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Royal chiefs, representatives divided on choice of Lukiiko Speaker

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is confusion and misunderstanding at the Busoga kingdom headquarters as royal chiefs and chiefdom representatives have failed to agree on who should become Busoga Lukiiko’s speaker. The kingdom’s royal parliament commonly referred to as Lukiiko had convened for the swearing of new chiefdom …

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Busoga farmers to export sugarcane to Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sugarcane farmers under Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers Association have entered a Memorandum of Understanding-MoU with the Busia based West Kenya Sugar Company limited–Olepito unit to buy their cane. Issa Budhugo, the chairperson of Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers Association and Timothy Mugote of M/s Okoth …

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Kadaga courts Buganda parliamentary caucus on sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged the Buganda Parliamentary Caucus to support the people of Busoga in opposing clauses in the Sugar Bill that are not in the interest of sugarcane out growers. Kadaga is opposed to the proposed zoning of cane growers, …

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CANCER: UCI trains 32 nurses in Busoga

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has concluded a two-week training in cancer screening and protection at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for 32 nurses in Busoga region. While handing over certificates to the nurses, Dr. Noleb Mugisha, the head of the Comprehensive Community Cancer program, …

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Busoga leaders asked to implement best agricultural practices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, has led a delegation of leaders from Busoga sub region to learn from agricultural practices available at the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) in Namulonge. Lessons from the benchmarking visit held on Monday, 04 January 2019 are intended to boost …

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Gov’t to support Busoga Education Initiative

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports is to support the Busoga Education Initiative, which aims at improving the education standards in the sub region. The revelation was made by the Minister of State for Education, Rosemary Seninde at a meeting of the Busoga Parliamentary Group …

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Busoga leaders in drive to save journalist Muyanga Lutaaya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of political leaders from Busoga Sub-region have today launched a fundraising campaign to save journalist Simon Muyanga Lutaaya from prison. Muyanga, a former Bulamoji Constituency Parliamentary aspirant, was on Monday committed to six months in Kirinya prison by Jinja’s Grade I Magistrate Samanya …

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President meets Busoga, Bugisu, Sebei youth

    Minister  Persis Namuganza salutes Museveni for sparing time to meet Busoga, Bugisu youth Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged members of the Ugandan legislature to put emphasis on the allocation of more funds to programs that facilitate and propel development of wananchi in …

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