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  • Two South Sudanese Nationals Arrested in Amuru over Illegal Firearm

    Police in Amuru District is holding two South Sudanese nationals over allegation of illegal possession of firearm. Angello Kiir,  34 and Bol Ngor, 29 were arrested on Wednesday at Palabel in Atiak Sub County in Amuru District, along Gulu-Nimule Highway, with a pistol and 15 rounds of live ammunitions. They were travelling in a Blue […]


  • Nanga Legend Ogwang Clipper Is Dead

    Renowned Nanga legend Ogwang Clipper is dead. Clipper, as he was popularly known, breathed his last at Gulu Referral hospital where he had been hospitalized from long-running chronic illnesses. He was 84. He had been admitted at the health facility two weeks ago. Patrick Lamot, a relative to the deceased confirmed his death. According to […]


  • Gulu Health Authorities Ask For 100 Body Bags

    The spike in cases of Coronavirus and the second death in Gulu has prompted the district health officials to request for 100 body bags for burying victims. In less than two weeks, Gulu registered 50 cases of community infections of Covid-19. On Thursday last week, a second victim of Coronavirus was buried at Bolipii village in […]


  • NRM LCV Elections: Who Won in Acholi?

    Peter Douglas Okello, the Omoro District LCV Chairperson has been declared winner of the hotly contested NRM primaries for the LCV seat, beating three other contenders. Okello polled 16,514 votes to his closest rivals Damasco Odongo, the current District Speaker who polled 7,140 while Stephen Odong Latek polled 2,192. Okello was declared winner by Tonny […]


  • Harriet Aber Laid to Rest, Hailed as an Enterprising Woman

    Harriet Aber, 47, an entrepreneur and mistress to Gen Salim Saleh( real name, Caleb Akandwanaho) was buried on Saturday at her home in Te- Dam Cell in Bardege Division in Gulu city. Aber was found lifeless Wednesday morning last week at her home. General Caleb Akandwanaho, the deceased’s husband and President Museveni’s younger brother said […]


  • Five People Living with HIV Starve to Death in Amuru

    At least five people living with HIV/Aids in Pabbo Town Council in Amuru have starved to death due to the lack of food occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic, according to a local health organization in the district. According to a report by Oyab-Wang People Living With HIV/Aids Association, an umbrella that brings together people living […]


  • Gulu New Constituencies Attract 16 MP Aspirants

    The three newly created constituencies in Gulu City have attracted 16 Parliamentary aspirants. The constituencies are Laroo- Pece Division, Bar- Dege- Layibi Division and Gulu Woman MP seat. Gulu is among the 10 Municipalities that were recently elevated by Parliament to cities. Those who have already shown interests to represent Laroo- Pece Division in Parliament […]


  • Controversial Acholi War Debt Claimant Chairman Noah Opwonya is Dead

    Noah Opwonya, the controversial Chairperson of Acholi War Debt Claimant Association (AWDC), a group that dragged government to court demanding for compensation of cattle looted during the war that brought NRM government to power in 1986, has died aged 77. Opwonya succumbed to colon cancer on Tuesday evening at around 6PM as he was being […]


  • Top Northern Uganda Artiste, 2-Star is Dead

    Bernard Ogwal also known as 2- Stars Bennie Man, a top local music artist in northern Uganda is dead. Ogwal died from Mulago National Referral Hospital Wednesday morning at around 6AM. For the last six months, Ogwal has been on and off the hospital. Ogwal who hails from Kole District is known for his music […]


  • Over 1,000 Tested for COVID-19 in Gulu

    At least 1,185 people in Gulu District have been tested for Coronavirus since March this year, according to figures by the District COVID-19 Taskforce. The tested were suspected to have come into contact with those who had tested positive for the virus. The figures cover the period between March and July 2020. The 1,185 were […]


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