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Large swarms of locusts expected to invade Uganda – Bagiire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Large swarms of desert locusts are expected to invade Uganda from Kenya between June and July coinciding with the start of the harvest season in the region. swarms of ravenous locusts invaded several districts in Eastern and Northern Uganda at the beginning of this …

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Minister cautions against consumption of desert locusts

 Nakapiripirit, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  State Minister for Agriculture Aggrey Bagiire has cautioned against the consumption of desert locusts. The minister issued the warning during an interface with the media in Nakapiripirit following reports that residents in parts of Acholi, Teso and Karamoja had turned the migratory pests into a …

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Uganda needs Ugx 5 billion to avert looming locust invasion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda needs five billion shillings to avert a possible invasion of desert locusts, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. The announcement comes amidst an invasion of locusts which are threatening pastures and crops in the Horn of Africa. The locusts …

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CAA awarded for outstanding security, safety performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has received an award for its performance in maintaining safety and security by the International Civil Aviation Organization -ICAO. The ICAO Council President Certificate in Aviation Security was handed to Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister in charge of Transport, on Wednesday …

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Global coach drivers under scrutiny amid bad driving concerns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Global Bus Company has put all its drivers under scrutiny following a series of complaints lodged by travellers plying the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara route. The complaints are mainly based on cases of unprofessional conduct and careless mistakes, some of which have resulted in accidents and loss of …

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