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13:53
13:53

Multimillion Slaughter Slab Left To Waste in Kuushu Town Council 2

Wilson Kabale, one of the butchers in Kuushu town council who was around at the time of constructing the slaughter slab, says that they want to pay the owner of the land hosting the slab Shillings 5000 for each animal slaughtered but he demanded Shillings 20,000, which they couldn’t afford.
10:52
10:52

Construction of 8.4KM Road Resumes in Bududa 1

Titus Kusolo, the Bumayoka Sub county LC III Chairperson, says that they had given up on the project because of stalling for a long time, adding that they shall now work with the contractor to ensure the project is completed as planned.
10:52
10:52

Farmers in Bududa Decry Delayed Vaccination of Livestock Against Lumpy Skin 1 1

Last year, the district reported an outbreak of lumpy skin disease in November and since then, animals have never been vaccinated. The outbreak was confirmed in Nalwanza, Bududa, Bushika and Bumasheti sub-counties.
11:11
11:11

Poor State Of Roads Hamper Business in Bududa 1 Top story

Fred Wambewo, a driver on the Mbale-Bududa route, says that most roads in the district need to be rehabilitated to make them motorable. He said initially it used to take them 40 minutes to drive from Mbale to Bududa but it now takes more than 2 hours because of poor roads.
07:58
07:58

Bukibokolo Farmers Reject Seeds Delivered By OWC 1

Milton Kamoti Wasunguyi, the Bududa district chairman asked farmers not to sabotage the government programs in their sub-counties if they are to gain out of them. He said they should calm down if they want the best out of the district.
11:11
11:11

Farmers Reject Banana Plantlets from NAADS Citing Lengthy Harvesting Period 1 Top story

Peter Wamboyo, another farmer, says that the government would have given them a platform to decide on what they want instead of giving them inputs, which are not helpful to them. He says that they would have given them animals to rear instead of plantlets.
06:43
06:43

Anaplasmosis Disease Killing Cattle in Bududa MAIF 2

. Paul Mumwata, a livestock farmer, says that he lost his two animals on Saturday to the disease. He says that the animals presented with difficulties in breathing and by the time he called a vet, it was too late to save them.
12:52
12:52

Coffee Farmers in Bududa Reject OWC Seedlings Citing Dry Season 1 4

Godfrey Kigai another farmer said this is the fifth time the district has supplied them coffee seedlings but whenever they (farmers) plant, the seedlings don’t grow. He also blamed the district officials for not monitoring the coffee seedlings and asking for feedback from them before they can supply more.
11:01
11:01

Over 30 Farmers in Bududa Forced to Replace Nusaf Cows 1 Top story

Last year, the beneficiaries disposed of more than 40 heifers they received under NUSAF3.
12:23
12:23

Vegetable Prices in Manafwa Fall by Half 2 1

Peter Matanda, a tomato farmer, says that they have failed even to recoup the money they invested in producing the vegetables. They anticipate scarcity of vegetables in the near future since most of them would have made losses and abandoned the business.
10:55
10:55

Bumusse Irrigation Scheme Boosts Vegetable Growing in Manafwa 3 1 Top story

Gideon Nate Israel, a caretaker, pump operator and farmer, says the irrigation scheme has improved their livelihoods since it started in 2018. He says that before the scheme started, he used to grow cabbages and tomatoes, which would fetch him less than Shillings 900,000 in a year, which had three seasons.
16:42
16:42

Bududa Farmers in Tears as UWA Rangers Slash Crops 4 1

The rangers claim that the crops were planted inside Mt. Elgon National Park. The most affected parishes include Kasuuni and Nametsi in Bukalasi and Bundesi Sub Counties respectively.
14:35
14:35

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Bududa MAIF

Some of the farmers whom our reporter talked to said they have suffered huge losses and do not know how they are going to survive.
12:38
12:38

Bududa Farmers Stranded, Wait for OWC Seeds to Start Planting

Farmers say a few of them who have managed to plant suffered the high prices of the seeds which have shot during this planting season.
12:34
12:34

Bududa Residents Hit by Scarcity of Vegetables As Prices Hike

The price for one head of cabbage has risen from 500 to 1000 and a sukuma wiki bundle which used to cost 200 Shillings now goes for at least 700 Shillings.
17:20
17:20

Bududa Residents Complain Over Appalling NUSAF Roads 1 1

The roads complained about include the 3.5km Bumayoka community access road in Bumayoka Sub County and the 3km Buwanabisi- Bumasa community access road.
14:24
14:24

Residents Neighboring Mt. Elgon National Park Face Land Shortage Ahead of Planting Season 1 4

The residents argue that Mt Elgon National Park rangers have continued to beat and extort money from them whenever they go to their land to cultivate.
10:20
10:20

Bududa Traders Complain of Falling Prices of Matooke Agriculture 3

Michel Walandama a trader said he has always sold his bunches at a give away price because they are very cheap in the market. He said a bunch which is bought from the farmer at 10,000 is sold at 8000 in the market, something that is continuing to harden their business.
11:45
11:45

Seed Prices Increase in Bududa Ahead of Planting Season 2 1

Wilson Swalikha, a farmer complained of the hiked prices, saying they are still struggling with COVID-19 and have no money to buy seeds at the exorbitant price.
16:50
16:50

Milk Cooler, Maize Milling Plant Non Functional Due to Lack of Power 4 1

Abasa Watuwa, the Bubiita Sub-County LC III Chairperson, says the plants ran on generator power for four years, which became unsustainable. He says that they have applied for power from Umeme, which has taken long to come.
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