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13:41
13:41

Suspected Karimojong Rustlers Fleeing Disarmament Enter Agago 1 Top story

The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
11:13
11:13

Stray Buffaloes Cause Panic in Agago Adilang subcounty 1

Adilang Sub-county LCIII Chairperson Muhamad Okwir says that the buffaloes are roaming around River Agago and have destroyed crops in several gardens.
17:45
17:45

Agago Leaders Want Review of UGX74 Million Valley Tank Construction Contract 2 1

District officials say the necessary procedures for procuring a contractor were not followed since the district technical committee was not involved in the technical evaluation of the bid.
16:18
16:18

Residents Want Army Detach Established over Influx of Cattle Thieves 1

The Sub-County Chairperson Raymond Otim told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday that the consistent influx of cattle thieves has instilled fears among the livestock farmers in the area.
08:56
08:56

Local Vigilantes Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away from Agago Top story

Agago Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk acknowledges the contribution of the vigilantes in the reduction of animal theft in the district. He says the groups are “alert”, the reason they succeeded in retrieving five cattle in Omiya Pacwa.
17:43
17:43

Two Jie Warriors Arrested, Fined for Livestock Theft in Agago 2

The suspects only identified as Oyoo and Lotyang all residents of Nakakwa village, Rengen Sub County in Kotido district were arrested on Monday following a pursuit by the security personnel.
15:54
15:54

Agago Locals Stare at Hunger As Floods Ravage Gardens Heavy rains

Omol says he lost three sacks of maize and two sacks of millet, which he had harvested recently and stored for family consumption. Omol notes that he is now stuck without food and shelter to accommodate his children, saying they are currently surviving on handouts from friends and relatives.
17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
13:07
13:07

11 NUSAF Animals Recovered from Local Leaders in Agago World Bank 5 2

The oxen and ox-ploughs worth 10.6 million Shillings were purchased two weeks ago to support vulnerable community members in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county under Tic ber, Abicelo Ox-traction and Rwot Omiyo groups.
04:51
04:51

Army Seeks Collaboration from Vigilantes to Curb Renewed Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 1

More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
13:39
13:39

LDUs, Suspected Karamojong Rustlers Exchange Gunfire in Agago bows and arrows 1 Top story

"Following timely information from the owner of the animals, we immediately moved into action to intercept the cattle thieves at Lakwa central, Omia Pahcwa Sub County. The cows have been handed over to the owner,” said Lt. Kato.
07:25
07:25

Local Collaborators Aiding Cattle Thefts in Agago -UPDF 1

Brig Michael Kabango, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander says their intelligence indicates that the thieves are using their networks within the communities to easily access community cattle kraals. He questions how the thugs reached the community even after heavy military deployment in the areas of Agago and its porous border point.
15:54
15:54

45 Stolen Cattle Recovered From Suspected Karamojong Thieves in Agago Paimol Subcounty 1 1

The animals were reportedly stolen during a raid at about 10 pm Tuesday night in Mura East Village in Ngora Parish, Paimol Sub county.
11:27
11:27

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Agago District 1

According to Otim; an assessment conducted on Saturday estimates that over 300 acres of the crops that majorly include; soya beans, simsim, maize, sunflower, groundnuts, cotton, sorghum and millet were destroyed by the hail storm.
07:40
07:40

Agago Youth Form Vigilantee Group to Fight Karamojong Cattle Thieves 1

Paimol Sub County Chairperson George William Kilama says 20 men between the ages of 18 and 44 from 68 villages in the sub county have become part of a strong vigilante group protecting cattle in their areas.
12:22
12:22

54 Stolen Cattle Recovered From Suspected Karamojong Thieves Paimol Subcounty 2 1

The thugs who were armed with guns, bows and arrows had raided Mora village in Ngora Parish, Paimol Sub County on Monday night and stole 54 cattle from a kraal belonging to farmers in the area.
17:11
17:11

Agago Vigilante Group kills Two Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves Paimol Sub county 2 1

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Wednesday that the deceased persons are suspected to have crossed from Kotido district.
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
15:13
15:13

Woman Recovers Two Guns From Garden 1 Top story

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says Moto immediately notified the authorities leading to the recovery of the firearms. The guns are believed to have been buried by Lord’s Resistance Army rebel fighters at the height of insurgency in Northern region.
10:28
10:28

UPDF Deploys Additional Soldiers in Agago over Increased Cattle Thefts cattle rustling 2 1

The additional 215 UPDF soldiers under the fifth Infantry Division were deployed over the week to counter incursion of armed Karamojong cattle thugs disrupting security and farming.
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