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Farmers Ask Government to Regulate Tea Industry

20 May 2022 · Onesmus Matsiko, the chairperson of the tea farmers’ association noted that a 30 percent subsidy on fertilizers like in other countries would cost the government 8 Billion Shillings per year to boost the tea sub-sector.

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Farmers Ask Government to Regulate Tea Industry 2 3

Onesmus Matsiko, the chairperson of the tea farmers’ association noted that a 30 percent subsidy on fertilizers like in other countries would cost the government 8 Billion Shillings per year to boost the tea sub-sector.
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MPs Warn Museveni Against Trying to Revive the 'Illegal' Coffee Deal income tax 1 3

The MPs observe that Clause 4 of the Agreement infringes on the exercise of the functions of Parliament in article 79 of the constitution of Uganda and is therefore, illegal, unconstitutional and unlawful, and puching for the same deal would show the people who "exactly the enemy is."
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Farmers In Rwenzori Ask Gov't To Exclude Coffee From PDM Coffee Farmers 1 5

Coffee farmers fear that any setbacks in the PDM will have devastating effects on coffee and disrupt the national economy.
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Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 4 1 Top story

John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
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Residents Decry Delayed Completion of Sezibwa Bridge 3 1

In 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport, contracted Omega Construction Ltd to build the road and the bridge over River Ssezibwa at 21 Billion Shillings. It was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but the contractor was granted a six-month extension.
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Speaker Warns On Planned Demo During Coffee Agreement Debate 1 1 Top story

Among noted that some MPs were sighted entering parliament with T-shirts to aid the demonstration. “By the time Dr. Abed Bwanika brought this, he wants action. And now we have a solution…by the time government accepts that we are going to review within three months, a review in the process can be terminated,” Among added.
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Severe Malnutrition ‘Excruciatingly Painful’ Threat to Child Survival 1

Triggered by a lack of nutritious food and repeated bouts of disease – such as diarrhoea, measles and malaria – the condition, also known as severe wasting has been listed as one of the conditions that compromise a child’s immunity.