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13:24
13:24

Drought Pushes more Turkana Pastoralists into Uganda 1 Top story

According to Epuke, he is expecting more Turkana pastorilists to cross to Uganda with their animals since all the wells in their region have dried up due to drought. "Although Uganda is also dry but it isn’t comparable to Turkana region. We have lost a big number of animals in Turkana due to drought because of lack of water and grass, “he said.
18:43
18:43

Atiak Sugarcane Plantation Out Growers Seek to Develop Own Cane Seedlings 5

Tumusiime reveals that the sucrose level of a seedling variety can be affected because of seed cane poaching, where out growers sell cane seedlings to companies outside their region, where they might not yield the required sugar level.
11:49
11:49

Agoro Irrigation Water Killing our Crops -Farmers 6

Farmers say they started noticing the drop in crop yields and loss of soil fertility in 2013, but since land in the sub county is still vast, farmers have been countering the problem by abandoning the fields ruined by the irrigation water for virgin ones.
07:53
07:53

312 SACCOS in Uganda Suffer Fraud, Poor Governance 1 2 Top story

According to the report, 64 out of the 453 registered SACCOs in Uganda have collapsed while 312 are struggling due to fraud and poor governance among other challenges. Collins Agaba, the program Manager PROFIRA, says only 77 out the 453 Saccos they are supporting have not suffered any problem.
20:06
20:06

Persistent Drought Worries Turkana, Karimojong Pastoralists 1

John Bosco Apaloris one of the pastoralists in Nakapelimoru Sub County in Kotido district said the current drought was posing risk to the animals health.
15:45
15:45

Kwania District Residents Repair Impassable Road 2 2

The road that connects residents to Aduku Saturday market and Aduku Town Council is impassable during the rainy season. It has many potholes and has no proper drainage system.
16:28
16:28

Strange Disease Ravages Vegetable Crops in Lamwo 2

According to Ocaya, all members of the cooperative society and individual farmers who use Agoro Irrigation Scheme to water their plants have been affected.
07:19
07:19

East African Countries Better Prepared, But Desert Locust Threat ‘Not Over’ 1

The UN agency is seeking USD 38 million to continue work in the region. Without this support, 28 aircraft that patrol the skies to spot and spray swarms could be grounded as early as March.
13:33
13:33

New Karimojong MPs' First Agenda - Special Land Audit in Karamoja.

John Baptist Lokii, the Matheniko County MP says the land audit would help the leaders in the region to ascertain how much land has remained for the people of Karamoja.
16:31
16:31

Kitgum Gets UGX 985 Million Small Scale Irrigation Scheme 3 2

The irrigation scheme project was constructed by the ministry under the supervision of the Water for Production Northern Regional Centre with funding from the government.
11:20
11:20

Environmental Destruction Takes Toll On Gum Arabic Harvest in Karamoja 2 Top story

Sarah Angolere, a mother of five children, who has benefiting from collecting the gum, says it is a very lucrative business and alternative source of livelihood for many women and men who could not afford to dig. "By now we could be harvesting the gum because this is the time but now all the trees that produce gum have been destroyed," she said.
10:39
10:39

Karimojong Won't Have any Fertile Left by 2031 -Expert 2

Mr. Isaac Bwire the official from International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) however, said the rapid degradation of range land can be stopped if the districts of Karamoja can pass by-laws against environmental destruction in the region.
16:02
16:02

11,000 Abim Residents Get Clean Water Source

Ms Betty Akidi another resident of Oruwamuge village said the clean water will now improve the health situation of the people of Lotuke Sub county.
09:11
09:11

Karenga, Kaabong Families at Risk of Starvation as Elephants, Buffalos Destroy Gardens 1 Top story

"Am the model farmer here, and I always plant very many acres of maize, this year I had planted six and it was doing very well but just as it was flowering, the elephants and Buffalo's come and eat all the acres with two days the six acres were finished," he said.
15:12
15:12

Public Warned Against Eating Dead Fish Floating on Lake Victoria 1 1

Tons of dead fish are floating Lake Victoria and Jackson Baguma, the Kalangala District Fisheries Officer says they could have been killed of poisoning.
11:14
11:14

Rangers Accused of Demanding Cash to Return Marauding Elephants to Murchison Park 1

According to Jalon Lakony Opiyo, every time elephants invade the area, each member of the village which has around 2000 households contributes 1000 shillings for the rangers to rescue them and their properties.
10:33
10:33

Sembabule District Wants Cutting of Traditional Tree Species Banned 1 1

Francis Byarugaba, the Sembabule District Environment Officer says they are working on an ordinance that will fully operationalize the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act of 2003, for purposes of saving traditional tree species that are currently at great risk.
09:26
09:26

Kenya, Uganda Agree on Cross Border Joint Animal Vaccination 1

Josephat Nanok the governor of Turkana County said conducting a joint cross border animal vaccination would cement the current peace that has prevailed over among the two former worrying communities.
13:37
13:37

Kisamba Mugerwa: An Advocate for Small Holder Farmers And Gentleman 1 2 Top story

Dr. Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa Advocated for Small Holder Farmer’s access to credit and extension services and land management.
18:24
18:24

Wildlife Population Increase to Intensify Future Conflict with Humans ugandas population 2

Over the last 30 years Uganda has registered an increase in the number of Elephants from 2,000 to 6,000, Giraffes from 350 to 1,600, mountain Gorillas in the three countries from 350 to more than 1,000 and other animals, but these and others compete for land with humans.
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