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The National Agricultural Research Organization- NARO urged farmers to use different pesticides to destroy fall armyworms.

Winfred Aol Opio, an entomologist at NARO says that the worms become resistant to a single pesticide when used for two or more consecutive seasons in the same garden. 

She advised that farmers should rotate or inter-change chemicals after at least one season because it will reduce the rate of destruction of the armyworms.   

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In the efforts to ease the tax paying process the URA has launched a Uganda electronic single window system and warned government organs that make URA’s work complicated, to stop it immediately.

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As we approach the closure of the 2018/2019 financial year, the mobile money business operators revealed that it was a tough period due to the three-fold taxation loaded on the business.

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The meeting intended for changing the leadership of Nsangi market vendors in Kawempe division, along Ttula road ended in a fight, which led the police to intervene.

The shouting with giving any board a chance to be heard overtook the whole meeting, however later Kamulegaeya Asadu the new chairperson was sworn in amidst praise and celebration.

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Vendors operating business close to Sofia border custom market cried out to the health officers of Busia municipal council to deal with stench emanating from stagnant water in the town drainage 

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Bushigayi market is one of the biggest in Bugisu region located in Bududa-Bugisgayi town council the market attracts traders from all over Bugisu sub-region and across the Kenya border, it is famous for its good yellow bananas  'bogoya' and cattle.

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The falling fish prices have left traders in distress; fish traders and fishermen in Njeru division Mukono district at Katosi landing site are in suffering due to thinning fish prices. More so traders are upset over numerous levies and railed the Indian fish dealers that cheaply buy their fish.

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Civil Aviation Authority-CAA is considering awarding ground handling services for Uganda National Airlines at Entebbe International Airport to the national carrier. 

Government through the Works and Transport Ministry received two bombardier CRJ 900 planes on April 23rd as part of the initiative to revive the national carrier.  

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The Director General of Internal Security Organization (ISO) has intervened in the wrangles between two cattle trading companies Alisam Company and Babughirana Butcher men Development Association to find a conclusive solution for the two warring parties over cattle trading business at the border town of Mpondwe-Lhubiriha.

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A cross section of Ugandan citizens, analysts and members of the business community, has expressed mixed reactions to the 2019/2020 budgets that were presented before Parliament yesterday. Uganda will spend shillings 40.4 Trillion in the next financial year.

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