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11:56
11:56

Wakiso Farmers in Joint Effort to Grow Sweet Potatoes Targeting Animal Feeds Wakiso District 4 1

Busiro North which includes Sub Counties of Kakiri, Masulita and Namuyuma is known to have vast pieces of land much of which lie idol although it’s occupants are hard hit with poverty. The area with fertile soils is part of the Luweero Triangle which was greatly affected by the 1980 bush war and for the last thirty years, the area has remained almost less productive with residents blaming all their misfortunes to the war.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
13:32
13:32

Lightning Kills Two Family Members in Bugweri village

Salim Nabongho, a resident of Bulumoko village in Buyanga Sub County says the four had gone to harvest rice in their garden found between Bulumoko and Nkombe villages in Bugweri district this morning during a downpour when they were struck.
16:13
16:13

Busoga Out Growers Protest Low Sugarcane Prices district 4 1

The farmers under their umbrella; Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers’ Association, argue that the cost of production in terms of fertilizers, cultivation, and transportation of cane from farms to the mills is higher than the payments farmers receive at the end of the chain.
07:57
07:57

Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
14:25
14:25

Sewage Floods Jinja Homes, Gardens as Army Sewer Lines Breaks district 6 2 Top story

Aisha Nanyanzi, a resident of Kaitabawala village, says her makeshift house where she lives with her children has become uncomfortable because of the bad smell from the broken sewerage.
18:04
18:04

Hailstorm Devastates Kikuube Villages people 4 1

Geoffrey Bagenda, the LC 1 Chairperson Nyarubale village, says they are facing famine unless something is done since they lost most of their crops in the rain.
17:09
17:09

Chairperson Detained for Demolishing Resident's Home police 1

Nabbafa reportedly incited residents to demolish a house belonging to Bernard Ssempijja and uproot his crop garden over the weekend accusing him of practicing witchcraft.
07:14
07:14

NEMA Destroys Eucalyptus Trees, Crops in Nombe Wetland resident 2 2 Top story

Isaac Kawonawo, the Kyenjojo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says the operation is in line with a presidential directive to NEMA to restore all wetlands across the country.
06:59
06:59

Crops Rotting Away as Floods Devastate Amuria community 2 1

URN visited Kapelebyong Sub County on Saturday and found several gardens of cassava, maize, groundnuts, and sweet potatoes submerged in water.
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