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  • Over 300 Nwoya Civil Servants Face Deletions From Payroll

    At least 375 Nwoya civil servants may be deleted from the government payroll if they are not validated by July 1, 2016. In a letter dated March 22, 2016  and signed by Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, the permanent secretary ministry of public service, said a number of public officers have not been registered by the auditor […]

  • Gulu Police Recovers Two Guns From Suspected Robbers

    Police in Gulu on Tuesday night recovered two guns from two suspected thugs in Gulu municipality and Paicho Sub County. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa region police spokesperson said that the first gun registration number UG/POL N511045106976 was recovered from Aywee village in Layibi division with 9 rounds of ammunition, with one bullet in the chamber ready for firing. […]

  • Gulu Residents Complain of Filth at Abattoir

      Gulu residents who live near the town’s abattoir have complained of filth at the facility. The residents have decried the poor state of hygiene at the abattoir due to the poor state of waste management disposal. Akello Oliver who runs a hotel adjacent to the abattoir told Acholi Times that her business is grounded […]

  • Gulu Malaria Cases Shoots to 38, 000

    Malaria cases in Gulu have risen to 38, 096 in January 2016 compared to 2,169 cases at the same time last year, according to Gulu’s acting district director of health services  Robert Ongom. Mr Ongom said last week that Gulu now receives 10,000 malaria cases weekly. He attributed the increases to the ending last year […]

  • 20 year old murdered in Gulu

    A 20- year old woman was on Tuesday night found murdered in For God Parish in Gulu town. She was found dead near St Bakhita primary school in Bardege division Police has identified the young woman as Atimango Franka. ‘‘We have two suspects in our custody who will help police with investigation but we cannot […]

  • Journalists Cautioned against partisan political coverage

    Journalists in northern Uganda and West Nile regions have been adviced to be balanced and fair in their coverage of the 2016 elections to reduce on election related risks. The advice was given by Robert Sempala, Executive Director of the Human Rights Network for journalists during a one and half-day training at Palema Hotel in […]

  • Amuru woman MP Asks for Personal Security

    Amuru woman Member of Parliament Lucy Akello has asked police for personal security following an incident on Monday morning in which unidentified people tried to break into her house located in Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality. Akello is defending her seat on the FDC ticket against NRM’s Jane Francesca Okilli. Akello said after the attack […]

  • Nwoya NRM Leaning Independent Candidates Vow to Support Museveni

    NRM leaning independent candidates in Nwoya district who lost in the party’s primary elections have vowed to support Museveni in the 2016 elections. Tony Awany, one of those who lost in the NRM primaries and is now contesting as an independent candidate for the Nwoya county seat said he will not go against the party […]

  • Nwoya Farmers Seek for Trees in Game Park due to Deforestation

    The LC3 Chairman of Koch Goma in Nwoya district has revealed that locals in his area have written to him to allow them cut trees for drying their sim-sim crops from the nearby Murchison Falls National Park. This follows the massive cutting down of the trees for charcoal burning leaving Koch Goma with virtually no […]

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