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Gov’t bans movement of livestock in Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has banned the movement of livestock in Amuru district. The Minister of State for Animal Industry, Lt. Col. Bright Rwamirama says that the directive follows complaints of illegal entry of livestock and invasion of the non-native herdsmen commonly known as balalo in the …

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Residents want Apaa township turned into semi-autonomous sub county

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents want Apaa township turned into a semi-autonomous sub county to curb conflicts over ownership of the area. Ancestral ownership of Apaa township which borders Amuru and Adjumani districts measures approximately 42 square kilometres and is highly contested between the Madi of Adjumani and Acholi …

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851 animals in Amuru vaccinated against rabies

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 851 dogs and cats in Amuru district have been vaccinated against rabies, thanks to Big Fix Uganda, an animal rights body. Statistics from the animals rights body and treatment center show that the mass vaccination took place in Pabbo town council (507) and …

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Amuru district, Makerere University partner to curb violence against children

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district has partnered with Makerere University to prevent violence against children. Makerere University through the Child Health Development Centre has signed a two-year project, Parenting for Respectability with Lamogi sub county in Amuru district and is being implemented by SOS Children’s Village in Gulu …

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