Agro Max, an agribusiness service provider that supplies innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions to small- and large-scale farmers across Uganda was paid 1.1 Billion Shillings last November to implement 49 projects.
President Hassan announced plans of a mass vaccination of Tanzanians as well as updating the nation and the world about new cases and deaths.
Previously, Tanzania had stayed out of regional initiatives towards Covid-19, but her attitude brings new hope that these and other regional initiatives could now be implemented more easily.
The decision of the leaders follows several cases and concerns among leaders about many cattle traders from Ngoma sub-county in Ntungamo district and Kamwezi sub-county in Rukiga district who illegally cross to Rwanda, buy cattle and smuggle them to Uganda.
A pilot project had been launched in 2017 to help tea plantation farms move from an ‘airdrop’ system of moving bulk money, to electronic cash, but this was disrupted by the introduction of the tax on mobile money. PHB and the UN agency had seen how difficult it was to transfer cash from a bank through to the pockets of the 14,000 farmers, twice every month as salary, using the airdrop method.
Natuk was yesterday arrested after joint monitoring on the project by district leaders who were also following the activities of the Youth Livelihood Project. It emerged that many of the members of her group had failed to pay loans they borrowed from the revolving fund.
Rev. Ronald Ogwang, the Archdeacon of Aboko Archdeaconry claims that the land in question that originally belonged to Otengoro, Atek and Laki clans was donated to the church in 1956. He said part of the church land measuring 15 acres was subsequently used to establish Aboko Seed Secondary School, which should be under the Anglican Church.
As the country goes through a second lockdown, dozens of businesses are experiencing a great decline in activity with limited sales. Now, traders are using microblogging sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among others, to market their products and skills, tapping into the scattered online market.
The ‘Electronic Know You Customer’ (eKYC) platform allows the banks to access the data bank at the National Identification Regulatory Authority (NIRA), as a way of verifying the authenticity of the data presented by the customer.
According to a survey by the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, there are many Ugandans who have refused to embrace digital or non-physical contact transactions, unsure of the safety of their money.
Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema, have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives with their six grandchildren in Kali-Kali Village in Rec Iceke Parish in Layima Sub County, which is about 50kilometers away from Gulu City Centre.