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  • Teens Account For 25 Percent Of Deliveries At Gulu Hospital

    Statistics from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital indicates that teens’ pregnancy accounts for 25 percent of deliveries at the health facility, according to Julius Angora, a gynecologist at the hospital. Angora revealed this to Parliamentary Health Committee on Friday last week. The committee was on a visit to the health facility. Angora described the situation of […]


  • Gulu Hospital limbs without single ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has been left without a single functional ambulance after the only one that was helping the government health facility respond to emergency cases broke down. Dr. James Elima, the Director of the government hospital revealed during a meeting with members of Parliamentary Health Committee at the staff boardroom on Friday last […]


  • Acholi Chief Asks ICC To Document Massacre Sites

    Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Acholi Paramount has  asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to help in the documentation of massacre sites in northern Uganda, a region still recovering from two decades of a devastating war. Rwot David Onen Acana said there is a need to map out sites were massacre victims were buried […]


  • Lamwo Farmer Demands Cash In Exchange For Unexploded Bomb

    Security forces in Lamwo district are persuading a local farmers to surrender a 62MM that he recovered from the bush. The farmer, identified by police only as Obol is demanding for unspecified amount of cash from bomb experts under the 5th Division Infantry Army Headquarters based in Acholi Pii in Pader district before he can hand […]


  • Man Arrested With Cocked Pistol In Paimol Martyrs Shrine

    Police in Aswa River Region have arrested a local businessman who tried to access Paimol Martyrs’ Shrine in Paimol Agago district while armed with a cocked pistol. Police identified the man as Peter Odyek, a resident of Abe in Oyam district. On interrogation police however established he had legally acquired his pistol. According to police, […]


  • Museveni Blames MP Gilbert Olanya For Blocking Investment In Amuru

      President Yoweri Museveni has accused Gilbert Olanya, the Member of Parliament for Kilak South County in Amuru district of frustrating government in northern Uganda. President Museveni explained that he (Olanya) has for long has been against the giving of land for setting up investment in Amuru district. Speaking on Mega FM in Gulu town […]


  • Amuru Leaders Left Grumbling As Government Gives Away Apaa To Adjumani

    Tension remains simmering along the Amuru- Adjumani districts after Tom Butiime, the Minister of Local Government on  Friday last week handed Apaa to Adjumani district officials. The handover ceremony took place at Junction Corner in Labala parish, Pabbo Sub County in Amuru District. There was heavy security deployment in the area prior to the handover […]


  • Garbage, Old Buildings Undermine Gulu’s City Dream, Says Minister Musumba

    Isaac Isanga Musumba, the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development has pointed out that poor garbage management and old buildings are likely to stand on Gulu’s way to attain a city status. Minister Musumba observed that there are dozens of grass-thatched structures, old buildings, bushy empty commercial plots and unpaved walkways dotted around […]



  • Parents Ask Government To Set Up Special Clinic For Albinos

    Parents of children suffering from albinism have called on the government to set up a special clinic at public health facilities to offer services to children suffering from the condition. Albinism is a group of inherited disorders that results in little or no production of the pigment melanin, which determines the color of the skin, […]


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