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  • Gov’t Launches UGX 40bn Health Project In Acholi

    Government through the ministry of health has launched a forty billion shillings health project in Acholi Sub Region. The four years project dubbed Enabling Health in Acholi Sub Region was launched at Koch Goma Health Centre III in Koch Goma Sub County Nwoya district on Tuesday. The project is funded by the United States Agency for […]

  • Scheduled Gulu- Juba Flights To Resume Tomorrow

    By EMar Okanokodi Commercial flights on the Gulu- Juba route is expected to resume in Gulu tomorrow after years of absence. Sky Travels and Aviation Company, a Juba based  firm, will conduct two weekly direct flights from Gulu to Juba International Airport. The maiden flight is expected take off tomorrow at 5pm. Nevy Joyce Apio, […]

  • Bishop Ojwang`s Health Condition Worsens

    Benjamin Ojwang, the retired Bishop of Kitgum Diocese is again battling for his life at Gulu Main Hospital barely a month after his discharge. The 67-year old Bishop was readmitted at the Private Wing at Gulu Main Hospital three weeks ago. He is reportedly battling diabetes, high blood pressure, high fever and persistent a dry […]

  • Nanga Singer Ogwang Kilippa to be Honoured

    By Okanokodi EMar A drive aimed at honouring legendary Nanga singer Ogwang Kilipa has been started by the Acholi community in the United Kingdom and Uganda. In a communication dated 12 October, the “Ogwang Klippa Honor Committee” said the singer will be honoured for his contribution to Acholi culture, performing arts, dance and music. ‘‘For […]

  • Gulu Security Guard Shoots Man For Use of Counterfeit Note

    A man who attempted to buy goods with a fake 50,000 note was on Monday morning shot and injured by an armed security guard. Eric Oyet was shot on the right leg at around 2am from Don Filling Station in Gulu town by a security guard attached Saracen Security Company. The suspected fake money dealer […]

  • New Private Abattoir Opens in Gulu

    By Emar Okanokodi A new privately-owned abattoir is set to open tomorrow in Gulu. The abattoir on six acres is in Laliya Onguru, about 5kms out of Gulu town. It was built at a cost of 150 million shilling and is owned by businessman and farmer, Jokene Timothy Okee. The facility is fitted with a […]

  • Six Amuru District Staff Under Probe for Theft of Solar Batteries

                Six staff of Amuru district are under investigation for theft of five solar batteries from Pabbo Health Centre III in Pabbo Sub County. The six are: Remo Nyeko, a records officer at Pabbo Health Centre III, Patrick Odong, a laboratory technician also at Pabbo Health Centre III and Charles […]

  • Five Arrested in Amuru With 400 Kilograms of Ivory

    Police in Gulu are holding five people found in possession of ivory weighing over 400 kilograms. The suspects are Juma Nasuru, Cosmas Apuke, Moses Kakama, Christopher Wamala and Vincent Kamya. The suspects were arrested over the weekend from Amuru district during an operation by police; they are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station. Patrick […]

  • Alice Lakwena’s Father Accused of Encroaching on Land

    New Jerusalem Tabernacle church run by the father of former rebel priestess Alice Lakwena has been accused of illegally occupying 120 acres of land. Paban clan in Paibona in Aswa County Gulu district accuse the church of erecting its church premises and worship materials on one and half acres of the land situated in Paban […]

  • Gulu Seeks Additional 28M for Mass Measles Vaccination

    Gulu district health department is seeking an additional 28 million shillings for the mass vaccination against measles and rubella diseases. The district last week received 152 million shilling from the ministry of health for the exercise that will start from 15th – 19th October. However, the health department says the money is not enough for […]

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