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Nwoya to conduct fresh verification of pastoralists

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya district security officials and leaders will commence fresh verification of pastoralists. The decision follows concerns that the majority of the pastoralists have evaded eviction, and are still illegally grazing their cattle in the district, nearly two months after an eviction order was issued. The …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Hell in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER Hell in Karamoja: Does sub-region require military response only? THE LAST WORD Aiding the enemy: How US involvement in the Russia-Ukraine conflict is helping the rise of China to surpass America as the world’s …

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Police, UPDF unit to fight cattle theft in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola District Security Committee has resolved to establish a military detachment in Kalongo sub-county to fight rampant animal thefts. According to Nakasongola district authorities, between 10 to 20 heads of cattle are stolen each day in Nakasongola and sold in Kampala City. The …

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Turkana pastoralists lose 600 cattle to drought in one week

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Turkana pastoralists have lost 600 heads of cattle within one week after being flashed out of Karamoja region by the joint security forces following the killing of three Ugandan geologists and two soldiers in Moroto district last month. The three geologists and UPDF soldiers were …

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Amuru district to auction impounded cattle

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district local government has given a one-week ultimatum to the owners of the cows that were impounded to collect them before they are publicly auctioned. Last week, security authorities impounded 2,000 heads of cattle from Lakang sub county in Amuru district. The cows which reportedly …

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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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Bovine babesiosis disease kills cattle in Omoro district

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bovine Babesiosis disease has killed dozens of cattle in Lakwaya sub county, Omoro district. Denis Wokorach, the Secretary of Production and Marketing in Lakwaya sub county says that the disease was last week confirmed by the district veterinary department and has so far killed …

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Kitgum municipality impounds pigs, goats for causing accidents

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Central division, Kitgum municipality have started impounding animals found loitering within their jurisdiction and levying fines on the owners. Geoffrey Toolit, the LC3 chairperson Kitgum central division, says that stray animals such as goats, cattle, and pigs disrupt traffic, and have in some …

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Security recovers 80 stolen herds of cattle from Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Kitgum have recovered 80 herds of cattle that were stolen on Friday night from a kraal of the late former RDC of Gulu, Maj. Santos Okot Lapolo. The cattle were reportedly stolen from the late Maj. Lapolo’s home in Ojorongole village, Lunganyura parish …

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