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  • Gov’t Earmarks UGX 19bn For Construction of Nwoya Fruit Factory

    By Jesse Johnson James The government through National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) has earmarked UGX 19 billion to construct a fruit processing factory in Nwoya district. The factory is expected to add value to the abundant fruits in the district and other parts of northern Uganda. The factory will be a partnership between NAADS, Delight […]


  • Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Survives Nasty Road Accident in Omoro

    By Jesse Johnson James The Leader of Opposition in the Parliament of Uganda Betty Aol Ocan on Monday morning survived a nasty accident along Gulu –Kampala Highway. Aol who is also the woman Member of Parliament for Gulu District was traveling to Kampala for a meeting when her official vehicle ramped into a pickup registration […]


  • Gulu Hospital Discharges 34 Patients who Recovered from COVID -19

    By Jesse Johnson James Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Thursday afternoon discharged a total of 34 patients after recovering from COVID -19. Of the discharged 26 are Ugandan truck drivers while eight are foreign.  They were admitted to the hospital for treatment after testing positive for the virus from Elegu border point in Amuru district. […]


  • COVID -19: 3 Kenyan Truck Drivers Discharged from Gulu Hospital upon Recovery

    By Jesse Johnson James Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday afternoon discharged three more patients who had recovered from COVID -19. The trio—three male Kenyan drivers—were receiving treatment at the isolation ward at the hospital after they tested positive to the virus from Elegu Border Point in Amuru district last month. The discharge comes after […]


  • MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Arrested Over Covid-19 Demo in Gulu

    By Jesse Johnson James Police in Gulu on Monday morning arrested Samuel Odonga Otto and Gilbert Olanya for staging a demonstration in Gulu town. The duo was arrested from Cereleno market in Gulu town along with Kelly Komakech, the Pece Division Chairman and Stella Kijange, a women’s rights activist. They were demonstrating over the admittance […]



  • Gulu Hospital Discharges First Recovered Covid-19 Patient

      By Jesse Johnson James The first COVID -19 patient admitted to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital was on Thursday afternoon discharged upon recovering. The 41-year-old Ugandan male truck driver whose name has been withheld was admitted for treatment at the health facility on 1st May 2020 upon his interception from Elegu Border Point. The unnamed driver […]


  • COVID -19 Positive Somali National Intercepted in Gulu Town

    By Jesse Johnson James Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce on Thursday afternoon intercepted a truck driver—a Somali national who tested positive for COVID -19. He was intercepted in the vicinity of Buganda Pub in Gulu town after a surveillance team from the Taskforce was tipped off by concerned residents. Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District Chairman […]


  • Omoro Man Who Battered Grandmother Jailed For 7 Years

    Jesse Johnson James Francis Dawa Matenga, the Gulu Chief Magistrate on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man to seven years for attempting to murder his grandmother. Brain Okello, a resident of Ongako Sub –County in Omoro district was captured on a video furiously beating his grandmother Lucy Anek, 82. Court heard that on April 12,2020, Okello […]


  • COVID -19 Positive Ugandan Truck Driver Admitted In Gulu

    A 40-year-old Ugandan truck driver who tested positive for COVID -19 was on Friday evening admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital. The patient was intercepted from Elegu Border Post at Elegu Town Council in Amuru district before  being transferred for isolation at the regional hospital. According to a statement issued by Gulu District COVID -19 […]


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