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Gulu High headteacher remanded over theft of Shs336 million meant for Gayaza High School

  The State House Anti Corruption Unit in conjunction with Criminal Investigations Department have arrested the former Gulu High School Head Teacher, Picho Paul Kennedy and former Senior Accou

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VIDEO: Nile Star bus catches fire in Nwoya, 55 passengers survive death with no injuries

  A bus belonging to Nile Star Bus Company destined for Kampala from Arua District in West Nile blew up in flames on Wednesday morning over yet to be established reasons. The bus, reportedl

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Police Summon Hon Gilbert Olanya over inciting violence

  Kilak South MP Hon. Gilbert Olanya on Friday received a threatening call from Uganda Police Force demanding him to appear before the police over allegations of incitement to violence over th

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Kitgum woman breaks husband's legs over Ugx50,000 cash box money

  A 26-year-old man is nursing injuries after his wife (whose name has been concealed) broke both his legs in a fight over Shs 50,000 cash box money on Sunday in Pager Division, Kitgum Municip

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RDC Odong Latek goes for leave, DPC and Deputy DISO transferred amidst Amuru DVO death controversy

  Amuru Resident District Commissioner Odong Stephen Latek has been sent for a leave while the District Police Commander (DPC) and the District Internal Security  (DISO) of Amuru have rep

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Singer Man CJ cheats death aboard Makome bus, 15 other people survived with injuries

  Renowned musician Okello Julius alias Man CJ on Tuesday morning had to face the door to heaven when a bus he was traveling in got involved in a terrible road accident that almost took his li

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RDC Oceng Geoffrey Osborn graduates with master of arts in history from Gulu University

  The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Oceng Geoffrey Osborn has today (9th February) completed his 2 years of studies from Gulu University and graduated with master of arts in history.

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Lamwo RDC Oceng Osborn put an end to school going children from selling rats

  The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Osborn Oceng has disallowed Lawmo school going children from selling edible rats. Osborn issued the directive on Tuesday, February 6th following

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MP Lillian Aber risk detention after a soldier who provided her with UPDF uniform arrested

  Kitgum Woman MP Lillian Aber has risked detention after photo donning in UPDF uniform sparked debate on social media. However the soldier who provided her with the attire has been arrested a

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Pamuca princess triumph in PLE exams, Eezzy to pay her first term fees and requirements

  A 14-year-old Princess, Lamaro Prudence Amayao, the first daughter to Rwot Onen Moses of Pamuca chiefdom in Amuru district triumphed in the 2023 PLE examination after scoring aggregates 7

MP Gilbert Olanya awards best PLE performers with Mattress, best schools received cash prizes

  Gilbert Olanay, the Kilak south member of parliament who also doubles as Chairperson public account committee of the parliament was over the weakened awarded the best pupils and schools that

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MP Gilbert Olanya demands immediate arrest and removal of Amuru RDC, DISO and DPC

  Kilak South MP Hon Gilbert Olanya is demanding immediate removal and arrest of Amuru District RDC Odong Stephen Latek from the office over the saddened death of Amuru acting Veterinary offic

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Amuru security blocked from attending the burial of the late veterinary officer as they seek Justice for their son

  Amuru District security officials were on Saturday blocked by the family members of the late Amuru acting Veterinary officer, Dr. Ochora Samuel from attending the burial of their son. Thi

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Rwot Peter Oola Ojigi of Alokolum dies aged 57

  Ker Kwaro Acholi and Acholi at large are mourning the untimely demise of the prominent clan chief of Alokolum Peter Oola Ojigi II who passed away on Sunday 4th 2024. Peter Oola died at th

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Video: Museveni condoles with the home of late musician Beepee, Gives Ugx10m to the widow

  President Yoweri Museveni has condoled with the family of fallen Northern Uganda renowned musician Bernard Munu Paul alias Beepee in Dokolo District. The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth

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Gulu City Council plans to close Lamogi Ber and Makome Bus terminal

  Gulu City Council has moved to stop the operationalization of Lamogi Ber Bus terminal located at plot 25 Andrea Olal Road in Library Ward Bardege-Layibi division and Makome Bus terminal in L

