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12:38
12:38

Farmers In Lango Region Counting Losses After Drop In Prices Of Tomatoes Lira Main Market 3 2

Morris Ogwal, a farmer from Ogwete sub county in Otuke district is disappointed that after spending a lot of money on pesticides to manage his tomatoes, the prices has dropped and there are very few buyers.
14:07
14:07

Dry Spell Sparks Hunger Concerns among Otuke Farmers prolonged dry spell 4 2

Bonny Ocen, the District Agricultural Officer advised the farmers to think of planting fast maturing crops especially the improved variety in order to avert the looming famine.
10:50
10:50

Otuke Farmers Counting Losses After Hailstorm 7 7

In addition to losing her home and household properties, Acen also lost 4 acres of Simsim and 2 acres of beans to the hailstorm.
11:53
11:53

Kwania Farmers Advised to Clap, Shout at Desert Locusts 3 7 Top story

Daniel Tonny Otile, a local farmer in Abwong A in Abwong parish, says he was shocked to find countless desert locusts in his 6 acre cassava plantation.
15:44
15:44

Otuke District Yet to Get Stock Farm President Museveni 2

In 2009, President Museveni while in Otuke district pledged to establish the stock farm in the area to be used as the livestock multiplication centre to boost government restocking program in the region. President Museveni subsequently directed the State House controller to deliver some 200 heifers on the land but the proposal soon stalled in 2013 due to land dispute when some local residents mainly from the clan of Atek-Okwerowee rejected it.
14:58
14:58

NEMA Plants 15,000 Shea Nut Tress in Otuke 1

The seedlings are being planted at Oliduru Central Oliduru Central Forest Reserve (CFR) in Ogwete Sub-county; Otuke district on more than 200 hectares of land.
10:24
10:24

Prolonged Dry Spell Devastates Otuke District shortage of food

Otuke district in Northern Uganda has experienced a dry spell since October 2018 until late March 2019 when the region received intermittent rainfall. The pattern affected planting seasons in 2018 and the beginning of 2019, leading to severe food shortages.
09:49
09:49

Panic as Karamojong Herdsmen Advance Towards Otuke otuke district

Joseph Okello, a resident of Angaro village in Olilim Sub County, says they are at risk of losing their animals once the herdsmen are allowed to enter the district.
13:44
13:44

Otuke RDC, LC3 Chairperson Bicker over Eviction of Herdsmen balalu herdsmen 1

The herdsmen were evicted from the district in June following the presidential directive.
15:49
15:49

Security Blocks Herdsmen from Returning to Otuke otuke district 1

This follows disclosures that a herdsman identified as Francis Kiiza had secretly returned into the district with about 46 animals and camped in Olilim Sub County, where, according to residents, he was hosted by some areas leaders.
15:03
15:03

Lango Locals Ridicule Presidential Model Farm Strategy otuke district 1 3

The 4-acre Barlegi farm has an acre dedicated to coffee, another for fruits, the third acre for family food growing and the fourth acre dedicated to grass farming for zero grazing dairy cows. On the same farm, the president has a borehole which is being used for irrigation during dry weather conditions.
11:12
11:12

Residents Sue Govt Over Karamojong Herdsmen 1

Recently, the Presidency Minister directed security agencies in Lango sub region to ensure the Karamojong herdsmen are protected from any aggression by the complainants.
16:05
16:05

Army, ASTU, Police Deploy In Otuke As Herdsmen Refuse to Vacate 4

Last week, elders from Karamoja pleaded with their counterparts in Lango to allow the herdsmen to stay in the area in vain. Ambrose Lotuke, the Kotido District LC V chairman argued that the prolonged drought has taken a huge toll on their lives and livestock.
09:59
09:59

Lango Leaders Evict Karamojong Herdsmen From Otuke 3

Julius Acon, the Otuke MP says the invasion by the Karamojong herdsmen in the area is a big security threat to the community, adding that residents are still healing from the brunt of cattle rustling by Karamojong warriors.
11:22
11:22

Otuke Residents Face Eviction From Gov't Land

In 2012, an attempt by government to evict the squatters led to the death of Alfred Oluge, the Deputy Head of Atekokwerowee clan during the resultant protests.
07:49
07:49

Residents Defy Ban on Cutting Shear Nut Trees otuke district 1

Patrick Onyanga, the Otuke District Forestry officer says they have continued registering massive cutting of shear nut trees for charcoal burning since the resolution was passed.
11:25
11:25

Low Funding Hinders Environmental Protection Activities

Abak, who has spearheaded environmental protection in the districts of Otuke, Abim, Agago, Alebtong, Pader and Nwoya since 2012, said that the sector receives only 1 percent of the districts total budget, making it the least facilitated sector by government.
17:45
17:45

No Land for Government Stock Farm, Special Forces in Otuke otuke district 2

Although Okwenye maintains that the project was well intentioned, Quinto Ojok, the Otuke council speaker says the decision has entirely been rejected by the residents. He also described the project as irrelevant.
13:23
13:23

Otuke Leaders Divided Over Plans To Establish District Stock Farm 3

Otuke district leaders are divided over plans to establish a Stock farm on a disputed piece of land in Olilim Sub County. Controversy surrounding the 400-acre piece of land dates back to 2012 when President Yoweri Museveni asked for the same land to establish a training base for the Special Forces.
10:44
10:44

Otuke Residents Abandon Essential Commodites because of Hiked Prices

A severe shortage of essential commodities has hit Otuke district after traders there stopped bringing the commodities because of high prices. As result, the few traders selling essentials commodities have more than doubled the prices of their merchandise.
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