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  • Ongwen Was Not Involved in Pajule IDP Attack—Defence Witness

    By Tom Maliti  International Justice Monitor A second defense witness has told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Dominic Ongwen did not participate in a Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) attack on the Pajule camp for internally displaced people (IDP) 15 years ago. Sam Opiyo told the court Ongwen was present during a meeting hours before […]

  • Awach Health Centre Gets 35 Million Solar Power System

    Awach health centre IV in Gulu district has been boosted with a 35 million, 300 Kilowatt hours solar power system that will enable health workers in the health centre to conduct operations in the night. Dr Cana Kenneth, the In-Charge of the facility said health workers had been using touches past 10 pm to attend […]

  • MP Defends Dominic Ongwen at ICC

    By Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor A Ugandan member of parliament told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that former abductees of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) he spoke to did not name Dominic Ongwen as one of the LRA commanders active in the eastern Uganda region of Teso 15 years ago. Julius Ochen, member of […]

  • Sachet Waragi Poses Serious Health Risks In Uganda

    By Ochan Otim I was involved in a study that assessed the health risks associated with consumption of ‘sachet’ Waragi in Acoli, Uganda. The study found that alcohol in the market had agents that pose a serious health risk. My interest in assessing the health risk of consuming alcohol stems from my roots in Bolo […]

  • Opposition Leader Visits Apaa

      Opposition leader Aol Betty Ocan is today expected to lead a team of opposition members of parliament on a fact- finding mission to Apaa, the contentious area claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani residents. Mrs Ocan told Acholi Times last evening that she will lead a team of eight opposition members of parliament following […]

  • Judges Adjourn Ongwen’s Trial for Two Weeks for Doctors to Assess His Health

    Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor  Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have adjourned the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), for two weeks to allow his lawyers have doctors assess his [Ongwen’s] health. Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt, together with Judges Péter Kovács and Raul C. Pangalangan of Trial […]

  • Ongwen Trial Resumes Today

    Dominic OngwenTom Maliti, International Justice Monitor  The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), resumes at the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a break of nearly two months. From today, January 14, Ongwen’s lawyers will be calling the next set of witnesses they hope will help convince Trial Chamber […]

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