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  • 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 […]



  • Gulu RDC Orders for Withdrawal of All Movement Permits

    By Jesse Johnson James Maj. Santos Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner has ordered for immediate withdrawal of all movement permits citing abuse of use. Lapolo who also doubles as the Chairman of Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that after reviewing the modalities of issuing the movement permit to the specified motorists early […]


  • A Sugar Baron Ducks Resistance Over Ferrying Labourers from Busoga to Acholi

    On Sunday last week the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner (RDC) James Nabinson Kidega got an unexpected call from president Museveni. ‘‘A team of people, 400 of them, are coming to your district,’’ the president reportedly told Mr Kidega, according to an audio of Mr Kidega circulating online. ‘‘Speaker and the Horyal went to him [President] […]




  • Suspected Rapist in Amuru Stubbed to Death in Amuru

    By Jesse Johnson James A suspected rapist was on Friday last week stabbed to death by an angry mob in Amuru district. The incident happened about 6:30pm in Acoto Village, Amuru Sub County in Amuru district. The deceased who at the time of publishing this story was still unidentified reportedly waylaid and attempted to rape […]


  • Lacor Hospital Management Denies Having Coronavirus Patient

    By Jesse Johnson James The management of St. Marys Hospital Lacor has denied rumour about the presence of a Coronavirus suspect in the  health facility. “Following a rumour that there is a suspect of Coronavirus in the isolation ward at St. Marys Hospital Lacor, we would like to categorically state that we do not have […]


  • Ongwen Not Guilty, His Lawyers Argue In Closing Remarks

    By Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor Dominic Ongwen’s defense team have asked Trial Chamber IX to make one of three determinations when they write their judgement for atrocities he is alleged to have committed in northern Uganda more 15 years ago. On Thursday last week, the defense asked the judges to find Ongwen not guilty […]


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