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  • New organisation formed to foster peace and development in Acholi

    A new organisation has been founded to promote peace and development in the Acholi sub region. Former Chua county member of parliament, Livingstone Okello- Okello, is interim Chair of the organisation named Wang-OO Pa Acholi. In a communication sent out to different stakeholders, Okello- Okello said Wang OO Pa Acholi was formed as a consequence of […]

  • FDC Likely to Back Mao for Gulu Municipality Seat

    The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is likely to back Democratic Party (DP) president Norbert Mao for the Gulu municipality parliamentary seat. This follows failure by FDC supporters including Christopher Acire, the current MP for Gulu municipality to pick party nomination forms. Acire won the seat in the 2011 on the FDC party ticket. Gulu […]

  • Army Chopper Joins Hunt for Missing Dutch National

    Army Chopper Joins Hunt for Missing Dutch National

    The army has offered a helicopter to help in the search for a Dutch national who went missing on Wednesday at Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district, northern Uganda. Sophie Isabela Fredrick, a medical student from The Netherlands disappeared at around 7PM on Wednesday. The 4th Division army Spokesman, Lt Ronald Ovon could not […]

  • Gulu LC3 Boss, NRM members defect to Mbabazi’s Go forward camp

    The LC3 Chairman of Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality Alfred Oluba along with five other National Resistance Movement party members in the district have defected to the former premier Amama Mbabazi’s Go Forward pressure group. Oluba who recently lost the NRM primary elections to his rival Jacob Ojok Otobi also declared he will contest for […]

  • No latrine for patients at Awach health centre

    Patients at Awach Health center 1V in Gulu district are sharing latrines with staff at the health facility after the one meant for patients got filled-up. Awach LC5 Councilor, Christopher Opiyo Ateker said the district authorities have already been informed about the lack of a useable latrine at  the health centre. Dr Cana Kenneth, the […]

  • Lukodi Massacre Survivors welcome Ongwen’s trial at The Hague

      Survivors of the May 2004 Lukodi Massacre have welcomed the decision by the International Criminal Court  (ICC) to hold the pre-trial proceedings against  Dominic Ongwen, a former senior  commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Ongwen is the former Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). He is facing 3 […]

  • Dutch National Goes Missing in Murchison Falls National Park

    A Dutch national has gone missing in Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district, police has said. Aswa Region police spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema,  told journalists in Gulu today that the Dutch citizen  identified as Sophie Isabela Fredrick is suspected to have disappeared around 7 pm yesterday. A case of her disappearance has already been […]

  • Mbabazi is a Friendly Force, says FDC’s Reagan Okumu

    Reagan Okumu, the Deputy President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has described presidential aspirant Amama Mbabazi as a friendly force. Addressing journalists in Gulu town on Wednesday, Okumu said the FDC will not attack the former Prime Minister since the main agenda of the Opposition in the forthcoming elections is to defeat […]

  • Man Spears Woman to Death in Nwoya

    Man Spears Woman to Death in Nwoya

    A man is on the run in Nwoya district after allegedly spearing to death a woman identified as Betty Auma. This is the fifth murder case registered in the district in October alone. Last week, a man was killed in Nwoya after he allegedly murdered a boda boda rider before robbing him off his motorbike. […]

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