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  • Five People Living with HIV Starve to Death in Amuru

    At least five people living with HIV/Aids in Pabbo Town Council in Amuru have starved to death due to the lack of food occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic, according to a local health organization in the district. According to a report by Oyab-Wang People Living With HIV/Aids Association, an umbrella that brings together people living […]

  • 10 Oxen, 6 Ox Ploughs Meant for Poor Recovered From Agago Leaders

    By Mildred Auma The office of the Inspectorate of Government (IGG) on Thursday last week recovered from Agago leaders 10 oxen and 6 ox ploughs distributed two weeks ago under the NUSAF3 project. The leaders including councilors, an LC3 Chairman, two teachers and a Gombolola Internal Security Officer reportedly removed the names of the rightful […]

  • Gulu New Constituencies Attract 16 MP Aspirants

    The three newly created constituencies in Gulu City have attracted 16 Parliamentary aspirants. The constituencies are Laroo- Pece Division, Bar- Dege- Layibi Division and Gulu Woman MP seat. Gulu is among the 10 Municipalities that were recently elevated by Parliament to cities. Those who have already shown interests to represent Laroo- Pece Division in Parliament […]

  • Nwoya Man Arrested For Touching Hut, Killing Three-Year-Old

    Police in Nwoya district is holding a man for torching a grass thatched hut leading to the death of a three-year-old boy and severely injuring two other members of the same family. Jimmy Amai, a resident of Tido B Village in Pakia parish in Lii Sub County was arrested on Thursday last week from a […]

  • Gulu University Library Ceiling Razed by a Fire

    Jesse Johnson James A fire on Saturday evening brought down the ceiling board of the Gulu University library. The fire is suspected to have been triggered when electricity got back.  A security guard at the university said he saw smoke from the ceiling board of the main library a few seconds when electricity came back. The […]

  • Controversial Acholi War Debt Claimant Chairman Noah Opwonya is Dead

    Noah Opwonya, the controversial Chairperson of Acholi War Debt Claimant Association (AWDC), a group that dragged government to court demanding for compensation of cattle looted during the war that brought NRM government to power in 1986, has died aged 77. Opwonya succumbed to colon cancer on Tuesday evening at around 6PM as he was being […]

  • Top Northern Uganda Artiste, 2-Star is Dead

    Bernard Ogwal also known as 2- Stars Bennie Man, a top local music artist in northern Uganda is dead. Ogwal died from Mulago National Referral Hospital Wednesday morning at around 6AM. For the last six months, Ogwal has been on and off the hospital. Ogwal who hails from Kole District is known for his music […]

  • Kadaga Pledges to End FGM in Uganda

    The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has committed to wiping out Female Genital Mutilation-FGM from Uganda. Kadaga said the that the practice is still common among the Karimojong, Pokot and Sabiny  tribes is illegal. The Speaker said that many girls and women who underwent FGM have dropped out of schools, been dehumanized, and have suffered […]

  • Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Operating Without an Ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is operating without an ambulance after its two ambulances broke down several months ago and remain unrepaired. Dr James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed that one of the ambulances was received by the hospital in 2007 during the Commonwealth Head of Government meeting in Uganda. The hospital director explained that the […]

  • Elegu Floods

    Elegu Township in Attiak Sub County Amuru district has, as it has now become a regular occurrence, been submerged in water after again Unyama River burst its banks. Unyama is a tributary of the Nile. Patrick Lamot Louis, a health worker in the area says that the floods started on Sunday evening and by Monday […]

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