Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

A new study by Caritas Uganda, an arm of Uganda Episcopal Conference/ Uganda Catholic Secretariat together with the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform highlights a co-relation between agricultural extension services and the performance of other sectors of the economy in Uganda such as Health, Trade and Industry, Water and Environment. Unveiled last week, the report […]

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s annual Inflation for October has dropped to 4.8% compared to 5.3 % recorded in September 2017. Releasing a monthly inflation performance report, Uganda Bureau of Statistics director Macroeconomic statistics Chris Mukiza attributed the drop to a decrease in annual core inflation which recorded at 3.5% compared to 4.2% last month. The bureau  said noted […]

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo has made headlines in the past few weeks over his engagement in the anti age-limit scuffles but his latest scandal will shock the nation. Hon. Ssekikubo has been called a renowned land and woman grabber in the greater Masaka before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters. TheUgandan has learnt […]

Innovation at the core of the future of Africa’s farming as Uganda commits to growing biotech crops

Innovation at the core of the future of Africa’s farming as Uganda commits to growing biotech crops

Uganda will this week host a high- level conference on application of science technology and innovation in harnessing African agricultural transformation in Kampala, revealed Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, the Minister or Science, Technology and Innovation. Speaking at Uganda Media Centre, Dr. Tumwesigye said currently, South Africa and South Sudan are the only countries in Africa that […]

Declining fish stocks in L. Victoria; Local researchers, EPRC find solution

Declining fish stocks in L. Victoria; Local researchers, EPRC find solution

A new study has recommended floating cage fish farming to be promoted across Uganda’s lakes and rivers as an alternative to declining fish stocks. The study by Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) and National Fisheries Resources Research Institute says if properly utilised, cage fish farming could increase jobs in the fisheries sector as well as […]

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

• Management Buy Out is one of the first in Uganda • New capital structure will enhance the company’s growth prospects in a sector that is crucial for Uganda’s economic growth and development East African agribusiness Agilis Partners (Agilis) today announced that Agilis has successfully completed the acquisition of the Joseph Initiative by buying the […]

Minister Amongi faults private valuers over hurting government undertakings

Minister Amongi faults private valuers over hurting government undertakings

The Minister for Lands Betty Amongi has said that private valuers have slowed and stalled many government undertakings to due to their unscrupulous conducts. Ms Amongi who was the guest of honour at the one-day Surveyors Registration Board workshop held on Wednesday at Hotel Africana acknowledged that overvaluation is hurting government projects. “Sometime last year […]

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