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07:19
07:19

East African Countries Better Prepared, But Desert Locust Threat ‘Not Over’ 1

The UN agency is seeking USD 38 million to continue work in the region. Without this support, 28 aircraft that patrol the skies to spot and spray swarms could be grounded as early as March.
13:33
13:33

New Karimojong MPs' First Agenda - Special Land Audit in Karamoja.

John Baptist Lokii, the Matheniko County MP says the land audit would help the leaders in the region to ascertain how much land has remained for the people of Karamoja.
16:31
16:31

Kitgum Gets UGX 985 Million Small Scale Irrigation Scheme 3 2

The irrigation scheme project was constructed by the ministry under the supervision of the Water for Production Northern Regional Centre with funding from the government.
11:20
11:20

Environmental Destruction Takes Toll On Gum Arabic Harvest in Karamoja 2 Top story

Sarah Angolere, a mother of five children, who has benefiting from collecting the gum, says it is a very lucrative business and alternative source of livelihood for many women and men who could not afford to dig. "By now we could be harvesting the gum because this is the time but now all the trees that produce gum have been destroyed," she said.
10:39
10:39

Karimojong Won't Have any Fertile Left by 2031 -Expert 2

Mr. Isaac Bwire the official from International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) however, said the rapid degradation of range land can be stopped if the districts of Karamoja can pass by-laws against environmental destruction in the region.
16:02
16:02

11,000 Abim Residents Get Clean Water Source

Ms Betty Akidi another resident of Oruwamuge village said the clean water will now improve the health situation of the people of Lotuke Sub county.
09:11
09:11

Karenga, Kaabong Families at Risk of Starvation as Elephants, Buffalos Destroy Gardens 1 Top story

"Am the model farmer here, and I always plant very many acres of maize, this year I had planted six and it was doing very well but just as it was flowering, the elephants and Buffalo's come and eat all the acres with two days the six acres were finished," he said.
15:12
15:12

Public Warned Against Eating Dead Fish Floating on Lake Victoria 1 1

Tons of dead fish are floating Lake Victoria and Jackson Baguma, the Kalangala District Fisheries Officer says they could have been killed of poisoning.
11:14
11:14

Rangers Accused of Demanding Cash to Return Marauding Elephants to Murchison Park 1

According to Jalon Lakony Opiyo, every time elephants invade the area, each member of the village which has around 2000 households contributes 1000 shillings for the rangers to rescue them and their properties.
10:33
10:33

Sembabule District Wants Cutting of Traditional Tree Species Banned 1 1

Francis Byarugaba, the Sembabule District Environment Officer says they are working on an ordinance that will fully operationalize the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act of 2003, for purposes of saving traditional tree species that are currently at great risk.
09:26
09:26

Kenya, Uganda Agree on Cross Border Joint Animal Vaccination 1

Josephat Nanok the governor of Turkana County said conducting a joint cross border animal vaccination would cement the current peace that has prevailed over among the two former worrying communities.
13:37
13:37

Kisamba Mugerwa: An Advocate for Small Holder Farmers And Gentleman 1 2 Top story

Dr. Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa Advocated for Small Holder Farmer’s access to credit and extension services and land management.
18:24
18:24

Wildlife Population Increase to Intensify Future Conflict with Humans ugandas population 2

Over the last 30 years Uganda has registered an increase in the number of Elephants from 2,000 to 6,000, Giraffes from 350 to 1,600, mountain Gorillas in the three countries from 350 to more than 1,000 and other animals, but these and others compete for land with humans.
09:15
09:15

Panic as Cattle Rustlers Invade Otuke and Parts of Alebtong District. 6 1

Some residents have started moving to the neighbouring Lira, Kwania and Apac districts to protect their animals from theft. Last week, rustlers raided 34 cattle that were being grazed by children in Alir parish Ogwete Sub County in Otuke District.
18:01
18:01

12,000 Farmers Receive Soybean Grinding Machines, Farm Inputs 3 1

Oliver Nabiryo, the programs manager Sasakawa Global, says the organisation targets 12,000 farmers in Lango with the aims of improving their livelihoods, promote food security and nutrition.
16:50
16:50

Milk Cooler, Maize Milling Plant Non Functional Due to Lack of Power 1 4

Abasa Watuwa, the Bubiita Sub-County LC III Chairperson, says the plants ran on generator power for four years, which became unsustainable. He says that they have applied for power from Umeme, which has taken long to come.
15:59
15:59

Traders Decry Slow Pace of Moroto Market Construction 1

Simon Lokol the secretary of Moroto Municipal traders Association said the delay on finishing the facility was making traders to continue encountering losses from thieves.
12:11
12:11

Lack of Information, Bureaucracy Hindering Compensation for Lango War Claimants Bureaucracies 6 1

Philip W. Mwaka, the Principal State Attorney who doubles as the Co- Chair Verification committee at the MoJCA explained that the validation exercise will be done by the District at Sub county level to ensure a comprehensive and transparent exercise based on bio data.
10:12
10:12

500 Laborers Start Cutting 3.5 square miles of Burnt Sugarcane in Amuru Plantation Atiak Sugar Factor

Although the burnt sugarcane can still be used, Kidega says they lose their juice after some time, hence, the need to expediate its harvest. He reveals that the management of the company also plans to buy fresh sugarcane to improve the quality of the final product.
15:30
15:30

Jigger Infestation Affects More than 500 People in Napak District 1 Top story

Christine Nakut, a Village Health team volunteer in Kapuwat village in Iriiri Sub County told URN on Monday that several people including children between the ages of two to five years are unable to walk while the adults between the ages of 50 to 70 people can no longer sit with their buttocks because of the jigger infestation.
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