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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)






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

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, over the weekend presided over the Ministerial Session of the 12th Council of Ministers… (Read More)







Rwandan Minister Sworn-in as EALA Ex-Officio

Rwanda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC, Hon. Francois Kanimba on Tuesday took an oath of  Allegiance as an Ex-Officio of the East African Legislative… (Read More)







Rwanda Hailed on Proposal to Make Kiswahili an Official Language

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has congratulated the Government of Rwanda following its move to start a legislative process towards making Kiswahili one of… (Read More)






More from Agriculture

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‘Outdated’ Laws Hamper Safety, Quality Production – Vets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 safety bill. While meeting members… (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 extension policy. The policy is to promote access… (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, African Food and Peace Foundation (AFPF) for supporting… (Read More)







Government Commits to Ending Famine

Minister of Agriculture Bamulangaki Ssempinja has Thursday expressed government’s resolve to find lasting solution to the famine and drought that have ravaged different parts of the… (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)

PHOTOS: Museveni Gets Up-close with Rural Luwero

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday kick started his four day tour of the rural areas of the Luwero Triangle in his effo... (Read More)

Museveni Tours Luwero Farms on Foot

President Yoweri Museveni has pitched camp in the Luwero triangle, to rally locals there on how to improve their househo... (Read More)

Saleh Rallies Mbarara Farmers into Cooperatives

In a meeting a held at Kakyeka stadium on Friday, the head of the UPDF Operation Wealth Creation programme Gen Salim Sal... (Read More)

Drought Threatens Isingiro Quarantine Implementation

Officials in the western Isingiro district have expressed fear that the currently raging drought in the area could exa... (Read More)

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PHOTOS: Col. Ankunda Hands Over Office as UPDF Spokesperson

It was a combination of  sad and joyous moments on Tuesday evening as Lt. Col. ... (Read More)

Education Ministry Halts Further Transfer of Teachers

The Education Ministry has halted further transfers of teachers in government ai... (Read More)

Gov’t to Crack Whip on Teacher Absenteeism, Errant Schools

Teachers in government aided schools who abscond from work including those who e... (Read More)

49% Ugandans Feel Safe When Outside Alone at Night – GCIC Poll

Recent findings by the Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) have reveale... (Read More)

Rwanda Police Intercepts Stolen Cars With Ugandan Plates

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has intercepted and impounded two cars and a motorc... (Read More)

Kasaija Launches Shs 46Bn Agriculture Investment Fund

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has Tuesday launched a Ugsh 46 billion agro equit... . (Read More)

Ochwo Ready for National Boxing Open Championship

Mbale boxer David Ochwo is upbeat ahead of the Uganda Open Boxing Championship t... (Read More)

Former KCCA, SC Villa Midfielder Joins Kakamega Homeboyz in Kenya

Former KCCA FC, SC Villa and URA midfielder Patrick Senfuka Masiko has landed a ... (Read More)

MUBS Clarify on Murdered Girl

Makerere University Business School have come out to clarify on reports that one... . (Read More)

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, ove... (Read More)

Politics

Millennials Don’t Know Where Museveni Found Uganda – Minister

As preparations commence for this year’s NRM/NRA 31st anniversary, Ugandans ha... (Read More)

 

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