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Primary five pupil commits suicide in Agago district

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The territorial police of Agago district are investigating an incident involving a primary five pupil of Patongo school who committed suicide after being punished by her elder brother. The deceased identified as Grace Adokorach, 16, a resident of Lukula village in Lira Kato sub county …

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Uganda registers decline in staple food production – UBOS report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a decline in staple food production across the country in the 2018/2019 agriculture year, according to a survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The head of the Department of Production and Environment Statistics, Patrick Okello disclosed this while releasing the 2019 annual …

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Ugandans eating less food per person every year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The consumption of food per person per year in Uganda declined between the period 2013 and 2019, a Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) report notes. According to the ‘food balance sheets report’ data, food availability from starchy roots was initially estimated at an annual …

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UBOS names crops that earned farmers money

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS has released a list of ten crops where farmers last year earned better price than others. The list is contained in the new Producer Price Index (PPI) for agriculture released on Thursday. This is first-time UBOS has released …

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