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Masindi leaders reject 120,000 pineapple suckers citing poor quality

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masindi district authorities have rejected 120,000 pineapple suckers supplied under the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme, saying they are of poor quality. The pineapple suckers were delivered by Juliet Nyamahunge, who was contracted by Operation Wealth Creation. The suckers were meant for distribution to farmers in …

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Pader district executives accused of sharing OWC piglets

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Pader district executive committee are under the spotlight for allegedly sharing 154 piglets delivered under the Operation Wealth Creation-OWC program for distribution to residents. According to available information, OWC notified the district about a consignment of 182 piglets but only 154 were delivered …

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Former ADF rebels ask government to support them acquire formal education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ex-combatants in Rwenzori region want the government to support them to enroll on adult learning programs. They say that most of them are illiterate, which has affected their day-to-day implementation of government-supported economical activities. The groups put out the call in their meeting with officials …

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Farmers in Bududa reject seeds delivered under OWC program

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Bukibokolo sub county in Bududa district have rejected beans and maize seeds delivered under the Operation Wealth Creation. Bududa district received over 15,000 kilograms of maize and beans seeds. As a result, the district sent over 150 kilograms for distribution to farmers in …

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Defence invests in wealth production

Promoting production for wealth creation and self-sustainability NRM MANIFESTO WEEK |  The Defence sector is highly involved in production for wealth and self-sustainability in times of peace. For instance, through the Luwero Industries Limited, some of the supplies for UPDF are being made. There has been gradual increase in the capitalization …

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Gen. Saleh walks away from hungry NRM journalists in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | General Salim Saleh on Saturday walked away from dozens of youths claiming to be journalists under an umbrella called ”Entertainment News Reporters Association.” The 28 youths comprising both male and female reportedly traveled from Kampala city on Friday evening to meet Gen Saleh to demand …

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Uganda records highest coffee exports

Uganda’s coffee industry has recorded the highest ever export volumes as well as earnings for the Coffee Year 2019/2020 (Oct-Sept), signaling the crop’s steady recovery. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Latest data from the Uganda Coffee Development Authority shows that coffee exports for the 12 months amounted to 5.36 …

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