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Police block Kabale pork dealers protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anti-riot police on Wednesday foiled a demonstration of over 40 pork dealers in Kabale district who were demanding for the immediate lifting of the quarantine. In September veterinary authorities in Kabale and Rubanda districts imposed a quarantine following an outbreak of the African swine …

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Kabale law enforcement, veterinary officers clash over pork disposal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT¬† | A row has erupted between Kabale district veterinary officials and Kabale municipality law enforcement officers over the disposal of impounded pork. The pork was impounded during an operation on Monday, October 21, from Spax Bar and Grill, a popular hangout located in Kabale municipality. …

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Karamoja residents resort to wildlife poaching, several arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†More than 37 people in Karamoja region have been arrested over the last one month for poaching small antelopes also known as dikidikis. Ediau Echodu, the Officer in charge of Bokora-Matheniko wild reserve corridor, says majority of the culprits are from Kidepo Pupu village in …

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