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  • South Sudanese Army Officers Arrested With Pangolin in Elegu

    Police in the border town of Elegu in Amuru District have arrested two South Sudanese army officers as they attempted to smuggle a live pangolin into Uganda. The suspects have been identified as Lt. John Chol Malou Mayen, 42 and 1st Lt Denis Arop Ochan Lotyang, 38. The pair were arrested on Tuesday at around 11AM as […]

  • Communities Warned Against Eating Locusts

    As desert locusts spread across northern Uganda, locals have been cautioned against eating the insects as they may have traces of chemicals  that could pose a health risk to humans. The government recently started spraying the insects with chemicals after they crossed into Uganda from neighbouring Kenya. The UN has warned that the desert locusts pose […]

  • Gulu Police Hunts For Seven Men Over Sodomised Girl

    Police in Gulu are hunting for seven men suspected to have sodomised a young woman in Gulu town. The incident happened on Thursday last week while the victim was returning home from a night crusade at Kaunda Grounds. The crusade was organized by Phaneroo Ministries, Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Spokesperson confirmed the […]

  • Attiak Sugar Factory Suffers Yet Another Fire

    Jesse Johnson James Attiak Sugar Factory on Tuesday suffered yet another fire outbreak that destroyed an unspecified quantity of sugarcane. Dr. Amina Moghe, the Director of Attiak Sugar Factory, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Holdings Company Limited told our reporter that the fire broke out at around 12:30pm but was ignored only to escalate. Jimmy […]

  • St. Janani Luwum Pilgrims Speak on their 510km Journey

    By Jesse Johnson James Muto At least 41 pilgrims have joined the St. Janani Luwum’s pilgrimage from Gulu town to Mucwini, Kitgum district. Of these 28 joined from Koro Sub County in Omoro district while 13 joined from the Christ Church Parish in Gulu town. The new pilgrims joined the 75 who started their journey […]

  • Unknown People Vandalize Road Signs, Bridge Rails in Nwoya

    By Jesse Johnson James Vandals have stolen six roads signs and several bridge rails in Nwoya district. The theft are along the Nwoya-Pakwach road in Nwoya district. Several bridge rails and culverts have been vandalized from Ayago Bridge and Laminawuc Stream in Koch Goma Sub County. Simon Opiyo, L.C.II of Amar Parish, Koch –Goma Sub […]

  • Pilgrims assemble at Namirembe for Luwum Foot Pilgrimage 2020

    Christians from various faith traditions are assembling at Namirembe set for tomorrow (Wednesday) when they begin the St Janani Luwum Pilgrimage 2020 that will see them walk 510 kms from Kampala to Muchwini in Kitgum district. Archbishop Luwum was murdered on February 16, 1977 at Nakasero by Uganda president Idi Amin. Luwum was head of […]

  • Body Suspected to be of Kenyan National Retrieved From River Aswa

    A corpse suspected to be that of  Kenyan national, Joseph Wafula, has been been recovered from the banks of River Aswa in Pader district. Wafula, 35, a water expert drowned in River Aswa when their boat capsized on the 25th of November last year. Wafula was travelling in the boat with Charles Komakech. The duo were […]

  • 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 […]

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