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Superstitions keep children away from malaria treatment in Kabarole

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Kabarole district are concerned that families are shunning malaria treatment due to superstitions. Speaking at a meeting attended by Ministry of Health officials in Kampala on Thursday, Rev. Ezra Busobozi, the Executive Director Kitojo Integrated Development Action (KIDA), an NGO that runs a hospital …

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Kabarole district authorities query gold exploration firm activities

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabarole district authorities are querying the activities of “Black Mining Resource”, a gold exploration firm stationed in Rweraza village, Kasenda sub-county. The local leaders in Kasenda sub-county say that the company started its operations in February last year without informing any of the local authorities. …

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Banana rust thrips disease ravages plantations in Kabarole

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Kabarole district are worried about their plantations following the spread of banana rust thrips disease in the area. The disease has affected several banana plantations in Karangura, Kichwamba, Mugusu, and Karangura sub countries. The disease has also ravaged several banana gardens in Fort …

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Delayed release of World Bank funds affects Kabarole projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Economy Committee which is monitoring the performance of a US$150 million World Bank loan under the Agricultural Cluster Development Project (ACDP) has discovered that  Kabarole district has not received funding for most of its investment projects. Legislators doubtful of the intention of the Ministry …

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Livestock farmers in Tooro puzzled by drug resistant ticks

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drugs Authority-NDA has embarked on training extension workers and livestock farmers in the Rwenzori region on rational use of drugs following farmers’ complaints about drug resistance. The training comes at a time when livestock farmers in Kabarole district are troubled by the continued …

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Purported state house agents grab Kabarole district land

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabarole district authorities have petitioned the president’s office over land grabbing by purported state house agents. This stems from the issuance of a land title on plots 20-22 at Millane road in Kabundaire Central division Fort Portal, to “Gun paper industries” by the area lands …

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Kabarole embarks on mass Covid-19 vaccination of teachers

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers in Kabarole district have started mass Covid-19 vaccination for all teachers and non-teaching staff. Four vaccination centres have been set up in Kabarole district and Fort Portal city. The centres include Kyebambe Girls, Nyakasura School, Kigarama and Kiburara primary schools. Stephen Muhenda, the …

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Kabarole fish famers get 90,000 fingerlings, 10 tons of feeds

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities around the Crater lakes in Kabarole district have received 90,000 fish fingerlings through Operation Wealth Creation and the NAADs secretariat under the ‘AGRI-LED implementation program phase 1’. The restocking of the Crater lakes comes barely a month after 30 fish cages were installed in 10 …

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