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Sugarcane farming: Why Busoga has remained the poorest

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga has the biggest number of sugarcane mills and huge acreage of sugarcane, making use of its fertile soil around Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga coupled with good rains. However, the persistent poverty in Busoga continues to raise questions whether cane cultivation is benefiting farmers. …

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Second lockdown reversing economic recovery gains – Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recovery of the economy has suffered a setback following the 42 days that the country was under a lockdown, this is according to economic analysts. The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the …

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Robinah Nabbanja

  Mobile cash and her changes in PM office Kampala, Uganda | JOSEPH WERE | Debonair. Reticent.   Uganda has recently had two very different prime ministers personality-wise; Amama Mbabazi and Ruhakana Rugunda. It is up to you to tick who of the two was debonair and who was reticent. Now …

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Why gov’t interventions are failing to end household poverty

300,000 more Ugandans slid back to poverty mainly as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 2019/20 National household survey report released by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS, recently shows that 300,000 more Ugandans slid back to poverty mainly as a result of the …

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Uganda registers 13% decline in households with radio sets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of households that own radio sets has declined by 13.5% in a survey carried out by Uganda Bureau of Statistics. Radio is a leading source of information in Uganda and there are over 200 stations authorized by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast …

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1,863 turn up for livestock census interviews in Arua

  The National Livestock Census aims to obtain a count of the country’s livestock and their associated characteristics Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people turned up for the livestock census interviews in Arua. Last week, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal …

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Inflation figures change after Ubos rebase statistics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda Bureau of Statistics will now calculate the Consumer Price Index, CPI, (inflation) based on the year 2016/2017 from the previous calculations that were based on the year 2009/2010.  This following a rebasing exercise for the price indices to make sure the statistics provided …

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