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  • Lack of Land frustrates Gulu University Development- Vice Chancellor

    Prof Jack Nyeko Pen-Mogi, the Vice Chancellor Gulu University has said the institution has failed to expand due to inadequate land. The university plans to build a teaching hospital, a modern library, information communication technology facilities and research laboratories. Speaking during the 11th graduation at the Main Campus in Laroo division, Gulu on Saturday, Prof Pen-Mogi […]

  • Two Children Die of Nodding Disease Die in Kitgum

    Two Children Die of Nodding Disease Die in Kitgum

    At least two children who were recovering from the nodding syndrome have died from the disease. The two died from Labongo Akwang and Labongo Amida Sub-counties in Kitgum district. Kitgum nodding syndrome focal person Dr Geoffrey Akena told Acholi Times recently that one of the children, a girl aged 16 drowned in a river two […]

  • Gulu Pastors Petition DPP, IGP, Demand Fair Hearing for Colleague

    Over 35 pastors in Gulu under their umbrella–Fellowship of Born again Association –have written to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution, the Inspector General of Police, among other government agencies demanding for  fair hearing for their colleague Benjamin Oteka. Oteka was reported to police by his wife, Carole Veazy Ward, with whom they […]

  • Gulu University to Build Multi-billion Teaching Hospital, Bio-science Lab

    Gulu University will in February begin construction work on a multi-billion shillings teaching hospital and a modern bio-science laboratory. Currently, students pursuing Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgeries carry out part of their training and internship at Gulu Referral Hospital, Gulu Independent Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital-Lacor. With US$12M about 42 billion shillings funding […]

  • Amuru War Debt Claims Demand for 60 Billion from Gov’t

      War debt claimants in Amuru district are demanding for 68 Billion shillings from government as compensation for animals lost during the period when the then National Resistance Army (NRA) took over power. Government in 2011 advanced the claimants 500 million shillings. Out of the money, the claimants say they are now left with a […]

  • Bishop Odama ask Government not to Evict Apaa residents

      Gulu Arch Bishop John Baptist Odama has asked Government not to evict the people of Apaa from a piece of land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani district, arguing that people are more important than animals. “If we are talking about having a choice between giving land or space for animals and for human […]

  • Gulu to Immunize Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    Gulu to Immunize Girls Against Cervical Cancer

    Gulu district is set to immunize girls between the age of 9 to 13 years against cervical cancer. Celestino Ojok, the Gulu district Health Educator said the district has received 4,600 doses of Human Papillo Virus vaccines (HPV vaccines) from the Ministry of Health. Ojok said the vaccines were delivered to Gulu in late December and that registration of […]

  • Missing Arua Resident Found Dead Nwoya

    Police in Nwoya district has found the decomposing body of an Arua resident man who had gone missing since the middle of last year. The remains of Victor Izama, a resident of Funda village, Erikobo Sub County in Arua was discovered by police who were on patrol on Friday last week along Karuma- Pakwach Highway. […]

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