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18:10
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We Prefer Donations in Kind to Cash -Minister Tumwebaze MAAIF 5 4

Tumwebaze says cash donations are tempting and also items to be procured could take longer because of the procedures that must be taken such as domestic and international bidding among others.
07:41
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EU Commits UGX 8.3b Towards Uganda's COVID-19 Response European Union 3 1

The money is going to be channelled through Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as grants to complement the government’s efforts.
08:07
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Battle ‘Not Yet Over’ Against Locust Invasions in East Africa Desert locusts 2 1 Top story

While swathes of treated land are now relatively locust-free, the agency warned that the second wave of locusts will transition to the young adult phase in June, at a critical time when many farmers prepare to harvest their crops. FAO said the upsurge is “particularly alarming” in the broader context.
18:07
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European Union Gives UGX 41bn to Fight Desert Locusts in East Africa 1

The EU said in a statement that the outbreak could have devastating consequences on food security in the region where 27.5 million people suffer from severe food insecurity and at least 35 million more are at risk.
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Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
11:58
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Special Commitee Set Up to Tackle Locust Invasion in Masindi Desert locusts 3

The committee is headed by Masindi municipality Mayor Joab Businge, who is deputized by Col. Stephen Muruli the head of Operation Wealth Creation in the area. Others members of the committee are Livingston Kabagambe, Robinah Nyangoma and Patrick Kaahwa, among others.
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Pictorial: Desert Locust Invasion in Kitgum Desert locusts

Large swarms of desert locusts on Tuesday invaded Gogo and Abudere villages in Lukwar Parish in Labongo Akwang Sub county in Kitgum district.
18:28
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Locust Invasion: Kitgum Residents Turn Dreaded Insects Into Food food shortage 7 2 Top story

Several residents spent the better part of Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning picking the locusts for food. Some have since fried the locusts for eating.
17:01
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Karamoja Districts Struggling to Monitor Desert Locusts 2

Wasswa Swaliki Masokoyi, the Amudat Chief Administrative Officer, says they are struggling with inadequate resources to carry out surveillance work, which he says requires a special budget if the exercise is to run smoothly.
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Kitgum Approves UGX 780 Million Budget To Fight Desert Locust Desert locusts 3 1 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.
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MPs Demand Gov't Accountability On Desert Locust Response Desert locusts 6 1

Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP for Nakapiripirit says that the government has invested a lot in the fight against locusts but has not involved the community in the affected areas.
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