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  • 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 […]




  • COVID -19 Positive Ugandan Truck Driver Admitted In Gulu

    A 40-year-old Ugandan truck driver who tested positive for COVID -19 was on Friday evening admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital. The patient was intercepted from Elegu Border Post at Elegu Town Council in Amuru district before  being transferred for isolation at the regional hospital. According to a statement issued by Gulu District COVID -19 […]



  • Amuru to Distribute 41,000 Pamphlets To Primary Schools

    By Jesse Johnson James Amuru district is set to distribute over 41,000 copies of question pamphlets to all its primary school pupils to aid their learning during the lockdown. The distribution of the pamphlets is expected to start tomorrow, Wednesday. The pamphlets are to be given to all primary seven pupils in both governments headed […]


  • Political Activist Barbara Alimadi Dead, Mourned By Opposition

    Political activist Barbara Alimadi has died. The deceased is one of the 17th children born to former Prime Minister Otema Alimadi who served in the Obote II government between 1980 and 1985. Alimadi, an engineer by training, was also International Affairs Secretary of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT). Her brother Milton Alimadi announced news of […]


  • Lacor Downplays Rumours That Two Covid-19 Patients Have Died From The Hospital

    St Mary`s Hospital Lacor Gulu has downplayed rumours that two suspected coronavirus patients have died in the hospital’s isolation unit. A  statement from the Gulu- based hospital follows rumours that two out of three patients isolated at the hospital died of coronavirus on Sunday. In the statement on Monday, the hospital’s management disputed the allegations […]


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