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08:10
08:10

Residents Protest Destruction of Their Property by Chinese Contractor bukulula sub county 2 1 Top story

Residents accuse the Chinese firm of destroying their properties that include homes, crop gardens and blocking community water sources because of stone quarrying activities in the area. On Wednesday, the affected residents blocked the company workers from accessing the stone quarry found on their village.
07:56
07:56

Lamwo Residents In Panic As Stray Lions Kill Six Cattle 1 Top story

The Padibe East Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, Julius Peter Olung told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that residents are currently living in fear following the invasion of the lions. He says the lions suspected to be male and female attacked another kraal on Monday night in the same village where they killed three more calves.
15:56
15:56

Gov't Asked to Zone Usage of Acaricides to Curb Resistance 3 2

For quite some time, farmers in the cattle corridor have been reporting a prevalence of ticks that do not respond to the available acaricides. But Sembabule District Production and Marketing Officer Dr Emmanuel Kalungi Kawooya explains that the resistance is largely due to inappropriate application of Acaricides by farmers.
08:02
08:02

Bukalasa Agricultural College Introduces Short Courses Targeting Farmers 1

Gelvan Kisolo Lule, the Principal Bukalasa Agricultural College explains that under the new curriculum, learners will have chance to determine their duration on the course by selecting from the available modules based on their needs.
07:54
07:54

East Africa Faces Unprecedented Hunger Threat - UN Agencies 1 Top story

Desert locusts have a reproduction cycle of three months. In just a few weeks, as crops begin to sprout, the next generation of locusts will take wing in a renewed frenzy of destructive swarm activity, threatening to devastate East Africa’s most important crop of the year. Today, mature swarms are laying eggs within vast areas of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, many of which are already hatching.
07:34
07:34

Crocodiles Scare Fishermen from Lake Victoria UWA 2 1

John Magunda, a fisherman in Buwooya sub county notes that the crocodiles hide under stones during the evening hours and often attack them forcing them to abandon their boats. He says the crocodiles do not only scare them from accessing the lake, but they also destroy their fishing nets.
20:08
20:08

Delayed Delivery Of Vaccines Angers Cattle Keepers MAAIF 1 2

Dr. Henry Mulondo, the Kotido District Veterinary Officer, says he has received assurance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that the district will receive 20,000 vaccines by mid-March.
17:50
17:50

Bukalasa Agricultural College Embarks on Multiplication of Grafted Tomatoes 3 1 Top story

Gelvan Kisolo Lule, the Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College explains that they grafted the tomatoes with disease resistance seeds and high yielding seedlings to come up with good seedlings.
14:47
14:47

Desert Locusts Disrupt Business in Soroti Town Soroti Municipality 2 1

Desert locusts that invaded Uganda over two weeks ago through Karamoja have been seen mostly in rural areas. But this morning, the insects invaded Soroti, the biggest town in Teso, sending many residents in disarray.
18:08
18:08

AG Unearthes Eight Plots Illegally Curved from Bukalasa Agricultural College Land encroachers 2 1 Top story

The plots were discovered during the field verification of the school land by the Office of the Auditor General. In his 2018/19 financial year audit report, the Auditor General, John FS Muwanga explains that further subdivision of Bukalasa Agricultural College land without its knowledge may hamper the college administration when it comes to practical lessons and demonstrations that require adequate land.
17:00
17:00

Barley Farmers Stuck As Company Halts Purchase Uganda Limited 5

Joseph Oryem, the Coordinator and an Accountant Agro Ways in Kapchorwa district told Uganda Radio Network that the company stopped buying the crop because of the failure by farmers to follow the right procedures during planting and end up producing poor quality barley.
18:23
18:23

Teso Communities Bang Pans to Scare Desert Locusts away Soroti District 2 1

In sub-counties of Gweri, Kamuda and Soroti, a number of residents are seen screaming, drumming, blowing whistles, sounding pans and throwing stones to chase away the migratory pests which invaded the area more than a week ago.
12:32
12:32

Masaka Farmers Unveil New Brand of Processed Coffee 3 1

Reverend Father Peter Paul Kibuuka, the cooperative’s projects director says they were driven by the urge to undertake value addition in the coffee chain through which they would eventually address its underutilization and improve the earnings of the local farmers.
13:44
13:44

Plane for Aerial Spray of Desert Locusts Lands in Moroto 1 1

The plane was delivered by the Desert Locust Control Organization (DLCO) of East Africa and received by the Minister of State for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Musa Ecweru at Moroto Airstrip this morning. Uganda paid USD 3 million (11 billion Shillings) to the Desert Locust Control Organization for the plane.
11:58
11:58

Special Commitee Set Up to Tackle Locust Invasion in Masindi Desert locusts 3

The committee is headed by Masindi municipality Mayor Joab Businge, who is deputized by Col. Stephen Muruli the head of Operation Wealth Creation in the area. Others members of the committee are Livingston Kabagambe, Robinah Nyangoma and Patrick Kaahwa, among others.
16:08
16:08

Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
11:16
11:16

No Money to Fight Desert Locusts in Kole District 1 5

However, Francis Acobi, the District entomology officer has declared that the district doesn't have money to control the locusts. He says they are waiting on the central government to use the army to control the locusts by spraying.
09:16
09:16

Minister Cautions against Consumption of Desert Locusts UPDF 2 1

Bagiire explained that desert locusts have been sprayed with poisonous chemicals capable of causing complications and death in humans if they are consumed. He added that the country was food secure and therefore needless for the communities to eat desert locusts.
19:47
19:47

Desert Locusts Enter Bulambuli, Bukedea Districts 1

According to officials, big swarms of locusts yesterday invaded Seseti village on Ngenge hills in Ngenge Sub County at about 4:00pm before relocating to Kacharasi and Hatari at the border of Bunambutye, Bwikhonge and Nabongo Sub Counties in Bulambuli district.
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