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  • Hundreds Displaced in Elegu Border Market As River Bursts Bank

      Several traders and residents of the busy Uganda-South Sudan border town of Elegu in Amuru District have been displaced after their business premises and homes were submerged in flood water. Floods hit the area on Sunday last week after Unyama River burst its banks following heavy torrential rains that northern Uganda is  experiencing.   […]


  • No Arrest Warrant Issued Against Acellam, Says International Crimes Court

    The International Crimes Division (ICD) a court within the Ugandan judicial system mandated to try international crimes has said there is no arrest warrant against former Lords Resistance Army (LRA) commander, Caesar Acellam. Ms. Esther Rebecca Nasambu, the acting assistant registrar at ICD said Acellam is a free man. She was responding to concerns raised […]


  • Seven Injured As Bus Knocks Dead Elephant in Nwoya

    At least seven people were hospitalized after sustaining severe injuries when a bus knocked dead an elephant along the Karuma-Pakwach road. The incident happened at  Got Apwoyo Village, Got Apwoyo Sub-county, Nwoya district. The bus registration number UAL158Z, belonged to the Arua-based Gaaga bus company which has a chequered safety record. The bus was travelling […]


  • Government Decisions Hurting Acholi people, Oulanyah Tells Museveni

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament has told President Museveni that some government decisions are causing bitterness in the Acholi Sub-region. Mr Oulanyah told the president on Saturday that a recent decision undertaken by government has left people in the region in a sombre mood. The Deputy Speaker made the statement at Opit Secondary School playground […]


  • Gulu University Staff Threaten To Strike Over Unpaid Medical bills

    Support staff at Gulu University have threatened to lay down their tools over what they term as failure by the University management to foot their medical expenses over the last two years. The support staff say since February 2017, they have not been able to receive medical treatment from St Mary’s Hospital Lacor which had […]


  • Government Relocates Apaa Market

    Government has ordered businessmen and residents to stop operating in Apaa Market, located on the contested land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani Districts. The market located in Apaa trading center brings hundreds of businessmen and customers from both districts.  Agricultural products is a main the main commodity in the market. Apaa market was previously […]



  • Stray Lions Invade Amuru, Gulu Districts, Kill 11 cattle

    Stray lions have invaded the districts of Amuru and Gulu killing at least 11 cattle and leaving residents in panic, local leaders have reported. The lions reportedly invaded the villages of Ogom Raa and Palulu in Okidi Parish, Atiak Sub-county in Amuru district where they killed nine cattle two weeks ago.  The lions reportedly also […]


  • Brig Okoya’s murder: Rival Clans Reconcile 48 years later

    For close to five decades the question of who murdered Brig Pierrino Okoya has been a subject of much speculation and debate. But now that appears to have been cleared, if a recent reconciliation ceremony between the Pukwani and Palaro is anything to go by. The late Brig Pierrino Okoya was from Palaro in Gulu […]


  • Kwoyelo’s Trial, Court Appoints Four Assessors, Alternate Judge

    The international Crimes Division of the High Court has appointed four assessors to help judges in the ongoing trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army Rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo alias Latoni. The assessors were appointed on Tuesday last week at the ICD court sitting at the Gulu High. The court had a panel of three judges. […]


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