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16:20
16:20

UGX 98m Rice Hurler Lies Idle in Gulu 1

Ben Ocan, the Latyeng Farmers Group Chairperson told URN on Friday that the machine have not been operating since it was received three years ago.
11:35
11:35

Delayed Funding Affecting Completion of Kasese Industrial Park OWC 3 4

Construction of the park which was supposed to have been completed this month has been hindered by the irregular release of money by the government.
15:31
15:31

Large Swarms of Locusts Expected to Invade Uganda - Bagiire 1 2

State Minister of Agriculture Aggrey Bagiire told journalists at the Uganda Media Centre on Thursday, that surveillance by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization -FAO, the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa and the World Food Programme have revealed that millions of eggs are currently being hatched in several parts of Kenya which pose a danger to Uganda.
17:11
17:11

Agago Vigilante Group kills Two Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves 1 2

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Wednesday that the deceased persons are suspected to have crossed from Kotido district.
16:36
16:36

FPU, Fishermen Admit Errors In Illegal Fishing Operations Lake Kyoga 4 1

Rogers Mugerwa Bisaso, the LC 1 Chairman Ninga Village and Fishermen’s Association leader, says some fishermen also attacked and injured soldiers forcing them to fight back using brutal force.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
12:41
12:41

Army Sets Up Four Detachments at Uganda-South Sudan Border 2

Some of the detaches which had been abandoned due to limited personnel were reopened following the resurgence of cattle raids by armed south Sudanese cattle thugs from the neighboring Torit state.
20:29
20:29

National Forest Cover Slightly Improves in 30 Years 1 4

The Executive Director who was talking to this reporter during an interview noted that the grim picture is turning to the bright side as they have recorded a percentage increase of 12.4 percent between 2016 and 2019. Okello says that the achievement means that they have been able to halt deforestation from exceeding afforestation.
09:38
09:38

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Bududa 1 1

Zainabu Watsemba a farmer from Shanemba village in Bunaporo parish said all her food crops she planted including beans,maize sugar canes are all destroyed. She said she had planted in three gardens but all have been destroyed by rain. She asked government for intervention saying they are badly off.
16:38
16:38

Gov't Delivers Vaccines for Foot and Mouth Disease in Karamoja animal diseases 2

According to veterinary department in the three districts, the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries delivered 10, 000 vaccines to each district.
13:11
13:11

13,000 Households in Serere Displaced by Rising Lake Kyoga Water Levels flooding 3 2

In Bugondo Sub County, more than half of the 39 villages have been submerged, displacing 6,000 households.
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
12:51
12:51

Serere Fishermen Cry Foul Over Forest Land 1 3 Top story

Simon Okwi, the Parish Councilor for Kagwara says his voters were told to form an association in order to be considered by NFA, a development he notes enabled them to plant trees. He notes that the team was surprised when NFA came in to mark and split the forest into blocks without considering the locals.
11:34
11:34

UPDF to Relaunch Forceful Disarmament in Karamoja 2

Brigadier General Michael Kabango says that despite a successful disarmament exercise spearheaded by the government decades ago, suspected Karimajong warriors have rearmed and are reportedly making incursions in the neighbouring districts in Lamwo and Kitgum.
10:46
10:46

Coffee Farmers Struggle to Transport Produce to Factories 4 1

Eric Katengo, a coffee farmer in Kalingwe, Kisinga Sub County, says both the curfew and ban on carrying passengers has affected the quality and volume of coffee they supply. He says buyers who use private means have seemingly halted business.
14:18
14:18

400 Casual Laborers from Busoga Arrive to Plant Sugarcane in Lamwo 1 2

The labourers were transported aboard Gateway buses on Sunday by Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd. The company contracted by the government is implementing sugarcane growing in the district on behalf of Ayuu Alali Sugarcane Cooperatives Society.
11:19
11:19

Pig Farmers Adopting New Technology to Increase Productivity 1 4

Doctor Lawrence Mayega, the Masaka District Production and Marketing Officer says that the new invention was made through a scientific research partnership by Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security and the International Livestock Research Institute-Uganda.
09:40
09:40

Gulu Archdiocese Moves to Boost Cassava Production in Kitgum 2 1

At least 7,763 bags of Narocas-1 cassava cuttings will be delivered to the selected farmers in the district by the end of this month. The task is jointly undertaken with Acholibur Parish project in partnership with National Agricultural Advisory services [NAADS] and Operation Wealth Creation.
16:30
16:30

Kumi Watermelon Farmers Cry Out as COVID-19 Lockdown Bites Kumi District 1 3

Some of the food stuffs have been crossing to Kenya and South Sudan but the supply has been affected by COVID-19 lockdown
15:09
15:09

Fisheries Police Shoot Fishmonger in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 1 1

Tom Ejigu was shot in the leg while carrying fish on his motorcycle along Ochapa Road, according to a police officer in Serere who spoke on condition of anonymity.
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