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  • UPDF to Recruit LDU’s In Agago, Lamwo and Karamoja

    The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces 5th Division at Achol Pii in Agago district has said it will begin recruiting Local Defence Units (LDU) in Agago district beginning on Wednesday this week. The UPDF 5th Division Spokesman, Lt George Musinguzi said the recruitment will target the youth. “The recruitment will target youth between the age 18-25 […]

  • Mao Eludes Police Using ‘‘Besigye Tactics’’

    Democratic Party President Norbert Mao over the weekend had a cat and mouse chase with police as he eluded them for allegedly campaigning at night in Bungatira sub-county in Gulu district. Mr Mao who was in the company of DP party officials from the region was intercepted while having a chat at a Wang OO […]

  • Sugar Works Company On The Spot Over Child Labour

    Hoima Sugar Limited has come under spotlight for allegedly employing underage children as sugarcane cutters at their 12 acre square mile plantation at in Iswaza Village in Hoima district. At least eleven from Pabwo parish, Bungatira Sub County in Gulu district were on Saturday found in the farm by Gulu District authorities. The plight of […]

  • 1.6 million shilling or 12 months in Jail for Nwoya Poacher

    Amuru Grade Magistrate Court on Friday ordered a 49-year old poacher to pay 1.6 million for killing a Uganda Kob at Murchison Falls National park in Nwoya district. Magistrate Edward Okot fined George Okello Lawaya, a resident of Langele village in Koch Goma Sub County in Nwoya district for killing  the protected animal valued at […]

  • Ongwen’s Ex-wife Survives Arson Attack

    The ex-wife and children of the former LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on Friday morning survived an arson attack after  their house was set ablaze. The incident happened at 3 am at Forest sub ward in Gulu town. Florence Ayot, 33, has three children with Dominic Ongwen whose pre-trial just ended at the International Criminal Court […]

  • Gulu Leaders Shun NRM celebration

    Prominent leaders on Thursday shunned the celebrations to mark 30 years in power by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM). Gulu leaders including the district chairman Ojara Martin Mapenduzi, the woman MP Betty Aol and the Mayor George Labeja all shunned the celebrations held in Pece stadium in Gulu town. The district Chairman Mapenduzi told […]

  • High Court Blocks War Debt Claimants’ Boss From Taking Over Office

    The high court in Gulu has dismissed an application in which Noah Opwonya, the embattled former Chairperson for Acholi War Debt Claimants’ Association was seeking to be reinstated into office. Through his lawyers Oryamoi & Oryamoi & Co. Advocates, Opwonya asked court to reinstate him. In an application filed at Gulu High Court, Opwonya asked […]

  • Gen Biraaro, Acholi Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

    The Daily Monitor (23, January) reported that Uganda Farmers’ Party presidential candidate, Maj Gen (rtd) Benon Biraaro defended the National Resistance Army (NRA), now UPDF, against allegations of committing atrocities in Acholi during the insurgency in northern Uganda. When asked whether he would investigate the massacre claims against the UPDF if elected president, Maj Gen. […]

  • TDA Elect Mbabazi’s Campaigns Taskforce For Acholi

    Members of The Democratic Alliance (TDA-U) in Acholi sub region have finally elected committees that will lead the campaign for independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi. The committee is made up of mobilization, security, youth, special interest groups, veterans and logistics. Dr Freddie Oyat who was elected Chairperson of the committee on Wednesday in Gulu town […]

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