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  • Gulu Farmers Adopt Museveni’s Bottle Irrigation System

    Farmers in Gulu engaged in growing fruit trees have heeded President Museveni’s advice to use drip- irrigation. The president was laughed at by some who termed his drip-irrigation an ‘‘ancient’’ method of farming. This came after the president was photographed rolling a jerrycan of water on a bicycle and demonstrating to farmers in Luwero district […]


  • South Sudan Bus Kills One, Injures Eight in Amuru

      One was killed and eight injured on Tuesday last week when a South Sudan bound bus was involved in an accident with a motorcycle rider at Keyo trading centre, along the Gulu- Juba highway. The accident occurred at 5:30 am. The deceased, the rider of the motorcycle, was identified as Michael Okello Orom. He […]


  • Suspects In Murder of Gulu Town Clerk To Spend Christmas In Jail

    Six suspects arrested and charged in connection with the gruesome murder early this year of John Oola Omona, the former Gulu Municipal Deputy Town Clerk are to spend Christmas behind bars. This was after they appeared before Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court presided over by Yunus Ndiwalana remanded them until December 28, 2017 because of […]


  • Acholi Cultural Festival: Hullabaloo Over Chief Guest

    From being ‘‘Chief Viewer’’ of the eclipse to ‘‘Chief Mourner’’ and many more, it is not madness if one asserts that Uganda has been reduced to having only one Chief Guest. Events organisers around the country worth the ink used to write their names know this fact—that President Museveni’s is Uganda’s only chief guest. How a […]



  • Museveni Is a Delicate Guest at The Acholi Cultural Festival

    On Saturday I met a friend- Awel Uwihanganye whose NGO (CEED) is at the centre of organising the Gulu Marathon. Awel is very passionate about events in northern Uganda and has worked with many nonprofits in the region. After exchanging pleasantries, the first issue that popped up in our conversation was whether I will be […]



  • Omoro Bans Commercial Tree Cutting

    Omoro District authorities have imposed a temporary ban on commercial tree cutting following a worrying trend in depletion of natural forests. The decision was reached during a full council meeting held at the district council hall in Lalogi Sub County in Omoro district. The Omoro district council’s decision follows concerns of indiscriminate tree cutting by […]


  • Gulu Pleads with Gov’t over Taxi Park fees

    Gulu Municipal Council authorities have pleaded with government to hold its directive banning daily collections from taxi operators saying it will affect the municipality’s revenue collections. In September, the Ministry of Local Government issued a directive after the presidential order banning all the daily collections from taxis. According to the directive, all taxi and bus […]


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