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Karamoja leaders seek regional solution to cattle rustling

  Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from Karamoja sub-region are in Lira to promote alternative sources of livelihood, which will end cattle rustling. The delegation from Nabilatuk and Moroto districts in Karamoja region are visiting Lira for exposure and meeting aimed at generating new ideas and possible partnerships …

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Mityana mob intercepts cattle thieves, burns motorcycle

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Miseebe Central in Bulera Sub County, Mityana District are appealing for help to stop the rampant theft of livestock in their area. The appeal came after residents intercepted a group of suspected thieves who were carrying a calf and several goats allegedly …

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Pastoralists forcefully escorted on foot out of Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of Labongo Akwang sub-county in Kitgum district on Friday forcefully escorted on foot three pastoralists along with their cattle out of their area to the neighbouring Lamwo district. The forceful eviction follows the expiry of an ultimatum issued by both the sub-county leaders …

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Gulu district seeks additional 6,000 FMD vaccines

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of cattle in Gulu are battling the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) as the district awaits the delivery of additional 6,000 doses of vaccines by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animals Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). The high contagious FMD broke out in the district in …

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4,000 approved for cattle compensation in Lira

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 4,000 people in Lira district will be compensated for lost cattle during the conflict in the Lango region. The beneficiaries are drawn from all sub-counties in Lira district and the two divisions of Lira city. According to a list released by the Attorney General, …

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