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15:58
15:58

Kiryandongo Farmers Combat Food Wastage with Warehouse 1 2

More than 12 percent of Maize grains produced in Uganda get lost from the field in prolonged field drying and late harvests, according to UN Food agency FAO. Another 18 percent is lost during transportation, processing, drying from home and bad storage.
07:23
07:23

Milk Processing Plant in Gulu Halts Operations 1 3

The plant belonging to Gulu Women Diary Cooperative Society folded operations in mid-2018, few months after its capacity was upgraded to collect and process 3,010 liters of milk daily. The capacity was upgraded with donation of a 3,010 liter milk cooler by the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).
17:30
17:30

Amuru Offers Land For Installation Of Solar Power Plant 1 1

John Bosco Ocan, the Attiak Sub County Councillor V says the installation will add up electricity to the national grid passing through the area to Elegu border town with South Sudan.
13:20
13:20

Ugandans Delight in Using Biolite Stoves 4 1 Top story

Olwol says she has used the biolite stove for five months and wouldn’t wish to replace it with anything else. He instead wants to buy three more stoves for his relatives deep in the village who spend much to charge their phones despite the abundance of firewood at home that they can use to cook, charge and have light at all times.
18:04
18:04

Lugore Prisons Farm to Be Transformed into Largest Commercial Farm 4 3

Located over 20 kilometres North of Gulu town in Patiko sub county, Lugore prison sits on 45,000 acres of land and is the biggest maize farm of the UPS in the country established in the early 60s.
17:19
17:19

How Social Media is Disrupting Legal Practice in Uganda 6 1

Retired High Court Judge Justice Patrick Tabaro maintains that the internet is with no doubt an enabler to the legal practice in Uganda and world over. He advises that lawyers stick to the ethics of the profession in order to avoid clashing and abusing the principles of law which they are trained to uphold.
10:42
10:42

Museveni's Social Media Presence Excites Public 2

In his Facebook post of 6,292 words, Museveni applauds a number of people who he refers to as the Bazzukulu (grandchildren) and responds to several demands and criticism about his government. In the posts, Museveni also directs some of the government officials including State House comptroller Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, State House Anti-corruption unit, Lt Col Edith Nakalema, Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng and Finance Minister Matia Kasaija to respond to some of the concerns from his followers.
10:10
10:10

Researchers Optimistic on Rearing Nile Perch in Ponds 1 3

Dr Edward Rukunya, the Fisheries Resource Director at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, says several attempts which root back from early 2000s have been hitting a dead end after finding it difficult to formulate a suitable substitute feed for the Nile Perch.
10:30
10:30

Uganda's Tomatoes Highly Contaminated - Report 1 5 Top story

Dr Deogratious Ssekimpi, the Executive Director of Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health-UNACOH, says the scientific analysis found that the number of tomatoes contaminated with the harmful pesticide residues gets worse at the end of June as the first cropping season March - June planting season comes to an end.
18:09
18:09

UIA Holding Illegal Land Title for Karamoja Industrial Park 1

The commission declared the land title illegal following investigations into its procurement processes by the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA while buying the land in 2011. The Commission says Uganda Investment Authority illegally dispossessed more than 2,000 people of their customary land when it acquired the land from improper owners.
13:01
13:01

Use of Lethal Chemicals for Leather Tanning Worries Scientists Kyambogo University 7 2 Top story

Wanyama says that although it is still hard to tan leather without chromium, several research studies point to the dangers associated with the metal chemical, especially in advancing diseases such as cancer. Ssekandi is one of the Hide & Skin exporter in Uganda who through his company Leather land Limited process leather up to wet blue.
16:11
16:11

CARITAS Introduces Solar Cookstoves to Refugees in Uganda 1 3

CARITAS Uganda says accessing such biomass is often unsafe and environmentally unsustainable as most of the staple foods distributed to refugees – beans and peas - require a considerable time and fuel to cook. It says that in order to save on firewood, people living in camps often undercook their food, skip meals, sell or barter their food rations for fuelwood.
19:49
19:49

Renewable Energy Alternatives Can Tame Deforestation -Farmers 1

They say that the approach should be integrated with the operationalization of the tree fund stipulated under the Environment and the National Tree Planting Act and implemented under their National umbrella association, the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform.
09:27
09:27

Construction of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry nears Completion UNRA 6 1

The vessel is assembled by the Southern Engineering Co. Ltd-SECO, a marine and offshore engineering company based in Kenya to replace the old ferry which has been reportedly breaking down often, condemning residents to the use of canoes and cargo boats for transport.
07:41
07:41

14 Issues Identified Under Fourth National Development Plan – NDP III Pillar 1

The first three pillars advocate for the promotion of inclusive development and sustainability of economic progress of the country in view of leaving no one behind. They are related to industrialization of the country, development of human capital and Value addition, as the country strives towards a middle-income country under the Vision 2040.
07:50
07:50

Crude Oil Pipeline to Displace 400 Households 1

According to the Environment and Social Impact Assessment Report (ESIA) of the project, some of the affected persons will temporarily or permanently lose their land to the development. The report notes that compensation of the affected persons will cause controversies as speculators dive in to cash in on oil money.
07:13
07:13

Lake Victoria Water Level Overtakes Average 1

An analysis of data collected during the season indicates that water levels in the major lakes in the basin - Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert, Lake Edward, Lake Tana and Nasser in the basin increased due to rise in the amount of precipitation.
17:57
17:57

Breakdown of New Street Lights Alarm Gulu Residents 1 4

Emmanuel Okanokodi, a concerned resident expressed doubts over the competence of Gulu municipal authorities in maintaining the street lights. He said several lights have malfunctioned and no body is bothered about them.
17:36
17:36

Kitgum Crop Laboratory Lies Idle 3 1

Joseph Ochieng, a farmer in Lakwor parish in Lagoro Sub County, says the facility has been dormant since it was established and calls on government to ensure that it doesn’t go to waste since it isn’t helping farmers.
07:54
07:54

Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes 1 2 Top story

UVRI entomologist Jonathan Kayondo says that the research will inform a plan to use genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the malaria-causing breed. The intervention will be added to the current methods used in the prevention and control of Malaria, among others, the use of mosquito nets and medicines.
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