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Farmers In Loss as Strange Disease Attacks Pineapples

Farmers in Kyarutanga village, Kagongo Ward in Ibanda Municipality are in fear following the outbreak of an unknown disease that attacked over 4 gardens of… (Read More)







Foot and Mouth Disease Confirmed in Mbarara, Kiruhura, Lyantonde

Farmers in Kiruhuura, Mbarara and Lyantonde district are on tension following a confirmed outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. The deadly disease was detected last… (Read More)






Analysis

Rwenzori Killings: How a Rape Case Ignited a Tribal Firestorm in Kabarole

On September 8, a Mutooro man reportedly raped a Mukonzo woman at Butara B village in Kabonero Sub County in Kabarole District. The grisly incident… (Read More)







Bigirimana Shines Spotlight on Uganda’s National Youth Policy

Pandemonium broke out on Dec. 16, 2016 when enraged youth disrupted the launch of the Uganda Youth Policy in Kampala. It was a horrible spectacle… (Read More)







Tumwebaze: Trump’s Victory a Crushing Defeat of Media Propaganda

Information and ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze has spoken out on the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the highest political seat in United States, saying… (Read More)






E. A. Live News

Burundi Gov’t Woos Refugees Back Home

The Burundian government has started a campaign to see all nationals who ran out of the country to neighboring countries as refugees return home. On… (Read More)







EALA: Lumumba Rallies MPs to Vote Opposition Candidates Ready to Work with NRM

As the elections of representatives to the East African Parliament close in, the NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba has advised party MPs to only… (Read More)







NRM EALA Elections: Museveni Condemns Voter Bribery

President Museveni has Wednesday expressed dismay over the increased monetization of elections in the country which was evident during the party primaries for the East… (Read More)






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OPINION: Agricultural Innovations Key in Averting Vulnerability to Drought

By Diana Taremwa Ugandans especially in rural areas face a hunger crisis due to the prolonged dry spell which the country has been experiencing for… (Read More)







Kasaija Launches Shs 46Bn Agriculture Investment Fund

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has Tuesday launched a Ugsh 46 billion agro equity fund that seeks to catalyze investment in agriculture value chain in Uganda…. (Read More)







Ibanda: Museveni’s Jerrycan-Bottle Irrigation Praised

Residents in Kakinga, Ishongororo town council in the western are excited about the rudimentary irrigation method prescribed last year by President Yoweri Museveni, which they… (Read More)







Museveni to Milk Processors: Build More Plants in Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged the proprietors of Amos Dairies Limited, a Kiruhuura District-based milk-processing factory, to establish more milk processing plants in the country…. (Read More)







Govt Targets to Grow Coffee Production Five Times by 2020

Uganda will be looking to grow its coffee production from the current 4 million bags (60kgs) to an extra 16 million bags by the year… (Read More)







‘Outdated’ Laws Hamper Safety, Quality Production – Vets

Veterinarians are calling on government to revise the existing regulations in order to streamline quality assurance in livestock farming and trade. The call was made… (Read More)







Museveni Assures Farmers: Govt is Moving to Wrestle Tick Problem

President Yoweri Museveni has assured farmers in the country that the government is doing all it can to overcome the problem of ticks that have… (Read More)







2016: Gov’t Opens up on Shortcomings, Successes

2016 was a tough ride for the Ugandan government as it confronted insecurity, corruption, food insecurity and road accidents. The year saw government forces Rwenzururu… (Read More)







Uganda Adopts Popular ‘Songhai Model’ to Address Youth Unemployment

Dressed in a West African traditional wear, a tiny old man walks into Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala for a key event. Carrying two white I… (Read More)






Kigezi Farmers Demand Passing of Biotechnology Law

Farmers in the Kigezi sub region have asked parliament to speed up the passing of the National Biotechnology and Bio saf... (Read More)

Government Launches National Agricultural Extension Policy

The permanent secretary minister of Agriculture Pius Wakabi has Monday announced the launch of the National Agricultural... (Read More)

Amb. Wonekha Hails U.S. NGO for Rebuilding Lives in Rural Uganda

Uganda’s ambassador to the United States of America, Oliver Wonekha has praised a US non- governmental organisation, A... (Read More)

Government Commits to Ending Famine

Minister of Agriculture Bamulangaki Ssempinja has Thursday expressed government’s resolve to find lasting solution to... (Read More)

Gov’t Dispatches Food Aid to Kalungu, Kamuli

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has Monday morning dispatched humanitarian relief to the most vulnerable groups o... (Read More)

Red Gum Lerp Psyllid Pest Plagues Kabale District

Kabale district has been hit by Red Gum Lerp Psyllid, a deadly pest that affects eucalyptus trees. The lice like insects... (Read More)

Wealth Creation: Museveni Tours Kigezi

President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday took his Operation Wealth Creation tour to Kabale in the Kigezi sub region, where ... (Read More)

Tanzania to Adopt Uganda’s Refugee Management Model

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has pledged continuous partnership with the East African Community (E... (Read More)

NSSF’s Byarugaba Defends Museveni’s Jerrycan Irrigation Method

NSSF’s Executive Director Richard Byarugaba has defended President Yoweri Museveni’s ‘jerrycan and bottle’ i... (Read More)

Museveni Defends his ‘Jerrican and Bottle’ Irrigation

President Museveni has laughed at critics of his ‘jerrican and bottle’ irrigation methods exhibited early th... (Read More)

PHOTOS: Inside Museveni’s Return to Luweero

President Museveni has pitched camp in Luweero District in what appears a strategic move to retake the historically sign... (Read More)

NGOs Call for Action on Dutch Flower Company

A number of NGOs led by the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA) have asked government to come out and regulate th... (Read More)

Isingiro Chairman Moves to Lift Quarantine Against Minister’s Orders

The Isingiro district Veterinary Officer Dr. Bruhan Kasozi is involved in a fight with the district chairman Jeremiah Ka... (Read More)

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Youngster Jordan Ssekanwagi was crowned champion in the Juniors category of the ... (Read More)

Two Men Slaughtered In Ssemuliki National Park

At least two people have been killed by unknown people in Rwebisengo Ssemuliki N... (Read More)

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Kampala Capital City Authority Councilors have decided to march down to the Cent... (Read More)

PHOTOS: Traders Ruined as Minister Kamya Seals Off Park Yard Market

The police on morning cordoned off Park Yard market along Nakivubo Mews   in ... (Read More)

Eskom Uganda Hands Over Refurbished Njeru Primary School to District Officials

Eskom Uganda has handed over the newly refurbished Njeru Primary School to the S... (Read More)

OPINION: Youth Unemployment is a National Security Issue

By: Morris Komakech Over the weekend, I struck a rather interesting conversation... (Read More)

URA FC Sack Kefa Kisala

Uganda Revenue Authority FC has terminated their contract with head coach Kefa K... (Read More)

Mbarara City Humiliate Masavu

Mbarara City FC laid a claim in the race for promotion at the end of the Fufa Bi... (Read More)

EALA ELECTIONS: Trembling NRM to Court Independent MPs

The ruling National Resistance Movement party that has the comfortable majority ... (Read More)

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South Sudanese politician Rebecca Garang who is also the widow of SPLM founder, ... (Read More)

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Besigye: Museveni Deserves an Oscar Award for Political Acting

Opposition ironman Dr Kizza Besigye has blasted President Museveni for living a ... (Read More)

 

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