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11:25
11:25

Fishermen Protest Suspension of Fishing Activities on Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 3 1

The security committee unanimously resolved that fishing on Lake Albert be suspended for 32 days, in line with a partial lockdown that was announced by Presidet Yoweri Museveni last week. The commitee observed that some Ugandan fishermen cross to the Democratic Republic of Congo and mix freely with communities on the other side, before crossing back to Uganda, which posses a risk of contracting the virus.
19:55
19:55

Nwoya Rehabilitates 95Km of Rural Roads to Boost Agriculture Production Aswa River 2 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema explains that the roads are expected to connect remote agriculture productive areas in Alero, Lungulu, Anaka and Purongo Sub-Counties to neighbouring markets in Amuru, Gulu and the entire Acholi sub region.
17:21
17:21

Roadside Market Vendors Close Businesses Over Sweet Plantain Shortage 2 1

According to the vendors, they are unable to import sweet plantains from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC because of the border closure due to the corona pandemic.
15:56
15:56

Sub County Extension Officer in Rukungiri Accused of Incompetence 3 1

Farmers accuse, Kalenzi of failure to provide technical guidance on coffee growing. Farmers also say that Kalenzi is rarely in the office to attend to their concerns as well as visiting them to access the progress of the coffee project.
15:09
15:09

COVID-19: Fishing on Lake Albert Suspended security committee 1

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who is also caretaking Kikuube says they unanimously agreed that fishing on Lake Albert should be suspended for 32 days.
11:22
11:22

Buvuma Fish Farmers Use Local Ingredients to Reduce Feeding Costs fish farming 3 1

The 16 farmers started cage fish farming at the height of operations by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit, five years ago. However, the farmers say the costs of commercial fish feeds are almost chasing them out of business.
16:12
16:12

Veterinary Department Restricts Access to Arua Abattoir livestock dealers 3 2

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Saturday said that slaughtering of animals will also be done in shifts involving ten persons for cattle and two for goats and sheep.
15:36
15:36

Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
18:33
18:33

Gov't Gets More 1,000 liters of Chemicals to Fight Locusts 3

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Pius Wakabi Kasajja on Wednesday told the press at Media Center that Twiga Chemicals Company delivered 1000 litres of the chemical adding to the 400 that was earlier delivered to enhance the fight through aerial spraying.
10:05
10:05

Serere Leaders Want Audit of Fish Handling Facility Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

The facility located in Kadungulu Sub County was constructed between 2009 and 2013 at 2.7 billion shillings. However, it has not been in use after the district declined to receive it from the contractor citing shoddy works. `
19:03
19:03

Dairy Farmers Stuck with Over 150,000 Liters of Milk 4 1 Top story

Wilson Bagatuzire, a farmer in Kashari says he is worried of where to take his milk because Pearl Dairies, which used to buy the bulk of the milk, closed yet cooperatives cannot consume what they produce.
10:19
10:19

Kitgum Production Department Unveils Artificial Insemination Program 2 1

Dr Alfred Kinyera, the senior district veterinary officer, says the move to adopt artificial insemination is meant to boost the quality of the indigenous local livestock breeds which will be cross-bred with high-quality cattle breeds like Friesian, Jersey, Ayrshire Brown, Boran and Sahiwal among others.
14:50
14:50

Gov't Directs Fresh Registration of Fishermen on Lake Kwania, Kyoga 2

The move is aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies.
12:51
12:51

Rukungiri Coffee Nursery Bed Operators Protest Non Payment 6 1

According to Murera, he supplied 30,000 coffee seedlings at shillings 350 each to farmers for planting in November 2019. Murera says that up to date, he has not been paid his shillings 10 million.
14:31
14:31

Kiruhura Authorities Evict Over 200 Farmers from Lake Mburo Shores Agriculture 4 5

Kiruhura Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kiberu, says the water pumped from the lake has turned color, which exposes residents at risk.
11:12
11:12

Increasing Water Levels Interrupt Construction of Kiyindi-Kirongo Docking Piers UNRA 1 2 Top story

Engineer Ismail Kyazze, the Ferry Service Operations manager in UNRA, who is also in charge of inspecting the construction of the new ferry, says they have completed assembled the ferry and read to start work as planned.
18:07
18:07

Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
15:27
15:27

Kitgum Farmer Groups Accused of Selling off NUSAF Livestock 2 1

The three implicated groups include Pamolo Olet Ox traction project, Obem East A Cassava and Sunflower Production Group and Atura C Cassava and Sunflower Production Group in Labongo Layamo Sub County.
12:32
12:32

Kaabong to Vaccinate 300 000 Livestock goat plague

The vaccination comes in the wake of an outbreak of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia among cattle and goat plague that killed livestock in the district.
11:45
11:45

Absence of Master Plan Hindering Construction of Kabarole Agro-Industrial Park NARO 1 1

However, to date, there is no single activity taking place in the area. While explaining the delay, the Kabarole district Assistant Chief Administrative Officer – ACAO, Michael Kisembo, said that the district lacks a master plan.
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