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  • Omoro Farmer Writes Will, Commits Suicide

    A 39-year-old local farmer in Orapwoyo village, Binya parish in Omoro district has left his family searching for answers after he wrote a will and allegedly took his own life. Tito Okello, who is survived with three widows and nine children, was found unconscious on Monday by one of his family members inside his hut. […]

  • Police Recovers 13 Million In Counterfeit In Omoro

    Police in Omoro district have recovered 13 million shillings in counterfeit. Luck run out for both Michael Acio, 32, and Fredrick Bua, 33, all residents of Ojwina division in Lira Municipality after they attempted to buy eucalyptus from a one Acaye using the fake currency. Acaye however realized that the money he had been given […]

  • Amuru Suspends Construction Of Temporary Structures At Elegu Border Market

      Amuru district officials have suspended construction of makeshift structures at Elegu border market following a fire incident on Sunday which left traders counting heavy loses. The ban will stand for two weeks when traders are expected to ask for permission to building permanent shops instead structures made of bamboo and other materials. The fire […]

  • Pensioners Without National ID Face Deletion From Payroll

    Retired civil servants who did not register for the National ID are likely to be deleted from the government payroll according to Eliab Tebainembazi, the Team Leader for the census and biometric validation of pensioners in- charge of Acholi sub region. Tebainembabazi revealed that only those with National ID, voter’s relocation slip and National ID […]

  • Acholi Cultural Institution Plans Heritage Day

    In an attempt to promote Acholi culture, Ker Kwaro Acholi, the Acholi cultural institution plans to set up an Acholi cultural heritage day. The heritage day is meant to be used to revive Acholi cultural practices which are perceived to be on the decline. These include: bonfires, rituals, dances, dressing, Mato Oput (the traditional justice […]

  • Govt Launches 4.6 Billion Piped Water Project In Amuru District

    In a bid to improve access to clean water and sanitation, government has launched a 4.6 billion shillings water project for 9,000 families in Pabbo Sub County in Amuru district. Under the Water and Sanitation Development Facility – North (WSDF-N), through the Ministry of Water and Environment, Government plans to develop fully functional piped water […]

  • UPDF Officer Convicted Over Gulu Councilor’s Death

      Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s court presided over by Paul Owino yesterday convicted a senior UPDF officer over the death of Tommy Odong Olanya, a Councilor 4 representing Te-Gwana South, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality. Maj Geoffrey Otim, 45, had appeared before the Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s court on Monday charged with six counts of […]

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