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22:39
22:39

Kenya's Maize Import Ban: Busia Traders Lose UGX 5B In Last 3 Days 4 5

Samuel Wakul, another trader says that he exported 15,000 tons of maize worth Shillings 70 million but it has been returned. He says most of the maize is still loaded on trucks due to lack of space to store it and keep its moisture content.
21:45
21:45

Kenya's Maize Ban Not Just A Trade Issue-Uganda Cancer Institute Boss liver cancer 2 1 Top story

Scientists like Dr. Jackson Orem confirm that the maize meal may not be safe if it contains a certain level of aflatoxins. The biggest threat is that high levels of aflatoxins can lead to liver cancer.
17:55
17:55

Total Boosts Plans to Re-Introduce Rhinos into the Wild Next Year Total E&P Uganda

“Accordingly, Total will provide its support to increase by 50% the number of rangers ensuring the preservation of Murchison Falls park and will support a program to reintroduce the black rhinoceros in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).” said Pouyanne.
17:26
17:26

Patient Navigators: The New Armour In Uganda's Cancer Management 4 1 Top story

It is hoped that Patient navigators can not only facilitate improved health care services but they can also address deep-rooted issues related to distrust in providers and the health system that often lead to avoidance of health problems and non-compliance with treatment recommendations.
16:01
16:01

UGX 50 Million Abattoir Lies Idle in Omoro Town Council butchery 1 1

Concerned meat consumers like David Orach, a resident of the area is frightened that the continued standoff has led to selling of uninspected meat, posing great risks of foodborne illnesses associated with animals slaughtered from poorly hygienic places.
15:10
15:10

Former Cattle Rustler Excels in Fruit Growing 2

Angolere, who started the project in 2015, earned Shillings 11 million in the first harvest of his fruits that he sold in various trading centers in Napak and Moroto districts.
15:08
15:08

Nakifuma County Leaders Mooting for District Status 3

The leaders have formed a steering committee to work on the legal process and also present a proposal to Mukono District Council.
13:09
13:09

Missing Kanungu businessman Found Dead in Mitooma District 2

Relatives delayed to report as each family thought he was with the other; either with the wife in Kanungu or the second wife in Kabale town.
12:21
12:21

Three Women Find Fortune in Riding Boda boda in Arua 2 4

Saffi Alematiyo, the Chairperson of Arua Boda boda Association says the female Boda boda riders are the most disciplined on the road. He says this has enabled them to avoid accidents.
12:13
12:13

Landless Women in Kitgum Profit From Vegetable Farming On Dry River Bed 2 2

Atenyo says two months into growing okra, sukuma wiki [Collard Greens], and pumpkin, she is earning decently. She now makes between shillings 10,000 to 20,000 daily from sales of vegetables in the market adding that she has been able to provide for the family and join a SACCO group to save money.
11:55
11:55

Kyaggwe County Head Irritated Over Sell of Parish Court Land 2 1

Mulembya accuses Robert Lusambya, a renowned real estate dealer of masterminding the sale of kingdom land in Kyaggwe County. He wants Buganda loyalists in Kyaggwe to unite and defend the kingdom’s land.
10:31
10:31

Agriculture Ministry Cautions NGOs Against Issuing Own Weather Focus Information 1

John Lodungokol, the Assistant Commission in Charge of Crop Production in the Ministry of Agriculture, says that whenever the planting season approaches, several development partners generate their own weather focus information and distribute it to farmers, something he says must stop.
08:39
08:39

Construction of 191 Kilometer Rwekunye–Kitgum Road Starts 2 1

The road project that was launched in October last year, by President Museveni was expected to commence in November 2020, however, it delayed, raising concern among residents and the business community.
07:50
07:50

Experts Tip Farmers Ahead of New Planting Season CURAD 1 2

Apollo Segawa, an agriculture expert who doubles as Executive Director of a Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) - a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, has observed that the farmers should be keen on the quality of seeds they will plant adding that poor quality or fake seeds will lead to low harvests hence produce that will not compete in market.
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