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  • Former Kilak MP Fires Back at Critics

    Mr Mike Nyeko Ocula, the former Member of Parliament for Kilak County in Amuru district has hit back at those who have criticized his decision to abandon his former party the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) to join the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Mr Ocula who won on the FDC ticket in 2006, lost in […]

  • Technical Skills give new Lease of Life to Former Abducted Girls 

    Girls who were abducted during the peak of the northern Uganda insurgency and spent years in Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel captivity have turned to skills training courses after missing out on formal education. Some were forcefully turned into sex slaves and porters at a tender age and are now mothers with huge responsibilities after […]

  • Catholic Church locked up in Bitter Fight over Land

    Gulu Archdiocese faces a tough time as families try to reclaim plots of land that were freely given to the church more than 50 years ago. The families want the church to vacate the land in question so that they redevelop it. His Grace, Archbishop John Baptist Odama revealed that the church is battling numerous […]

  • Judge Orders HIV Positive Man to Compensate Defilement Victim

    Judge Orders HIV Positive Man to Compensate Defilement Victim

    Lady Justice Elizabeth Nahamya on Friday ordered an HIV positive man to pay UGX 2 Million to the family of the girl he defiled four years ago. The suspect was convicted as charged. Court heard that in October 2010, Mr Geoffrey Komakech, 26, a resident of Gudu village, Palenga parish in Gulu district defiled a […]

  • Army to Train officers to handle Rescued Children

    Army to Train officers to handle Rescued Children

    The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) says it will train its officers on how to handle and treat children that have been rescued from battlefields. Currently, the army has set up a facility in Gulu where new arrivals are received before their relatives come and pick them. During the peak of the Lord’s Resistance Army […]

  • NRM Legal Team Cites Mao, Kilak MP in Amuru Electoral Petition Case

    The lawyers representing Ms Jane Frances Amongin Okili, the former official National Resistance Movement (NRM) party flag-bearer in the recent Amuru District Woman MP by-election has named Mr Norbert Mao, the President General of the Democratic Party and Mr Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak County Member of Parliament as some of the key individuals behind the […]

  • Mbabazi Still Active NRM member, says Todwong

    Mr Richard Todwong, the Deputy Secretary General for the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has said Mr Amama Mababazi, the former party Secretary General is still an active member of the ruling party. Addressing a press conference over the weekend at Gulu town, Todwong noted that he is not aware of any resignation in regards […]

  • Judge Decries Poor Conditions at Remand Homes

    Judge Decries Poor Conditions at Remand Homes

    Lady Justice Margaret Mutonyi, the Gulu resident High Court Judge has asked the government improve conditions in remand homes across the country. Justice Mutonyi says she was not impressed after her recent visit to Gulu as well as Kampiringisa Remand Home in Mpigi district adding that the children are not being offered the best after […]

  • Nwoya Woman Survives Lynching after Husband Commits Suicide

      Ms Christine Lalam, a resident of Latoro village, Purongo Sub County in Nwoya district has been forced to seek refuge at Nwoya Central Police Station after an angry mob descended following the death of her husband. After the news of the death of Mr Ocaya Omaya 44, spread across the village on Sunday afternoon, […]

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