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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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INVEST WITH PLAN, ANITE TELLS WEST NILE ENTREPRENEURS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: MONDAY, MAY 09, 2022 The State minister for investment and privatization, Evelyn Anite has reached out to West Nile entrepreneurs, advising that they undertake planned investments. Anite said plan, the English verb for President Yoweri Museveni’s favorite Lugbara ward “Otitaa” was the center piece for success …

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ARUA FRUIT FACTORY BEGINS PRODUCTION WITH GIZ SUPPORT

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022 The Arua fruit juice factory has finally resumed operation following intervention from the German Development Agency, GIZ. On Thursday, Florian Rehli, the Addis-Ababa based German Foreign Office regional representative for refugee affairs in company of embassy officials from Kampala paid a working …

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CYCLE CONNECT TAKES COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION PROJECT TO AMURU DISTRICT

BY WALTER KUMIRA AMURU: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022 Cycle connect, a company providing interest free loans and assets for smallholder farmers has expanded its operations from Adjumani district to Amuru district. Williams Komakech Cainan, the Programs Manager of Cycle Connect, said they provide farmers with production assets like bicycles, motorcycles, …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH OKAY WITH RATIFICATION OF TREATY BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPONS

BY GODFREY OLUKYA AND RICHARD DRASIMAKU KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 The ministry of health has said it is okay with parliament’s move to approve a motion seeking for ratification of a treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons. The motion was tabled by Bardege-Layibi Division county Member of Parliament, Martin Ojara …

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AS FLOOD WATER LINGERS, OBONGI RESIDENTS BEGIN NEW LIFE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU OBONGI: Nov 17, 2021 From the far flung horizon, the setting sun illuminates the skyline, its rays dappling the banks of River Nile where parts of Obongi town once blossomed. But beneath the spectacle lie the ruins of destruction – of shops, rentals, residential apartments and grass …

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