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11 NUSAF animals recovered from local leaders in Agago

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government has recovered 11 head of cattle and five ox-ploughs that were illegally acquired by local leaders from the third phase of the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund project in Agago district. This followed an impromptu visit by officials from the …

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Kapelebyong authorities plot to evict Ankole pastoralists

Kapelebyong, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Pastoralists in Kapelebyong district have been banned from grazing on the agricultural land. Area councillors are also demanding that all migrant Ankole Pastoralists who entered the district last year should be evicted after allegedly allowing their animals to destroy acres of crops gardens.  The pastoralists, …

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54 stolen cattle recovered from suspected Karamojong thieves

Agago, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Army in Agago district has recovered 54 cattle from suspected armed Karamojong cattle thieves.  The thugs who were armed with guns, bows and arrows had raided Mora village in Ngora Parish, Paimol Sub County on Monday night and stole 54 cattle from a …

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Gov’t delivers vaccines for Foot and Mouth disease in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has finally delivered vaccines for the foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Karamoja. At least 30,000 cattle have been vaccinated against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Karamoja. The outbreak was confirmed in November 2019, resulting into a livestock quarantine in Kotido, Abim …

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Gunmen abduct three, raid 40 cows from Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown gunmen have abducted three people and stolen 40 heads of cattle in Amuru district. The gunmen are said to have conducted separate raids in Oforo, Kampala landing site and Atoro villages in Amuru sub county over the past week. Denis Tookema, a resident …

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Over 80,000 cattle to miss FMD vaccination in Bududa

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Majority of the cows in Bududa district will miss out on the Foot and Mouth Disease vaccination. The District Production Officer Dr. Felix Odong says they have only received 5000 doses from the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Ministry yet the district has more …

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