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  • Fear In Attiak Over Roaming Hippos

    Residents of Okidi Parish in Attiak Sub County, Amuru district, are living in fear after residents reported spotting three hippos roaming the village in the night. Okidi sits on the banks of River Unyama which has lately broken its banks due to heavy rains in nearby Elegu. The river is a tributary of the Nile. […]

  • Excitement Over Owiny Dollo’s Appointment As Deputy Chief Justice

    By Peter Labeja The appointment of Justice Owiny Dollo as Deputy Chief Justice has caused excitement in Acholi. In an August 18th letter to the Speaker of Parliament, president Museveni also appointed Justices Paul Mugamba and Richard Buteera on the bench of the Supreme Court. “This is, therefore, to forward to you their names and […]

  • 60 Year Old Recovered Dead In Elegu Floods

    Marine police on Friday morning recovered the body of a 60 year old identified as Eberu Sikondo. The late Sikondo is believed to have drowned Tuesday after a heavy downpour in the area led to River Unyama breaking its banks and flooding the bustling Elegu Township, located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The deceased […]

  • Driver Feared Dead, Elegu Border Market Floods

    A 30-year old driver is feared dead after his vehicle plunged in a flooded river in Otong parish in Amuru district on Tuesday afternoon. Police has said chances are that the driver could dead. According to police, Charles Kawoya a resident of Matanga in Masaka district was driving a crane when he plunged into the […]

  • TASO tests 8,000 for HIV, Enrolls over 400 on ART

    At least 412 people have been enrolled on Anti-retroviral Therapy (ART) at The Aids Support Organization in Gulu in the last one month they tested positive for HIV, according to Benard Kizito, the Center Manager TASO Gulu. Mr Kizito said the 412 are part of over 8,000 people tested in July this year and that […]

  • Pader Officials Want Balalo Evicted

      Local leaders in Awere Sub County in Pader district have asked pastoralists commonly known as ‘‘Balalo’’ to leave the sub county. Charles Odongtoo the Awere LC3 chairperson says there are hundreds of Balalo scattered across the sub county. The presence of the Balalo, Odongtoo said, is contributing to conflicts over land in the area.  Odongtoo […]

  • Lab Technician In Court For Stealing HIV Testing Kits

    Silva Osako, a laboratory technician attached to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has been charged before Julius Mwesigye, the Gulu Grade I Magistrate for allegedly stealing HIV testing kits. Osako, 27, has been charged with theft of 9 pairs of surgical gloves, 10 HIV tests strips, 20 septum cups, 44 syringes, a rapid diagnostic test for […]

  • Amuru LC 3 Boss Pays Sh500, 000 Ransom For Wife

    Police in Aswa River region is investigating circumstances under which the Amuru LC3 Chairman of Lamogi sub county Atkinson Ojara paid 500,000 shillings to unknown people that had kidnapped Sharon Lamaro, his 20- year old wife. Sharon Lamaro endured a grueling 24 hour ordeal in the hands of unknown kidnappers on Saturday before she was […]

  • Gulu Councilors criticize Mayor Over State of Affairs Address

      Gulu Municipal Council Mayor, George Labeja has come under criticism from his councilors for his failure to deliver the State of the Affairs address in the last two years. The councilors say that since the new council was elected, Labeja has failed to inform the council on the state of the Municipality. The mayor […]

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