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Kaabong to use diplomatic approach to recover stolen cattle in Kenya

Kaabong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kaabong district will use a peaceful approach with Kenyan authorities to track stolen cattle that reportedly crossed into Kenya. Kaabong Resident District Commissioner and chairperson of the district security committee John Rex Achilla says his office, the office of the district chairperson and UPDF …

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COVID-19: Kaabong Police pours local brew

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 30 local brewers in Kaabong town council are counting losses after the police poured local brew in an attempt to discourage people from social gatherings. The women were on Sunday taken by surprise when the police led by the Kaabong DPC Gerald …

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Kaabong to vaccinate 300 000 livestock

Kaabong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kaabong district has embarked on mass livestock vaccination exercise against the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia. Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in cattle is caused by vaccine strain while goat plague is a viral disease in goats and sheep characterized by fever, sores in mouth and diarrhoea. The …

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Kaabong residents challenge new MP on health, education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The need to improve health and education services, have been listed as key targets for the newly elected Member of Parliament for Kaabong district Christine Nakwang Tubo. Nakwang, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party won the Thursday vote against her sole …

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EC bans street processions ahead of polls in Hoima, Kaabong

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission-EC has banned street processions in Hoima and Kaabong districts, as the areas await polls, slated for September 26, 2019. The electorate will be voting for woman representatives in Parliament and local government committees. The Parliamentary seats in the two districts fell …

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NRM’s Akello takes Kaabong seat

Kampala, Uganda  | GODFREY SSALI |  The National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate Rose-Lilly Akello has been declared the winner of the Kaabong Woman Member of Parliament seat. Akello was declared the winner of Monday’s by-election by the returning officer for Kaabong District Sarah Iyolu after garnering 21,814 votes out of 43,965 …

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