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Kapelebyong authorities plot to evict Ankole pastoralists

Kapelebyong, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Pastoralists in Kapelebyong district have been banned from grazing on the agricultural land. Area councillors are also demanding that all migrant Ankole Pastoralists who entered the district last year should be evicted after allegedly allowing their animals to destroy acres of crops gardens.  The pastoralists, …

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Sembabule farmers using toxic chemicals to fight ticks

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Pastoralists in Sembabule district have resorted using a concoction of chemicals to fight resistant ticks. Farmers in the cattle corridor have for many years been grappling with highly resistant Ticks that are no longer responding to synthetic pyrethroids that are supposed to naturally kill the …

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Karamoja leaders demand compensation for stolen livestock

Karamoja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Leaders from Karamoja sub-region have asked the government to compensate pastoralists whose livestock was stolen by suspected Turkana herdsmen. Thousands of herds of cattle have been stolen from the districts of Kotido, Kaabong, Moroto and Napak. Kotido district authorities said 2,398 cattle and over 950 …

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