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13:39
13:39

Ministry of Agriculture Lifts Livestock Quarantine in Katakwi Katakwi District 2

The quarantine was imposed in August 2021 in the sub-counties of Getom, Kapujan, Katakwi, and Okulonyo following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease.
19:51
19:51

Cattle Traders Frustrate Efforts to Fight FMD in Teso cattle diseases 1 1

FMD is currently reported across five districts in Teso Sub Region, Katakwi being the worst hit with four sub-counties (Kapujan, Getom, Katakwi and Okulonyo). The other districts are Kapelebyong with two sub-counties (Okungur and Obalanga) while Ngora, Bukedea and Amuria have a sub-county each with reported cases of FMD.
10:21
10:21

Katakwi's Multi-Million Abattoir Commissioned 3 1

Located at Pamba ward in Katakwi Town Council, the abattoir has two solar-powered boreholes, feeding troughs with fly-proof nets, incinerator, refuse pit, store, offices, four stance toilets, bathroom, meat rails and four holding grounds for cattle, goats and sheep.
16:19
16:19

Residents Petition Katakwi District For Compesation 4 1

George Arwaitum, the Moru B Village Chairperson says six crop gardens and eight houses were destroyed by the stone blasting activities.
13:14
13:14

Cattle Farmers Defy Livestock Quarantine in Katakwi covid-19 lockdown 3 1

Samson Ojune, another cattle trader wants the government to allow them continue operating because they have endured poverty since they depend on livestock as a source of income.
11:53
11:53

Katakwi Farmers Forced to Pay for Dry Cassava Cuttings 3 1

In September last year, the company supplied over 300 bags of cassava cuttings from Masindi district to farmers in Palam Sub County. The inputs have since remained wasted at the sub-county headquarters.
07:47
07:47

Katakwi in Fear of Food Crisis disaster 2 3

Moses Okello, a maize farmer in Toroma Sub County told URN on phone that he lost 4 acres of maize to water logging, something that shuttered his dreams of harvesting at least 60 bags of maize. Okello says he only harvested 10 bags yet he spent over Shillings 1.5 million on labor including opening the garden.
13:17
13:17

Katakwi Starts Campaign Against Sale of Food Crops food crisis 2

Walter Elakas Okiring, the Katakwi LC V chairperson, says they are using community meetings to conduct the campaign aimed at boosting food security in the area. Okiring warns residents against selling the little food available, saying the district is still food insecure.
14:12
14:12

Persons Living with HIV Demand Affirmative Action under OWC katakwi district 3

Michael Ateria, the chairperson of Katakwi district forum for people living with HIV says whereas some of their members have since benefited from the program, several others are struggling despite being incapacitated by the virus.
13:56
13:56

Katakwi Residents Shun Drip Irrigation katakwi district 3

Farmers in Katakwi district, eastern Uganda say that the system is tiring. Julius Odimoi, a farmer in Katakwi Sub County says the technology is only applicable to small scale farmers. He cited long distances from water sources as a key obstacle to the approach.
13:01
13:01

Gov't Delivers Food Relief to Katakwi Residents katakwi district 3

Viola Akurut, the Katakwi Woman MP, says the food relief will help the affected community as they wait to harvest the crops planted during the first rain.
13:08
13:08

Katakwi Farmers Ask Govt for Fast Maturing Seeds food crisis 3

Farmers in Katakwi district have asked government for fast growing and maturing seeds as they prepare to receive first rains after a long dry spell. Close to 8,000 households or 45 of the district population of 165,000 people are surviving on just a meal a day.
10:53
10:53

Katakwi Officials Reject Bean Seeds 1

Filbert Ocailap, the Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, says they rejected the bean seeds because Equator Seed Limited Company supplied the wrong variety.
12:09
12:09

Seven held Over Usuk Election Violence violence. elections

She says that Robert Akabwai, the Katakwi NRM youth Chairperson and Gabriel Ogwel, the LC1 chairperson Angopet cell are wanted for their involvement in an attack on MP Oboi.
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