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19:47
19:47

Busoga NRM Leaders Task Museveni to Fix Sugar Industry Yoweri Museveni 1 1

Namuganza says that, under circumstances where millers lack market for their already processed sugar, it is hard for them to purchase out-growers’ cane since they already have surplus processed sugar in their stores.
12:42
12:42

Truckers Complain of Food Stockouts at Parking Yards company 1 4 Top story

Joseph Wambui, a driver from Eldoret in Kenyan claims that drivers who run out of food and lack partners within Uganda are tasked to seek supply from their employers, which is time consuming.
13:07
13:07

Truck Drivers Decry Hostility from Highway Communities community 1 3

The hostility, they say, started with an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases recorded among truck drivers, mainly those entering the country from Kenya and Tanzania. In recent weeks, more than 100 truck drivers have tested positive to the virus, driving cases of coronavirus in the country now 248.
12:30
12:30

Former Tembo Steel Mills Employees Protest Non-Payment of Salary district 1 3

The angry employees on Wednesday stormed the factory at 6:00 am and sat outside the premises. They blocked trucks from either accessing or exiting the factory.
14:06
14:06

Taxi Drivers in Busoga Protest New Traffic Guidelines Jinja 3 3

The drivers blocked major highways mainly the Iganga-Mbale highway, Jinja-Kamuli highway, slowing traffic on the major highways.
19:02
19:02

Iganga Councillor, 10 others Arrested over Road Protest people 1 1

Bamu is accused of leading a group of youth to storm the streets of Iganga town in protest of the poor state of roads, without following the provisions of the public order management act.
12:43
12:43

Iganga Municipality Orders Clan Head to Relocate Graveyard road

Last week, the Speaker Iganga Municipality, Musa Ssengoba convened a meeting with the affected parties and gave them a weeks ultimatum to clear the road reserve.
16:17
16:17

WFP Begins Buying Grain From Small Holder Farmers small scale farmers 1

Miyuki Yamashita who represented the WFP Country Director, during the launch of the direct buying program at Nambalee Sub county headquarter, said WFP has been buying food through tenders, which has been very competitive for most farmer organizations since they require high volumes of grain.
08:07
08:07

WFP: More Smaller Holder Farmers Supplying Improved Grain world food program 3 1

Rebecca Mukyala, a farmer under Nambale Farmers Organisation in Iganga district, says they came together as a group of 156 farmers and gathered 40 tons of maize for sale to WFP. She says initially they had challenges in regards to handling the produce due to pests, but with the good storage practices they succeeded.
07:28
07:28

RVR Workers Protest Non Payment 2

Fred Mukisa, one of the workers says that his children have not sat for end of term exams because they have not cleared fees.
08:31
08:31

Iganga Residents to Pay Street Lighting Bills 4

James Luyimbazi, the Town Clerk Iganga Municipality, says they intend to install street lights in the municipality at the tune of Shillings 500 million. He says the meters for the street lights will be installed on adjacent building so that the owners of the premises can foot the power bill.
09:51
09:51

Bulubandi Market left to Waste the financial times 1 3

Brenda Derembe is one of the traders who abandoned the market and was jailed for failing to service a loan she obtained to set up her kiosk.
11:16
11:16

Iganga Municipality Loses Over UGX 1 Billion in Fake Receipts 4

Michael Lugada, a taxi driver blames the revenue loss on municipal officials. He says several politicians in the municipality compete for tenders and remit less to the municipality, which affects the projected revenue collection.
10:20
10:20

Farmer Groups Rush to Register to Secure Licenses to Import Inputs fake farm inputs 1 3

According to Mwangu, individual farmers can't afford to buy equipment such as tractors and irrigation equipment to mechanise their production, which calls for group efforts.
14:12
14:12

Iganga Farmers Upbeat over New cereal Collection Point usaid 4 1

Farmers have over the year\'s suffered with poor storage facilities with produce often destroyed by insects, poor weather and dirt. As a result, they encountered low sales and losses as maize prices dropped to an all-time low of 350 Shillings per kilogramme.
18:03
18:03

Heavy Rains Wash Away Bridges and Roads in Iganga District bad roads 2 1

Heavy rains have damaged roads in Iganga district forcing transporters to use longer, alternative routes.
14:11
14:11

Vendors Shun Filthy Iganga Central Market iganga municiplaity 4

They claim that although they have forwarded numerous complaints to the district local authorities through their market leaders, no action seems to stem out of the appeals made. They are now demanding that government takes over the responsibility of rehabilitating the market as the case has been with several other municipalities.
10:48
10:48

Iganga Taxi Drivers Reject Payment of Welfare Fees 5

Isa Ngobi, a taxi driver plying the Busia route says some drivers stopped paying the money because of lack of transparencey on the part of the contractor.
11:48
11:48

Iganga Muslim Supreme Office Accused of Selling Muslim Land muslim factions 1 6

Members of the Namalemba Twale claim that Iganga Muslim Supreme Council unlawfully sold 1.5 acres of land at Masgid Taqwa located in Namalemba trading centre in Namalemba Sub County to Muzamir Bogere Marijani, a business man.
10:45
10:45

Inaccessibility to Farm Inputs Takes Toll on Agriculture in Busoga busoga region 2

Farmers claim they cannot afford the cost of the large quantity packages on the market. As a result many of them have remained with chunks of idle land, while a few others settled for domestic production.
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