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Food prices drop in Nakapiripirit district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prices of staples foods have dropped by half in Nakapiripirit district following a bumper harvest for the first planting season. The price of beans has reduced from 3000 to 1400 Shillings a kilogram. A heap of cassava that cost 2, 000 Shillings is now …

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30,000 affected by floods in Nakapiripirit

Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of people in Namalu sub county in Nakapiripirit district have been displaced by flash floods. Hundreds of the affected people have taken refuge at Namalu Primary school while others have relocated to the home of their relatives in safer areas. Simon Peter Igira, …

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Desert locusts spread to four districts in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Desert locusts have arrived in Nabilatuk through Nakapiripirit district. Another swarm has been sighted in Nakabaat, Moroto district. The locusts were seen approaching Kosike HC111, a few minutes to 3:00 pm on Sunday by residents. After about one hour, the first swarm was sighted …

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Nakapiripirit residents pin gov’t institutions, church for land grabbing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emotions and tears filled Nakapiripirit district council hall when residents who reportedly lost land to government and Moroto Catholic Diocese broke their silence on Thursday. The affected residents opened up during a community Baraza organised by the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Land Commission. They told …

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