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  • MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Arrested Over Covid-19 Demo in Gulu

    By Jesse Johnson James Police in Gulu on Monday morning arrested Samuel Odonga Otto and Gilbert Olanya for staging a demonstration in Gulu town. The duo was arrested from Cereleno market in Gulu town along with Kelly Komakech, the Pece Division Chairman and Stella Kijange, a women’s rights activist. They were demonstrating over the admittance […]


  • Suspect Dies From Detention Cell at Apaa Army Detach

    A suspect has died from a detention cell in Apaa Army detach in Apaa Junction Amuru district. Fred Onen Lutukuremu, 31, was discovered dead on Sunday morning. Reports from Pabbo indicate that Onen was apprehended in the wee hours of Sunday morning at around 1:30 a.m. from Apaa Junction (bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts) and […]



  • Four Killed, Five Critically Injured in Attack on General Otema`s Farm

    Four people have been killed and five others critically injured during an attack Thursday morning at  the farm belonging to General Charles Otema Awany, the Commander of UPDF’s Reserve Forces. Reports say a group of about 80  armed with spears, bows and arrows, pangas, knives and clubs stormed the farm in Obira South Village in […]


  • Gulu Hospital Discharges First Recovered Covid-19 Patient

      By Jesse Johnson James The first COVID -19 patient admitted to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital was on Thursday afternoon discharged upon recovering. The 41-year-old Ugandan male truck driver whose name has been withheld was admitted for treatment at the health facility on 1st May 2020 upon his interception from Elegu Border Point. The unnamed driver […]


  • Omoro LC5 Chairperson Seeks Security Protection Over Death Threats

    Omoro district chairperson Douglas Peter Okello Okao is seeking for security protection following alleged death threats against his life. Okello popularly known as Okao said that his life was on Monday last week threatened by a district councilor in Opit Town Council who accused him [Okao] of conniving with security to impound his [Councilor’s vehicle] […]


  • Thugs Vandalize, Steal School Property in Omoro, Amuru

    Unknown people are taking advantage of school closures due to the coronavirus to steal and vandalize school property in Omoro and Amuru districts. In Omoro, windows and doors of ten schools have been removed and stolen by unknown people within the last two months. All learning institutions were on 17th March closed by President Yoweri Museveni to […]


  • COVID -19 Positive Somali National Intercepted in Gulu Town

    By Jesse Johnson James Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce on Thursday afternoon intercepted a truck driver—a Somali national who tested positive for COVID -19. He was intercepted in the vicinity of Buganda Pub in Gulu town after a surveillance team from the Taskforce was tipped off by concerned residents. Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District Chairman […]


  • Omoro Man Who Battered Grandmother Jailed For 7 Years

    Jesse Johnson James Francis Dawa Matenga, the Gulu Chief Magistrate on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man to seven years for attempting to murder his grandmother. Brain Okello, a resident of Ongako Sub –County in Omoro district was captured on a video furiously beating his grandmother Lucy Anek, 82. Court heard that on April 12,2020, Okello […]


  • 16 Suspected Covid-19 Contacts Isolated in Gulu

    Sixteen suspected contacts of a coronavirus patient have been isolated at Gulu School of Clinical Officers in Laroo division Gulu Municipality. They were picked on Monday from Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi division in Gulu Municipality where a positive Kenyan truck driver aboard his truck registration number KCY 263X/ZG 1891 was intercepted while trying […]


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