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  • 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 […]


  • IGG probes Amuru Local Council Official Over Forged Academic Paper

    The Inspectorate General of Government (IGG) is investigating Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Chairperson Local Council III of Atiak Sub County in Amuru district for allegedly forging academic papers to access a government job. IGG launched the investigation into Baguma’s papers after a tip- off from unnamed whistle-blower. In her letter dated November 15, 2018, and […]


  • Lawyer Faces Murder Charges Over Retired Doctor’s Death

    Police in Gulu have charged a lawyer with murder over the death of a retired medical doctor in road accident. Victor Komakech, 38, was arrested on March 8, 2019 after he reportedly knocked death Dr Charles Omona Otto, a pathologist, in hit and run accident. Komakech has been held at Gulu Central Police Station for […]


  • Weather forecast report leaves farmers in Acholi confused

    A recently released weather forecast report by Uganda National Metrological Authority (UNMA) has left dozens of small-scale commercial farmers in Acholi sub region confused. According to the report released on February 25, rain was expected in the districts of Gulu, Nwoya, Lamwo, Kitgum and Arua by mid- March. Like other districts in Central Northern parts […]


  • Gulu Leaders Ban Commercial Tree Cutting

    Gulu District security committee has imposed a ban on commercial tree cutting following rampant tree cutting leading to depletion of natural forests in the district. The decision was reached after Gulu and other districts in Acholi sub region registered increasing cases of indiscriminate tree cutting by commercial charcoal dealers mostly from the central region. Several […]


  • Omoro Driver In Trouble Over Using Ambulance To Carry Bricks

    Courtesy Photo A driver attached to Omoro district health department has landed himself in trouble for using an ambulance to ferry bricks to a construction site. Goddy Otto was photographed on Friday last week at Lapinyoloyo village in Koro Sub County, Omoro district loading an ambulance registration number UG 3506M with dozens of bricks. Locals […]


  • Gulu To Embark On Mass Immunisation Against HPV virus

    Gulu is to embark on mass immunization against Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) to protect young girls against cancer of the cervix. Rose Okilangole, the Assistant District Health Inspector said on Friday last week that exercise will kick-off in April and will run for a month. Okilangole said girls who are in school will be targeted […]


  • Ongwen Defence Team Faces Setback As Witness dies

    The defence lawyers of former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel Commander Dominic Ongwen has revealed that one of their witnesses has died. Thomas Obhof, one of Ongwen’s lawyers told the judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday that a third witness that had been scheduled to testify at The Hague last week had […]


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