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  • Gulu Butchers Cry Out Over High Slaughter Fees

    By Jesse Johnson James Butchers in Gulu Municipality are demanding for a 50% reduction on slaughter fees levied on them by the Gulu municipal authorities for animals slaughtered. Under their umbrella body, Gulu Livestock Dealers Association, the butchers say the current fee of 24,000 shilling  per cow slaughtered and 12,00 per goat is way too […]

  • NFA Gulu Office Stuck With Over 1000 Bags of Impounded Charcoal

    The National Forestry Authority (NFA) Gulu Branch is stuck with over 1000 bags of impounded charcoals. The charcoal was impounded by environmental protection police early this month from Attiak Sub County in Amuru district as it was Kampala-bound in a lorry truck registration number UBE 285 D. The charcoal was supposed to have been auctioned […]

  • Retired UPDF Major Arrested For Revenge Attack in Amuru

    Police have arrested a retired Uganda People`s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer, Major Ferdinand Otim for allegedly masterminding a violent conflict. Otim was arrested on Tuesday morning from the forth division barracks in Gulu after turning up for registration of retired UPDF officers for deployment by the army following a recent call by Major General Otema […]

  • Over 500 Households Face Eviction From Gulu Central Forest Reserve

    More than 500 households face eviction from Gulu Central Forest Reserve. The reserve sits on 93 acres of land located in Laroo Division Gulu Municipality. It was occupied during the period of insurgency in northern Uganda. Families that face potential eviction include those in Holy Rosary Sub Ward in Queen`s Parish, Limu and Lukung Sub […]

  • NUSAF Supplier In Loggerheads With Amuru District Over Payment

    A company that supplied oxen and ox-ploughs in Amuru district under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF)III is struggling to receive 192 million shilling for supplies made last year. A & O General Limited Uganda on 2nd September 2019 supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under NUSAF III. The suppliers were made […]

  • Four Admitted at Gulu Hospital After Machete Attack

    Four people, all members of the same family, are nursing injuries at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where they were taken for treatment after being attacked by machete wielding men. The incident happened on Sunday around 10pm at telute village in Palaro Sub County, Gulu District. The victims have been identified as Walter Okello, 21, Bicentina […]

  • Gov’t Dragged to Court Over Aswa Ranch

    A group of political and religious leaders from the Acholi region have taken government to court over the leasing of Aswa ranch to private entities, according to a report by the Uganda Radio Network (URN). URN reported last week that the leaders who dragged government to court include retired Supreme Court Judge, Galdino Okello Moro, retired […]

  • Gospel Artists Up In Arms Over Northern Uganda Music Awards

    Jesse Johnson James Gulu gospel artists under their umbrella, United Gospel Artists Association (UGAA), are protesting over the results of the recently held Northern Uganda Music Awards (NUMA). The artists say the award which took place on January  1, 2020 at Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu was characterized by  irregularities like awarding artists under […]

  • Police Blocks People Power Consultation in Gulu

    By Jesse Johnson James Police in Gulu on Tuesday afternoon blocked a consultation meeting of the People Power Pressure group headed by the Kyadondo East Constituency Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine. The consultation meeting was scheduled to take place at Da Covenant, a Bar located in Layibi Division, Gulu Municipality. Kyagulanyi […]

  • Bomb Explosion Kills Man In Pader

    A 22-year-old man was on Sunday morning killed in a bomb explosion in Lapobo- Iko village, Latanya Sub County in Pader District. Vincent Okello met his death after he accidentally hit the explosive while clearing land for the construction of a community nursery school at around 8AM. Okello was killed instantly and was buried on […]

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