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  • Attiak Sugar Factory Suffers Yet Another Fire

    Jesse Johnson James Attiak Sugar Factory on Tuesday suffered yet another fire outbreak that destroyed an unspecified quantity of sugarcane. Dr. Amina Moghe, the Director of Attiak Sugar Factory, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Holdings Company Limited told our reporter that the fire broke out at around 12:30pm but was ignored only to escalate. Jimmy […]

  • St. Janani Luwum Pilgrims Speak on their 510km Journey

    By Jesse Johnson James Muto At least 41 pilgrims have joined the St. Janani Luwum’s pilgrimage from Gulu town to Mucwini, Kitgum district. Of these 28 joined from Koro Sub County in Omoro district while 13 joined from the Christ Church Parish in Gulu town. The new pilgrims joined the 75 who started their journey […]

  • Unknown People Vandalize Road Signs, Bridge Rails in Nwoya

    By Jesse Johnson James Vandals have stolen six roads signs and several bridge rails in Nwoya district. The theft are along the Nwoya-Pakwach road in Nwoya district. Several bridge rails and culverts have been vandalized from Ayago Bridge and Laminawuc Stream in Koch Goma Sub County. Simon Opiyo, L.C.II of Amar Parish, Koch –Goma Sub […]

  • Akol -Otto Saga: Missing the forest for the trees

    Editor’s note:  Yesterday Aruu County Member of Parliament Odonga Otto and his Kilak North counterpart Anthony Akol were involved in a brawl within the precincts of parliament. Social media has  since then been buzzing  with accusation and counter accusation for and against the two legislators.  In this piece Okello Lucima argues that we should not […]

  • Pilgrims assemble at Namirembe for Luwum Foot Pilgrimage 2020

    Christians from various faith traditions are assembling at Namirembe set for tomorrow (Wednesday) when they begin the St Janani Luwum Pilgrimage 2020 that will see them walk 510 kms from Kampala to Muchwini in Kitgum district. Archbishop Luwum was murdered on February 16, 1977 at Nakasero by Uganda president Idi Amin. Luwum was head of […]

  • Gulu Butchers Cry Out Over High Slaughter Fees

    By Jesse Johnson James Butchers in Gulu Municipality are demanding for a 50% reduction on slaughter fees levied on them by the Gulu municipal authorities for animals slaughtered. Under their umbrella body, Gulu Livestock Dealers Association, the butchers say the current fee of 24,000 shilling  per cow slaughtered and 12,00 per goat is way too […]

  • Uganda’s education is the death point of imaginative minds

    By Opwonya Nokrach The deficiency in the education sector in Africa is not students reading wrong SUBJECTS at university. The problem in the education sector in Africa is failure of the education sector to inculcate an INNOVATIVE MIND – set in learners as early as possible in their lives. The failure is therefore in Primary School […]

  • Gov’t Dragged to Court Over Aswa Ranch

    A group of political and religious leaders from the Acholi region have taken government to court over the leasing of Aswa ranch to private entities, according to a report by the Uganda Radio Network (URN). URN reported last week that the leaders who dragged government to court include retired Supreme Court Judge, Galdino Okello Moro, retired […]

  • Gospel Artists Up In Arms Over Northern Uganda Music Awards

    Jesse Johnson James Gulu gospel artists under their umbrella, United Gospel Artists Association (UGAA), are protesting over the results of the recently held Northern Uganda Music Awards (NUMA). The artists say the award which took place on January  1, 2020 at Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu was characterized by  irregularities like awarding artists under […]

  • Police Blocks People Power Consultation in Gulu

    By Jesse Johnson James Police in Gulu on Tuesday afternoon blocked a consultation meeting of the People Power Pressure group headed by the Kyadondo East Constituency Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine. The consultation meeting was scheduled to take place at Da Covenant, a Bar located in Layibi Division, Gulu Municipality. Kyagulanyi […]

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