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  • Omoro Offers Land for Cancer Hospital

    Omoro district local council has approved the giveaway of 5-acres of land for the construction of a Regional Cancer Hospital. Earlier on, the district had offered a 4acre piece of land at Koro Sub County Headquarters, about 4kms along the Gulu- Kampala road. However, on Monday, Douglas Peter Okello, the Omoro District Local Council V […]



  • Omoro Councilors Demand For Forensic Audit on Nodding Syndrome Fund

    Councilors in Omoro district are demanding that a forensic audit be conducted into the alleged mismanagement of 170.3 Million Shillings meant for Nodding Syndrome. The fund was released to Omoro district department of health by central government in June last year to support families affected by the unexplained condition and a treatment centre in Odek […]


  • Former Town Clerk Drags Kitgum District to Court

    A former Town Clerk of Kitgum Town Council in Kitgum district has dragged the district before the Gulu high court over what he describes as unfair demotion. Albert Ocen through his lawyers Dalton Opwonya & Co Advocates argues that his demotion in 2007 was erroneous. According to documents presented before the Gulu resident High Court […]


  • Nwoya Man Charged For Raping 79-Year-old Woman

    A 29-year-old man has been charged in the Gulu High Court for raping a 79-year old woman. Richard Odongo, a resident of Okii village in Koch Goma Sub County in Nwoya district allegedly raped the 79-year old on the night of April 14, 2016. The victim who cannot be named due to legal issues told […]


  • Otti Arrest Won’t Be Dropped Unless DNA Sample is Got, Says ICC

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said unless the body of the former Deputy Commander-in- Chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel, Vincent Otti is produced, the arrest warrant issued against him will not be dropped. Reports indicate that Vincent Otti was executed on October 2, 2007 on the orders of Joseph Kony, the […]


  • Gulu Cuts Budget By Over 500 Million As Funding Drops

    A drop in funding from the Central Government has forced Gulu district to cut its proposed annual budget by over 507 Million Shillings in the new financial year, 2019/ 2020, according to the budget estimates tabled before council recently. In the current financial year running 2018/ 2019, Gulu budgeted for 34.4 billion shillings to finance […]



  • IGG Directs Sacking of Omoro School Head Over Forged Papers

    The Inspectorate General of Government (IGG) has directed that John Bosco Akera, the Omoro Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), to sack James Ocaya Obalim, the Deputy Headteacher of Atyang Primary School for allegedly using forged academic papers to gain employment with government. In his letter dated March 6, 2019, to the CAO and copied to the […]


  • Arrest of Omoro Ambulance Driver Triggers Panic Among Gulu officials

      The recent arrest and subsequent interdiction of Goddy Otto, a driver attached to Lalogi Health Centre IV in Omoro district is sending a chill down the spines of officials at Gulu municipal council and the district as a whole over misuse of government vehicles. Otto was photographed in March by concerned locals in Lapinyoloyo […]


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