Business Politics

Janet Museveni Opens 1.4 Billion Fruit Processing Factory in Ntungamo

By Felix Tumwesigye Ntungamo First lady Janet Kataha Museveni who also doubles as the minister for education has today opened a 1.4 billion shillings’ fruits processing factory in Ntungamo district. Itojo pineapple processing factory makes juice from pineapples and was funded by the government of Uganda through the Uganda industrial research institute and will be […]


Ntungamo Farmers Get 210 Pigs

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Farmers in Ntungamo district on Thursday received a total of 2010 pigs from the National Agricultural Advisory services through Operation wealth creation. The pigs were by Bustyoro Dairy farm and delivered to the respective beneficiaries across the district. Ntungamo district veterinary officer Dr.Yaake Basulira revealed that the pigs received were in […]

Business Education

Tea Suppliers Warned Against Fake Claims

By Our reporter Kabale Dr. Samuel Mugasi, Executive Director, National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has warned tea nursery bed operators in Kigezi region against faking claims of tea supplies to the secretariat. Mugasi is in the region to supervise the ongoing verification of the operation of the tea sector. Tea Nursery bed operators in the […]

Education Natural

Farmers Urged to Embrace Cooperatives

By APN Reporter Rukiga Stella Meulenbelt, a business consultant from Work in Light Company in Netherlands has asked farmers in Kigezi to embrace cooperatives so as to develop. Meulenbelt was addressing farmers from Kashambya in Rukiga and Kebisoni in Rukungiri on Saturday and Sunday respectively in meetings organised by Kyosiga Kyokungula One Voice Campaign (KKOVC), […]

Business Education

Farmers Urged to Engage Extension Workers

By Mathius Atukunda Mbarara Farmers have been urged put to good use the Extension workers hired by the government if they are to have good dairy farming products. The call was made by Dr. Joseph Byaruhanga a consultant with Japan international corporation Agency during a one day training workshop for farmers and technocrats in Mbarara […]

Natural Politics

Kisoro Girl Killed by Mudslides

By APN Reporter Kisoro A seven year old girl who went missing in a heavy downpour on Friday evening in Kisoro district has been found dead in garden of Irish potatoes. The body of the deceased, a daughter of Fred Mbarubukeye, a resident of Mwanjari-Lulembwe cell, in Nyarusiza Sub County was recovered on Saturday at […]


Isingiro MP Roots for Fresh Quarantine

By Jonan Beine Mbarara The Isingiro North County legislator Lt. Col. Bright Rwamirama wants government to put partial quarantine in areas affected by animal diseases like foot and mouth disease, lumpy skin among other diseases. Lt. Col. Rwamirama who is also the State Minister for veteran affairs says that with a quarantine in such places, […]

Education Environment

Environmentalist moves to fight climate Change challenges in Rubanda

By Our reporter Rubanda Following the increasing negative effects of climate change in Kigezi region, Milton Kwesiga, the executice director of Africa Disaster Reduction Research Emergency Mission (ADRREM) has embarked on a move to promote environmental conservation in the region. The move which will see the environmental protection NON Governmental Organisation encouraging the planting of […]


Farmers Tipped on Plastic Mulching

By Our reporter Rukiga Farmers in Kigezi Sub-region have been asked to embrace plastic mulching so as to increase productivity. This call was recently made by Richard Ssepuya, an agricultural consultant from Crop Farms Uganda, a farming promotion company while addressing farmers in Kasambya Sub-County, Rukiga district during a one day agricultural seminar organised by […]