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  • Uganda to Learn from Zimbabwe in Bridging Gaps in AIDS Funding

    Prof. Vinard Nantulya, the Chairman Board Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) has said a delegation from Uganda will soon visit Zimbabwe to learn innovative methods to finance the fight against the disease in the face of declining resources to fund HIV/AIDS activities in recent years. Prof. Nantulya revealed that the team will leave Uganda in the […]

  • Court Prepares Witnesses as Kwoyelo Trial set to resume

    The Ugandan High Court’s International Crime Division (ICD) is preparing its witnesses after it was cleared by the Supreme Court to try Mr Thomas Kwoyelo, a former commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The trial of Mr Kwoyelo is the first such case before the Ugandan High Court’s International Crime Division (ICD) started in […]

  • Ugandans Replace Lunch with Sex, says Minister Lokodo

    Dr.Simon Lokodo, the Minister for Ethics & Integrity has blamed the current high rate of HIV/AIDS infections in the country to promiscuity among Ugandans who now prefer sex to lunch. Speaking as a Chief Guest during the International Candle Light Memorial Day last Friday in Gulu town, Frr Lokodo said, “Sex has lost meaning especially […]

  • Sweden Asks Uganda to Invest in Midwifery

    Mr Urban Andersson, the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda has asked the government to invest in midwifery saying the profession is central in the fight against maternal and child mortality. Addressing midwifes from Acholi, Lango and West Nile sub region during the closing of a two day Midwife Symposium in Gulu town on Wednesday, Ambassador Anderson […]

  • Minister Aronda Says e-passports will help in fight against Terrorism

    Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, the Internal Affairs Minister has said e-passports and national Identity cards will boost Uganda’s fight against terrorism. Speaking in Gulu during the launch of national ID cards’ issuance recently, Gen. Aronda noted that, “Currently, it is very difficult to track individuals who possess Ugandan passports and have links with terrorism organizations.” He […]

  • Dozens of Gulu University Students Arrested over Forged Exams Cards

    Dozens of Gulu University Students Arrested over Forged Exams Cards

    At least 25 students were arrested after Gulu University administration broke a racket of individuals who have been duplicating examination and registration cards for the institution. A police source who spoke on condition of anonymity says 15 students were arrested and transferred to Gulu Central Police station for interrogation. The prime suspect in the scam […]

  • 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 […]

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