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PHASE OUT OF MACHINE READABLE PASSPORT

All holders of Machine Readable Passports (MRPS) should note that the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control has been phasing out the MRPs since December 2018.

GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA ANNOUNCES VANILLA HARVESTING DATES FOR 1ST SEASON OF 2021

Government through the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Frank K. Tumwebaze (pictured) has declared the 1st of July 2021 to be the harvest date for the first season of this year.

UGANDA TO FETCH COFFEE PREMIUM PRICES GLOBALLY

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), is doing everything possible to ensure that Uganda's coffee attracts a premium price globally. It should be noted Uganda is the birth place of Robusta Coffee where it accounts for 80% of Uganda's coffee output.

UGANDA'S AGRICULTURE SECTOR REMAINS STRONG DESPITE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The agriculture sector's value to the economy has remained largely unchanged and in some areas, increased during the one year of the Covid 19 pandemic.

UGANDA DAIRY EXPORTS GROW BY 63 PERCENT IN THREE YEARS AS VALUE OF COUNTRY'S MILK HITS SHS3.1 TRILLION

Uganda's revenue from export of dairy products has risen from $131.5m (Shs 480bn) in 2018 to $205m (750bn) in 2020 according to records from the Dairy Development Authority (DDA).

COVID-19 HEALTH MEASURES FOR ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GENERAL (GEN)

The Government of the Republic of Uganda has issued the following directives effective 16th September, 2021 until further notice, on COVID-19 health measures at Entebbe International Airport:

GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA COMMITS MORE INVESTMENTS FROM DENMARK

Vice President Maj. (Rtd) Jessica Alupo, has pledged Government's commitment to supporting more investments from Denmark and continued strong bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

UGANDA NOW RANKED WORLD'S 7TH COFFEE PRODUCER

Uganda coffee rose from the 8th to 7th position according to the International Coffee Organization production figures for 2020/21.

DENMARK DONATES UP TO 5 BN UGANDA SHILLINGS TOWARDS FIGHT AGAINST COVID 19

Denmark extends financial support towards the fight against COVID-19 in Uganda.