Nakasongola (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Nakasongola (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.33
Longitude: 32.450001
population: 6,922
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

An idea that started with three farmers now benefits 8,000

Many farmers in Uganda still get little from their work as they are still stuck in the cycle of selling their produce in raw form. In many instances, farmers are forced to sell off their produce, even when prices are low, because they are perishable. ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Pumpkin, PawPaw, Flour, Soybean
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Charcoal burners invade Nwoya

In the middle of what should have been a forest in Koch-Lii Parish, Koch Goma Sub-county in Nwoya District lies a vast bare land with short shrubs, tree stumps and some visible tarpaulin depicting human settlement.Located 12km away from Koch Goma Sub-county, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Uganda to Upgrade Airbase

Nakasongola — Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is to revive operations of Nakasogora airport, which was largely unused and lying idle for a number of decades.The former air-force base under the Idi Amin regime in the 1970's is situated in Central ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Obote was weak when in trouble - ex-minister

When Obote returned from exile in Tanzania in May 1980 – just ahead of the general elections - I was in Bushenyi to receive him and I had to surrender my official car for him to travel to Mbarara where he was to address a rally.I travelled back to Kampala ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Works on Nakasongola UPDF air base begin

Hoima.Government has begun rehabilitating and upgrading Nakasongola military airbase.After completion, the UPDF Air Force will move most of its combat aircraft to the base.The airbase has a runway of 3.6km, slightly shorter than that of Entebbe International ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ballydown Church to host wedding fayre for charity

A team from Ballydown Church is planning a trip to New Beginnings Children’s Village in Uganda, and is staging a number of charity events to help raise funds.The first of these is a Spring Wedding Fayre, on Wednesday, April 2 from 6.30pm until 9.30pm ... [Published Banbridge Leader - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

How we sneaked out Obote

I first met Dr Obote through my father who was his close friend, but I had heard about him from school. I again met him in 1962 when he came to Boroboro College - now Dr Obote College - during the campaigns, by then I was a supporter of UPC. In 1964 I ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Formal seed system for cassava underway

Although over the years, farmers in Uganda and other parts of Africa have concentrated in growing vegetatively propagated crops such as cassava, banana and sweet potatoes, the distribution pattern of the seed system has never been done formally as that ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Weather forecast shows rainy season starts in March

The period, March to May, constitutes the first major rainfall season in Uganda. The latest weather forecast report released by the Department of Meteorology, Ministry of Water and Environment indicates an onset of rains in various parts of the count ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 09 2014 - Updated Feb 09 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Country Takes Stock of New Climate Information Service

AlertNet: Farmers and herders in Uganda's cattle corridor are benefiting from timely information on climate and weather patterns delivered on their mobile phones, over the radio and even in churches, thanks to an initiative that has won the backing of ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Feb 09 2014]

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"The reconstruction and rehabilitations will cost us about Ush28.5b ($11.4m) and it will take six months for completion of the work" said Kagoro during the handover ceremony to the contractors Energo Projeckt of Serbia
"These new connections include 93 primary schools, 13 secondary schools, Buyinja health center IV and other social amenities in addition to the household connections" Kiwanuka said

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An idea that started with three farmers now ben... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Charcoal burners invade Nwoya [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
Uganda: Uganda to Upgrade Airbase [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
Obote was weak when in trouble - ex-minister [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Works on Nakasongola UPDF air base begin [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Ballydown Church to host wedding fayre for charity [Published Banbridge Leader - Mar 30 2014]
How we sneaked out Obote [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 16 2014]
Weather forecast shows rainy season starts in M... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 12 2014]
Formal seed system for cassava underway [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 12 2014]
Uganda: Country Takes Stock of New Climate Info... [Published Water Conserve: News - Feb 09 2014]
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