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09:14
09:14

Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak Reported in Nakasongola animal quarantine

The fresh outbreak has been reported in five farms located at Butiiti village in Nabiswera Sub County.
12:34
12:34

Fresh Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Nakaseke animal quarantine 1

The Nakaseke District Chief Administrative Officer John Katotoroma has confirmed the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease at Kyeshande village in Kinoni sub county.
18:48
18:48

Fresh Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Nakasongola animal quarantine

The Nakasongola District Veterinary Officer Dr Sam Eswaggu has confirmed the outbreak of the disease in Minawo village in Nakitoma Sub County.
19:30
19:30

Drought Kills 200 Cows In Hoima pastoralists 1 2

Most of the pastoralists have been forced to sell off their cows for as low as Shillings 100,000. To date most farmers are continuing to lose their animals due to the prolonged drought.
14:17
14:17

Influx of Karamojong Herdsmen Worries Kapelebyong Residents pastoralists 1

Simon Erwagu, Kapelebyong district interim chairperson is worried that theft of animals and food stuffs crops is likely to occur this year again because they have not agreed with the herdsmen on the guidelines to be followed.
18:26
18:26

Gulu Hosting Regional Security Meeting Over Pastoralists 1

The meeting comes as an ultimatum issued by Agriculture minister Vincent Ssempijja for the pastoralists to peacefully vacate the region expires at mid night. Ssempijja pushed the deadline from January 31 to March 16 to allow the pastoralists vaccinate their animals against foot and mouth disease and process animal movement permits.
06:47
06:47

Ntoroko Cattle Markets Close Over Thefts pastoralists 1

Martin Asiimwe, the Ntoroko District Veterinary Officer says that some of the livestock farmers are negligent.
12:33
12:33

Dry Spell Drives Lyantonde Pastoralists into Night Grazing 1 1

The dry spell that hit Lyantonde district in may has suppressed pasture growth and desiccated water sources in the Sub Counties of Lyakajura, Kinuuka, Kashagama, Mpumudde and parts of Kaliiro.
13:33
13:33

Uganda to Benefit from Ugx320billion Food Security Fund livelihoods 1

Uganda is among the countries slated to benefit from over three hundred and twenty billion shillings for food security in selected African countries.
10:28
10:28

Parliament Okays Ugx119bn Loan for Pastoralists 2

The beneficiaries are pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in karamoja region and the neighboring districts of Teso sub-region including Amuria, Katakwi, Kumi and Bukedea.
16:09
16:09

Ntoroko Cattle Keepers Demand More Security As Cattle Thefts Increase pastoralists 1

Police records indicate that more than 300 head of cattle have been stolen in Ntoroko district in the past six months.
09:29
09:29

20 Cows Die Each Day as Dry Spell Persists in Nakasongola pastoralists 2 1 Top story

Doctor Sam Eswaggu, the Nakasongola District Veterinary Officer says most water sources there have dried up as they experienced little rains last year.
09:02
09:02

Nakasongola Pastoralists Irked by Delay to Operationalise Excavator access to water 1

Pastoralists in Nakasongola district are always hit hard by drought and at least 3000 heads of cattle die per year as result of lack of access to water according to district Veterinary reports. The district also has over 254,000 heads of cattle.
11:54
11:54

Rakai Land Clash Victims Sleeping in the Bush evictions 2

Kozza LC1 Chairman says the victims of the fire are now sleeping in the thickets after their homes were destroyed.
12:43
12:43

50 Families left in the Cold pastoralists 2

It all started after Twaha Lwakaana, a local businessman and Zeedi Lwakaana, the NRM chairperson for Kibanda Sub County stormed Bozza village and forcefully evicted 50 pastoral families from a 10 acre piece of land.
16:36
16:36

Evicted Pastoralists Starving

More than 15,000 pastoralists who were evicted from a disputed forest reserve in Ssembabule district are starving. They evicted from Kazooba Forest Reserve last week by local authorities in Ssembabule led a team of police officers.
12:54
12:54

Drought Forces Nakaseke Pastoralists to Sell Off Cattle heads of cattle 1

Pastoralists in Nakaseke district have started selling off their animals at giveaway prices as the long drought in the country bites hard. A 200 kilogram head of cattle that was selling at 1.6 million shillings two months ago is now at 800,000 shillings, while those below 100 kilograms are being sold between 200,000 and 350,000 shillings down from 700,000 shillings.
08:23
08:23

Pastoralists Invade Kikonda Central Forest Reserve

Herdsmen have invaded Kikonda Forest Reserve in Kyankwazi district, occupying the area illegally grazing cattle there.
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