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Man Arrested For Killing Son In Amuru

  Police in Amuru District has arrested a 20 year old man for allegedly killing his 4 year old son for unknown reasons. The suspect has been identified as Walter Komakech, a resident of Kak

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Man Kills Wife, Self After Wife Denying Him To Wed Another Wife In Oyam.

  A 66-year-old man in Oyam District has allegedly murdered his wife in cold blood after the victim refused to give him a greenlight to wed another woman. Wilbert Olwa, a resident of Apany

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South Sudanese National Stabbed To Death In Bweyale Refugee Settlement

  A-24 year old South Sudanese national has been stabbed to death on Sunday morning during a flight of criminal gangs at Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Bweyale town council. The deceased

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Armed Men Kill 3 Family Members, Walked Away With Millions In Lira

  Police in Lira District is hunting for unknown gunmen who raided Te-Akangi Village, Ogur Parish, Ogur Sub County and killed three family members before robbing them of 5 millions in the atta

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Man Catches Pregnant Wife In hospital Bed With Lover

  A pregnant woman had been confined in hospital for five days because she was suffering from malaria was caught red-handed by her husband having sex with a 24-year-old man. The police in A

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Acholi MPs Wants Gov't to Compensate Kamdini Road Crash Victims

  A section of lawmakers from Acholi region have asked the government to provide support to family members of Kamdini road victims and for others who sustained injuries due to road crash like

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16 Passengers Killed In Kampala-Gulu Road, Several Others Injured

  Sixteen people were on Friday, January, 6 confirmed dead following a nasty road crash along Kampala-Gulu Highway after a Bus they were traveling in was involved in an accident at Adebe Tradi

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Man Arrested In Amolatar For Illegal Possession Of Fireworks Equipment

  A man in Amolatar district has been arrested for illegally selling fireworks equipment. According to police PRO North Kyoga Region SP Jimmy Patrick Okema, Owori Daniel was arrested after

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Five Arrested Over Attacking UPDF Soldiers, Civilian In Gulu City

  Security operatives in Gulu City have arrested five members of a notorious criminal gang who attacked and injured three UPDF soldiers and one civilian on Sunday, January 1st, 2023. Accord

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Pader Security Orders Ban On Disco During Xmas Festivities

  While several people in other parts of the country are planning huge concerts, and merry-making, in Pader district, the security committee has ordered a ban on all discos and other night per

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Acoli Cultural Festival Called Off At Last Minute Over Ebola In Uganda

  The much anticipated annual Acoli cultural festival event scheduled for December 15 to 17 at Kaunda Ground Gulu has been postponed in fight against Ebola and Covid-19. In a letter from th

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Ex- LRA Commander Kwoyelo Asks Court To Transfer Him From Luzira Prison To Gulu Prison

Former Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo, has requested to be transferred from Luzira Maximum Prison to Gulu prison. His lawyer Evans Ochieng, told the court on Mond

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Amolatar District Speaker, Siblings Arrested Over Murder & Human Trafficking

Police are holding the Amolatar district speaker Denis Ojok and his two brothers in connection with the kidnap and murder of a one Kenneth Ayo, a former employee of Amolatar Health Center IV. 

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Man Shot Dead By Suspected Karamajong Cattle Rustlers In Agago

  Suspected Karamajong cattle rustlers have shot dead a 28 year old man identified as Obwona Charles in latest attacks in Agago District. The information gathered by this reporter indicates

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2 Killed In Elegu Fuel Tanker Crash

  Two people were on Wednesday killed when a petrol laden truck registration number SSD 643V/ SSD 487D lost control and fell on them. The incident happened at around 4pm at Bibia village, E

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Father Arrested For Defiling Three Of His Own Daughters In Gulu City

  Police in Gulu City have arrested Oloya Alfred, 40, for allegedly defiling three of his juvenile daughters. The suspect is a boda boda rider and a resident of Bar Olam village, Pece Laroo

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Amuru District Registers 174 Cases Of Tuberculosis

  Geoffrey Ocan, Secretary health Amuru said that the cases were registered during a community testing and treatment exercise, conducted in September and October this year. Ocan explained t

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Francesca Amony Who Stabbed Husband To Death Remanded To Gulu Prison Till December

  Francesca Amony, the former Pece Division Councilor, in then Gulu Municipal Council who stabbed and killed her husband on Friday has been remanded to Gulu Main Prison Till December, 2, 2022.

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Former Gulu Councilor Hands Self To Police After Stabbing Husband To Death

  Police in Gulu City are currently detaining a senior member of the Democratic Party (DP) for stabbing to death her husband. Francesca Amony, a former National Secretary for the DP Women&r

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2 Children Burnt To Death In Bardege-Layibi Division

  Two children have met their untimely death after a domestic fire claimed their lives in a house in Kasubi sub ward, Layibi- Bardge Division in Gulu City. The deceased were identified as J

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Security To Examine Foreigners In Gulu City

  The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) 4th Division Commander, Brig Bonny Bamwiseki, has ordered security in Gulu City to conduct an immediate vetting and arrest of all foreign nati

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Security In Gulu Probes South Sudanese Students Over Firearms Claim

  A number of South Sudanese students at Gulu Central High School in Gulu city were probed by intelligence following allegations of firearms within school premises. Recently, concerned pare

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Rainbow Fm Presenter Hospitalized, Brutally Beaten By Soldiers

  A radio presenter attached to Rainbow Fm in Nebbi, Mr Vincent Buuma is currently hospitalized and nursing serious injuries following an attack on his life by soldiers. The presenter was r

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Man Defiles 3year Old Girl In Oyam, Arrested

  Police in Oyam have arrested a 31-year-old man for defiling a three (3)years old girl. It's reported that Orach Denis, 31, on Thursday 29th September 2022 at around 11:20 AM lured the

