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  • UPDF Releases South Sudanese Nationals Arrested in Uganda

    The army has released from detention South Sudanese arrested on Ugandan territory. Joseph Laju, James Anzu, James Koma, Peter Wani and Ambayo Billiton were arrested a fortnight ago from Attiak Sugar Plantation in Okidi Raa Village in Amuru district. They were in possession of a Sub Machine Gun-SMG registration number 56-17177706 with 29 rounds of […]

  • Pabbo Clan Seeks 30 Million for Burial of Chief

    Pabbo Kal Clan in Amuru district is in need of thirty million shillings to facilitate the burial of Rwot Acaye Zakeo Agole II. Zakeo, 70, died on 7th June from St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu after several months of illness. He will be buried on June 28th at his Royal palace in Pabbo Town Council, Amuru […]

  • Five Armed South Sudanese Arrested in Amuru

    Five armed South Sudanese were on Thursday night last week arrested at Attiak Sugar plantation in Amuru district. The five were arrested during  what was described by police as routine patrol by the Uganda Peoples Defence (UPDF) soldiers. Police has identified the arrested South Sudanese as Joseph Laju, James Koma, Briton Ambanya, Madi Anzo and […]

  • Gulu Motorcyclist Hacked to Death

    Suspected thugs have hacked to death a boda boda motorcyclist in Gulu Town and vanished with his motorcycle. Walter Ongom met his death from his home in Aywee Sub ward in Pece Division at the wee hours of Saturday morning. Jackson Ojok, the Aywee LC1 chairperson said the unknown thugs trailed Ongom up to his […]

  • DNA Test For Gulu District Speaker, Defilement Victim, Says Police

    Police will subject, John Okwonga the Gulu District Council speaker to a gene test to ascertain true ownership for the pregnancy of a 14-year-old defilement victim. It follows advice from the Resident States Attorney who counselled police to gather more evidence as what it has against Okwonga so far is insufficient to pin him. It […]

  • Gulu District Speaker In Trouble Over Alleged Defilement

    Gulu district Speaker John Okwonga is in trouble over alleged defilement of his 14- year old niece which consequently resulted into a pregnancy. A case of defilement was reported against Okwonga at Gulu Central Police Station under CRB 762/2019. The case was reported on May 30 by Joan Acen, mother of the alleged victim. Acen […]

  • Construction Of Ayago Dam Hangs In Balance

      Construction of the 840 Mega Watts Hydroelectric Power Plant at Victoria Nile in Ayago Nwoya district hangs in balance. An agreement for the project construction was signed in 2013 between government and Mapa, a Turkish Construction Company to the tune of US $1.970 billion.  However, in the same year the contract was awarded to […]

  • Adjumani Police On The Spot For Ordering Journalists Out Of Apaa

    Police in Adjumani district are on spot for ordering journalists out of Apaa, an area claimed by residents in both Amuru and Adjumani district. The journalists—15 in number—had travelled on a reporting trip from Gulu to Apaa on May 24. The Gulu-based journalists comprised of reporters working for local and national media outlets. They had […]

  • Gulu District Collects 600 Million From Charcoal Dealers

    Gulu district has realised UGX 600 million in fines and penalties levied on illegal charcoal and log business. The district forest officer, James Ocaka revealed in an interview that the money was raised in the first quarter of the financial year 2018/2019. The district has been charging between UGX 10,000 and 20,000 on each bag of […]

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