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  • 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 […]

  • Soldier Found Dead In Gulu, Three Arrested

    A Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Soldier was on Wednesday morning found dead in Gulu Municipality after allegedly being strangled by his colleagues. Private Raphael Odokonyero 37, a soldier attached to 76 Battalion Bondo in Arua district was found lifeless near in Kanyogoga ‘A ‘ sub ward, Kanyogoga ward, Bardege Division. The deceased had reportedly travelled to the 4th […]

  • Okin Elected Acholi Parliamentary Group Chairperson

    The Chua West County legislator Mr Philip Okin Ojara has been elected new Chairperson of Acholi Parliamentary Group [APG], a caucus that brings together a total of 25 legislators from Acholi Sub region. Mr Okin 47 replaces the outgoing APG chairperson Prof Morris Ogenga Latigo also the Agago North legislator who was elected in office […]

  • Arrests Over Apaa Demonstration in Gulu

    Police in Gulu Monday briefly arrested five legislators in a demonstration over the Apaa land conflict. The contested Apaa land is claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts. The legislators were released but John Bosco Uhuru, an environmental activist, and  an organizer of the demonstration remains in police custody. The long running conflict over Apaa […]

  • UPDF Deploys In Apaa

      More soldiers have been deployed in Apaa, a chunk of land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts, the army has said. The deployment follows a directive issued by the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi following escalation of violence in the area in recent weeks. Gen Muhoozi was speaking during the launch […]

  • Kadaga Directs OPM to Support the Displaced in Apaa

    The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Office of the Prime Minister to immediately support thousands of people recently displaced in Apaa, Amuru district with food aid and shelter. Some 2,100 people mostly women and children fled their homes after unknown people armed with Machete, spears, bows and arrows attacked them and razed down […]

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