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Amolatar woman arrested for hacking husband to death during a domestic fight

  A 26 year old woman in Amolatar District, Northern Uganda has been arrested for brutality ending the life of her husband. Apio Sarah, a resident of Adum cell, Adum ward, Team Town Council

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Kitgum Municipality transferred 95 percent of the head teachers

  Kitgum Municipality has transferred 6 head teachers out of 8 head teachers from their previous schools to another school as they prepare to kick off the 2024 academic year.  Atim Har

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Relief as UNEB finally releases all PLE result for Gulu City

  Jubilations as UNEB finally released results for all the schools in Gulu city after some results were withheld for almost a week after it was released on Thursday last week. UNEB withheld

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VIDEO: Bosmic Otim spills MP Santa Okot hidden secret of siring a child with Rwot Acana II

  Outspoken musician cum politician Bosmic Otim William has come out to spill the dirty secret of the Former Pader District Woman Member of Parliament. This comes after the legislator attac

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Family of shot Amuru Vet officer demands clarity on the death of their son

  The parents of former acting Amuru District Veterinary Officer Samuel Ochora are demanding leaders and security personnel in Amuru district to explain with clarity the circumstances that led

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UNEB continues to hold the PLE result of 5 schools in Gulu City, 411 candidates affected

  A total of 411 pupils from Gulu City who sat for PLE last year do not know their fates as the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) continues to hold the results of five schools from Gulu

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Delight as El-Shaddai Nursery and primary School excel in PLE

  Pupils who completed their primary seven from El-Shaddai Nursery and primary school in Gulu city were among the best in 2023 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results that were released Thu

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Amuru Veterinary officer shot dead by security officer while on duty

  Amuru District Acting Veterinary Officer, Dr Ochora Samuel was on Thursday night shot dead by a security officer while on duty. Odong Stephen Latek, the Amuru RDC said a negligent dischar

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Gulu district offers land to host the UCDA regional office

  Gulu district has offered 2 acres of land to house the Uganda Coffee Development Authority’s Regional office. The land is part of 65 acres the government has acquired in BulKer vill

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Minister Okello Oryem faces backlash after saying Ugandans dying of hunger are idiots

  The State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Henry Oryem Okello is on the spot after saying that people dying of hunger in Uganda are idiots. Minister Okello’s statement puts thousands

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Gulu CDO faces arrest over failure to refund PWD money

  Pido Stephen Kenyi, the community development officer attached to Bungatira sub-county in Gulu district is wanted after failing to refund a total of seven hundred thousand shillings he fraud

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Residents of Namokora town council in Kitgum district are hit with acute water shortage.

  The water shortages emerged last week after the battery used for pumping underground water got burnt by high electric voltage. Local leaders say due to water shortages within the town cou

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Bishop James Ocan warns Incumbent politicians In Acholi over arrogancy of political opponents

  Bishop James Ocan, the overseer of the born-again churches in the Acholi sub-region has warned a  section of incumbent politicians in the Acholi -sub-region against threatening and blac

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Rehabilitation of roads by Gen. Otema excites residents of Bardege-Layibi Division

  Residents of Obiya west cell in For God-ward Bardege-Layibi division In Gulu city were yesterday engulfed in excitement after Lt. Gen Charles Otema Awany commences rehabilitation of 1 kilome

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Gulu LCV in trouble as police in Gulu summons him to provide evidence over UWEP case

  Opiyo Christopher Ateker, the Gulu district LCV Chairperson has revealed that he was Thursday summoned by the Police in the Gulu district to go and write a statement and provide the police w

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Police in Gulu summons Gulu LC5 to provide evidence over UWEP case

  Opiyo Christopher Ateker, the Gulu district LC5 Chairperson has revealed that he was Thursday summoned by the Police in the Gulu district to go and write a statement and provide the police w

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Gulu local fakes graveyards to receive road compensation fund from the division council

  Authorities in Pece-Laroo division in Gulu city has warns locals in Gulu city against carrying out bricks laying practices and a business on road reserve as dry season commence and threatene

