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  • 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, […]

  • Male Sexual Violence Survivors in North Still Suffer in Silence

    Men and boys who experienced sexual violence during the brutal conflict that ravaged much of northern Uganda, perpetuated by alleged government say that they are continuing to suffer in silence. Male rape during the war in Northern Uganda has rarely been documented, so data is very hard to find and the victims are not willing […]

  • 76-Years-Old Man Abandons Chase For Claim For War Debt Compensation

    A 76-years-old resident of Ogul in Paicho Sub County, Gulu district says that he has been forced to abandon, after years of frustration; the pursuit of compensation for his animals that were robbed in broad daylight by gun wielding government soldiers. Mzee Cosantino Ouma Ociti says that he lost 89 heads of cattle in 1988 […]

  • UPDF Accused Of Grabbing Padwat Land in Lamwo

    Members of the Padwat Clan in Palabek Ogili Sub County, Lamwo district have accused the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) under the 5th Division of encroaching on their land which includes their ancestral burial grounds. Clan leaders say that, without the community’s authority, the UPDF has intruded into the community land in Padwat village, Palabek […]

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