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  • Fear In Attiak Over Roaming Hippos

    Residents of Okidi Parish in Attiak Sub County, Amuru district, are living in fear after residents reported spotting three hippos roaming the village in the night. Okidi sits on the banks of River Unyama which has lately broken its banks due to heavy rains in nearby Elegu. The river is a tributary of the Nile. […]

  • 60 Year Old Recovered Dead In Elegu Floods

    Marine police on Friday morning recovered the body of a 60 year old identified as Eberu Sikondo. The late Sikondo is believed to have drowned Tuesday after a heavy downpour in the area led to River Unyama breaking its banks and flooding the bustling Elegu Township, located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The deceased […]

  • Pader Officials Want Balalo Evicted

      Local leaders in Awere Sub County in Pader district have asked pastoralists commonly known as ‘‘Balalo’’ to leave the sub county. Charles Odongtoo the Awere LC3 chairperson says there are hundreds of Balalo scattered across the sub county. The presence of the Balalo, Odongtoo said, is contributing to conflicts over land in the area.  Odongtoo […]

  • Former Gulu FDC Defectors Reapply To Join Party

    Five former members of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who deserted ahead of the general elections in 2006 have re-applied to join the opposition party. The deserter who now want a re-admission are: former Bungatira sub county councilor and FDC party secretary for disability Ballington Olweny Pa Ongwech, former Palaro sub county councilor Chris […]

  • Mega FM Staff Dies In Road Accident

    Martin Komakech alias Congo, 32, a security guard at Gulu- based Mega FM has died. Mr Komakech died Friday evening in a fatal road accident  at Layibi, about three kilomteres from Gulu town, along the Gulu- Kampala highway. The late Komakech, a resident of Pece Vanguard, a Gulu town suburb died on Friday around 5:30pm when […]

  • Gulu Pastor Convicted For Battering American Wife Applies for Bail

    The Gulu High court will Thursday afternoon begin hearing of a bail application for Benjamin Oteka, a Gulu Pastor who was in June this jailed sentenced to five years for assault and threatening violence. The embattled Oteka is serving his sentence at the Gulu Central Government Prison in Gulu town. Oteka, 35, was found guilty […]

  • Odonga Otto Donates One Million For Renovation Of Pece Stadium

    Aruu South Member of Parliament Samuel Odonga Otto on Monday donated one million shilling to go towards renovation of Pece Stadium which next month is expected to host the East Africa Athletics games competition. At least 6,000 people from across East Africa are expected to attend the games which will take place from August 17-27. […]

  • Police Now Summons MP Akol Over Apaa

    In addition to Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak North Member of Parliament in Amuru district, it has emerged that police has now also summoned his Kilak South counterparty, Anthony Akol. The two MPs have been summoned by police in relation to the June clashes between the Madi and Acholi over the land dispute in Apaa, resulting […]

  • 18 Amuru Students Charged With Malicious Damage

    Police in Amuru district has charged 18 students of St. Mary`s College Lacor in Amuru district with malicious damage of property. The students are suspected to have vandalized school property on Friday during a violent strike leading to destruction of property at the school located about 10kms along the Gulu-Atiak- Nimule road. The 18 students […]

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