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07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 5 1

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
09:58
09:58

Farmers, Local Leaders Decry The Appalling State of Kitholu Road Network poor roads 4 2 Top story

Yonasi Kithola, the Kithoulu Sub County LC V Councilor, says the district has severally spoken about the economic impact of the poor road network on the area. He says today only a few farmers can afford the high transport costs to deliver their produce to markets in Bwera and Kasese town.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 5 2 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
12:13
12:13

Gov't Asked To invest More In Cotton Value Chain To Open Up Employment Opportunities 3 1 Top story

Jolly K Sabune, the Director of Cotton Development Organization-CDO says the opportunities in the cotton value chain that include production of fertilizers, soap and edible oil are not fully exploited because many people do not have the resources to invest in the business.
08:34
08:34

Lack Of Data On Cocoa Production Hurting Ugandan Farmers- Experts Cocoa Growing 8 2

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, argues that even when hundreds of farmers are involved in cocoa-growing, the country lacks accurate production data to attract international buyers and private investors.
15:26
15:26

Kasese Farmers Turn to Apple Growing 5 2

The chairperson Kasese Apple Growers Organization-KAGO John Kamadi says they have ventured in the plant to diversify their household incomes.
15:17
15:17

Kasese Farmers Accuse RDCs of Fueling Kabukero Land Conflict 3 1

Godeon Bwambale a farmer in the area accuses the leaders for conniving with pastoralists to continue grazing their cattle from the land even when all such activities were banned.
16:32
16:32

UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears on Lake George 3 1 Top story

Hajara Namugabu, the chairperson of the Mahyoro landing site says that they have been partnering with FPU to impound illegal fishing gears.
19:26
19:26

Cultivators in Kasese Demand Re-opening of Disputed Land bakonzo cultivators 4 1

Paul Muthende the chairperson for Kabukero cultivators says it’s unfortunate that many families are lacking food and even when the planting season is begging they have nowhere to plant.
17:05
17:05

Panic Among Pastoralists As Persistent Drought Kills Cattle in Nyakatonzi 7 3 Top story

At least 60 cows have died since January due to lack of water and pasture. Kasese District has an estimated 80,000 head of cattle. Nyakatonzi alone has more than 40,000 cows.
17:26
17:26

Cotton Development Organization Concerned About Reduction in Production 1 4

Jolly Sabune the Director of Cotton Development Organization (CDO) expressed concern that cotton production is decreasing every season.
19:34
19:34

Mubuku Farmers Worried as Irrigation Water Reduces 4 2

The farmers say that due to the reduced water volumes in the river, the scheme management has now resorted to rationing. Patrick Mwesige, a staff of the Mubuku Irrigation Scheme in charge of water, says the water in the river is not enough; affected by a dry spell, and human activities upstream which have affected the volumes in the canals.
18:25
18:25

Cotton Farmers in Kasese Cry Foul over Pests 5 1

Enock Nyabongo a lead cotton farmer under Mubuku cotton farmer’s association-MCFA attributes the low prices to the poor seeds that have affected their output. He says the seedlings produce small and tiny balls that do not sprout.
20:51
20:51

Government Processing Karusandara Land Titles- Baryomunsi 2 1

Baryomunsi who met a few leaders and locals from the sub-county said the government was aware of the tensions in the community and has been working to ensure that it's controlled. “There issue of land titles should not be a concern anymore because we are handling it and soon you will receive them.” He said.
12:00
12:00

Kasese Voters Want Candidates to Improve Roads kyabarungira 4 1

Samuel Kule Tamwanzire says that candidates should clearly state how they will fix the road network in the sub-county. He says that the Rugendabara to Kasangali and Kamwani to Mbata roads are impassable for farmers and traders.
15:39
15:39

Traders in Kasese Raise Concern About Delayed Opening of Market 1 1

The Kasese Municipality Mayor Geoffrey Kabyanga says they are still waiting for the official commissioning by President Museveni.
11:36
11:36

Karusandara Residents Decry Poor State of Roads poor roads 4 2

The road that connects the sub-county to the Kasese-Fort Portal main road through Kisanyarazi trading centre and Hima is filled with deep gullies, heaps of stones and sand deposits.
15:40
15:40

Kasese Flood Victims Want Gov't to Construct Food Storage Facilities silos 2

In Kitholhu sub county over 200 families in the area are still struggling to get food after heavy rains washed away gardens, carried sand and rubles into their land.
04:59
04:59

Nine Injured in Fresh Bakonzo, Basongora Clashes in Kasese 4 1 Top story

The clashes started when a group of Bakonzo armed with spears and pangas attacked the Basongora pastoralists who were grazing cattle, blowing up a conflict that has been brewing for years. seven cows were looted during the raid.
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