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  • Another Gulu NRM Mayor Aspirant opts for independent ticket

    Another Gulu NRM Mayor Aspirant opts for independent ticket

    Tension is brewing within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party in Gulu district with majority of the aspirants who have shown interests in the Municipality Mayor positions ahead of 2016 general elections opting to contest on independent tickets. The aspirants on separate occasions have cited a big shot within the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) […]

  • Gulu University Professor succumbs to cancer

    Students and administrative staffs at Gulu University are mourning yet another loss of a senior lecturer, Prof Joseph Onen Okello to cancer, just a year after they lost Dr Thomas Okello Oyok  in August last year. Prof Okello who had been in the Faculty of Science, department of Biological science, , lost the battle to […]

  • Ten people missing after Amuru-Adjumani boundary violence

    At least ten people are reported to be missing following the chaos that marred Apaa parish Amuru district two weeks ago where security oficials were deployed to man the planting of mark stones to demarcates Amuru and Adjumani districts boundaries. Five people were shot at in the clash and 21 others sustained minor injuries while […]

  • Woman MP Aspirant defends husband 

    Ms Laker Sharon Balmoi, aspiring woman Member of Parliament for Gulu district has dismissed allegations that her husband, Mr Norbert Adyera embezzled and mismanaged public funds while he was chairman of the Acholi War Debt Claimants Association. The Acholi War Debt Claimants Association was established some years back to demand for compensation from government for […]

  • Amur-Adjumani district mark stones, Sign post vandalized

    Barely two days after officials from Adjumani district erected a metallic sign post and planted mark stones at the contentious 40 Sq Km land in Apaa Parish Paboo Sub-county Amuru district; unknown persons have cut and stolen the property. Last week, the government finalized the demarcation exercise where mark stones were planted to separate boundaries […]

  • Gulu Mayor denies link with Amama Mbabazi

    Gulu Municipality Mayor Mr George Labeja has refuted allegations circulating within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) camp in Gulu district that he is a supporter of Amama Mbabazi. Mr Labeja who two weeks ago announced that he will be contesting as an independent in the coming general election due to intimidation from NRM top shots, […]

  • Acholi religious leaders’ demands evacuation of armed forces Apaa

    Religious leaders within Acholi Sub-region have called on the government to remove with immediate effect its armed forces from Apaa Parish in Pabbo sub-county Amuru district that borders Adjumani district. The leaders cited the armed men that comprised of Uganda People’s defense Forces (UPDF) and Police who were deployed in the area on Sunday had […]

  • Suicidal man sets self and wife on fire over dowry

    Suicidal man sets self and wife on fire over dowry

    A Jilted man in Gulu district on Sunday night set himself and wife on fire on allegations that his parents had failed to find ways of settling for his wife’s Dowry. The man identified as Mr Samuel Ochora, 26 a resident of Laroo Division in Gulu Municipality is reported to have poured petrol on himself […]

  • 35 remanded over Amuru-Adjumani boundary demarcation protest

    35 remanded over Amuru-Adjumani boundary demarcation protest

    A total of 35 residents of Apaa village in Pabbo Sub-county Amuru district were last week arrested and remanded to Gulu Central Prison over protesting the boundary demarcation exercise between Amuru and Adjumani district. The residents who appeared before the Gulu Grade one Magistrate, Mr Paul Owino were charged with three counts of unlawful assembly, […]

  • JICA donates 12 motorcycles to Gulu district local government

    A total of 12 brand new motorcycles were on Wednesday donated to Gulu District local government by the Japan International Corporation (JICA). The motorcycles worth US$ 38,400 (about Shs 100 million) were donated to community Development officers (CDOs) at sub county levels within the district to ease their coordination of government projects. While receiving the […]

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