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Famine threatens drought-devastated parts of Terego district

Terego, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prolonged drought has wreaked havoc on smallholder farmers in Terego district. The most affected are farmers are in Ejoni, Maraju, Otuambari, and Akino parishes in Uriama sub-county. Several crops in Nicu and Ajiraku parishes in Bileafe sub-county have weathered because of too much sunshine being …

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Seven arrested over death of land dispute witness

Terego, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven people in Terego district have been arrested for allegedly killing Silvio Ajoma aged 64, a resident of Ejoni village, Ejoni parish in Uriama sub-county. According to police, the deceased was assaulted on Wednesday last week by a group of people who were angry with him …

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Terego district moots ordinance on daytime consumption of alcohol

Terego, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Consumption of alcohol during daytime will soon be banned in Terego district, according to an ordinance in the offing. The by-law named Drug and Substance Control Ordinance 2021 seeks to among others protect the physical, mental and social well-being of the people by controlling …

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EC expels two parliamentary candidates in Terego district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has expelled two candidates from the Terego East constituency parliamentary race citing discrepancies in their documents. They are Martin Andua, the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate and Egama Sam Raxton Adrapi, an independent. The Terego district returning officer officially received the two copies …

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Terego councilors protest delays to conduct interim elections

Terego, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The delay to conduct interim elections in the newly created  Terego district has irked leaders. Terego was carved out of Arua and became operational on July 1st. However, the district is only operating with the technical staff headed by the Chief Administrative Officer. According …

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