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  • 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 […]



  • 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 […]


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