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  • Gulu Gives One Week Ultimatum For Balalo To Leave

      Gulu district has given a one week ultimatum for Balalo pastoralists to leave the district. The ultimatum was given by Gulu district Chairman Martin Ojara Mapenduzi during the 10th full council meeting at the Gulu district council hall. The pastoralists majorly from the Eastern and Central Uganda were given until Wednesday next week to leave […]

  • Anti-Age Limit Protest Paralyses Business In Pader Town Council

    Business in Pader Town Council on Tuesday morning was paralyzed as police battled a group of youth who staged a demonstration against the bill now before parliament aimed at lifting the upper cap in the constitution to allow President Museveni contest again in 2021. Museveni, 73, will not be eligible to contest in 2021 unless […]

  • Man Found Dead In Gulu

    A 32 year old man was on Tuesday morning found dead in Gulu. The body of Bosco Otto, 32, was found in Paicho trading centre, along the Gulu- Acholibur road. It is suspected he was involved in a hit and run accident. Police say statements taken from residents of Paicho trading centre indicates that the […]

  • 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 […]

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