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Suspected swine fever hits Otuke

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over one hundred pigs in Otuke district have succumbed within three weeks to a suspected African swine fever outbreak.  The cases have been reported in Olilim and Ogwete sub-counties. The disease that starts manifesting by general body weakness is accompanied by nasal dryness, bleeding …

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Otuke district to enroll teenage pregnant girls back at school

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Otuke district authorities have resolved that all teenage mothers report back to school after giving birth. The resolution follows a report by Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE), a Non-governmental organization working in the district, which shows that 1,363 teenagers got pregnant between January …

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VHTs in Otuke arrested for alleged theft of gov’t drugs

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Otuke district have arrested two members of the Village Health Team for stealing government drugs. John Robert Okiror and Esther Alanyo attached to Ogwete health centre III were arrested on Tuesday for stealing drugs from the health centre. They were found in …

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14 uncoded schools in Otuke await gov’t takeover

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fourteen uncoded primary schools in Otuke district are operating without support from government. These schools lack the requisite codes from the Ministry of Education and Sports that would have enabled them to receive grants from the government because they are community founded. They include Ariamet …

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Man remanded for defiling granddaughter

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 55 year old man in Otuke district is on remand for allegedly defiling and impregnating his granddaughter. Vito Ogwang, a resident of Tetugu village, Oluro parish, Ogor sub county in Otuke district appeared on Wednesday afternoon before the Otuke Grade One Magistrate Irene Aber, …

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Dry spell sparks hunger concerns among Otuke farmers

Otuke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Otuke district have expressed worry over the current prolonged dry spell that has hit most parts, raising fears the district may experience reduced crop production this year. The area has experienced a dry spell since May. Like in other parts of Northern Uganda, …

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