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World food prices rise for 2nd consecutive month: FAO

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | World food prices edged higher in July, the second consecutive month of increases on the heels of lower prices for the first five months of the year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported Thursday. FAO said rising prices for vegetable oils, dairy products, …

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Food prices drop in Nakapiripirit district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prices of staples foods have dropped by half in Nakapiripirit district following a bumper harvest for the first planting season. The price of beans has reduced from 3000 to 1400 Shillings a kilogram. A heap of cassava that cost 2, 000 Shillings is now …

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Food prices escalate in Moroto district

Moroto, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Food prices have soured in Moroto town in the recent days, distressing the population that is already struggling to earn a living due to the lockdown that has largely affected normal life and business. There has been an increase in the cost of Rice, beans, …

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Gov’t will cancel licenses of traders who hike food prices- Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has warned traders taking advantage of the coronavirus situation to sell foodstuffs at exorbitant prices that their licenses will be cancelled. Museveni, who addressed the nation on Tuesday afternoon, described the traders taking advantage of the situation as “crooks”, noting that …

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