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16:24
16:24

Consumers, Traders Task UNBS on Substandard Goods in Elegu 5 1

This includes beverages, alcoholic and energy drinks, many of which are packed in sachets and do not have the UNBS Quality Mark, as well as electronic gadgets like phones, solar panels, and batteries which present a safety hazard for users.
12:22
12:22

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Dozens of Pigs in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Richard Jamesy Odoch Mudos, the LC V Councilor of Tee-Okuttu, which is heavily affected by the disease told URN he lost two pigs to the disease on Monday last week.
09:45
09:45

Crops Drying Up in Amuru as Dry Spell Persists Apaa Township 5 1

Richard Atube, who had already planted crops including soybeans, millet, beans, groundnuts and maize is equally puzzled by the persistent dryness, which has adversely affected the growth of his crops.
11:10
11:10

Security Impounds 2,000 Cattle in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V Chairperson told URN on Monday morning that only 60 of the impounded cows have been claimed by their owners including an escort to Internal Affairs State Minister, General, David Muhoozi.
15:36
15:36

Gov't Releases UGX 11bn for Land Compensation in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says that the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development wired eleven billion shillings to the bank accounts of 55 landowners.
15:12
15:12

Fire Destroys Property in Elegu Township 1

The Saturday night fire burnt to ashes 26 rooms, sets of televisions, mattresses, beds, clothing, and chairs at Bulsho Restaurant and Bar worth millions of shillings.
07:56
07:56

Elegu Border Market Traders Back In Business Elegu Town council 4 1

John Idra Kovuki, the LC III Chairperson of Elegu Town Council told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that several traders have embarked on erecting temporary stalls at the new site.
14:14
14:14

Outbreak of Bovine Pleuropneumonia in Amuru Threatens Eviction of Balalo Herdsmen Attiak Sub County 1 1

Like in other districts in Acholi, Lango, and parts of West Nile sub-regions, the government is undertaking the second phase of evicting balalo herdsmen following a directive by President Yoweri Museveni.
07:59
07:59

Outbreak of Bovine Pleuropneumonia Cattle Disease Reported in Amuru Okidi Parish 1 2

Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a respiratory disease of cattle that is notifiable. It is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It causes productivity losses due to the high mortality and morbidity rates. CBPP is caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp.
13:13
13:13

Traders Count Losses as Fire Guts Elegu Market elegu market fire 2 3 Top story

Noah Katende, a businessman at Elegu Town Council says that the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops centrally located inside the market. According to Katende, the fire spread very fast, overpowering the traders and the community around the market.
17:17
17:17

100 Pastoralists Occupying 20,000 Acres of Land in Amuru 5 1

According to information obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN, the vast chunks of land are being owned by 124 livestock keepers from Western and South Western Uganda, rearing an estimated 11,766 heads of cattle.
08:09
08:09

Pictorial: A Close Look at Life, Business in Disputed Apaa Land

Known to be an area in Pabbo Sub-county in Amuru District, UWA rangers under the guidance of the Ministry of Tourism in February 2012 launched an eviction of close to 6,000 locals claiming the area is a gazetted East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
07:18
07:18

Three Arrested for Defrauding Over UGX 90m from Locals in Amuru 2 2

The suspects, all employees of Kony Paco Foundation, a village saving group in Parabongo Parish in Lamogi Sub-county were arrested following complaints from their clients. The suspects have been identified as Vincent Kica, the Director of the group, Charles Odonga Kitara, the Assistant Director, and Geoffrey Acellam, the Group’s Loan Officer.
10:12
10:12

Pastoralists in Amuru Yet to Heed to Presidential Directive on Fencing Grazing Land balaalo herdsmen 4 4

More than 51,000 acres of land in the villages of Kaladima, Pacilo Palokere, and parts of Pawel in the greater Atiak Sub-county are currently being occupied by pastoralists commonly referred to as Balaalo.
09:49
09:49

Falling Groundnuts Price Frustrates Amuru Farmers 1

Currently, a kilo of unhusked groundnuts is 1,500 Shillings while a kilo of threshed groundnuts ranges between 2,000 to 2,400 Shillings. Yet last year, a kilo of unthreshed groundnuts was bought at 2700 while a kilo or threshed groundnuts was selling at 3,500 shillings.
11:57
11:57

Five Sq Miles of Out-Growers' Sugarane Burnt in Atiak Atiak Sugar Factory 2

“The members are devastated because they expected money, we were going to start cutting and selling the sugarcanes this week, so we have lost billions of shillings,” S Santa Joyce Laker, the Chairperson of Atiak Sugar Plantation Out-growers Cooperative Society Ltd told Uganda Radio Network.
18:43
18:43

RDC Blames Atiak Sugar over Fire Razing UPDF Detach in Amuru Atiak Sugar Factory 1 2

Oceng however faults the management of Atiak Sugar Factory for their reluctance to ensure that fire breaks are created to ease fighting the fire by the Police.
10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 1 2

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
13:06
13:06

200 Cattle Impounded in Attiak Town Council 1 2

On Thursday, the Minister of State for Animals Husbandry banned the movement of livestock in the area. The ban follows complaints of illegal entry of livestock and invasion of the non-native herdsmen commonly known as balalo in the area.
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 3 2

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
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