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12:31
12:31

Three Die in Mayuge Road Accident resident 1

The deceased who are not yet identified were traveling in a sugarcane truck of Tata series registration number UPE 882. Their bodies have been transferred to Iganga general hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers operation 3 1

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
06:00
06:00

Atiak Sugar Industry to Begin Production in August sugarcane growers 5 1

The factory in Gem Village, Atiak Sub-County has the capacity to crush 1,650 tonnes of raw cane daily, producing 66 million kilogrammes of powder sugar annually.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
08:19
08:19

Kamuli Man Killed, Body Dumped in Well police spokesperson

Michael Kasadha, the Busoga North Region Police spokesperson told URN that they have got some leads into the murder that will lead to the arrest of suspects.
10:38
10:38

Leg of Missing Child Recovered from Sugarcane Plantation police station

The Village Publicist Secretary, Rashid Kabukye, says the decomposing leg was found by hunters this morning. “We immediately sounded drums to alert the rest of the community,” he said.
19:18
19:18

Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 2 1 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
10:37
10:37

15 Killed in Mayuge Accident driver 1 Top story

The deceased who were vendors from Namayingo town council were travelling to Kampala in a taxi registration number UBD 089A.
21:24
21:24

One Dead, Scores Injured in Iganga Accident taxi 1 1

The deceased has been identified as Habib Sowedi, a resident of Namwiwa village in Kaliro district. His body is lying at Iganga general hospital where some of the injured are also admitted.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 5 1 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
07:17
07:17

Sugar Cane Zoning No Longer Relevant-Museveni market 2 Top story

Museveni noted that although sugar mills within Busoga region are suffering raw material scarcity due to the increased number of mills, there is an increase in the number of cane farmers who lack where to sell their harvest.
07:20
07:20

Museveni Warns Investors Against Constructing in Wetlands team 1 1

Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall undertake studies to foster environment conservation because of the increasing industrialization in the country.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni government 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
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.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister company 4 2

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
07:50
07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
07:20
07:20

Man Arrested for Killing Teenage Girlfriend murder

He is accused of killing 16-year-old Sylvia Nagujja by strangulation at Musey View Lodge in Wairaka-Walumbe village in Kakira town council in Jinja district on Saturday night.
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