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Shs100b ready for Akii Bua stadium construction - PM Nabbanja assures people of Lango

  The government has said that the Shs100b that Parliament recently appropriated for constructing then Akii-Bua Memorial Stadium in Lira City is ready. Over the weekend, the Prime Minister

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Bosmic Otim in trouble, wanted on offensive communication charges

  Not less than a month after his return to the country, controversial musician turned politician Bosmic Otim is reportedly wanted by police on the charges of offensive communication. Polic

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Congrats: Norbert Mao Marries Beatrice Kayanja at St. Joseph's Cathedral Gulu City

  Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Norbert Mao, and his fiancée, Beatrice Kayanja married Saturday in a glamorous wedding ceremony in Gulu City. The couple walked

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Video: Mapenduzi's personal assistant switches sides, join Gen Otema Awany

  The Bardege-Layibi Division Member of Parliament, Hon Ojara Martin Mapenduzi's personal assistant, Jolly Komakech, has announced his departure and joined Gen. Charles Otema Awany camp as

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Minister Norbert Mao set to wed longtime girlfriend this weekend

  Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Norbert Mao will this weekend marry his longtime girlfriend Beatrice Kayanja.  The two will wed on Saturday (tomorrow) at St Joseph's

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30-year-old Gulu pilgrim dies on the way to Namugongo Martyrs Shrine

  One of the 225 foot pilgrims from Gulu Archdiocese who are leading to this year's Uganda Marty's day celebration on June 3, 2024 died on Monday after a short unknown illness. The

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Unity FM's Musafiri Blick lost his two children in road cash

  Tragedy struck the family of Unity FM 97.7 presenter and Chief Information Officer of Dokolo local government, Musafiri Blick alias Blick Da Bomblast Musafiri after his two children perished

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Lira City Clerk, Theophilus Tibihika dies in road crash

  Theophilus Tibihika, the Lira City Clerk, died in a motor accident. According to the information obtained by LuoTunes.Com,Tibihika met his death on Monday morning when his Toyota Hilux doubl

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Elegu businessman sets ablaze his own car in protest against police denying him justice

  A 49-year-old businessman identified as Balidawa Suudi on Tuesday evening shocked residents of Elegu Town Council in Amuru District when he set ablaze his own car registered number UBE 852E,

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Northern Ugandan journalists enjoy scenic Murchison Falls sight

  Earth Journalism Network treated members of the Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC) to an adventurous expedition to Murchison Falls National Park on May 17. The team of journalists joined a c

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The Acholi in Diaspora are like a pair of buttocks - Pat Larry King blasts

  Uganda's prominent investigative journalist Pat Robert Larubi alias Pat Larry King has criticized the Acholi in diaspora, describing them as a pair of buttocks. Based on the recent cl

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Rwot David Onen Acana II appoint new prime minister after sacking Ambrose Olaa

  The Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II has appointed a new prime Minister to head the Acholi Cultural Institution, nearly 10 months after the position became vacant. Michael Otim

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Acholi in diaspora regrets rendering support to Bosmic Otim while in exile

  Acholi in the diaspora are regretting rendering support to celebrated musician turned politician Bosmic Otim while he was in a self imposed exile. Kilak South MP Hon. Gilbert Olanya in a

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Museveni appoints Maj Gen Otto new operation shuuja commander, replaces Maj Gen Dick Olum

Major General Richard Otto has been appointed the new Commander of the Mountain Division and Operation Shuuja.  This appointment marks a pivotal moment in military leadership, as Major Gener

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Wod Awach warns Bosmic Otim, 'Leave Hon Gilbert Olanya out of your nonsense, Baby Dalvin is in Luzira prison'

  Rachkara Robinson Wod Awach has sent a stern warning to the newly appointed presidential advisor on wealth creation and singer Otim William famously known by stage name as Bosmic Otim. Wo

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VIDEO: Mystery surrounding missing singer Baby Dalvin deepens amidst Hon Gilbert Olanya threats to Bosmic Otim

  The disappearance of Northern Uganda's prominent musician Baby Dalvin Ocaya who was arrested in 2010 and has gone missing has taken a darker twist as speculations emerge about his fate.

