A vast majority of farmers in Sembabule and other districts in the cattle corridor rely on natural pastures and sometimes include native elephant grasses to feed their animals. But many of them are scrambling for limited and already dried-up natural pastures and water sources, according to Karakure.
Issuing the Group’s interim statement at a press conference in Nairobi, Golding, Chairperson of the Group, commended the efforts by political parties, their leaders, presidential candidates, and the people of Kenya, to foster a peaceful environment in the lead-up to the elections.
On Thursday, the prosecution led by the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Lino Anguzu told Lady Justice Jane Elizabeth Alidviza during the pretrial hearing that they shared statements from 19 people, some of whom they intend to rely on as witnesses during the trial.
The caution came moments after unofficial tally centres emerged posting varying figures from Tuesday's polls, purporting to represent the counting exercise. But the head of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Kenya Bishop John Obala Owaa cautioned against the tally centres announcing results as authentic or official.
Denis Mukwege, a renowned human rights activist in North Kivu province, and the elected provincial deputy of Rutshuru, Bonaventure Sherimpuwe have called for sanctions against Rwanda for the aggression against DR Congo.
Initial reports indicate that Ricky Okello, who was deployed at the Bank of Baroda Lira branch was taking duty from his colleague David Jangole when his gun released bullets that shot two people along Oyam road.
The East African Business Council, the Business Council of COMESA and the SADC Business Council have officially launched the African Tripartite Business Council to spearhead the inclusion of private sector policy proposals into the negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and the African Tripartite Free Trade Area.
Musenero stressed that over the years, scientists have developed affordable technologies aimed at mechanizing the agricultural sector and boosting the quality of farmers’ yields, but they are inaccessible to the target beneficiaries.
BOU Executive Director for Supervision Dr Twinemanzi Tumubweine says the slowdown in borrowing is because there are lower business activities, while the commercial banks are also worried about the increasing risk to lending.