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09:53
09:53

Arua NRM Boss on the Spot over Museveni Heifers Joyce Amaguru 2 2

But in her response to the anomaly, Joyce Amaguru the acting NRM chairperson for Arua district and a member of the NRM Women council said she acted in good faith since the animals needed immediate giveaway yet she hadn't been told of any specific beneficiaries.
07:59
07:59

High Prevalence of Zoonotic Diseases in Arua Worries Veterinarians 1 1 Top story

The diseases, as identified by the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries ministry, include Rabies, Anthrax, Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness, Brucellosis, Rift Valley Fever, Plague and Black quarter, some of which also affect humans.
08:54
08:54

Arua District to Host Virtual National Veterinary Day Celebrations 2

Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Arua district, which had been selected to host the celebrations this year, has since announced that the event will be held virtually, with minimal practical activities in the settlement and communities in the district. The day this year will be celebrated under the theme “Environmental protection and innovation for better animal and human health,”
16:12
16:12

Veterinary Department Restricts Access to Arua Abattoir livestock dealers 2 3

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Saturday said that slaughtering of animals will also be done in shifts involving ten persons for cattle and two for goats and sheep.
20:57
20:57

20,000 Animals Vaccinated Against Anthrax, Black Quarter in Arua 1 3

Early last month, Arua district veterinary office received 30,000 doses of Anthrax vaccines from Food and Agricultural Organization-FAO following a three years’ ravaging effect of the disease that has since killed over 2,000 animals and infected over 50 people.
12:22
12:22

Intrigue May Fail Compensation of West Nile Cooperative Union-Minister Anite 3 3

In September last year, members of West Nile Cooperative Union and other leaders in the region started pushing for compensation from government. In their memorandum presented to Anite, the petitioners demanded for over Shillings 1 Trillion for loss of over 10 Eucalyptus forests, over 20,000 tons of tobacco and machinery among others, which were destroyed during the war.
08:17
08:17

Arua Receives 30,000 Doses of Anthrax, Black Quarter Vaccines solar power 2 1 Top story

Dr. Willy Nguma, who is also the Focal Point Person One Health West Nile, says the dozes are half of what they expected and will only serve 50-percent of the targeted animals.
12:35
12:35

60,000 Animals to Be Vaccinated Against Anthranx in West Nile FAO 1 2

The most affected Sub Counties are Pawor, Rigbo and Rhino Camp all in Madi Okollo and Uriama in Arua district. Over 200 animals have died since last year of Anthrax and more than 20 people got infected after consuming meat of the dead animals in Arua and Madi Okollo district.
16:27
16:27

West Nile Tobacco Farmers Sign Pact to Shift to Food Crop Production 1 3

According to the memorandum, Gloveg will supply quality seeds of sorghum, simsim, soya beans, among others, secure markets and partner with the government to provide fertilizers, Tractors, trucks for transportation of produce, training in modern agricultural practices and also refurbish storage facility at the West Nile Cooperative Union offices in Terego.
10:35
10:35

West Nile Cooperative Union Seeks UGX 1 Trillion Compensation from Govermment 2 3

West Nile Cooperative Union started in 1969 as a British American Tobacco- BAT supported farmers group with its headquarters at Wandi in East Terego County. But its equipment comprising 10 Tata lorries, 15 Tractors and several other properties was destroyed during the insurgency which left it in ruins.
10:09
10:09

68 Per cent Ugandans Live Outside Money Economy - Museveni 2 3

The president believes that many Ugandans do not use their abundant land and labour to create wealth. He was closing a two-day West Nile Investment Symposium which ended last evening at Muni University in Arua district.
12:10
12:10

Anthrax Kills One in Arua, Four Others Infected 2 1

According to Dr. Nguma, they had expected to carry out a mass vaccination of animals with 60,000 doses of vaccines from the Food and Agricultural Organization-FAO but the vaccines are yet to arrive.
12:41
12:41

Rift Valley Fever Hits Arua 2 1

Dr. Willy Nguma, says the Rift Valley Fever vaccine is currently out of stock in the country, but farmers can procure them from private suppliers if the disease is to be contained.
21:06
21:06

WFP Unveils 5-year Strategic Interventions for Refugees, Host Communities 3 2 Top story

The Commissioner for Refugees, Gerald Simon Menhya, said only 20-percent of needs of the refugees have been met leaving 80-percent of their needs to be managed by them.
11:28
11:28

Arua Youth Warned Against Mismanaging OWC Heifers 1 1

While distributing 78 heifers to different youth groups on Tuesday, Peter Debele, the RDC Arua said that they have received reports that most youths have sold off the cows for a quick profit.
07:07
07:07

Arua Officials Push For Elevation of Oli Health Center 4

Dr. Hassan Nassur, the in charge of Oli Health Center IV, says the center still lacks some facilities needed to operate as a fully-fledged health center four.
11:29
11:29

Crime Preventers Turn to Agriculture 3

Up to 329 groups of crime preventers in the West Nile region are now involved in income generating activities. These include, poultry farming, local wine brewing, apiary and piggery.
12:19
12:19

Court Dismisses Petition Against MP Ibrahim Abiriga 1 1

Justice John Eudes Keitirima ruled that the petitioner failed to prove that the use of the declaration forms affected the final outcome of the election.
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