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Security impounds 2,000 heads of cattle in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security authorities have impounded 2,000 heads of cattle from Lakang sub county in Amuru district. The cattle which reportedly belongs to the balalo herdsmen, was impounded over the weekend from land belonging to Madhvani Group of Company during a crackdown. They are currently being held …

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Evicted balalo pastoralists settle on government land in Apac

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 400 balalo pastoralists in Ibuje sub-county, Apac district have decided to take over Maruzi ranch land, months after an eviction order by the government. The evicted pastoralists have gone ahead to occupy part of the 556 acres land that was earmarked by the Ministry …

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Balalo accused of violating livestock quarantine

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The local leaders of Palaro Sub –County in Gulu District have faulted nomadic Balalo herdsmen for violating quarantine put in place to curb the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease –FMD. Dozens of districts across the country like Gomba, Isingiro, Kazo, Kiruhura, Wakiso, Kiboba, …

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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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