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Poor telecommunication network hinders revenue realisation in Gulu district

  Poor telecommunication network connectivity, coupled with the ongoing balaalo herdsmen eviction, ban on commercial charcoal businesses and ignorant Parish chiefs who do not know how to opera

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Video: ARLPI appeals Judicial commission of inquiry on Apaa to expedite their functions

  Religious leaders in Northern Uganda under their umbrella body Acholi religious leaders peace initiative- ARLPI are concerned about the unresolved land conflict  in Apaa, the land that

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Locals in Cuba A and B demands for community road to boost development

  Residents of  Cubu A and B cell in Tegwan South Ward  Laroo-Pece Division in Gulu city have unanimously agreed  that division authorities  should  open  for the

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Hon Gilbert Olanya tasks govt on forgotten nodding syndrome victims in Acholi sub-region

  Kilak South legislator Hon. Gilbert Olanya has tasked the government of Uganda to take kind interest in the neglected and forgotten people living with Nodding Syndrome or else he will ferry

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Two arrested in Gulu City over theft of number plates, ring leader at large

  Security in Gulu city  yesterday arrested two notorious goons  who have for the past 6 months been engaging in pugging-off  people's vehicle registration numbers. These

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Gen Otema must cross to FDC party to be a better candidate - FDC's Acire Christopher says

  Forum for Democratic Party (FDC) chairman acholi sub-region and founder of Gulu FM Christopher Acire says if Gen Otema Awany truly wants to vie for political office in 2026, he must cross to

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Acholi religious leaders concern about increase GBV in the region

  Religious leaders in Acholi under their umbrella  body- Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative - ARLPI has express concern about increasing cases of Gender based  violence among

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15 year old boy arrested for allegedly killing his father in Apac

  Police in Apac are holding a 15 year old boy accused of killing his 50 year old father, Aliro Charles from Otucoluk Village, Aketo Parish, Ibuje Sub-County in Apac. SP Patrick Jimmy Okema

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Gen Otema Awany declares intentions to contest as Gulu West MP in 2026

  Gen. Charles Otema Awany has declared his intention to contest for the position of the area MP for Gulu West in the 2026 general election. The General who has decided to vie for political

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ALRPI preach peace, unity, love to Acholi chief in their end of year message

  Acholi religious leader peace’s initiative, ARLPI, an umbrella body that brings together religious leaders in Acholi has called for unity and peace among the cultural leaders in Acholi

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kitgum Man commit sucide in his hut

  Residents of Guda village, Pugoda East parish Namokora sub-county in Kitgum district have today woke up in somber mood following the death of one of their local members who was discovered de

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I told Bosmic Otim that I have forgiven him when he asked me that he wants to return home - Gen Otema Awany

  Brig. Gen Otema Awany Charles says he has no problem with musician turned politician Bosmic Otim William and he has chosen to forgive him. Speaking at his consultation meeting with the pe

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Gure Me Pongdwongo meant to address challenges in Acholi

  The Acholi community’s largest gathering this year named “Gure me Pongdwongo,” has commenced at Sir Samuel Baker School in Gulu city. This event, spearheaded by former pres

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141 Ex-LRA rebels return home amidst call for forgiveness

  A total of one hundred forty-one (141) ex-Lord’s Resistance Army Combatants were yesterday received at the SOS Community Centre, Pece Pawel Central in Gulu District. The State Minis

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Gulu University Guild President wins UNSA presidential race

  Gulu University guild president Mr. Okot Francis is the new president of Uganda National Students Association (UNSA). Okot was elected new president on Saturday night, December 30th, 2023

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Holiday Students in Gulu launch environmental campaign to keep them away from criminality

  A section of students from Gulu city who are currently at home for a holiday have initiated an environmentally sensible campaign dubbed "keep Gulu city clean.". The campaign bei

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Four people arrested over embezzlement of UWEP fund in Gulu

  Police in Gulu district have today arrested four people from Paicho sub-county in Gulu district over alleged embezzlement of 10 million shilling which was allocated to Ajanyi kacel Watwero p

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