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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.
07:42
07:42

Kasese Remote Communities To Be Connected To Solar Power Starting Next Month 5 2

D’ujanga told URN that the ministry is to invest more resources and work with private sector partners to support strategies aimed at increasing access to clean energy in rural and peri-urban areas.
12:28
12:28

Opening of Kasese Central Market Pushed to Next Month 1 1

The 16 Billion Shillings Market was supposed to be opened to traders last month after being commissioned by President Museveni in December.
12:53
12:53

FPU Warns Unlicensed Fishermen on Lake George, Edward operating licenses 4 2

Lt. Musa Mugogo, the commandant on the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of the two lakes, says they are aware of the increasing number of people operating illegally on the lake.
13:49
13:49

Fire Guts Carpentry Workshops in Kasese 4 2

Bernard Kazoora, the LCI Chairperson said that the fire gutted the business premises in the wee hours of Thursday morning and spread out to the entire workshops.
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.
12:16
12:16

Kasese Fish Traders Ask Government To Open Border, Markets For Business 5 2

Haruna Daud, a fish trader says his business capital has gone down from over Shillings 10 million to Shillings 2milion since the suspension of the operations of Mpondwe market.
11:49
11:49

Fishermen Warned Against Use of Pancakes to Catch Fish 4 1

FPU commander Lt. Col. Dick Kirya Kaija says the oils affect the digestive system of the fish and are not recommended to be fed on aquatic life.
12:37
12:37

Border Town in Kasese Loses 1 Billion Annual Revenue Mpondwe-Lhubiriha 3 1

The town council chairperson Sylvester Mapozi says they had estimated to run on a 2.5 Billion Shillings budget for the financial year 2020/2021 but have only managed to realise 1.5 Billion Shillings most of which was a contribution from the central government.
11:34
11:34

Business Paralysed in Kasese as DRC Nationals Protest Against UN Mission Congolese 2 5

The UN mission has more than 12,000 troops deployed, most in the vast country’s mineral-rich east, where killings more than doubled last year. More than 330 people have been killed and 40,000 others displaced over the last three months alone as a result of the clashes, according to the Kivu Security Tracker, which maps unrest in the region.
13:08
13:08

Kasese Traders Occupy River Nyamwamba Banks illegal structures 2 1

The vendors argue they were forced to occupy the river banks after Kasese municipal authorities failed to construct adequate permanent structures in the old market.
15:05
15:05

Rwenzori Shining Stars Invests UGX 2.7 Trillion to Revamp Lake Katwe Salt Project 7 4

The consortium was established following an investment agreement that was signed in April 2018 between Uganda’s Rwenzori Salt Industries and the Chinese company Shining Star Group with a shareholding of 49% and 51% for each company respectively.
13:47
13:47

Kasese Struggling to Recover Over 1.4Bn Youth Livelihood Funds 1

About Shillings, 2.4 billion has been disbursed to 291 youth groups in the district since the program was initiated in 2015.
08:46
08:46

Kasese Central Market Vendors to Get Two Month's Tax Holiday grant tax holiday 3 2

The Kasese Deputy Town Clerk, Kairi Kambasu, says they expect vendors to occupy the market by the end of this month. He also says that they have finalized discussions with the Finance Ministry and vendor’s leaders on the operational guidelines.
09:54
09:54

Soft Penalties Frustrate Operations Against Illegal Fishing In Kasese -Sector Commander 3 1

Lt. Musa Mugogo, the fisheries unit Kasese sector commander says the existing laws provide for small penalties which most offenders easily pay, further propelling the illegal fishing activities on the water bodies.
10:50
10:50

Gov't Starts Monitoring Activities of Emyooga Beneficiaries 3 1

The State Minister for Microfinance, Kyegune Haruna Kasolo told URN while in Kasese District on Wednesday that they decided to start monitoring activities to pick out all the concerns about the program and respond to them on time.
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.
07:45
07:45

Women Groups in Kasese Protest Delayed Release of Emyooga Funds 2

The women say that community development officers asked for 150,000 shillings as registration fees, but two months down the road, they have not received the funds
17:51
17:51

Former ADF Rebels Undergoing Tech and Skills Training in Kasese Amnesty 5 1

The demobilization and resettlement officer with Amnesty Commission Henry Basaliza told URN that the Amnesty Commission is working with other partners to train the ex-ADF rebels in interlocking stabilized soil block-ISSB technology, craft making and tailoring for economic integration.
15:19
15:19

Fishermen in Kasese Task Candidates to Protect Fishing Business 5 3

Rogers Kule also working from Katwe landing site demands candidates to have clear manifesto’s on how they will revamp the fishing industry that has significantly sunk down.
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