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10:05
10:05

Serere Leaders Want Audit of Fish Handling Facility Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

The facility located in Kadungulu Sub County was constructed between 2009 and 2013 at 2.7 billion shillings. However, it has not been in use after the district declined to receive it from the contractor citing shoddy works. `
19:03
19:03

Dairy Farmers Stuck with Over 150,000 Liters of Milk 1 4 Top story

Wilson Bagatuzire, a farmer in Kashari says he is worried of where to take his milk because Pearl Dairies, which used to buy the bulk of the milk, closed yet cooperatives cannot consume what they produce.
08:54
08:54

Suspension of Fishing Activities Forces Serere Men to Flee Homes Lake Kyoga 3 1 Top story

“When soldiers came here, my husband ran away and has never returned. He was scared because we were told that those men are ruthless. I sold part of my cassava to buy wheat flour and other ingredients for making mandazi. That is how I’m trying to help these children but a majority of people don’t have money to enable this business thrive”, she said.
15:18
15:18

NDA Boss Wants Stores for Veterinary Medicines 1

According to Bitekyereezo, all his efforts in riding the veterinary medicine sector of fake products was impeded by lack of an equivalent of the National Medical Stores since he was only dealing with the private sector which is often infiltrated by unscrupulous dealers.
09:56
09:56

Construction of UGX 40b Aquaculture Park to Commence in Apac European Union 2 2

According to the project design, the project meant to cover 556 acres of land acres of land will consist of 81 fish ponds, an ice plants and hatcheries in the 1st phase of the project that will run for a period of 4 years.
15:56
15:56

Gov't Asked to Zone Usage of Acaricides to Curb Resistance 3 2

For quite some time, farmers in the cattle corridor have been reporting a prevalence of ticks that do not respond to the available acaricides. But Sembabule District Production and Marketing Officer Dr Emmanuel Kalungi Kawooya explains that the resistance is largely due to inappropriate application of Acaricides by farmers.
18:23
18:23

Teso Communities Bang Pans to Scare Desert Locusts away Soroti District 2 1

In sub-counties of Gweri, Kamuda and Soroti, a number of residents are seen screaming, drumming, blowing whistles, sounding pans and throwing stones to chase away the migratory pests which invaded the area more than a week ago.
15:26
15:26

Kitgum Approves UGX 780 Million Budget To Fight Desert Locust Desert locusts 1 3 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, who is heading the District Locust Task Force, says the budget will help in the purchase of motorised sprayers to facilitate the team heading the locust fight.
17:10
17:10

Migratory Mode of Locusts Delaying Gov't Action- Minister Sempijja Soroti University 3 1 Top story

Addressing different leaders drawn from Acholi, Lango, Karamoja and Teso sub regions at at Soroti University Hall this morning, Sempijja said a lot of resources have been put on the ground to combat the locusts without much success.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Elders Worried of Livestock After Locusts Spray spraying of locusts 2 1 Top story

According to the instructions on the cover of the chemical, Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine has a number of effects to both animals, livestock and birds.
15:58
15:58

Desert Locusts Sighted in Kotido kobebe dam 2 1

So far, six out of nine districts making up the Karamoja sub region have had locusts. Throughout the day on Tuesday, the locusts were only seen in Kobebe Dam, Lotisan Sub County. The Kobebe swarm is said to have moved from Nakabaat, where the locusts first invaded on Sunday.
16:36
16:36

2,000 LDUs Equipped to Spray Desert Locusts in Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
11:22
11:22

Researchers Demand for Collective Action to Fight Paratuberculosis Makerere University 4 1

The disease is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies. It affects livestock such as cattle sheep and goats.
00:26
00:26

Desert Locusts Invade Abim, Katakwi Districts spraying of locusts 1 1 Top story

In Abim, the locusts landed on Alerek rock in Alerek Sub County but were seen flying through Abim Sub County to Magamaga Sub County around 5:00pm. In Katakwi district, our reporter saw a swarm of locusts crossing Soroti- Moroto Highway, about five kilometers from Katakwi town at 7:03pm.
19:57
19:57

Desert Locust Sighted in Kitgum Municipality desert locusts 2 1

Denis Ocira, the Kitgum District Agricultural Officer confirmed to URN this afternoon that the discovery of the locust raises concerns of a looming danger to food security in the district.
18:38
18:38

Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Kotido

The Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Ashaka has blamed the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease across the two districts to rampant theft of livestock, which escalates the spread of the disease. He asked local leaders to effectively enforce the quarantine.
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