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  • Mapenduzi Tips Fresh Graduates on Agriculture

    Gulu district Chairman Martin Ojara Mapenduzi has urged fresh university graduates to embrace agriculture instead instead of scrambling for the few white collar jobs. Mapenduzi was last week speaking to seven graduates of Ndejje University at World Vision Uganda offices in Gulu. The Gulu district Chairman told the graduates that despite attaining a university degree, […]

  • Journalists asked to use access to information law

    Journalists asked to use access to information law

    Journalists in Northern Uganda have been asked to make good use of the access to information law. Under the law passed in 2005, journalists and members of the public can through writing request for information from public offices and government agencies. The appeal was made by Edward Ronald Sekyewa, Executive Director of Hub for Investigative Media […]

  • Amuru DPC on spot over stolen Iron sheets

    A total of 60 government iron sheets and 35 hoes stolen from Amuru District have been recovered from a Gate Way Bus registration number UAX- 262T headed for Busia district in Eastern Uganda. Captain Peny Wii of the Special Duty attached to the Office of the President said that they intercepted the iron sheets on […]

  • Court postpones hearing of 35 Apaa residents on remand

    Court postpones hearing of 35 Apaa residents on remand

    The Grade One Magistrate Court has postponed the hearing of a case in which 35 residents of Amuru were arrested during the chaos that marred Amuru district early September. The hearing was pushed to October 2, 2015 because the trail magistrate, Mr Okot Edward was said to be sick and getting treatment at St Mary’s […]

  • Gulu district hopeful mp living in fear

    By Emmy Ojara Ms Sharon Laker Balmoyi, an aspiring candidate for Woman Member of Parliament under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket claims she fears for life after relieving people she suspects are political opponents vandalized her vehicle. The aspirant’s vehicle was vandalized from her home in Pece Division, Gulu municipality on September 25, 2015 […]

  • Endangered Tree Species under Threat in Nwoya

    The Nwoya District Forestry Department has raised a red flag over the current high rate of destruction of endangered and preserved tree species such as shear nut butter and mahogany  for charcoal and timber production. Given the medicinal, cosmetic and nutritional values, it is on high demand internationally as shea butter is increasingly popular as […]

  • Police impersonator arrested in Nwoya district

    Police on Wednesday arrested and detained a man who has been conning money from charcoal dealers while pretending to be Police officer collecting revenue in Nwoya district. Mr Alex Ocira, 40, was arrested on orders of the Deputy Commandant Environmental Protection Police Unit, Mr Simon Peter Okoshi who was on a tour to ascertain the […]

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