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  • Gulu Pensioners ask Government for inclusion on SAGE Program

    Retired civil servants in Gulu district have appealed to the government to reconsider its policy on the Social Assistance Grant for Empower (SAGE) to include retired civil servants. With support from the British Department for foreign International Development and Irish Aid, the government has disbursed 87.2 billion shillings to elderly persons in 15 districts benefiting […]

  • Nwoya UPC candidate in Trouble over High Court ruling

    The recent high court ruling which declared Olara Otunnu as the legitimate president of the Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) has thrown a spanner into the works of the candidature of Brenda Atim Kinyera who had nominated as the UPC candidate for the Nwoya woman parliamentary seat. The trouble for Kinyera stems from the fact that […]

  • Nwoya NRM Leaning Independent Candidates Vow to Support Museveni

    NRM leaning independent candidates in Nwoya district who lost in the party’s primary elections have vowed to support Museveni in the 2016 elections. Tony Awany, one of those who lost in the NRM primaries and is now contesting as an independent candidate for the Nwoya county seat said he will not go against the party […]

  • UPDF 5th Division Gets New Commander

    The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) 5th division has got a new commander. The 5th division covers Agago, Kitgum, Lamwo and 11 other districts. The new commander, Brig Sam Kavuma had in June 2012 handed over to Brigadier Sam Kawaga when he (Kavuma) was deployed in Southern Sudan, then the Central Africa Republic (CAR) and […]

  • Nwoya Farmers Seek for Trees in Game Park due to Deforestation

    The LC3 Chairman of Koch Goma in Nwoya district has revealed that locals in his area have written to him to allow them cut trees for drying their sim-sim crops from the nearby Murchison Falls National Park. This follows the massive cutting down of the trees for charcoal burning leaving Koch Goma with virtually no […]

  • Pader, Lira Residents Plan Peaceful Demo Over Broken Bridge

    Pader, Lira Residents Plan Peaceful Demo Over Broken Bridge

      Residents of Puranga Sub County in Pader district and Aromo Sub County in Lira district plan a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday to protest the delay in construction of the Aswa bridge. The bridge which connects Pader and Lira districts was brought down two months ago by a heavily-laden lorry. Simon Lapoti Nono a resident […]

  • Gulu Security Guard on the Run after Stealing NGO Vehicle

      A security guard attached to exposs security group is a wanted man after allegedly stealing a Prado vehicle belonging to the Federation of Uganda Female Lawyers (FIDA) branch in Gulu. The guard identified as Dravule Pandaleo had been deployed at the offices of FIDA located in senior quarters in Gulu municipality. Angua Steven, a […]

  • Besigye’s Kitgum campaign posters defaced

    Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporters in Kitgum municipality are unhappy after unknown people defaced campaign pictures of the party’s presidential candidate Dr Kiiza Besigye. The campaign posters of Denis Onekalit Amere, FDC’s candidate for the Kitgum municipality seat have also been defaced. Cano-kema Denis a member of Denis Onekalit Amere’s camp said on they […]

  • Nwoya Man Committed to High for Murder

    Nwoya Man Committed to High for Murder

    Amuru Grade I Magistrate’s Court on Monday committed a 35-year-old suspect to the high court for allegedly murdering a woman. Charles Obur had appeared before the Amuru Grade I Magistrate, Edward Okot who committed him to the high court after reading to the suspect the charge. Obur was subsequently remanded to Gulu Central Government Prisons […]

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