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  • UWA Begins Relocation Of Over 100 Kobs From Nwoya To Kidepo National Park

    The Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] has begun the translocation of more than 200 kobs from Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district to Kidepo Valley National Park in Karamoja region in north eastern Uganda. UWA Public Relations officer, Jossy Muhangi said the translocation exercise begun last weekend and is expected to last about two weeks. […]

  • Lightning strikes Five, Leaves One Dead In Nwoya

    A Family in Adilang B Village Got-Ngur parish in Nwoya district was on Wednesday morning struck by lightning leaving five members of the family injured and one dead. The family was sheltering rain in the same hut during an early morning downpour. The dead has been identified as Esther Anyee, 50. One of the injured […]

  • Lira Journalist in Trouble over Pistol

    A Lira- based journalist who reportedly posted a picture of himself online in bar, with a pistol on a table, drinks and a wallet stuffed with money has been arrested in Lira district. Bonny Odongo who works as a sub editor for Rupiny, a weekly Luo publication owned by the Vision Group was arrested Wednesday […]

  • DP In Drive To Recruit New Members

    Democratic Party (DP) in Acholi sub region has announced that it has embarked on a recruitment drive for new members in preparation for the 2021 general elections. The announcement was made on Wednesday by Gulu DP Chairman Kerobino Uma at the party’s offices located along school road in Pece division in Gulu town. Mr Uma […]

  • Ongwen’s Lawyer Challenges Former LRA Abductee’s Account

    By Wairagala Wakabi–International Justice Monitor  Dominic Ongwen’s lawyers at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday challenged the account that a former abductee of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels made regarding an attack on a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Defense lawyer Charles Achaleke Taku alleged that there were contradictions between the statement […]

  • Two Minors Found Dead In Gulu

    Police in Gulu is investigating circumstances under which two young girls were found dead Friday morning in Gulu. The deceased have been identified as Miriam Atim 16 and the other was only identified as Sharon, 14.  Both were found dead in a house in Layibi central ward, Tegwana parish in Pece division. The body of […]

  • Amnesty Commission suspends resettlement packages to ex- rebels

      The Amnesty Commission has announced it is indefinitely suspended issuing of resettlement packages to former members of various rebel groups who have surrendered and  have been granted amnesty under the amnesty act due to lack of funds. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Amnesty Commission Spokesman Moses Draku while speaking at a press […]

  • Police Officer, Nurse Arrested For Poaching Pangolin

    Police in Abim district is holding one of their own after he was found in possession of a living pangolin and its scale estimated to be 10.1 kilograms worth 10 million shillings. Felix Obera, 44, a police officer number CPL 40752 attached to Jinja Road Station in Kampala was arrested on Saturday by Police Flying […]

  • Gulu Water Crisis Deepens As Reservoir Runs Dry

    National Water & Sewerage Corporation has suspended pumping water to 140,000 customers in Gulu town and its suburbs after Oyitino dam, as the main source of water, completely dried up. To supply Gulu with adequate water, the National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NW& SC) needs to pump over 480,000 cubic litres per day for residents. […]

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