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  • Dr Obonyo, Family Members Laid to Rest, Eulogized

    It was a somber mood in Malech Poyamo village in Madi Opei Sub County on Saturday as the late Dr Henry Benjamin Obonyo, his wife Kevina Asio Obonyo and two daughters–Majorie and Elizabeth Obonyo were laid to rest. Dr Obonyo, his wife and two daughters died in a horrific accident on January 2 when their […]

  • Pader, Lira Residents Plan Peaceful Demo Over Broken Bridge

    Pader, Lira Residents Plan Peaceful Demo Over Broken Bridge

      Residents of Puranga Sub County in Pader district and Aromo Sub County in Lira district plan a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday to protest the delay in construction of the Aswa bridge. The bridge which connects Pader and Lira districts was brought down two months ago by a heavily-laden lorry. Simon Lapoti Nono a resident […]

  • Besigye’s Kitgum campaign posters defaced

    Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporters in Kitgum municipality are unhappy after unknown people defaced campaign pictures of the party’s presidential candidate Dr Kiiza Besigye. The campaign posters of Denis Onekalit Amere, FDC’s candidate for the Kitgum municipality seat have also been defaced. Cano-kema Denis a member of Denis Onekalit Amere’s camp said on they […]

  • Kitgum RDC Issues Ultimatum on Opening of Health Centre

    Kitgum Resident District Commissioner (RDC) William Komakech has given an ultimatum to the district health department to open a health centre which was completed in May but remains closed due to what the health authorities is a lack of furniture. Tumangu Health centre II in Akwang Sub County was built to cater for patients with […]

  • Newly donated Medical Equipment Lie Idle in Kitgum

    A new x-ray machine and dental equipment recently donated by the ministry of health to Kitgum hospital are lying idle due to what the hospital authorities say is a lack of space on where to set the machines. Addressing staff, local leaders and the public at the hospital on Friday, William Lulony the chairperson of […]

  • FDC Supporters Fail in Bid to Block Anywar from Besigye Rally

    A section of Forum for Democratic (FDC) supporters on Wednesday unsuccessfully tried to block Kitgum woman member of parliament Beatrice Atim Anywar from attending a rally addressed by  presidential candidate Kiiza Besigye. Anywar and her supporters tried to access the venue of the rally at Kitgum public grounds before Besigye’s rally, but were blocked by […]

  • Kitgum UPC Aspirant Defects to FDC

    A Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) supporter who had intended to contest for the Kitgum woman parliamentary seat on the party ticket has defected to the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). Filder Abwono Obote blamed her switching to another party on the squabbles in   UPC. Abwono who joined the UPC early this year said her troubles […]

  • Health ministry pledges to control malaria in Northern Uganda

    The ministry of health has pledged to ensure immediate control of the malarial epidemic that has currently hit several districts in Northern Uganda. This assurance was made by the Director General of health services, Dr. Ruth Achieng while speaking before district officials, leaders, senior health staff and press in a meeting meant to ascertain the […]

  • SIPA Exploration anticipates mineral likeliness in Lamwo

    SIPA Exploration Uganda Limited; an Australian mineral exploration company doing exploration activities in Lamwo district still anticipates likelihood of economic Nikel Copper and Zinc Lead in the respective villages of Akelikongo in Pangira parish, Lokung Sub County and Pamwa in Palabek Kal Sub County. Economic Nikel Copper and Zinc Lead are precious minerals used to act […]

  • Government programs marred with sectarianism and bribery in Lamwo

    Lamwo district leaders have condemned tendencies of sectarianism and fraudulency while selecting beneficiaries of government programs. The condemnation follows brave confessions exhibited by a section of local residents who spoke last weekend before district leaders and technocrats during a community accountability meeting popularly referred to as Baraza held at Palabek Kal sub County headquarters organized […]

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