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I'm in Kampala, my life is not in danger, please disregard all rumours about my arrest - Bosmic Otim

  Musician turned politician Bosmic Otim who has been on the run and living in fear over his life since 2022 after receiving information that security wanted him arrested for making threatenin

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Kanyamunyu released from Luzira prison after serving 3 years for murdering Akena

Matthew Kanyamunyu, a kampala businessman who shot and killed child rights activists, Kenneth Akena in 2016 has today Friday 12th April 2024 gained back his freedom after serving 3 years and 5 month

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Hon Bety Aol Ocan's social media account 'hacked'

The Gulu City Woman Member of Parliament, Hon Bety Aol Ocan didn't have a great week as her WhatsApp account was allegedly hacked. According to the senior legislator, her WhatsApp account was

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Red eye disease spreading at an alarming rate in Gulu City - Gulu City RCC reveals

Gulu City schools are currently witnessing a surge in cases of a peculiar eye condition commonly known as Red eye. The eye illness is also referred to as conjunctivitis, imposes discomfort, swelling

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Parliament vets MP Lillian Aber as Minister

  On Monday March 25th, 2024 Kitgum Woman MP Hon Aber Lillian was vetted by the Appointments committee of parliament chaired by Speaker Anita Among as Minister of State for Relief, Disaste

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Farmers in Lamwo district demand unfulfilled promises made by the State House

  Local farmers in Agoro sub-county, Lamwo District have expressed concern over the delayed unfulfilled promises made by the President of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of water a

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Nwoya man almost lynched by angry mob after he was caught red-headed in an act of bestiality with a goat

  A shocking incident has rattled the busy town of Anaka, where a 25 year old man was caught pants down having an illicit act with a goat. The suspect only identified as Teko Fred was repor

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I am ready to serve and make a positive impact in the lives of those in need - Hon Lillian Aber assures

  Kitgum Women Member of Parliament Hon Lillian Aber has promised to serve the needy with all her heart and bring positive impact in their life.  Hon Lilian Aber who has been appointed

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Bosmic Otim, Odong Romeo to scoop juicy deal with Gen Muhoozi's PLU

  The newly appointed Chief of Defence Forces and first son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba to appoint Bosmic Otim and comrade Odong Romeo as Chief Mobilizers for the Greater North area. Gen. Muhoo

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Bomb kills 2, wounds 2 children in Kaabong District

  At least two children have been killed and two others wounded after an abandoned bomb detonated in Kaabong district on Saturday 13th, April, 2024. The deceased are; Ayollo Lokutai aged 13

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Today In History: How Hundreds Of Disabled Ugandans Were Tricked, Loaded Into Trucks, Thrown Into River Nile Alive by Idi Amin

  Idi Amin was a Ugandan president born circa 1925 in Kokobo, West Nile Province, Uganda. He rose within the military from the 1940s through 1970. Amin overthrew the current leader in 1971

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UPC's Sarah Aguti declared winner of Dokolo by election

  Ms Sarah Aguti of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party has emerged winner of the Dokolo district by-election parliamentary seat after beating five of her contenders in the race to

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Mob lynched suspected chicken thief in Kole District

  Resident of Kona Village, Ilera Parish, Ayer sub county in Kole District Tuesday March, 19th 2024 lynched a suspected chicken thief who was caught red-handed with a cock he stole from the ho

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A South Sudanese national arrested in Gulu over murder

  Police in Gulu District are holding a 13-year-old girl on murder charges after she allegedly strangled a fellow pupil at Divine Care Nursery and Primary School. The suspect and her victim

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Prof. George Openjuru awarded African Educationist Of The Year

  Gulu University Vice Chancellor Prof. George Openjuru Ladaah who doubles as the Chairperson of Uganda Vice-Chancellor’s Forum has been awarded African Educationist of the year 2023

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Gulu City inspector of schools arrested over missing UCE results

  Phiona Atim, the Inspector of Schools for Gulu City, has been arrested following the disappearance of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results for 103 candidates. The missing results pe

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ICC orders Shs223 billion compensation for Dominic Ongwen's victims

  The International Criminal Court awarded victims of Ugandan child soldier-turned-commander Dominic Ongwen over 52.4 million euros (approximately Shs223 billion) in reparations. Women and chi

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Ministry of Land set to train stakeholders in Acholi on land matters

  The Ministry of Land, Housing, and Urban Development has revealed that they are embarking on training leaders in the Acholi sub-region on land-related issues. The training came following

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Ugandan footballer Onek Alfred arrested over drug trafficking in India

  Indian Law Enforcement Agents have reportedly arrested Uganda Cranes and Bright Stars FC youngster Onek Alfred  after he allegedly trafficked cocaine in the country. According to mus

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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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