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11:59
11:59

KIU Lecturer, Five Others Arrested with Fake Vet Drugs Fake Drugs 3 3

Abias Rwamwiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that Agaba is a lecturer from the School of Clinical Medicine at Kampala International University Ishaka in Bushenyi and owns a printery business.
07:02
07:02

130 Evicted Encroachers Benefit from Wetland Restoration Project 4 1 Top story

The wetland restoration project dubbed “Building Resilient Communities wetland ecosystem and associated catchments” targets 11,200 households.
16:14
16:14

Hailstorm Destroys Crop Gardens in Bushenyi 1 1

The downpour that contained hailstorms and heavy winds destroyed beans, eggplants, tomatoes, banana plantations, cassava and houses.
13:27
13:27

Bushenyi District Loses Wetlands to Encroachers 4

Vincent Kataate, the senior environment officer said eight of the 50 wetlands across the district have been completely destroyed while the rest are slowly being encroached on.
11:26
11:26

Bushenyi Fails to Maintain Roads 3

CAIIP is a 2.5 billion shillings program funded by the African Development Bank aimed at improving roads and agriculture. The roads in Bushenyi were constructed in 2016 to link farmers to major markets in the area and upgraded to first class Murrum at a cost Six Billion Shillings.
07:27
07:27

Bushenyi District Stuck with OWC Inputs 1

John Bomukama, the Bushenyi District Production and Marketing Secretary, says they are now stuck with 9200 kilograms of beans and 1950 kilograms of maize seeds, which were rejected by farmers because of late delivery.
18:46
18:46

Bushenyi Leaders Reject OWC Cassava Cuttings Over Delays farmers 1

David Bainomugisha, the Bushenyi district production officer says that the deliverly is un timely and distributing the cuttings to farmers is a wastage of time.. The cuttings in question were reportedly delivered by one Nakalema Dorothy on behalf of the Operation wealth creation.
15:28
15:28

Demands for Roads, Electricity Dominate Museveni campaigns in Mitooma

According to Kyakabale, most of the roads in the district including Ishaka-Mitooma road are in a very deplorable state, which has made transportation of goods impossible.
16:14
16:14

More Bushenyi Farmers Abandon Matooke For Tea Growing banana wilt disease 2

Statistics available at the Bushenyi district production department indicate that 20 percent of the 251,400 people are abandoning banana growing opting for tea after suffering loses as a result of banana bacteria wilt disease.
12:43
12:43

Mitooma Farmers Stuck with Tones of Poorly Processed Coffee 2 1

Over 50,000 tons of the coffee was destroyed by Uganda Coffee Development Authority UCDA in the month of May alone for containing diesel traces and a foul smell, Deo Tukwasibwe the LC III Chairperson of Buyanga says.
10:47
10:47

Mitooma Farmer Reaps in Distilling Gin from PHIA Banana Variety mitooma district 1

Deo Tukwasiibwe a resident of Rurama village in the western rift valley of Kiyanga sub county Mitooma district is one of the rural farmers who have found fortune in Agriculture.
10:44
10:44

Bushenyi Operation Wealth Coordinator Rejects NAADS Heifers

Kigambwoha says he became suspicious the reason why he demanded to see the specifications of the LPO before they could receive the heifers to distribute them to farmers. The local purchase order specifies the quality, quantity and the price for items/commodities supplied.
08:52
08:52

Hundreds of Farmers Stop Supplying Green Tea Leaf to Igara Factory Citing Poor Relationship With Management 4

Daniel Kakwaya, a leading tea producer from Butaare in Bushenyi district says their decision to suspend the supply of green tea leaf to the factory will suffocate the current board and compel them to surrender it.
07:41
07:41

Igara Tea Farmers Want Board Out

On Friday, the farmers appointed a select committee to investigate into the alleged financial loss.
16:19
16:19

Museveni Commissions Banana Factory Despite Queries From MPs

President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at some Members of Parliament for attempting to sabotage the construction of a Banana process plant in Bushenyi district.
09:36
09:36

Ruharo Parish Model Project in Ruins 4

The parish, with 930 homesteads, was selected for support under the Presidential Initiative on Poverty Eradication, to engage in modern agriculture and serve as an example to other parishes in the country that it was possible to overcome household poverty through modern agriculture on a small piece of land.
12:03
12:03

Tea Farmers Demand Research on Fertilizers and Soil soil fertilitry

She says good quality tea leaves fetch her between 400 and 500 shillings a kilogram or more compared to low quality, which fetch less.
08:33
08:33

Bus Accident Claims 3, Injures 17 others Critically

They were killed when a bus belonging to Jussy Coaches on which they were traveling overturned at Omukatagu, a few meters from Kitagata town.
13:43
13:43

Two Nominated for Ishaka By-election

Tayebwa was accompanied for nomination by about 15 supporters.
10:11
10:11

Five Smugglers Arrested in Bushenyi smuggling

The suspects all Rawndese nationals were arrested on Thursday in Rwenjuru ward in Bushenyi –Ishaka municipality
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