Information received by the House indicates that more than 47 districts across the country have so far been invaded by the African armyworms that have left acres of maize, millet and sorghum gardens destroyed. Parliament has tasked Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja to present a report on the African armyworms that are ravaging crop gardens across […]

URN.Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, which operates MV Kalangala, says the ferry was grounded for more than a month because some spare parts were not available in Uganda. He explains that the spare parts are usually imported from Italy and Turkey. Mv Kalangala has resumed its operation on the Entebbe-Kalangala […]

The devastative African armyworm has now spread to 38 districts, according to the  Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries-MAAIF. A statement by the Ministry shows that the worm has almost reached every region in the country and affected over 1,407 farmers on 5,415 hectares of land. According to Fred Bwino Kyakulaga, the minister of state […]

Businge says they have set aside Shillings 50million under the Development Discretionary Equalization Grant- DDEG to kickstart the relocation exercise. She says that the money will be used to level the three hectares of land that will accommodate the dealers.   Fort portal city council is seeking Shillings 80 million to relocate Timber dealers from […]

Volunteers rush to reinstate a tent that was lifted by a whirldwind over the casket containg body of Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah in Ajuri Primary school in Omoro Subcounty on Friday.   Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah has finally been laid to rest. Oulanyah’s body was lowered into the grave at […]

To guide countries on how to are faring, the global health body has developed an Air Quality Index. This is a yardstick used to determine how a country rates in terms of pollution whereby the higher the index value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern.   While the […]


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