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Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear

11 Apr 2021 · Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.

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Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear Apaa land conflict. 1 1

Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.
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CSOs Decry School Dropout Among Batwa Community 1 5

Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
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Suspected Karimojong Warriors Kill One in Moroto Municipality

Benson Lokiru one of the eyewitness, says that the armed warriors numbering five were planning to raid animals in one of the homes in the Municipality.
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17-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide in Bukedea Bukedea District 1 1

The deceased has been looking after his young brothers and sisters after they were abandoned by their parents.
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Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
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Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 1 7

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
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Neglect Increasing Cases of Mental Illness Among Elderly in Gulu 1

Statistics from the Gulu mental health unit shows that from March 2020 to February 2021, the number of older persons who sought medical help for various mental illnesses at the outpatient department was highest with at least 177 cases, followed by those with an anxiety disorder at 115 cases.