan milk in Kenya over quality issues.
13:31
13:31

Leaders Question Allocation of NAADs Tractor to Kakooza Mutale farmers 1 4 Top story

URN has seen an April 30th, 2019 letter by Luweero Chief Administrative Officer, Godfrey Kuruhiira recommending five groups to the NAADS secretariat for consideration. They included Bakyabumba Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited, Luweero District Farmers’ Association and Luweero Pineapples Farmer’s and Traders Association, James Kakooza, a Nucleus farmer and Zirobwe Agali Awamu and Training Association.
13:04
13:04

Atiak Sugar Industry: Police Recommends Action to Avert Fire Outbreaks charcoal burning 1 3 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
20:56
20:56

Minister Ponders Tougher Penalties for Milk Adulteration 1 3

Reports indicate that between January 1 and 12, Kenyan authorities have confiscated 54 tons of powdered milk and 140,000 litres of Long Life milk from Pearl Dairies and its distributors, citing nonconformity to standards and smuggling. Uganda has reportedly lost more than USD 360,000 in milk exports due to the seizure.