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12:32
12:32

Farmers in Kitgum Abandon Farmlands Over Fear of Rustlers Namokora Sub County 1 7

Matthew Oloya Oryang, an elder in Lunganuya Parish in Orom Sub County says that the persistent rustling and insecurity have greatly disrupted social, economic and cultural lives in the affected areas.
12:54
12:54

Lightning Strike Kills Three Cows, Injures Several Others in Kitgum 2

Opiyo says that the thunderbolt also reportedly injured at least 10 cows leaving them fatigued with burns in the neighbouring Ocettoke and Lamugu villages in Ocettoke parish.
12:05
12:05

Thousands in Kitgum Face Eviction As Cooperative Union Reclaims Ranch Land 3

The disputed land in question measures about 60 square miles which stretches and covers parts of Lagoro and Lalano Sub Counties in Kitgum district, Wol in Agago district, and Latanya in Pader district.
15:20
15:20

Bush Fires Causing 80 Percent Loss of Perennial Crops Under OWC in Kitgum 2

Through the initiative, farmers in Kitgum received at least 388,557 citrus trees and 179,938 mango seedlings between 2015 and 2020. However, Lt. Col. Charles Bokello Odur, the Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation in the district told URN that the seedlings were burnt by bush fires, especially during the dry season.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 5 1

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
15:19
15:19

Suspected Karimojong Rustler Gunned Down in Kitgum 3

The Orom East Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Bruno Nelson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the deceased was gunned down between Akurumo and Pire junction while fleeing with a stolen cow together with two others.
21:27
21:27

UPDF Joins UWA Rangers to Repulse Stray Elephants 2 3

According to Maj. Terimulungi, the deployment is not only meant to repulse the stray elephants as a way of protecting the most vulnerable citizens from losing their crops, lives and property to wildlife but also to protect and conserve the endangered wildlife.
18:02
18:02

Pastoralists Forcefully Escorted On Foot Out of Kitgum Balalo herdsmen 1 2

The forceful eviction follows the expiry of an ultimatum issued by both the sub-county leaders and the district security to the pastoralists also known as balalo to vacate the sub-county by October 1st. The pastoralist had settled in Pinymunu village in Pajimo Parish after their arrival with 35 heads of cattle for fattening from Ngora District on September 12 this year.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
07:40
07:40

Farmers Advised to Grow Alternative Crops To Mitigate Elephants Invasion Orom Subcounty 3 1

Samuel Amanya, the Chief Warden at Kidepo Valley National Park, says that they are proposing to start sensitizing locals on taking non-food crops cultivation around conservation areas to avoid encountering losses to elephants.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 1 3

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
14:07
14:07

Security Warn Leaders, Locals in Kitgum Against Attacking Pastoralists Balalo pastoralists 1 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says whereas the herdsmen illegally entered the area, it was wrong for leaders to incite the community members to attack their cattle.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 6 1

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
14:17
14:17

Experts Predict Bumper Cotton Harvest in Acholi 1 1

Heavy rainfalls that triggered flooding last year affected cotton production in the region, leaving thousands of farmers with heavy losses.
10:42
10:42

Strange Disease Ravages Shea Nut Trees in Kitgum Shea Nut Trees. 1 4 Top story

Jacob Onen, a resident of Opete Village in Labongo Amida Sub-county, says that the strange disease started around 2014 but notes that he didn’t pay attention to it until this year when he realized it could be a disease.
09:38
09:38

Govt Sends Food Aid to Victims of Elephants Invasion in Kitgum Orom Subcounty 4 1

More than 300 acres of crop gardens have been destroyed since June following persistent elephant incursions in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish. Other farmlands were destroyed by the elephants in Lungayura and Lolwa Parishes.
14:14
14:14

Persistent Elephant Invasion in Kitgum Sours UWA, Residents Relations Orom Subcounty 9 3

More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
15:33
15:33

Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District marauding elephants 4 1

Orom Sub-County Chairperson Johnson Todera Acellam says that close to 200 hectares of food crops have since been destroyed by the marauding elephants.
07:16
07:16

Two Arrested over Illegal Fishing in Kitgum Community Valley Dam 3

According to Komakech, the arrest follows reports from the local community members after observing the duo selling fresh fish in the villages before alerting the authorities who swung into action and arrested them.
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