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  • Gulu Local Leaders Seek Police Protection From Thugs

    Local leaders in Gulu municipality have sought protection from police following mounting threats on them from street children commonly known as Aguu and burglars. The quest for police protection follows a recent attack by Aguu against the Industrial Area LC1 Chairperson, Jino Otti. The angry youth armed with sticks and stones claimed a vigilante recruited […]


  • 23 Gulu Youth Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Felony, Threatening Violence

    Police have preferred charges of conspiracy to commit felony and threatening violence against 23 youths who threatened to murder a local LC1 chairperson in Gulu town. Hundreds of the rowdy youths a fortnight ago attacked the office of the Industrial area local chairperson, Jino Otti at Library parish in Layibi division, Gulu municipality. They threatened […]


  • Amuru RDC Accused of Extorting 30 Million

    Amuru Resident District Commissioner (RDC), has been accused of extorting UGX 30 million from a land owner in Lakang Sub County Amuru district. Geoffrey Kilama told Acholi Times on Tuesday last week in Gulu that Auma through her driver Patrick Okeng demanded for UGX 30 million from him so that he could receive the balance of […]


  • UPDF to Recruit 350 Veterans From Northern Uganda for AMISOM

      The Uganda People`s Defence Force-UPDF will recruit 350 army veterans from the fourth division infantry barracks for a mission in war torn Somalia. The recruits will constitute the 30th battle group under the African Union Mission in Somalia-AMISOM. This is the fourth time UPDF have taken veterans for a battle in Somalia since 2007. AMISON […]


  • Herdsmen Grazing on Land of Amuru Sugar Works Project

    Herdsmen have started grazing on the proposed land for the Amuru Sugar Works Project in Lakang Sub County, Amuru district. Government has secured ten thousand hectares of land in Bana, Pailyech, Orego, Kololo, Ceri, Bombayi and Lakang parishes for plantation of sugarcane that will be undertaken by Madhavani Groups of Company. But Michael Lakony, the […]


  • Ongwen Was Not Involved in Pajule IDP Attack—Defence Witness

    By Tom Maliti  International Justice Monitor A second defense witness has told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Dominic Ongwen did not participate in a Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) attack on the Pajule camp for internally displaced people (IDP) 15 years ago. Sam Opiyo told the court Ongwen was present during a meeting hours before […]




  • UPDF Releases South Sudanese Nationals Arrested in Uganda

    The army has released from detention South Sudanese arrested on Ugandan territory. Joseph Laju, James Anzu, James Koma, Peter Wani and Ambayo Billiton were arrested a fortnight ago from Attiak Sugar Plantation in Okidi Raa Village in Amuru district. They were in possession of a Sub Machine Gun-SMG registration number 56-17177706 with 29 rounds of […]


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