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  • Witchdoctor stabbed to death by mentally ill man

    A witchdoctor was last week stabbed to death by her patient in Kal parish, Pabbo trading center in Amuru district. Mr Tonny Opoka (20) stabbed Ms Lalam Christine (68) on Saturday 15th/8/2015. The deceased witchdoctor is a mother to the L.C111 chairman of Pabbo sub county According to Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson, Mr Patrick Jimmy Okema, […]


  • Battle against homosexuality continues

    Battle against homosexuality continues

    The Gulu District Resident Commissioner, Mr Andrew Moses Awany has tasked the Acholi cultural leaders to work closely with government in a bid to fight   homosexuality among young people. He said young people are easily susceptive to embracing western culture that promotes homosexuality which is a practice that shows moral decadence. Speaking at the launch of documented Acholi culture dubbed ‘the […]


  • Todwong accused of failing to compensate death of a minor

    The Deputy Secretary general of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Mr Richard Todwong who is also the Member of Parliament for Nwoya district has been dragged to the police for failing to compensate the death of a girl identified as Amida Adrifu. On 3/4/2015, Todwong’s driver got involved in a nasty accident at Olayilong where […]


  • Museveni to Blame for Amuru Underdevelopment – Kilak MP

    Mr Gilbert Olanya, the Member of Parliament for Kilak County in Amuru district has fired back at President Yoweri Museveni saying he has only himself to blame for the woes for his people. Addressing a rally at Kaunda Grounds in Gulu town on Friday evening, MP Olanya said he has been a leader for only […]


  • Media Work does not deprive one of Citizenship, Journalists told

    Dr. Peter Mwesige, a senior journalist trainer has said journalists are free to subscribe to a political party so long as they remain accountable to the citizens that they serve. While responding to questions raised by journalists from northern Uganda during a training organized by African Center for Media Excellence (ACME) on election reporting in […]


  • 33 year old man arrested for defiling a 15 year old baby sitter

    33 year old man arrested for defiling a 15 year old baby sitter

    Mr Otim Patrick Ocaya, a 33 year old resident of Tegwana parish in Pece division, Gulu Municipality was last Sunday (26th /7/2015) arrested by police for allegedly defiling his 15 year old baby sitter girl. Mr James Asubu, the officer in charge of crime at Gulu Central Police station confirmed that Otim was arrested when […]


  • Museveni attacks Olanya for hindering development in Amuru

    President Yoweri Museveni has criticized Kilak County Member of Parliament, Mr Gilbert Olanya, of hindering and sabotaging government’s developmental plans in Amuru district. Mr Olanya has been at the fore front of opposing plans by the government to establish a sugar factory in Amuru District and the recent allegations are that he mobilized women in Apaa […]


  • Gulu Farmers’ Group to Process Cassava

    Local farmers’ groups in Gulu are optimistic that they will finally be able to add value to cassava in a bid to attract better market prices. Cassava is perceived as a reserve crop for the poor and many have ignored the need to add value to it. On the local market, a bag of fresh […]


  • Africa must leave the ICC

    It has taken Africa just over a decade to conclude that the International Criminal Court (ICC), established in 2002 by the Rome Statute, is simply unfit for purpose. That certainly is the conclusion of the South African government following the recent African Union summit in Johannesburg. The institution African countries signed up for post 1998, […]


  • Without electoral reforms, 2016 is meaningless.

    The news that the NRM dominated Parliament has rejected all the seventeen (17) proposals, containing the core areas recommended for electoral reforms, leaves this country in an unstable state. It also offers no credibility to the current Electoral Commission, and does not guarantee that the 2016 general elections will be free or fair elections.  Without dialogue […]


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