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  • Former Omoro LCV Aspirant Replaces Lapolo as Gulu RDC

    President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Stephen Odong Latek, the former aspirant for Omoro District LCV seat as the new Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for Gulu. In a new reshuffle announced just two days to the election, Odong was among the 145 RDCs and over 100 deputies who were appointed on Tuesday. Odong replaces the late […]


  • Lapolo’s friendship transcended politics

    Jimmy Odoki Acellam   The late Gulu Resident District Commissioner Major Santo Okot Lapolo has been described as a hands on and pragmatic leader whose death is not only a big loss for Acholi but Uganda. Lapolo passed away on Saturday morning at Mulago Hospital after a referral from Gulu Regional Hospital where he was initially […]


  • Gulu Electoral Commission Official Goes Missing

    A Senior Supervisor at the Electoral Commission (EC) In-Charge of Pece- Laroo Division in Gulu City has gone missing. Richardson Tabu’s disappearance comes barely three days before Ugandans go to polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament. According to reports, Tabu went missing on January 8, 2021 after he left the Electoral Commission […]


  • Gulu RDC Lapolo Dead

    Major Santos Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC) is dead. Lapolo died Saturday morning at around 1 am from Mulago National Referral Hospital Kampala.  Lapolo who was the Chairperson District COVID-19 Taskforce was diagonised with COVID-19 in late December. He was  was referred to the Mulago Hospital from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital after […]


  • Acholi Elders Denounce Election Violence, Plead for Peaceful Elections

    Acholi elder under their umbrella Wang Oo Heritage have condemned electoral violence and urged security agencies to observe human rights. The elders appealed to candidates to put the interest of the country above elections by respecting the Ministry of Health, Electoral Commission and government`s guidelines aimed at containing the spread of Coronavirus disease in the […]


  • Two Children Killed in Lamwo Bomb Explosion

    Two children were last week killed in a bomb explosion in Abuka village, Palabek Gem Sub County in Lamwo District. The incident at around 3PM on Wednesday afternoon. Police identified victims as Isaac Ogen and one, Kwigir, both 12-year. Two other children identified as Sunday Acellam, 8 and Okeny, 11 survived the explosion with serious […]


  • Rowdy Gang Attacks Gulu NUP Offices

    The youth held a procession  on Gulu streets before attacking NUP offices. Despite their noisy presence, the police did not stop them as it has been doing with the Opposition(Photos Emmy Ojara)The Northern Regional National Unity Platform (NUP) party office in Gulu was yesterday attacked by suspected youth gang. Dressed in red attire and holding […]


  • Kalembe Promises To Address Inequality

    Independent Presidential Candidate Nancy Linda Kalembe has pledged to fight inequality in Uganda through her movement dubbed ‘’Mission 56’’. Kalembe said she is astonished and shocked by the appalling states of livelihoods, education, wealth, health, access to social services and livelihoods in Acholi, West Nile and the Karamoja regions. Kalembe, the only female presidential candidate, […]


  • Tumukunde Skips Nwoya, Gulu Campaigns Over Low Turn Up

      Presidential hopeful Henry Tumukunde has skipped campaigns in Nwoya and Gulu districts over low turn up for his rallies. The former security minister contesting as an independent was on Monday afternoon scheduled to address voters in Anaka Town Council in Nwoya district and Awach Sub County in Gulu district. However, the two campaigns were […]



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