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Onion prices shoot up across markets in Acholi sub-region

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Onion prices have shot up in markets within Acholi sub-region. In Kalongo market in Kalongo town council, a kilogram of onions now goes for 6,500 Shillings up from 4,500 Shillings. Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that …

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Acholi Chief stuck in London

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II is currently stuck in the United Kingdom following a worldwide lockdown over the coronavirus Pandemic. Acana who  heads the Ker Kwaro Acholi Chiefdom, flew to London for personal business in March. He was also …

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Cassava is a strategic crop- Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has advised farmers in Acholi to embark on growing cassava saying it’s a strategic crop. Speaking at the launch of a mass cassava growing project in Acholibur sub county in Pader district on Saturday, Museveni said cassava is a great source of …

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Acholi Paramount Chief rebukes subjects over exorbitant bride price

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot, David Onen Acana II has expressed disappointment over the exorbitant bride price levied by his subjects. According to Acana, he is overwhelmed with petitions from concerned subjects in Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo and Omoro district imploring him …

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Acholi cultural leaders caution residents against bush burning

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cultural leaders in Acholi sub region have warned the communities against the practices of setting fire on bushes and the surrounding forested areas within the region. Their messages come in the wake of growing cases of bush fires across the region. Bush burning, a practice …

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People Power losses trust in Bosmic after Museveni meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The People Power movement has reportedly lost trust in Bosmic Otim, a popular musician and member of the pressure group in Acholi sub region over his suspicious alliance with the National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Trouble for Bosmic started after his photo with president, Yoweri Museveni …

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Dry season affects Northern Uganda communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Communities in Acholi sub-region in Northern Uganda have started facing the impact of the dry season. The dry spell spans from December to March or April characterized by drought occurrence and severity that impacts on people’s health due to excessive heat; crop failures, livestock …

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