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UK Terror Alert on Uganda

Security, citizens on edge after two previous deadly attacks Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | A terror warning issued by the U.K. has left Ugandan security on high alert. After two deadly attacks on Ugandan troops in Somalia and a rebel attack on a school in Kasese, it appears to be …

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How UNRA merger collapsed

Merger of roads agency was supposed to take effect with new financial year Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Seven months after the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was to have wound down and its mandate remerged with its mother Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) under a grandiose cost-cutting plan, …

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Modern fish feed plant in Njeru

Makers of Koudijs break ground on 50,000 tonnes aquafeed plant Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | De Heus Animal Nutrition broke ground for a state-of-the-art dedicated aquafeed plant in Njeru, near Jinja in central Uganda. The plant will be able to produce 50,000 tonnes of fish feed per year, meeting the growing …

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Farmers are saying goodbye to blackouts and power bills

In Kenya, small and medium-sized farmers – and even upmarket households – are adopting biodigesters to turn their animal waste into biogas, which they use for cooking fuel and lighting. SPECIAL FEATURE | BIRD AGENCY | Thirty-three-year-old Kelvin Maina Njuguna considers himself a ‘full-time farmer’. He rears cows, pigs, goats, and …

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