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CYCLE CONNECT TAKES COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION PROJECT TO AMURU DISTRICT

BY WALTER KUMIRA AMURU: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022 Cycle connect, a company providing interest free loans and assets for smallholder farmers has expanded its operations from Adjumani district to Amuru district. Williams Komakech Cainan, the Programs Manager of Cycle Connect, said they provide farmers with production assets like bicycles, motorcycles, …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH OKAY WITH RATIFICATION OF TREATY BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPONS

BY GODFREY OLUKYA AND RICHARD DRASIMAKU KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 The ministry of health has said it is okay with parliament’s move to approve a motion seeking for ratification of a treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons. The motion was tabled by Bardege-Layibi Division county Member of Parliament, Martin Ojara …

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AS FLOOD WATER LINGERS, OBONGI RESIDENTS BEGIN NEW LIFE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU OBONGI: Nov 17, 2021 From the far flung horizon, the setting sun illuminates the skyline, its rays dappling the banks of River Nile where parts of Obongi town once blossomed. But beneath the spectacle lie the ruins of destruction – of shops, rentals, residential apartments and grass …

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UGANDA EXPORTS FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF POWDERED MILK TO ZAMBIA

BY AGGREY TWESIGYE MBARARA: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 02, 2021 The consignment of 50 tones of Lato milk was flagged off by the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF), Frank Tumwebaze. Tumwebaze congratulated Pearl Diary Company for investing in a state-of-the art processing plant with capacity to process about 800,000 litres …

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ARUA CITY TOLD TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN SERVICE DELIVERY TO ACHIEVE POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 The Arua City council has been told to improve efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery in order to achieve post-Covid-19 pandemic development. Dr Constantine Bitwayiki, principal consultant at Devinovit Associates and former director for research, innovation and monitoring and evaluation at the …

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GOVERNMENT DETERMINED TO DEVELOP WEST NILE’S ‘WHITE GOLD’ POTENTIAL- HON KYAKULAGO

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 Fred Bwino Kyakulago, the Agriculture State Minister said the government is determined to develop the unexploited potential of commercial cassava production in the region through the agriculture cluster development project (ACDP). “West Nile has a great potential for cassava which is unexploited. …

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Dubai Expo 2020: MAAIF Partners With Elite Agro To Promote Tea Growing In Uganda

BY JOHNISANI OCAKACON KAMPALA: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2021 The Ministry of Agriculture, Animals Industry and Fisheries MAAIF) has hammered a deal to partner with Dubai based Elite Agro Company to promote Tea growing in Uganda. Elite Agro is one of the leading producers and distributors of daily fresh Vegetables and …

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES HAS INVESTED $7 BILLION IN DUBAI EXPO 2020, COVID19 DELAY MADE IT EVEN BETTER

By George Emuron One year delay gave the United Arab Emirates enough time to organize a World-class expo that is being talked about in all parts of the World. It’s going to be the best incentive to most countries whose economies were battered by the covid19 pandemic. Dubai last week …

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