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  • Acholi Province Team Gets Bus From Museveni

    By Emar Okanokodi The Acholi Province football team last week received a new bus to easy the transportation of players. The delivery of the bus follows a request that had been made in May by the Speaker of parliament and Omoro county member of parliament Jacob Oulanyah to president Museveni. Oulanyah is the Patron of […]


  • Tributes come in for Bishop Ojwang hailed

    By Emar Okanokodi & Emmy Ojara Tributes have been coming in for the Reverend Benjamin Ojwang, the retired Bishop of Kitgum Diocese who passed on yesterday morning at Kirudi hospital in Kampala. He was 67. Ojwang was transferred from Gulu Main Hospital two weeks ago where he had been receiving treatment on and off. Wilson […]


  • Former GUSCO Social Worker Testifies In Ongwen ICC Case

    By Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor A former social worker described to the International Criminal Court (ICC) his work at a center that helped former child abductees of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) reintegrate with their community. Eric Awich Ochen also told the court on Thursday last week about research he had done on the […]


  • Scheduled Gulu- Juba Flights To Resume Tomorrow

    By EMar Okanokodi Commercial flights on the Gulu- Juba route is expected to resume in Gulu tomorrow after years of absence. Sky Travels and Aviation Company, a Juba based  firm, will conduct two weekly direct flights from Gulu to Juba International Airport. The maiden flight is expected take off tomorrow at 5pm. Nevy Joyce Apio, […]


  • Mao’s powerful tribute to son, Nicco, as he made 20

    By Norbert Mao What a journey! When you were born your mum and I were overjoyed. That joy continues to fill our hearts. I remember the headline in the Monitor “MP Mao is Dad”! It was a mischievous wordplay of the paper then superintended by the inimitable Wafula Oguttu. Before you were born, I had been […]


  • Nanga Singer Ogwang Kilippa to be Honoured

    By Okanokodi EMar A drive aimed at honouring legendary Nanga singer Ogwang Kilipa has been started by the Acholi community in the United Kingdom and Uganda. In a communication dated 12 October, the “Ogwang Klippa Honor Committee” said the singer will be honoured for his contribution to Acholi culture, performing arts, dance and music. ‘‘For […]


  • New Private Abattoir Opens in Gulu

    By Emar Okanokodi A new privately-owned abattoir is set to open tomorrow in Gulu. The abattoir on six acres is in Laliya Onguru, about 5kms out of Gulu town. It was built at a cost of 150 million shilling and is owned by businessman and farmer, Jokene Timothy Okee. The facility is fitted with a […]


  • 2019 CECAFA Games Kick Off in Gulu

    By Okanokodi EMar Uganda for the first time in eight years is host of the 2019 East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) U-20 games. The games will be played in Gulu and Jinja districts rom 21 September to 5 October. Twelve countries from across East and Central Africa are being hosted at the Pece […]


  • The deteriorating plight of former Kitgum Bishop, Benjamin Ojwang

      His health continues to deteriorate since he was transferred from Lacor hospital to Gulu Regional referral hospital three weeks ago, resulting from a stroke suffered last year. Weak and unable to reorganize anybody, Benjamin Ojwang, the retired Anglican Bishop of Kitgum Diocese is a man in need at a trying moment. The 67-year-old became […]


  • Relief as Mao’s son is found safe and well

    Hours after announcing his son had gone missing from home since Monday, Democratic Party president Norbert Mao issued a second statement that his son, Nicholas Hope Mao, 19 had been found at a cousin’s place. ‘‘He wanted sometime alone,’’ the DP leader wrote. ‘‘We found him asleep. His guitar leaning on the wall,’’ Mao said. […]


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