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Smart farming practices yield dividends

At the recent Harvest Money Expo, participants witnessed how Agric-techs support farmers to use mobile phones to transform COMMENT | DAVID BIRUNGI | Agriculture continues to be a key contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of various economies across the world. According to the 2020/2021 financial year, agriculture accounted …

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Weaker laws encouraging power theft and vandalism -UMEME

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s main electricity distribution company, UMEME has decried weak legislation as a major impediment towards fighting power theft and vandalism in the country. The company lost at least 40 transformers to vandalism in addition to several other electricity supply infrastructure and illegal connections …

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Digital firms and electricity rates

COMMENT: David Birungi Why should the leaders of the digital revolution suffer over Uganda’s electricity demand growth rigidities? At the recently concluded Daily Monitor Thought Leader’s Forum themed around the global `Digital Revolution’, I was amazed by the revolution of HelloFood, an Online Food delivery business. According to the CEO …

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