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PROF CHRISTINE DRANZOA, MUNI UNIVERSITY’S TOP RANKED SCIENTIST PASSES ON

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU                   ARUA: TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2022 Prof Christine Dranzoa, Muni University’s top ranked scientist and Vice chancellor has passed on. A natural and biological scientist, Dranzoa’s areas of specialty included biodiversity conservation, ecology, tourism, and gender and community development. At the time of her demise at about 3:30am last …

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TACKLING DEFORESTATION TO STOP FAMILY BREAK-UPS IN WEST NILE

Young girls from harvesting firewood BY FEDERICK DRAMADRI              ARUA: THURSDAY, JUNE 02, 2022 In the West Nile sub-region, the districts of Terego, Madi Okollo, Obongi, Yumbe, Koboko and Adjumani are hosting refugees. Together with those that are densely populated, these districts are experiencing rapid …

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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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GOVERNMENT DETERMINED TO DEVELOP WEST NILE’S ‘WHITE GOLD’ POTENTIAL- HON KYAKULAGO

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 Fred Bwino Kyakulago, the Agriculture State Minister said the government is determined to develop the unexploited potential of commercial cassava production in the region through the agriculture cluster development project (ACDP). “West Nile has a great potential for cassava which is unexploited. …

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IDI Launches Medical Drone Programme To Transport Covid-19 Samples In Adjumani

BY AMACHA GOLI ADJUMANI: Saturday, August 14, 2021 The Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), College of Health Science of Makerere University has launched the West Nile medical drone programme that will transport Covid-19 samples for testing to Adjumani mobile laboratory. It is one of the 25 laboratories accredited by the Ministry …

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Muni University Report: West Nile Needs sh153.4b for Agriculture Investment to Eradicate Poverty

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: Friday, May 14, 2021 To stimulate productivity and eradicate poverty in West Nile, the government needs to invest sh153.4b into the region’s agricultural sector in a single year, according to a Muni University Report. The report was based on a study conducted last year when planning …

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