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  • Two Inmates Shot in Foiled Gulu Prison Escape

    Two inmates are nursing bullet wounds after being shot while trying to escape from Pece Prisons in Laroo-Pece division in Gulu City. The inmates have been identified as Kennedy Ocaya, a murder convict and Alex Oyet, convicted of theft and burglary. The duo attempted to escape on Friday evening at around 6:00 p.m. Harrison Okuti, […]

  • Gulu LC5 Chairperson, 11 Others Discharged From Covid-19 Treatment Centre

    The Gulu district local government chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi and eleven other people have been discharged from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital after fully recovering from Coronavirus. Mapenduzi and the others spent sixteen days at the Gulu Covid-19 treatment centre after testing positive for the disease over two weeks ago. Dr Paska Apiyo the head of Covid-19 […]

  • Kitgum District Registers 80 Covid-19 Cases

    Kitgum district has registered 80 cases of Coronavirus disease in just one day according to a report by the Ministry of Health. This is the highest numbers of cases registered in Kitgum so far.  The 80 are  part of the 201 cases confirmed in the country from the 1,989 samples tested on Tuesday. From northern  Uganda, 8  […]

  • Harriet Aber, Known in Gulu As Salim Saleh’s Wife is Dead

    Harrier Aber widely known in Gulu as the ‘wife’ of General Salim Saleh is dead. Salim Saleh whose real name is Caleb Akandwanaho is President Museveni’s younger brother. He is, however, not known to have been legally married to Aber. Aber is thought to be in her 40’s was on Wednesday morning found dead in […]

  • Covid-19: Amuru Prison Closed, Undergoes Fumigation

    Amuru Prison in Amuru district has been closed and is undergoing fumigation after the Ministry of Health found that 153 inmates and a prison warder tested positive for coronavirus. Geoffrey Osborn Oceng the Amuru Acting Resident District Commissioner said that the facility has been placed under quarantine for the next 28 days. Michael Lakony, the […]

  • Nwoya Man Arrested For Touching Hut, Killing Three-Year-Old

    Police in Nwoya district is holding a man for torching a grass thatched hut leading to the death of a three-year-old boy and severely injuring two other members of the same family. Jimmy Amai, a resident of Tido B Village in Pakia parish in Lii Sub County was arrested on Thursday last week from a […]

  • Kadaga Pledges to End FGM in Uganda

    The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has committed to wiping out Female Genital Mutilation-FGM from Uganda. Kadaga said the that the practice is still common among the Karimojong, Pokot and Sabiny  tribes is illegal. The Speaker said that many girls and women who underwent FGM have dropped out of schools, been dehumanized, and have suffered […]

  • Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Operating Without an Ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is operating without an ambulance after its two ambulances broke down several months ago and remain unrepaired. Dr James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed that one of the ambulances was received by the hospital in 2007 during the Commonwealth Head of Government meeting in Uganda. The hospital director explained that the […]

  • Elegu Floods

    Elegu Township in Attiak Sub County Amuru district has, as it has now become a regular occurrence, been submerged in water after again Unyama River burst its banks. Unyama is a tributary of the Nile. Patrick Lamot Louis, a health worker in the area says that the floods started on Sunday evening and by Monday […]

  • Over 200 Street Children in Gulu to Undergo Mandatory Covid-19 Testing

    At least 200 street children in Gulu will undergo mandatory testing for Covid-19. The children are housed at several charity centers in Gulu due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The centres are: Favor of God Ministries, St Monica Girls` Tailoring School, Hash Tag Uganda and Generation in Actions. Santos Okot Lapolo, the Head of Covid-19 taskforce […]

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