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  • Uganda’s maize exports hit 46,000 metric tons last month – Report

    Statistics at the East Africa Grain Council indicate that Uganda’s volume of maize exported last month hit 46,000 metric tons higher than the previous month. This is contained in the Grain Watch Monthly report for the month of January. Speaking to Radio One about the report findings Pausta Clessy Nuwagabathe


  • PAC summons seed companies over 3.9 billion inputs money

    The parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises summons eight companies that were contracted under the National Agricultural Advisory Services programme to supply farm inputs. The Committee chaired by Bugweri county Mp Abdu Katuntu wants the companies to provide evidence of their supplies, in response to queries raised


  • Kadaga wants govt to operationalize AIDS Trust fund

    The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga appeals to government to operationalize the AIDS Trust fund before the end of this year to help people living with HIV/AIDs. Parliament in 2014 passed a law which provided for the fund to generate money locally to finance campaigns to fight HIV/AIDS. Kadaga says


  • Kaihura urges East African police chiefs to jointly fight terrorism

    The inspector General of Police who is also the chairman Eastern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO)Kale Kayihura has called upon all African countries under ( EAPCCO) to work together and fight Terrorism. Kayihura said this during the official opening of the 4th EAPCCO Counter Terrorism Workshop held at Imperial Resort


  • Two MTN staff arrested over sim card swap fraud

    Investigations by telecommunications Company MTN into a new sim card swap fraud indicates that it was carried out by the company staff. This after a number of Members of parliament became victims of the sophisticated fraud that saw hackers access personal phones of the legislators The hackers used sim cards