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  • Over 1,000 To Graduate From Gulu University

      A total of 1,372 students will tomorrow, Saturday, graduate from Gulu University in various disciplines, according to the University’s Deputy Spokesperson, Mr Mahmoud Khalid. Tomorrow’s graduation will be the 12th since the institution opened its doors in Northern Uganda in 2002. Out of the 1,372 students, two will be awarded with Honorary PHDs, three […]

  • Trade Minister, Gulu Chairman Clash Over Sachet Waragi Ban

    Gulu district local government has defied a directive from the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Ms Amelia Kyambade to extend the ban on sachet waragi to begin in September this year. In November, Gulu district passed an alcohol ordinance that put restrictions on the sale and consumption of crude waragi packed in sachets and […]

  • Brig Muhanga Hands Over 4th Division command To Col Rugadya

    Brig Kayanja Muhanga, the fourth Division Commander has handed over command of the 4th division to his hitherto deputy Col Fred Akiki Rugadya. The handover took place on Tuesday during a closed ceremony at the 4th division infantry headquarters in Gulu officiated by the newly appointed Uganda Peoples Defence Forces(UPDF) Chief of Defense Forces [CDF], […]

  • Gulu Runs Out Of Medicine For Red Eye Disease

    Gulu district has run out of drugs meant to treat an outbreak of conjunctivitis [red eye disease], the district Heath Surveillance Officer Michael Cankara has said. Outbreak of the disease has recently been reported in prison facilities in Gulu. At least 856 inmates within prison facilities in the district last month were diagnosed with red […]

  • Gulu Prison Bans Visitation Over Outbreak Of Red Eye Disease

    Authorities at Gulu central Prison have banned visitation of inmates in a bid to curb the spread of conjunctivitis [red eye] epidemic which  broke out at the in November last year. A total of 615 male inmates mainly from Gulu central prison were diagnosed with the contagious eye disease late last year by the Health […]

  • Bishop Odama Tells South Sudan Rebel Leader Machar To Repent

    The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese John Baptist Odama has called on South Sudan rebel leader Dr Riek Machar to ‘repent’ to God for plunging South Sudan into conflict that has since left hundreds dead while millions are displaced in neighboring countries. Bishop Odama said Dr Machar should take the route of dialogue and reconciliation to […]

  • Pader Cop Commits Suicide

    A police officer attached to the Field Force Unit [FFU] in Pader district on Thursday night committed suicide by shooting himself, police has said. The reason for the suicide is yet unknown. Police Constable Patrick Oloya 30 reportedly locked himself in his house [uniport] in the Barracks at night and shot his head using his […]

  • Bishop Odama Cautions Ugandans On Violence

    John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese has advised Ugandans to desist from being lured to fight the government. Odama said such a move would plunge the country in chaos. Without stating names, Odama said there are leaders who confuse the masses for their own interests. “You citizens, don’t allow your selves to be […]

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