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  • 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. […]


  • Omoro Nodding Syndrome Center Closed

    The only nodding syndrome treatment in Omoro district has closed after remaining non-operational for the last two months. The centre located in Odek Sub-county closed after disagreement between the land owners on which the centre is located and Omoro Local Government. The land owners had prior to the closure blocked the re-opening of the centre […]


  • Gulu Municipality Authorities Ban Swimming Classes in Schools

    Gulu education department has banned indefinitely swimming classes for pupils in nursery and primary schools in the municipality. The ban follows a recent incident in which a nine-year-old boy of South Sudanese origin drowned in a swimming pool. Bol Garang Diar a primary one pupil of Credo Daycare Nursery and Primary School in Laroo Division […]


  • Musician Eddy Wizzy released on Police Bond

    Police in Gulu Monday afternoon released singer Edward Olak Okuni popularly known by his stage name, Eddy Wizzy. The Officer in Charge of Gulu Central Police Station Mr John Bosco Nyangkol confirmed the release of Mr Okuni. The singer was arrested Sunday with one Patrick Kinyera from Gulu town on allegations of assault and robbery. […]


  • Amin’s Kinsmen Reconcile With Acholi Over Luwum’s Murder

      Former Uganda Peoples Party(UPC) president is consoled by relatives after breaking down at Wii Gweng on Saturday at a prayer event to commemorate the murder of Bishop LoumIt was an emotional moment on Saturday after kinsmen of former President Idi Amin from Koboko District asked for forgiveness from the family of Archbishop Janani Luwum […]


  • Police Blocks Leader of Opposition From Visiting Apaa

    The police on Thursday blocked Leader of Opposition in Parliament also Gulu Municipality Woman Member of Parliament Betty Aol Ocan from accessing the contentious Apaa land bordering Amuru and Adjumani district. Ms Ocan had led a team of eleven opposition members of Parliament on a fact- finding mission in Apaa. The visit of the MPs […]


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