New market brews boundary dispute between Gulu, Amuru
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Uganda, Nov. 24 -- The establishment of a new livestock market at Ade Village, Oroko Parish, Palaro Sub-county in Gulu District, has sparked a bitter conflict over land boundaries between Gulu and Amuru districts, the Monitor has learnt.
The Corner Ade Livestock Market was established less than two months ago by Palaro sub-county authorities to boost the booming livestock trade in the area.
However, disagreement over which district must collect revenue from the market erupted when Atiak Sub-county in Amuru District and Palaro Sub-county locked horns, with each side claiming that the parish in which the market is established is located within their boundaries.
On Monday, Mr Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner (...
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