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  • Kadaga Pledges to End FGM in Uganda

    The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has committed to wiping out Female Genital Mutilation-FGM from Uganda. Kadaga said the that the practice is still common among the Karimojong, Pokot and Sabiny  tribes is illegal. The Speaker said that many girls and women who underwent FGM have dropped out of schools, been dehumanized, and have suffered […]

  • Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Operating Without an Ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is operating without an ambulance after its two ambulances broke down several months ago and remain unrepaired. Dr James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed that one of the ambulances was received by the hospital in 2007 during the Commonwealth Head of Government meeting in Uganda. The hospital director explained that the […]

  • Elegu Floods

    Elegu Township in Attiak Sub County Amuru district has, as it has now become a regular occurrence, been submerged in water after again Unyama River burst its banks. Unyama is a tributary of the Nile. Patrick Lamot Louis, a health worker in the area says that the floods started on Sunday evening and by Monday […]

  • Over 1,000 Tested for COVID-19 in Gulu

    At least 1,185 people in Gulu District have been tested for Coronavirus since March this year, according to figures by the District COVID-19 Taskforce. The tested were suspected to have come into contact with those who had tested positive for the virus. The figures cover the period between March and July 2020. The 1,185 were […]

  • Scorecard Ranks Prof Ogenga -Latigo, Oscar Omony Among Worst Performing MPs

    The Member of Parliament for Agago North County in Agago District Professor Morris Ogenga- Latigo and the MP representing the Youth for Northern Region Oscar Omony have performed dismally in the 10th parliament, according to the parliamentary performance scoreboard 2018-2019. Professor Ogenga- Latigo scored 12.2 percent in the latest ranking by Africa Leadership Institute (AFLI) released […]

  • Market Vendors Accounts for 60% of COVID-19 Patients Treated at Gulu Hospital

    A new report by Gulu District COVID-19 Taskforce indicates that 60 percent of Coronavirus patients treated or undergoing treatment at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital are market vendors from Elegu Border Town in Amuru District. Restaurant workers, medical staff at private facilities, truck drivers and charcoal dealers account for 40% admission at the hospital. Since May […]

  • 300 Private School Teachers in Gulu Receive Food Aid

    Jesse Johnson James A total of 300 private school teachers rendered jobless due to the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday last week received food aid. The teachers received 10kgs of maize flour and 5kgs of beans each. The donation came from Restore International, a charity organization that runs Restore Leadership Academy, a private school in Amuru […]

  • Gulu Police Officers Beaten to Coma

    Jesse Johnson James Two Police Officers attached to Paicho Police Station in Paicho Sub –County Gulu district were on Tuesday morning beaten to coma while on duty. The officers have been identified as Andrew Mulyamboga, the Officer-in-charge of the station and Edmond Menya, Officer in –charge of criminal investigations. Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River […]

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