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  • The UPDF & The Monkey

      What about the UPDF? Is a question that officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been asked endless times during outreaches in northern Uganda. In response, ICC officials have for years had a near- standard response: We don’t have evidence to warrant issuing arrests warrants for elements within the UPDF. To many in northern […]


  • Kilak South MP Threatens To Resign In 2021

    Kilak South Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya has said he will resign in 2021 saying his term of office will have expired by that time. Mr Olanya said his resignation will be in protest to president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni`s recent decision to sign into law a bill which extends the term of office for members […]


  • Beatrice Anywar’s Self- Dug Political Grave

    Double- think, wrote the English writer George Orwell in his classic ‘‘1984’’, is to ‘‘to know not to know, to hold two simultaneous opinion …knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them’’. Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar stunningly voted for the removal of article 102(b) from the constitution to allow […]


  • Pastor Convicted for Assaulting American Wife Released On Bail

    Pastor Benjamin Oteka who was jailed early last year for battering his ex-American wife was recently released on bail by the Gulu High Court. Pastor Oteka of the Faith Cathedral church (FCC) in Gulu town had been jailed for two and a half years by the Gulu magistrates’ court for assaulting his then American wife, […]




  • Gulu Farmers Adopt Museveni’s Bottle Irrigation System

    Farmers in Gulu engaged in growing fruit trees have heeded President Museveni’s advice to use drip- irrigation. The president was laughed at by some who termed his drip-irrigation an ‘‘ancient’’ method of farming. This came after the president was photographed rolling a jerrycan of water on a bicycle and demonstrating to farmers in Luwero district […]


  • South Sudan Bus Kills One, Injures Eight in Amuru

      One was killed and eight injured on Tuesday last week when a South Sudan bound bus was involved in an accident with a motorcycle rider at Keyo trading centre, along the Gulu- Juba highway. The accident occurred at 5:30 am. The deceased, the rider of the motorcycle, was identified as Michael Okello Orom. He […]


  • Suspects In Murder of Gulu Town Clerk To Spend Christmas In Jail

    Six suspects arrested and charged in connection with the gruesome murder early this year of John Oola Omona, the former Gulu Municipal Deputy Town Clerk are to spend Christmas behind bars. This was after they appeared before Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court presided over by Yunus Ndiwalana remanded them until December 28, 2017 because of […]


  • Acholi Cultural Festival: Hullabaloo Over Chief Guest

    From being ‘‘Chief Viewer’’ of the eclipse to ‘‘Chief Mourner’’ and many more, it is not madness if one asserts that Uganda has been reduced to having only one Chief Guest. Events organisers around the country worth the ink used to write their names know this fact—that President Museveni’s is Uganda’s only chief guest. How a […]


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