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  • Gov’t Launches UGX 40bn Health Project In Acholi

    Government through the ministry of health has launched a forty billion shillings health project in Acholi Sub Region. The four years project dubbed Enabling Health in Acholi Sub Region was launched at Koch Goma Health Centre III in Koch Goma Sub County Nwoya district on Tuesday. The project is funded by the United States Agency for […]


  • Bishop Ojwang`s Health Condition Worsens

    Benjamin Ojwang, the retired Bishop of Kitgum Diocese is again battling for his life at Gulu Main Hospital barely a month after his discharge. The 67-year old Bishop was readmitted at the Private Wing at Gulu Main Hospital three weeks ago. He is reportedly battling diabetes, high blood pressure, high fever and persistent a dry […]


  • Six Amuru District Staff Under Probe for Theft of Solar Batteries

                Six staff of Amuru district are under investigation for theft of five solar batteries from Pabbo Health Centre III in Pabbo Sub County. The six are: Remo Nyeko, a records officer at Pabbo Health Centre III, Patrick Odong, a laboratory technician also at Pabbo Health Centre III and Charles […]


  • Five Arrested in Amuru With 400 Kilograms of Ivory

    Police in Gulu are holding five people found in possession of ivory weighing over 400 kilograms. The suspects are Juma Nasuru, Cosmas Apuke, Moses Kakama, Christopher Wamala and Vincent Kamya. The suspects were arrested over the weekend from Amuru district during an operation by police; they are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station. Patrick […]


  • Alice Lakwena’s Father Accused of Encroaching on Land

    New Jerusalem Tabernacle church run by the father of former rebel priestess Alice Lakwena has been accused of illegally occupying 120 acres of land. Paban clan in Paibona in Aswa County Gulu district accuse the church of erecting its church premises and worship materials on one and half acres of the land situated in Paban […]


  • Gulu Seeks Additional 28M for Mass Measles Vaccination

    Gulu district health department is seeking an additional 28 million shillings for the mass vaccination against measles and rubella diseases. The district last week received 152 million shilling from the ministry of health for the exercise that will start from 15th – 19th October. However, the health department says the money is not enough for […]


  • President Museveni Blames Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases on Over Eating

    President Yoweri Museveni has blamed the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) among Ugandans in urban areas on over eating and inactivity. NCD include diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. Museveni made the remark on Wednesday last week at Kaunda Grounds in Gulu Municipality during the launch of a fundraising to purchase and install […]


  • Armed Thugs Shoot Security Guard in Amuru

    Unknown armed thugs have shot a private security guard in Amuru district. Godfrey Mabura, 32, was shot on Tuesday night at around 2:00 a.m. after being attacked by two unknown thugs who raided Stabex International Petrol Station in Amuru Trading Centre. Mr Mabura was guarding the fuel station. Agnes Linda Auma, the Amuru Resident District […]


  • Amuru Loses Another Councilor in Road Accident

    Amuru district has lost another councilor in a fatal road accident. Tabu Ojok Mugenyi, the male councilor three for Pupwonya parish in Attiak Sub County was knocked dead by a speeding trailer registration number SSD 232M/ZC 8603 on Tuesday night last week at around 9:00 p.m. along the Gulu-Nimule Highway. The Councilor was riding on […]


  • Assessment for Installation of CCTV Cameras in Gulu Complete

    Experts from Police Directorate of Information Technology and Information (ICT) have completed assessment and mapping of Gulu Municipality for the installation of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras. The assessment and mapping is meant to get locations where the devices will be installed, and the camera towers built. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa river region police spokesperson […]


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