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  • Two Inmates Shot in Foiled Gulu Prison Escape

    Two inmates are nursing bullet wounds after being shot while trying to escape from Pece Prisons in Laroo-Pece division in Gulu City. The inmates have been identified as Kennedy Ocaya, a murder convict and Alex Oyet, convicted of theft and burglary. The duo attempted to escape on Friday evening at around 6:00 p.m. Harrison Okuti, […]


  • Independent Candidates Dominate Gulu City Parliamentary Race

    Independent candidates running for different constituencies in Gulu have dominated the 2021 Parliamentary race. Ten of the 21 candidates seeking for elections in Gulu City are independents. Pece- Laroo Division in Gulu City has attracted 10 candidates, the highest in the newly created divisions. Five are seeking for election on an independent ticket while three […]


  • DP Denies Former Youth Wing Leader Flag for Gulu MP Seat

    The Democratic Party (DP) has denied Christopher Okidi, the former leader of the party’s youth wing, Uganda Young Democrat (UYD), the flag for Pece- Laroo Division Parliamentary seat. Uganda’s oldest opposition party settled for Simon Opoka, it’s Vice National Chairman as the official party flagbearer for the newly created Pece- Laroo Division, created after Gulu […]


  • Omoro District LCV Boss Faces Former area MP, Three Others

    Peter Douglas Okello, the Omoro District LCV Chairperson is facing stiff competition from four other candidates including Simon Tolit Akecha, the former Member of Parliament for Omoro County. Okello is the official NRM party flagbearer in the race for the Omoro District LCV Chairperson seat. This is the second time Tolit who lost in the […]


  • 7 Vie for Gulu District LCV Seat

    At least seven candidates including four independents have been successfully nominated to contest for the Gulu District LCV Chairperson seat. Julius Agaba, the Electoral Commission Deputy Registrar for Gulu said the candidates were nominated after they met all set requirements Those nominated by the Electoral Commission officials include Christopher Opiyo Ateker, the NRM Party flagbearer, […]


  • Two South Sudanese Nationals Arrested in Amuru over Illegal Firearm

    Police in Amuru District is holding two South Sudanese nationals over allegation of illegal possession of firearm. Angello Kiir,  34 and Bol Ngor, 29 were arrested on Wednesday at Palabel in Atiak Sub County in Amuru District, along Gulu-Nimule Highway, with a pistol and 15 rounds of live ammunitions. They were travelling in a Blue […]


  • Gulu LC5 Chairperson, 11 Others Discharged From Covid-19 Treatment Centre

    The Gulu district local government chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi and eleven other people have been discharged from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital after fully recovering from Coronavirus. Mapenduzi and the others spent sixteen days at the Gulu Covid-19 treatment centre after testing positive for the disease over two weeks ago. Dr Paska Apiyo the head of Covid-19 […]


  • Nanga Legend Ogwang Clipper Is Dead

    Renowned Nanga legend Ogwang Clipper is dead. Clipper, as he was popularly known, breathed his last at Gulu Referral hospital where he had been hospitalized from long-running chronic illnesses. He was 84. He had been admitted at the health facility two weeks ago. Patrick Lamot, a relative to the deceased confirmed his death. According to […]


  • Gulu Health Authorities Ask For 100 Body Bags

    The spike in cases of Coronavirus and the second death in Gulu has prompted the district health officials to request for 100 body bags for burying victims. In less than two weeks, Gulu registered 50 cases of community infections of Covid-19. On Thursday last week, a second victim of Coronavirus was buried at Bolipii village in […]


  • Pastor, 50 Others Arrested For Conducting Prayers In Gulu

    By Jesse Johnson James A Gulu Pastor and 50 members of his congregation were on Sunday morning arrested for conducting prayers in contravention of Covid-19 guidelines. Kenneth Cupu of Grace Church of Christ in Gulu West Division in Gulu City was found in the church praying with 50 others after police stormed the church. Jimmy […]


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