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Museveni distances self from poverty in Kazo, Kiruhura districts

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has told the people of Kiruhura and Kazo to stop lamenting about bad roads in the districts as the cause of their poverty, but instead focus on doing things that will improve their household incomes. Accompanied by the First Lady Janet Kataaha …

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Kiruhura police officer arrested over missing gun

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwizi regional police are investigating circumstances under which their own lost a gun from the armoury. Corporal Wilson Nuwagira from Sanga police station in Kiruhura district is alleged to have lost a gun from the armoury where he was keeping guard on Sunday. Police spokesperson …

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Tsetse flies invade Kiruhura district

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiruhura district has been invaded by tsetse flies with the residents calling for government support to eradicate the pests that have seen several cattle in the area die. Nyabushozi County Member of Parliament, Wilson Kajwengye raised the matter of national importance during a plenary sitting …

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Crop-devouring armyworms worry farmers in Kiruhura district

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Kiruhura district are bothered by the outbreak of fall armyworms which have so far been sighted in four sub counties. The migratory pests have spread to the areas of Kikatsi, Rweshande, Kayanja and Kanoni, where they have already destroyed several acres of pastures, …

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Multi billion modern abattoir commissioned in Kiruhura district

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commissioning of the Shillings 17.5billion modern abattoir in Kiruhura district has excited livestock traders and cattle farmers. Sino Modern Agriculture Development Group limited undertook the construction of Zhong Wu Beef abattoir at Nshaara Industrial park in Nyakasharara sub county, Nyabushozi County. Dan Mukago, a …

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Kiruhura district authorities worried of new FMD wave

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiruhura district authorities have raised concern about another wave of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD because of the farmer’s failure to follow the containment measures put in place to stop the spread of the highly contagious disease. In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal …

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FMD: Farmers in Kiruhura demand vaccination of goats and sheep

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Kiruhura district are demanding the vaccination of goats, sheep and pigs against foot and mouth disease. Last week, the government distributed 500,000 FMD vaccine doses to 52 affected districts across the country. Dr Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary officer says the ongoing vaccination …

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