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Over 500 Kwania sorghum farmers to benefit from MoU signed with GENU

Over 500 Kwania sorghum farmers to benefit from MoU signed with GENU

500 plus Kwania sorghum farmers are set to benefit from a two-year Memorandum of Understanding they signed with Global Education Network. Some of the provisions of the MoU indicate that for the next two years, GENU is meant to supply farmers with at least 500 metric tons of quality seeds at lower prices and when it’s time for harvest, buy…

Mushroom growing, a venture that requires less time yet produces great yields

Mushroom growing, a venture that requires less time yet produces great yields

Mushroom growing in Uganda – Mushrooms or popularly known as “obutiko” are a delicious and common delicacy among many Ugandan homes, here is all you need to know about mushrooms, their growth, and how to harvest them. Usually, mushrooms are a product of fungi and since they lack any chlorophyll, they mostly feed on animal and plant matter. Also, mushrooms…

Livestock ban weighs heavy on Ibanda cattle traders

Livestock ban weighs heavy on Ibanda cattle traders

Livestock traders in Ibanda district have made an outcry over the total ban that was imposed on transportation and sale of cattle products. This ban was imposed on Thursday with effect from Friday until further notice by the District Veterinary Officer Dr, Hillary Arinaitwe due to the increasing rate of foot and mouth disease in the western district. However, livestock…

Companies to invest in oil fields start touring ahead of business set to start next year

Companies to invest in oil fields start touring ahead of business set to start next year

Companies shortlisted to invest in Uganda’s oil and gas exploration set for next year have started touring the oil fields of five blocks. Among the shortlisted companies include France’s Total E&P Activities Petrolieres, Australia’s DGR Global Limited, Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) which is jointedly working with PetroAfrik Energy Resources East Limited and Nigeria’s Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Limited.…

Growing ginger may be the best way to spend your time this lockdown

Growing ginger may be the best way to spend your time this lockdown

Scientifically known as Zingiber Officinale, the ginger rhizome is common in the Ugandan market and is known locally as Entangawuzi. On the market today, there are two common varieties which include the land race which is characterized by small rhizomes and also the hybrid which majorly has big rhizomes. Traditionally, ginger is known for its medicinal benefits as it could…

6 NGO’s Lose Operation Licenses Over Fraud

The government through the National Bureau for Non Governmental Organizations has decided to withdraw licenses from 6 NGO’s in the country. The government went ahead to ban these from operations. Stephen Okello the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau announced that the banned organizations were Agape Sanctuary Ministries International, Christ Alive Glorious Ministries International, Equal Opportunities for Women and Children…

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