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  • Widows make living from millet and sorghum brew

    A section of widow in Acholi is able to meet their expenses by making local brew made out of millet and sorghum. The money they earn from the local brew also pays school fees for their children. Ms Mary Lamunu a 57, year old mother of 4 says she is paying her son to a […]


  • 2 withdraw from Joint NRM primary campaign

    Written James Onono Ojok & Emmy Ojara Two contestants for Gulu Woman Member of Parliamentary seat, Ms Aber Harriet and Laker Balmoi Sharon last week withdrew from the National Resistance Movement (NRM) joint campigns ahead of the party primary elections. The two who addressed a press conference at Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC) last week […]


  • Land conflicts a threat to UBOS assessment on national service deliveries

    Land conflicts a threat to UBOS assessment on national service deliveries

    By Emmy Ojara Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) have noted with concern that land conflicts in the various region across Uganda will affect information gathering and data collection on the service deliveries assessment. Mr James Muwonge, the director social economic survey at UBOS said they have began facing a number of challenges with the local […]


  • Unidentified dead body found in gulu

    Unidentified dead body found in gulu

    Police in Gulu town on Friday morning, 18th/9/2015 discovered an unidentified dead body of a young man aged between 25 and 28 at Lajwar-Tek village in Koro Sub County. Mr James Asubu, the Gulu O.C crime said the body of the deceased was found dumped in a ditch with a swollen neck which leads police […]


  •  A 53 year old woman poisoned herself to death

     A 53 year old woman poisoned herself to death

    A 53 year old woman identified as Ms Auma Josca, a mother of six children from Mutema Village, Amuru Sub County in Amuru District committed suicide on the evening of 31st August 2015. The area local councilor one, Mr Oryem Robinson told our reporter that the late Auma poisoned herself with Civacol, a chemical. She drank the […]


  • 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 […]


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