High demands result in the sale of immature lemons in Gulu market

High demands result in the sale of immature lemons in Gulu market

Resulting from the ever-growing prices of lemons in the Gulu market, traders have resorted to selling immature lemons to ever eager customers. Due to the societal stereotype that lemons boost people’s immunity against Covid-19, there’s no telling how much people are demanding for lemons in the Gulu hence resulting in the supply of immature lemons. Just like the immature lemons…

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Coffee export quantity and value increases by 47% in June

Coffee export quantity and value increases by 47% in June

Uganda Coffee Development Authority has noted an increase in both the quantity and value of coffee being exported by June 2021. Despite the second wave of Covid-19 that has greatly affected the various sectors of the country, the country’s coffee development authority had noted an increase in Coffee export rates as of June. Statistics indicate that as of June 2021,…

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Local innovators formulate low-cost learning for students this lockdown

Local innovators formulate low-cost learning for students this lockdown

Local innovators from the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology have come up with low-cost mechanisms for students to study during the second lockdown. The group of local innovators dubbed Shule Technologies Ltd came up with these means meant to ensure that students can keep up with their studies despite the presence of an ongoing lockdown. “The Lesson” which is…

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Busoga farmers devastated over a drop in Sugarcane prices

Busoga farmers devastated over a drop in Sugarcane prices

Many farmers in the Busoga sub-region have turned sugarcane farming into their source of livelihood. However, with a drop in the prices of sugarcane, farmers have been pushed into devastation. Initially, a ton of sugarcanes cost UGX 180,000 however, the prices kept on dropping from UGX 120,000 to UGX 110,000, then UGX 104,000 and finally the price hit rock bottom…

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Covidex creator Prof Ogwang and Mbarara University of Science and Technology embroiled in legal battle

Mbarara University of Science and Technology is set to go to a legal battle with Prof Patrick Ogwang of Jena Herbals Uganda limited who is also the creator of Covidex. The drug has gained momentum after it was certified by the National Drug Authority (NDA) to help in the treatment of viral symptoms after it was alleged that it cures…

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