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Illegal cattle trade hindering FMD fight in Kiruhura district

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiruhura district authorities have said the illegal trade of cattle is derailing the fight against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). Kiruhura has been under total quarantine since December last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. According to the authorities, the cattle trade …

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Rift Valley Fever hits Kiruhura District

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a confirmed outbreak of the Rift Valley Fever in Kiruhura district. The disease, an acute viral hemorrhagic fever that is most commonly seen in domesticated animals, has so far claimed four lives,  according to Kiruhura District Veterinary Officer Dr Grace Asiimwe. Although …

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Twelve arrested in Kiruhura for flouting FMD quarantine

Kiruhura district banned the movement, sale and slaughtering of cattle following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kiruhura has arrested 12 people for allegedly flouting the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine. They were arrested on Thursday night at Ahakageti village in Sanga …

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Kiruhura and Kazo lift ban on milk sale

Ban on the sale of milk has been lifted for two weeks under strict regulations Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kiruhura and Kazo districts have reversed the earlier ban imposed on the sale of milk. The two districts that are under quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth …

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Kiruhura candidate has one leg in NRM, another in NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After several meetings with the National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders in Kiruhura district, Jonan Mugizi, the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate in the district made two concessions: to appreciate the NRM candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as a good leader and to never welcome NUP presidential candidate Robert …

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Suspected Covid-19 patient dies in Kiruhura

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected coronavirus patient in Kiruhura district has died at Rushere community hospital. The deceased who was under isolation is a resident of Bwashamure, Kenshunga sub county. He was admitted on Monday after presenting Covid-19 like signs and symptoms that include body weakness, sore …

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Kiruhura RDC orders crack down on illegal money lenders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Kiruhura has ordered police to crack down on illegal money lenders. The order stems from increasing complaints in which many borrowers continue to lose property to illegal money lenders. The directive comes barely a day after a team from the …

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