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  • 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 […]

  • Caretaker Demands 1.5M From Tortured Omoro Grandmother

    There was disbelief on Wednesday evening after a lady who nursed an 82-year old woman who was battered by her grandson demanded for one million and five hundred thousand shillings in compensation for her services. The committee instituted to rehabilitate the torture victim, Lucy Anek and construct for her a permanent house were astonished after […]

  • NWSC to Increases Gulu Water Supply to 50 Million Litres per Day

    The National Water and Sewerage Cooperation-NWSC Gulu Branch is seeking to increase water supply within Gulu City. Ivan Tekakwo, the NWSC Gulu Branch Public Relations said that water supply within Gulu city will be increased to 50 million liters per day up from the current 7 million liters. He disclosed that the NWSC already signed […]

  • Gulu Municipal Development Forum Boss Accused of Attacking Journalist

    George Aligech Lapir, the President Gulu Municipal Development Forum has been accused of attacking Willy Chowoo a journalist and News Editor at Choice FM, a Gulu-based radio. Aligech allegedly stormed Choice FM on Tuesday where he found Chowoo with the Choice FM manager, Nelson Obol among other staff. A furious Aligech reportedly forced his way […]

  • Gulu City: Police Blocks Fireworks Display

    Police have blocked a move by Gulu Municipality to display fireworks as it ushers in its city status. The municipal authorities headed by Peter Okwera Onen had planned to display fireworks at exactly midnight at six different points in Gulu municipality to welcome the new city status. The points include Lacor Trading Centre, Layibi Roundabout, […]

  • Construction of UGX 107 Bn Logistic Hub in Gulu Kicks Off

    The construction of Gulu Logistics hub has begun.  Works is being undertaken by Ambitious Construction Limited. Patrick Kinyera the Gulu district secretary for works said the construction work begun this week with site clearance, foundation laying and grading at the container store and transit goods sections. Mr. Kinyera disclosed that the project is valued at […]

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