Government will not vaccinate animals in Mburo National park to curb FMD in western Uganda

Government will not vaccinate animals in Lake Mburo National park as a measure to curb Foot-and-Mouth Disease which has ravaged cattle in most districts of western Uganda. Bashir Hagi, the UWA publicist said in a telephone interview Tuesday that government is only vaccinating domesticated animals and cannot vaccinate wild animals in the park. His statement […]

Gulu youth leaders receive maize seed donation from the office of the President

  The youth leaders of Gulu city received maize seeds from the office of the President of Uganda through his principal private secretary Dr. Kenneth Omona. This is an initiative to fight poverty and increase food security among the youth leaders. The youth were further cautioned on misusing the seeds as this will only be a pilot […]

A Big smile as Bunyoro region farmers receive coffee seedlings

The Institute for Ecology and Natural Resources has sourced coffee seedlings to support farmers in Bunyoro region. With the aim to uplifting the house hold incomes of the farmers in Bunyoro and in line with Uganda’s Vision. 2040, the Institute for Ecology and Natural Resources Africa (INSENRA) has received a consignment of Elite Robusta coffee […]

OWC shines in delivering quality and safe food to Ugandans

Gen. Salim Saleh the head of OWC in photo above. Operation Wealth Creation has mobilized, organized and coordinated small holder farmers and agro-processors across the country under the Community Agro-processing Alliance) and Wealth Creation Uganda Millers Association (WECRUMA) to supply food items in required quantities and specifications to the National Taskforce for COVID19 response. This […]

Southern Africa area face food crisis over Covid:19

FAO director of Emergency and Resilience Division, Mr Dominique Burgeon in a photo above. Covid-19 and the global lockdowns have posed serious threats to food security across the entire Southern Africa region which is already battling with drought caused by poor rains in the current cropping season. A lot of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa rely […]

GOVERNMENT SETS 18bn AS MINIMUM CAPITAL FOR MARIJUANA LICENCE

  The NATIONAL DRUGS AUTHORITY (NDA) has set 18bn as minimum capital for one to obtain a Marijuana License among other conditions. Individuals and companies seeking to grow or export marijuana for medical purposes will be required to present minimum capital of $5m (Shs18.3b) and a bank guarantee of Shs4b. Investors will also be required […]

Crocodiles kill 15 on lake George and Edward

The crocodiles lie in ambush along the village paths and pounce on the residents of Katwe village as they walk to fetch water, go to the market or children going to school. Others are clobbered while carrying out fishing on lake George and Edward. Children fetching water from the lake. Such children are now prone […]

Kabale gets a Women Empowerment Institute

Kabale district is lucky to have received the establishment of a Women Empowerment Institute (WEI), a nonprofit organization wholly owned by Ugandans. The organization was registered in July 2017 and as the name suggests, aims at empowering households through women and youth. Since its inception, WEI has dedicated itself to improving the livelihoods of people […]

Bahati launches food security in Ndorwa West

David Bahati, the state minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development has launched the house hold food security project at the village, level dubbed, “binga enjara owawe” Bahati launched the project on Saturday in Butanda Sub County in Kabale District where he supplied five sacks of Irish potatoes to every village for multiplication. The Minister […]