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20:05
20:05

Black Quarter Livestock Disease Confirmed In Gulu 1 2

Black Quarter disease is an acute infectious and highly fatal, bacterial disease of cattle. The acute nature of the disease makes successful treatment difficult, but there is an effective vaccine available to provide animals with protective immunity.
08:06
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Security Intensifies Eviction of Defiant Balaalo in Amuru 1 4

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that the bulk of the impounded cattle were intercepted from government land in Lakang Sub-county despite earlier warnings of voluntary exit issued to the cattle keepers.
10:27
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Non-Complaint Cattle Keepers Relocate to Neighboring Districts to Evade Eviction 2

The State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny said the eviction task force has learned that some cattle owners in Gulu, relocate their animals to Lamwo during the day and return at night to dodge eviction.
13:03
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Agricultural Cooperative Moves to Establish Mechanization Hubs in Northern Uganda 1 2

Robert Achac Okok, the Chairperson of NUTOFA says the agricultural mechanization hubs will be stationed in the regional cities of Lira, Gulu, and Arua while another hub will be established in Moroto Municipality catering for the Karamoja sub-region.
16:55
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Sell Impounded "Balaalo" Cattle to Construct Schools - Museveni President Museveni 1 2 Top story

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo Chigamoy said on Friday that he received a letter from the President revealing that some cattle keepers were already fleeing forceful eviction from the region leaving behind their cattle.
08:18
08:18

Gulu Turns to Cattle Economy as Presidential Directive on Forest Products Affects Revenue Gulu District 1 1

The District has only managed to collect Shillings 50 million of its proposed local revenue budget, attributing the shortfall to the enforcement of the presidential directive against forest product sales.
13:04
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Acholi Chief Tasks Gov’t on Transparency About Minerals in North Oil and Gas 1 3

Rwot Acana claimed while there have been ongoing debates about the Sub-region having large deposits of oil and gas and other valuable minerals, such information is limited to a few individuals while the locals and leaders never get to know the details.
08:04
08:04

Report Non-Compliant Employers, NSSF Boss Tells Employees 1 2

Ayota told journalists in a presser in Gulu City Monday that employees should use the platform that has been upgraded to report non-remittal of their contribution since it's their money and future.
08:40
08:40

Gov’t Identifies Exit Routes for “Balaalo” Cattle Keepers from Northern Uganda President Museveni 1

The State Minister for Northern Uganda Rehabilitation Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny in a November 7 letter to all Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) in Lango, West Nile, and Acholi Subregion seen by this reporter noted that five major routes have been identified for the exit of the noncompliant cattle keepers.
17:17
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We are Ready To Evict Defiant Herdsmen-Army President Museveni 1 2

Maj. Turyamumanya notes that during this period, they are encouraging the cattle keepers who are unable to fence off their land and meet all their requirements to voluntarily leave or face forceful expulsion.
17:18
17:18

NFA Auctions 5,326 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Robert Balinda Akankwasa of M/S Intrepid Recovery Associates Ltd announced that they had reached an agreement with NFA to auction the charcoal through public auctioning, with each bag being priced at Shillings 25,000. The auctioneer will receive 3% of the total sales and 900,000 Shillings for media advertising expenses after the final sale.
16:37
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Can Museveni’s Visit in Amuru Resolve Balaalo Crisis in Acholi? President Museveni 1 3

Kilak South legislator Gilbert Olanya alleges that the President had no goodwill in solving the complaints raised by locals on the existence of the cattle keepers who fraudulently acquired land. He says while in other areas the cattle keepers were expelled by the President without much delay, the evictions in Acholi have dragged on for many years.
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Several Vendors Injured as Truck Rams into Petrol Station in Gulu road crash 1

The vendors from Gulu Main Market were heading to Lungulu Market in Nwoya District when the driver of a truck they had just boarded lost control and crashed it at Blessed Petrol Station in Bardege-Layibi division.
14:15
14:15

PDM: Gulu District Investigates Officials For Alleged Extortion beneficiaries 1 1

Ateker clarified that the said chairpersons are illegally collecting between Shillings 10,000 to 20,000 from each project beneficiary, which goes against the project guidelines.
13:23
13:23

Nimule-Juba Highway Safe for Travellers- Uganda Security 1 1

Nimule-Juba highway remains a strategic international trade corridor that connects Uganda and other East African countries into the Heart of South Sudan’s Capital Juba. Insecurity along the highway has however over the past years left several people dead, others injured, and goods looted as unknown armed men lay ambushes targeting civilian and cargo vehicles.
08:06
08:06

Over 6,000 Sacks of Impounded Charcoal Rot Away in Gulu 3 4 Top story

On Friday, our reporter visited the site and found most of the charcoal bags torn due to long exposure to the sun and rain leaving the charcoal exposed.
15:31
15:31

URSB Moves to Protect Shea Butter from Acholi with Geographical Indications 6 1

Mercy Kainobwisho, the URSB Registrar General revealed that the move is a marketing strategy that will build consumer confidence and spur marketing of shea butter products to international markets.
10:53
10:53

URSB Starts Campaign to Popularize Insolvency Amendment Act, Business Registration 4 1

Justice George Okello said that everyone stands to gain when businesses thrive noting that the government takes deliberate measures for tax incentives, especially the amendments of waiving interests and tax grace periods during the COVID-19 period.
08:46
08:46

No Relocation Funds to “Mother” Districts till FY 2024/25-Gov’t New Cities 1 3

Paul Mwanja, the Commissioner of Infrastructure and Social Services in the Ministry of Finance, says that whereas the mother districts require Shillings 1 billion for their relocation, the government is currently financially constrained to fund the exercise.
20:53
20:53

Farmers In Gulu Get UGX 493M Investment Hub For Quality Production European Union 3 2

The facility has a modern storage facility for farmers from the greater Gulu area to collectively market their produce, aflatoxin testing kits, weighing machines, 100 pallets, sampling metallic spheres, trolley, grain blower, maize handheld fellers, moisture tester, tarpaulins, storage bags, motorized sprayer among others.
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