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  • 15 Million Raised To Support Elderly Omoro Woman Battered by Grandson

    Sympathizers have raised at least fifteen million shillings to support 86-year-old Lucy Anek who was assaulted by her grandson in Omoro district. The victim was seen in a widely shared video online being battered by his 30-year-old grandson, Brian Okello. The incident happened from Amilobo Village in Patuda Parish Ongako Sub County Omoro district on […]


  • COVID-19: Five Quarantined in Nwoya

    Five people have been quarantined in Anaka Hospital in Nwoya district on suspicion of coming into contact with truck drivers who tested positive for coronavirus disease. The five are fuel dealers commonly known as ‘‘OPEC’’ who operate along the Karuma-Pakwach Highway. They were picked from Got Apwoyo trading centre in Got Apwoyo Sub County where […]


  • Police Arrests Omoro Man Seen Assaulting Grandmother In Video

    Police in Omoro are holding a man accused of assaulting his 85-year-old grandmother. Brian Okello, 25, was on Easter Sunday caught on video severally beating Lucy Anek, his 85- year old grandmother. The incident occurred in Amilobo Village in Ongako Sub County, Omoro district. The gruesome video has generated public anger online with calls for […]


  • 95 Isolated At Gulu Main Prison

    Ninety-five inmates have been isolated at Gulu Main Prisons for monitoring as a precaution against spread of coronavirus. The 95 are all new admissions who were remanded by court in the last one week, among them are eleven police officers who were remanded by High Court in Gulu on Tuesday. Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern […]


  • 16 Security Officers Arrested Over Brutal Elegu Crackdown

    Sixteen security personnel have been arrested on allegations of torturing residents of Elegu Border Post in Amuru district. The security personnel were arrested from Elegu Town Council on Sunday after residents accused them of battery and inhuman treatment during a crackdown to close down lodges. The arrested  include six soldiers; Lance Corporal Awany Abwoli(the commander […]


  • Security Raids Elegu Border Post, Closes 12 Lodges

    Security has closed 12 lodges in Elegu Amuru district for defying the Presidential directive on combating coronavirus (Covid-19). Elegu is bustling market located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The Covid-19 case hospitalized at Adjumani hospital is said to have operated at the border point, trading in salt. Authorities say the lodges were still operating […]


  • Suspected Coronavirus Patient Who Escaped From Quarantine Tests Negative

    Samples from a suspected coronavirus patient that escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) have turned out negative. The result was confirmed by the Gulu Acting District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba shortly after Charles Okello, 22, escaped from the facility on Wednesday morning. Gulu District Chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi explained that Okello escaped […]


  • Panic as Suspected COVID-19 Patient Escapes From Quarantine at Gulu Hospital

        A suspected coronavirus patient has escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) in Gulu district causing panic. Charles Okello, a resident of Lanenober Parish in Lakwana Sub County was relocated from Omoro district coronavirus quarantine Centre in Opit Secondary School to GRRH on Monday after confessing to health workers that he […]




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