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Agriculture topped January loan portfolio farm news

Agriculture topped January loan portfolio

Agriculture might be finally catching financiers’ eye, with money disbursed to farmers topping all other sectors in January, according to official figures released from the ministry of Finance and Economic Development. Agriculture received 28% (Shs

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Uganda Expects First Oil Production To Be Delayed To 2022 Technology

Uganda Expects First Oil Production To Be Delayed To 2022

Uganda expects to begin producing oil in 2022, its energy minister Irene Muloni said on Feb. 13, indicating a slight delay from the east African country’s revised target of 2021. Uganda discovered crude reserves more than 10 years ago but production has been repeatedly delayed by

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EU applauds Uganda on oil management farm news

EU applauds Uganda on oil management

EU Ambassador Attilio Pacifici and H.E Museveni Uganda’s decision to join EITI is a positive step towards improved public financial management and accountability of natural resources – EU By Vicky Wandawa OIL AND GAS

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EBRD launches new agribusiness strategy Livelihood

EBRD launches new agribusiness strategy

Responsible, sustainable and innovative approach for the next five years EBRD the most active multilateral institution in agribusiness in its regions EBRD investment in the agribusiness sector to date exceeds €6.7 billion Addressing the

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Man who sold Nzeyi Temangalo land summoned Livelihood

Man who sold Nzeyi Temangalo land summoned

The land probe chairperson, Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, directed Abbas Mawanda to appear before the commission. KAMPALA – The Land Commission of Inquiry has summoned the man who sold the Temangalo land to industrialist Amos Nzeyi

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Return our properties, Tooro tells government Livelihood

Return our properties, Tooro tells government

Kabarole- Close to two decades since the restoration of cultural institutions, Tooro Kingdom has renewed its call to central government for the return of kingdom properties. The kingdom’s prime minister, Mr Benard Tungwako, expressed disappointment

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Minister to Land probe team: Respect people Livelihood

Minister to Land probe team: Respect people

Probed. State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza Kampala. A minister on Tuesday questioned the usefulness and work methods of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters, and said the commissioners need to

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Land probe halts Shs100b compensation Livelihood

Land probe halts Shs100b compensation

Arrested. The UETCL Principal Environment Officer, Mr John Othieno (centre), appears before the land probe in Kampala yesterday. PHOTO by EPHRAIM KASOZI  KAMPALA: The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has blocked payment of

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Know your land ownership system Livelihood

Know your land ownership system

Not so long ago, residents in Buikwe District cried foul, accusing junior Water Minister Ronald Kibuule of forcefully evicting home owners on 85 acres of land located in Golomola Village. The land is believed

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New report reveals most disputed land Livelihood

New report reveals most disputed land

A survey involving 465 respondents interviewed on land cases across 12 districts in the Karamoja, Northern, Eastern and Central regions has revealed that districts of Mubende, Amuru and Katakwi have the biggest number of

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Do East Africans still want a free media? Technology

Do East Africans still want a free media?

Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania – three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press freedom. Recent Afrobarometer surveys show that the

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Over 200 households face eviction Livelihood

Over 200 households face eviction

GULU: More than 250 residents occupying part of Gulu Central Forest Reserve in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality, face eviction after National Forestry Authority (NFA) announced plans of reclaiming the land. NFA recently issued an eviction

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Land probe is Exposing Speculators and Racketeers Livelihood

Land probe is Exposing Speculators and Racketeers

UGANDA: The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire ongoing judicial inquiry into land matters has as expected generated multi-dimensional controversies with some people, especially those in the financial sector, lawyers in private practice, and some beneficiaries accusing

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Museveni: Apaa land is in Adjumani Livelihood

Museveni: Apaa land is in Adjumani

Amuru- Seven months after government handed over the contentious 40 square kilometres Apaa land to Adjumani District local government, President Museveni has defended the move. Speaking as chief guest at a fundraising drive organised by

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My 26-year land fight with Gen Muhwezi Livelihood

My 26-year land fight with Gen Muhwezi

Last week, former minister Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi, unsuccessfully tried to stop court bailiffs from enforcing an eviction order given by Makindye magistrate Richard Mafabi. This was the climax of a 26-year battle for

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Resign, judge tells Minister Amongi Livelihood

Resign, judge tells Minister Amongi

Accused of conflict of interest, Betty Amongi, the minister for Lands was nudged yesterday by a rather angry Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to resign. Appearing before the Justice Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters;

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Maj Gen Kyaligonza dragged to land inquiry Livelihood

Maj Gen Kyaligonza dragged to land inquiry

Directors of Kayokamu Engineering Company ltd, a general construction and service contracting enterprise, have asked for a hearing before the land commission of inquiry accusing a senior ruling party historical, Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza,

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