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18:10
18:10

Nwoya Residents Task UWA to Expedite Installation of Electric Fence 5 1

UWA had planned to erect electric fences on the National Park’s border with the sub-counties of Purongo, Got Apwoyo, Anaka, Koch Goma, and Koch Lii all in Nwoya District.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Spend Sleepless Nights to Drive Away Stray Elephants 3 10 Top story

Miriam Akello, a farmer in Ceke B Parish, Lii Sub County says that they do not sleep in their houses. She says that the elephants do not only eat the crops but also trample on them.
14:59
14:59

Nwoya Farmers 'Thank' Birds and Rain for Saving them from Armyworms 2 1

Dr. James Ukwir, Nwoya District Production officer and also District Veterinary officer says rainwater helped to wash away eggs and the larvae, while Bernard Maktunu, an Agricultural Officer in Got Apowyo Sub-county told URN that birds from Murchison Falls National Park have also played a great role in clearing the armyworms by eating them up.
16:54
16:54

Livestock Farmers in Nwoya Panic As African Armyworms Ravage Crops, Pastures 1

The destructive caterpillars invaded the Sub-counties of Lungulu, Got Apwoyo, and Purongo at the start of the farming season last month.
15:45
15:45

Stray Elephants Forcing Farmers out of Farmlands in Nwoya 5 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, a commercial rice farmer in Got Apwoyo Sub County told URN that last season he lost 20 acres of rice which were eaten and stamped on by some of the stray elephants.
18:30
18:30

Nwoya Offers 200 Acres of Land to Gov’t For Agricultural Institute 1 2

The district has identified and allocated 200 acres piece of land located in Got Apwoyo Sub-county for the establishment of the institute.
11:40
11:40

Gov't to Construct UGX 2.8B Animal Disease Control Centre in Nwoya 3 1

The multibillion facility will be constructed in Got Apwoyo Government Farm in Got Apwoyo Sub-county, under the Agricultural Value Chain Development Project funded by the African Development Bank-ADB.
07:41
07:41

Pastoralists to be Forcefully Evicted from Gov’t Land in Nwoya balaalo herdsmen 2 1

The decision comes nearly three weeks after several attempts employed by the district to persuade the pastoralists to voluntarily vacate the land failed.
14:29
14:29

MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
10:17
10:17

Gulu Archdiocese Starts Producing Green Fuel 5 1

Pravin Kekhal, the Executive Director Burkona Factory explained to URN that they were driven by the increasing demands for firewood and charcoal for home use and commercial purposes which has led to the massive destruction of trees and forest cover in the country.
09:35
09:35

Court Blocks Late IGP Oryema’s Descendants from Accessing 6 Disputed Sq Miles Nwoya District 2 1

Accoding to Matenga, the interim order of injunction issued restrains the respondents and their agents, relatives, workmen or any other person deriving any interests from them from further trespassing, evicting, intimidating, fencing, demarcating boundary, arresting, renting out, selling, erecting houses or temporary structures, cultivating, alienating and/or in any other way dealing with the suit land measuring approximately 3,700 acres (nearly 6 square miles).
19:01
19:01

Farmers in Nwoya Struggle to Protect Gardens from Stray Elephants 2 1

John Michael Acire, a farmer in Tangi Village disclosed that together with his households they have now decided to sleep in the garden and endure the colds of the nights to drive away from the elephants from further destruction on their farmlands.
15:22
15:22

Nwoya Investigating Over 200 Child Labour Cases Nwoya District 1 2

Jacob Okot, the Nwoya District Probation and Welfare Officer told URN in an interview that he has teamed up with the labour office to establish the farms employing children before they take legal action.
08:05
08:05

Community Struggling to Settle after Sixty Nine Years of Displacement vigilantes 1 1 Top story

Fidele Labiya, the leader of Kalak Clan in Orom Sub County, says that the communities fled the area in 1969 just a few years after Uganda attained self-rule.
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