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  • Witness Talks of Seeing LRA Leader Being Possessed by Spirits

    By Tom Maliti, International Justice Monitor A former long-serving member of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that sessions during which the LRA leader said he was possessed by spirits helped bind young members to the rebel group. Witness P-070 told the court on Monday that LRA leader Joseph Kony told […]


  • Striking Gulu University Staff Ordered Back To Work

    Catherine Bitarakwate, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service has ordered striking non- teaching staff of Gulu University to resume work immediately. In a letter dated September 21, 2017 copied to Gulu University Vice Chancellor Prof Jack Nyeko Pen-Mogi, Bitarakwate said salary arrears for non-teaching staff for the Financial Year 2015/2016 had been paid. The […]


  • Pader Pupil Loses Foot In Bomb Explosion

    An 8-year-old boy is in nursing serious injuries after suspected bomb exploded and blew off his right leg. Richard Okema, a pupil of Dure Primary School in Latanya Sub County in Pader district is admitted at Kitgum Hospital. Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa Region Police Spokesperson said the boys’ limb is suspected to have been […]


  • We are back!

    Dear our esteemed reader, As you may have noticed,  in the past couple of weeks we were offline due to technical challenges.  But even when we came back online, we were unable to regularly update the site.  We are happy to announce that we are now back to serve you with reliable and regular news […]



  • Fear In Attiak Over Roaming Hippos

    Residents of Okidi Parish in Attiak Sub County, Amuru district, are living in fear after residents reported spotting three hippos roaming the village in the night. Okidi sits on the banks of River Unyama which has lately broken its banks due to heavy rains in nearby Elegu. The river is a tributary of the Nile. […]


  • Excitement Over Owiny Dollo’s Appointment As Deputy Chief Justice

    By Peter Labeja The appointment of Justice Owiny Dollo as Deputy Chief Justice has caused excitement in Acholi. In an August 18th letter to the Speaker of Parliament, president Museveni also appointed Justices Paul Mugamba and Richard Buteera on the bench of the Supreme Court. “This is, therefore, to forward to you their names and […]


  • 60 Year Old Recovered Dead In Elegu Floods

    Marine police on Friday morning recovered the body of a 60 year old identified as Eberu Sikondo. The late Sikondo is believed to have drowned Tuesday after a heavy downpour in the area led to River Unyama breaking its banks and flooding the bustling Elegu Township, located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The deceased […]


  • Driver Feared Dead, Elegu Border Market Floods

    A 30-year old driver is feared dead after his vehicle plunged in a flooded river in Otong parish in Amuru district on Tuesday afternoon. Police has said chances are that the driver could dead. According to police, Charles Kawoya a resident of Matanga in Masaka district was driving a crane when he plunged into the […]


  • TASO tests 8,000 for HIV, Enrolls over 400 on ART

    At least 412 people have been enrolled on Anti-retroviral Therapy (ART) at The Aids Support Organization in Gulu in the last one month they tested positive for HIV, according to Benard Kizito, the Center Manager TASO Gulu. Mr Kizito said the 412 are part of over 8,000 people tested in July this year and that […]


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