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Museveni Commits Over Shs1bn For The Beatification Ceremony Of Rev. Fr. Dr Giuseppe Ambrosoli

  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has assured the Catholic Church of government support towards the beatification ceremony of Fr Dr. Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a Roman Catholic priest under the Com

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Man Murders Wife, Sets Her Body On Fire For Cheating On Him In Pader District

  Police in Pader District have arrested a 46 year old man for allegedly murdering his wife Hellen (53) and setting her corpse ablaze for alleged infidelity. The suspect is James Odongo, a

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Teenage Boy Kills His Mother After She Returned Home Drunk In Oyam District

  Police in Oyam district is holding a teenager over the murder of his biological mother for overdrinking alcohol. Robert Olwi aged 19, from Amwa Teduka Cell, Okule ward, Minakulu Town Coun

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Woman Arrested For Allegedly Stoning Her Husband To Death In Aleptong District

Police in Aleptong district have arrested a 23 year old woman who allegedly stoned her husband to death on 9th September 2022 following a domestic problems. Patrick Okema Jimmy, the North Kyoga P

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10 Children Die After Eating Suspected Contaminated Food In Packwach

  Packwach Local District Authorities have confirmed that a total of 10 children have died and a number of adults admitted after eating suspected contaminated cassava flour. Packwach Woman

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Someone Wants To End My Life - Speaker Cries Out

  The Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Among has revealed that she is being a trailed by some people who want to assassinate her. Among told fellow legislators on Thursday that her vehi

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Panic In Agago As Cattle Rustlers Shot Dead Two UPDF Soldiers, Fled With Over 2000 Cattle

  Two of the Uganda People's Defense Forces soldiers (UPDF) have been shot dead on Wednesday 7, 2022 after suspected Karamojong cattle rustlers raid Agago District. The attack took plac

Gulu District Leaders Bans Disco At Funeral Ceremonies, Says The Act Is Inhuman

  The Gulu District leaders have banned night disco at funeral ceremonies saying the act is inhuman. Cosmas James Okidi, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner (DRDC) Gulu said they have

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Lamwaka Catherine And Hubby Welcomes A New Baby

  The Omoro County Woman MP, Hon. Catherine Lamwaka gave birth to her first child with Gen Charles Otema Awany. The couple tied knot last year on the 13th of March 2021 in a colorful marria

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Prison Commander Collapses, Dies At A Lodge In Nwoya

  Police in Nwoya District are currently investigating the sudden death of Charles Ochakacon, the Division Prisons Commander attached to Amuru and Nwoya districts. The 54-year-old officer r

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14yr-old Boy Dies After Being Struck by Lightning In Omoro District

  A 14-year-old boy has met his untimely death after he was allegedly struck by lightning on Tuesday evening at around 5pm.  The deceased, identified as Sunday Okello, a resident of La

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Nwoya Man Arrested For Defiling Four Year Old Girl

  Police in Nwoya District have arrested a 19 year old man for  allegedly defiling a 4 year old girl. The suspect has been identified as Stephen Nyeko, a resident of Koch Goma town cou

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Bosmic Otim Spills All Rwot Acana's Dirty Secrets, Left No Secrets Unrevealed

  Musician cum politician Bosmic Otim has come out and exposed all Rwot David Onen Acana 11 dirty linen, he has spilled all his bitter secrets. He spilled that Rwot Acana is not a King and

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Kitgum CAO, 14 Others Arrested Over Swindling Shs526 Million PDM Funds

The police in Kitgum have arrested, the Kitgum Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and 14 other technical staff for allegedly swindling of the Parish Development Module (PDM) Funds. The suspects i

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Hunger Forces Teenage Girls To Turn Thy Vending To Earn A Living In Gulu City

  A new report which has emerged reveals that hunger has forced a lot teenage girls in Gulu city to start selling themselves like tomatoes in order to sustain their livelihood. According to

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UPDF Soldier Arrested For Defiling A 13-Year-Old Girl

  Police in Pajule, Pader district, are holding Genesis Ocero Nangai, 27, a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier over allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl. Private Nangai, a

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Speeding Car Rams Into 13 Roadside Vendors In Kitgum

  Thirteen people are reportedly nursing serious injuries following a road accident at Ayul Cell, Pager division in Kitgum Municipality after a speeding car rammed into them on Sunday evening.

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Three Perish In Gulu-Kampala Road Accident

At least three people have been confirmed dead and two others seriously injured following a road accident that occurred along Gulu- Kampala Highway on Wednesday. Reports say two cargo trucks had

Business

Gulu City Council Orders Street Vendors Off Gulu City Streets

  Gulu City Council officials have said  street vendors risk forcefully being evicted if they don't leave the streets of Gulu City starting today 1st July, 2022. The warning comes

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Tension In Agago As Unknown Gunmen Shoot Dead Electoral Commission Officer

  Another day, another attack in Agago District just day after suspected South Sudan gunmen killed one person and leaving many with serious injuries in Kitgum. Unidentified gunmen on Thursd

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Private Security Guard Shoots Himself Dead Over Wife's Infidelity

Residents of Bardege-Layibi Division have been left in shock on Sunday 19th June 2022 after a private security guard working with Group 4 Security Company (G4S) in Gulu city shot himself dead citing

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Gulu University Guild President Fires Three Top Cabinet Officials

  The Gulu University Guild President, Lapyem Thomas Awany has fired three top officials of his cabinet for alleged corruption. They are Brenda Winny Atim, the Vice Guild President, Nelson

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Benson Ongom Reportedly Resign As NBS TV Journalist

  The prominent NBS Television journalist Benson Ongom has reportedly resigned from his job as NBS TV's senior correspondent and Bureau Chief in Northern Uganda. Ongom didn't quit a

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