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Government to construct multi-billion sugar factory in Busoga

Luuka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government of Uganda has finalized plans to construct a 135 billion Shillings sugar processing factory in Luuka district. Uganda Development Cooperation-UDC will supervise the implementation of the construction works through direct financing from the Ministry of Finance. The plant whose construction works are expected …

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Sugarcane farming: Why Busoga has remained the poorest

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga has the biggest number of sugarcane mills and huge acreage of sugarcane, making use of its fertile soil around Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga coupled with good rains. However, the persistent poverty in Busoga continues to raise questions whether cane cultivation is benefiting farmers. …

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Muslim clerics in Busoga call for operationalization of Islamic banking

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslim clerics in the Busoga sub-region have tasked the government to quicken the operationalization of Islamic banking. They argue that it will empower impoverished Muslims to easily start-up business enterprises of their own. Islamic banking is provided for in the Financial Institution’s Amendment Act of 2016, …

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CSOs in Busoga call for adequate preparation of electoral process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local election observers in Busoga sub-region have asked the Electoral Commission to adequately prepare for future elections. They argue that it will enable them easily conduct their civic education roles. While addressing the press about their findings on Thursday, the observers noted that due to …

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NRM candidates demand facilitation to battle opposition rivals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidates in Busoga sub-region want the party secretariat to facilitate them to counter their opposition rivals who they accuse of funding a smear campaign against them. The NRM candidates say they risk losing their seat due to lack of campaign funds. …

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SPC recruitment postponed in Busoga sub region over low turn up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recruitment of Special Police Constables-SPCs in Kiira, Busoga East and Busoga North regions has been postponed for a week because of the low turn up of applicants. Recently, the Uganda Police leadership announced the countrywide recruitment of SPCs targeting 50,000 applicants. The prospective SPC …

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Tumukunde mobilizing support in Busoga sub region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | General Henry Tumukunde has embarked on grass root mobilisation in Busoga sub region to garner support for his presidential ambitions ahead of the 2021 general elections. The quiet meetings which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde’s loyalists in different districts within Busoga …

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Busoga region MPs back Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Busoga sub-region have pledged to support the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for the position of second national vice-chairperson of the National Resistance Movement- NRM party. Kadaga will contest for the position with the State Minister for Lands and …

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