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  • Illegal Guns Worry Nwoya

    Nwoya Police has asked the ministry of internal affair to check on the flow of illegal arms in the district. Speaking  on Monday during a stakeholders meeting organized by the ministry of internal affair in Anaka town council, Emily Afoyocan, the Community Liaisons Officer Nwoya said the illegal guns entering into the district are from […]

  • Bishop Odama Calls for Unity ahead of Christmas Celebrations

    The Arch Bishop of Gulu Arch Diocese, John Baptist Odama has called on all religious, political and local leaders to embark on promoting unity that brings about peaceful coexistence ahead of the Christmas season. “Let us join hands with all the political aspirants for 2016 general elections, Muslims, born again Christians, Anglican and all those […]

  • Pader Vendors Demand for Modern Market

    Market Vendors at Pader main market are demanding for a modern new that can accommodate more people. The vendors made the demand to the district Chairman Alfred Akena on Sunday during a thanks giving function at the Pader main market. The demand was made by the Chairperson of the Pader main market association, Night Akello. […]

  • High Court Denies Okumu Reagan FDC Party flag for Aswa County

    The high court in Gulu has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognize Christopher Acire, the current member of parliament for Gulu Municipality as the official Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer for Aswa County in Gulu district. In a ruling delivered on Friday afternoon, Lady Justice Margret Mutonyi ruled that Okumu was […]

  • Court to Rule on Okumu & Acire Aswa FDC Dispute Today

    Gulu High court is today (Friday) expected to rule on who between Aswa County MP Reagan and Gulu Municipality MP should be the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in Aswa County. Christopher Acire abandoned his Gulu municipality seat and instead went for Okumu’s Aswa County. Both men belong to the FDC. Early this month, […]

  • Barya to compensate UPDF host communities in Acholi

    Independent presidential candidate Professor Venansius Baryamureeba has promised to compensate landowners who hosted Army detaches and installations during the two decades war in northern Uganda. During the war, locals gave land or their land was used without their authorization by the army. While campaigning at Cereleno market in Gulu town on Saturday, Prof Baryamureeba said such […]

  • Government Earmarks 149 Billion for Senior Citizens Grants

    Government Earmarks 149 Billion for Senior Citizens Grants

    Government has earmarked a total of 149 billion shillings as it plans to roll out the Senior Citizens’ Grants program to 25 more new districts in the country by 2020. This will bring the numbers of districts benefiting under the senior citizens’ grant to 40 from the initial 15 pilot districts since the launch of […]

  • Northern Uganda worse place for Children- USAID Uganda Director

    Northern Uganda is the worst place to be a child in the world, Mark Meassick, the Uganda Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said. Mr Meassick was on Wednesday speaking at Acholi Inn in Gulu during the first regional forum on the State of the Ugandan Child. Meassick noted that […]

  • Pader Leaders Demand for Bank to Implement Grant for the Old

    Pader district leaders have demanded that Post Bank opens a branch in the district to facilitate implementation of the senior citizens grant program that is slated to begin in the district next year. Pader district is among those included to benefit from the second phase of the Senior Citizens Grant (SAGE). Under the programme, older […]

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