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12:32
12:32

Kaabong to Vaccinate 300 000 Livestock goat plague

The vaccination comes in the wake of an outbreak of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia among cattle and goat plague that killed livestock in the district.
07:04
07:04

Panic As Desert Locusts Continue Entering Moroto District 3

Dr. Francis Inangolet Olaki, the Moroto District Production Officer told URN that the swarm is the biggest to have entered the country since the first invasion on January 16th, 2020. He said the district is trucking the movement of the locusts to identity the areas where they have settled.
20:08
20:08

Delayed Delivery Of Vaccines Angers Cattle Keepers MAAIF 2 1

Dr. Henry Mulondo, the Kotido District Veterinary Officer, says he has received assurance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that the district will receive 20,000 vaccines by mid-March.
13:44
13:44

Plane for Aerial Spray of Desert Locusts Lands in Moroto 1 1

The plane was delivered by the Desert Locust Control Organization (DLCO) of East Africa and received by the Minister of State for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Musa Ecweru at Moroto Airstrip this morning. Uganda paid USD 3 million (11 billion Shillings) to the Desert Locust Control Organization for the plane.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Elders Worried of Livestock After Locusts Spray spraying of locusts 1 2 Top story

According to the instructions on the cover of the chemical, Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine has a number of effects to both animals, livestock and birds.
16:36
16:36

2,000 LDUs Equipped to Spray Desert Locusts in Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
00:26
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Desert Locusts Invade Abim, Katakwi Districts spraying of locusts 1 1 Top story

In Abim, the locusts landed on Alerek rock in Alerek Sub County but were seen flying through Abim Sub County to Magamaga Sub County around 5:00pm. In Katakwi district, our reporter saw a swarm of locusts crossing Soroti- Moroto Highway, about five kilometers from Katakwi town at 7:03pm.
18:38
18:38

Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Kotido

The Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Ashaka has blamed the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease across the two districts to rampant theft of livestock, which escalates the spread of the disease. He asked local leaders to effectively enforce the quarantine.
13:25
13:25

I want A Modern Ugandan- Museveni President Museveni 3 1

On the question of the proposed abolition of Nomadic Pastoralism, Museveni insisted that nomadism is dangerous for the community. He explained that nomadism affects livelihoods, health, education and other social status of pastoralists.
13:19
13:19

Proposed Abolition of Nomadic Pastoralism Irks Karimojong 3 1

The debate comes barely a month after a declaration by agriculture ministry officials that the government was considering a ban on Nomadic Pastoralism in order to promote crop farming and paddock grazing in order to reduce food insecurity and increase family incomes.
11:02
11:02

Moroto Residents Worried as Food Prices Soar moroto district

Muhammed Munyasi, a businessman dealing mainly in agro-produce attributes the alarming food prices to poor storage mechanisms used in the country.
11:08
11:08

Gov't to Construct Nine Valley Dams in Karamoja 1 3

Francis Okori, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Karamoja Affairs in OPM says the construction of three dams will commence in May with funding from the Germany Government through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD.
13:51
13:51

Stop Lamenting over Drought, Hunger- Karamoja Elders kobebe dam 3 1

Kuskus, a resident of Napak and chairperson of the district land board observes that the new trend of grazing in Teso, Lango and Acholi by the Karimojong pastoralists during dry spells has just been adapted and optimized by wrong elements.
07:35
07:35

Livestock Quarantine Imposed in Moroto livestock disease 1

According to a letter signed by Dr Doris Kiconco on behalf of the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, all the surrounding areas with the radius of 20km will also be affected.
17:32
17:32

Moroto Battling Numerous Livestock Diseases karamoja sub region 2 1

Dr. Moses Okino, the Moroto District Veterinary Officer, says they have written to the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for guidance and intervention.
08:01
08:01

Over 200 Hectares of Land Earmarked for Cement Factory in Moroto limestone in moroto 1 1

The community in Nadunget, where the land is situated has been using it for cultivation and grazing their animals.
11:58
11:58

Karamoja Leaders Divided on Land Grabbing simon peter aleper 3 1

Joseph Telo, a resident of Rupa Sub County observes that while communities are taken by surprise on some land issues, the area leadership is ware of the process that land grabbers use to take over their land.
11:26
11:26

Moroto Farmers Gain Little from Heavy Rains moroto district 1 2

Mark Loli, the Moroto District Agricultural Officer, says little has been achieved from the rains that the district received. He notes that most farmers planted late and water logging affected many gardens.
13:35
13:35

Karamoja Maize Grain Penetrates Markets hunger in karamoja 1 1

Over the years, Karamoja has been known for hunger, compelling government and partners to spend on relief food.
10:23
10:23

Karamoja Youth Leaders Finally Receive Heifers karamoja sub region 2 1

According to Dr. Robert Kiyindi, the NAADS supervisor for Teso and Karamoja sub regions, the officers had asked for five nights allowances to enable them travel for the selections of the heifers in Mbarara yet the secretariat had budgeted for one night.
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