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VIDEO: Northern Uganda promoters seek special meeting with Gen Salim Saleh

  A section of Northern Uganda promoters is seeking special meetings with Gen Salim Saleh for financial assistance this week. This group is appealing to the General to consider supporting t

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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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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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VIDEO: Late Beepee's remains laid to rest amidst tears and sorrow

  Thousands of mourners from different walks of life on Saturday gathered to bid farewell to fallen musician Bernard Munu Paul popularly known as Beepee at his ancestral home in Eleng, Okwalon

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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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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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Gov't moves to auction cattle impounded from balaalo herdsmen

  The government has issued a three-day ultimatum for non-compliant balaalo herdsmen to remove their cattle from Gulu and Amuru districts. The Minister for State for Northern Uganda, Grace

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Apaa residents accuse security of laxity after attack

  The community members of Apaa in Itirikwa Sub County, Adjumani district are accusing security in the area of laxity and failing to protect the people from armed attackers. They say that a

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12 suspects in balaalo must go saga released on a non bail of Ugx5 million each

  The Gulu Chief Magistrate on Tuesday, 28th November 2023, released 12 people grappling charges of criminal trespass and malicious damage in the highly tense Balaalo Must Go' saga on a no

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Kony's son and mother seeks for second chance to meet president Museveni

  The family of the Lord Resistance Army commander Joseph Kony are seeking to meet president Yoweri Museveni for the second time over their poor living conditions.  This comes less tha

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Gov't extends the commission of Karuma dam to September 2024

  Karuma Hydroelectric Station, the largest power-generating installation in the country, will be finally ready for commissioning by September 2024, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Developm

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Barbed wires on high market as president’s 3-weeks ultimatum close to ends

  UPDF Intelligence report has established that hardware dealers and roofing in both Gulu and Kampala are making a number of sales of their barbed wire since the president issued executive ord

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States house approves Shs 161M for establishment of 4 acres’ model farm project in Acholi

  Acholi Presidential zonal industrial hub situated in Bul-ker village Oding Parish Unyama sub county Gulu district is set to receive a total of 161 million shilling which has been approved by

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Museveni gives three weeks to Balaalo in non-fenced farmland to leave Greater North

  President Museveni has on Friday ordered the Balaalo with non-fenced farmland in the greater North to leave the region within three weeks. The Greater North sub-regions which are being oc

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UHRC Summons Hon Olanya Gilbert Over Balaalo Hate Speech

  The Uganda Human Rights Commission has summoned the MP for Kilak South Gilbert Olanya to appear before the commission over allegations of hate speech and sectarianism.  In a video th

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Acholi chief condemned hooliganism committed unto Rwot Apire

  A section of cultural chiefs under Apire’s faction has in a strongest term condemned the recent act of hooliganism and violence committed against Rwot Richard Santos Apire and his team

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MP Lamwaka asks Acoli leaders to put emotions aside when dealing with balaalo issues

  The Omoro District Woman Member of Parliament Hon. Catherine Lamwaka who doubles also as wife to Gen. Charles Otema Awany has appealed to Acoli leaders to abandon emotions when dealing with

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Over 400 Madi People Have Been Ferried To Occupy The Home Of Acholi In Apaa - Says Gilbert Olanya

  Kilak South MP Hon. Gilbert Olanya has shown his dissatisfaction with UPDF who are in Apaa, he said UPDF have so far arrested 8 Acholi who are residents of Apaa related to 4 Acholi who were

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President Museveni Commissions Kitgum Main Market

  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday 9th October 2023 commissioned the Kitgum Main Market in Kitgum Municipality. The President commissioned the market during Uganda’s 61st In

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Museveni Lengthens Deadline To Evict Balaalo From Northern Uganda

  President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has extended the deadline for evicting cattle keepers from northern Uganda to October 20, 2023.  The Northern Uganda State Minister, Grace Freedom Kwiy

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Speaker Anita Among Rumoured To Be Heavily Pregnant For Moses Magogo

  Speaker Anita Among is reportedly said to be heavily pregnant for her new catch who doubles as FUFA President, Hon Moses Magogo. According to a report by our reliable source, the speaker

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President Museveni's Daughter Patience Rwabwogo To Visit Acholi Sub-region

  President's daughter and Pastor, Patience Museveni Rwabwogo will be visiting the Acholi sub region, Northern Uganda this month. LuoTunes.com understands that she will be coming to pra

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President Museveni Clears Chameleone's Hospital Bill Worth Ugx 300m

  Ugandan legendary star Jose Chameleone, real name Joseph Mayanja has thanked President Yoweri Museveni for clearing his medical bill. It was reported that the Valu Valu hitmaker had a bal

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Parliament Approves 5% Tax On Twitter, Facebook, Netflix & Other Digital Companies

  Parliament of Uganda has approved and passed into law the Income Tax Amendment Bill 2023, in a move that will see Twitter, Facebook, Netflix and Amazon among others, pay a 5% Withholding tax

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Police Arrests Kwania RDC For Assaulting Fellow RDC

  Police in Kwania district have arrested the Deputy Resident District Commissioner (D/RDC) Mr Jacob Jonga for physically assaulting Ms Gillian Akullu, the RDC of Alebtong. Mr Jonga who has

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Gov't Launches A Four Acre Model Farm In Acholi

  The State House Agricultural Unit has launched a four-acre model farm for Acholi subregion at the Acholi zonal presidential youth skilling center in Oding, Unyama subcounty, Gulu district.

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Lira District CAO Remanded To Luzira Prison Over Corruption

  Detective from State House Anti Corruption Unit in liaison with police have arraigned Mr Ben Ogwete Otim, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Lira before the Anti Corruption Court on char

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Museveni Promises Free Education For Children From Families Affected By Cattle Raids In Acholi, Lango Sub-region

H.E. President Museveni has said the government will support victims of cattle raids in Lango and Acholi sub-regions and has directed the State Minister In-Charge of Northern Uganda, Hon. Grace Free

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Apaa Land Conflict; Recent Attacks Leave More Unanswered Questions

  Recent attacks between the Acholi and Madi community have left at least 21 houses burnt, with scores homeless while others are nursing injuries.  With counter accusations majorly res

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Another Minister Remanded To Luzira Prison Over Karamoja Iron Sheet Scandal

  State Minister for Finance and Planning Hon. Amos Lugoloobi has been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison over the Karamoja iron sheet scandal till April 20th as the presiding judge at the

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Museveni Refuses To Endorse His 2026 Sole Candidature

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday Thursday declined to append his signature on an endorsement poster endorsing him for the 2026 elections. Museveni who has been in power since 1986 was r

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Museveni Appoints Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda As Gulu University New Chancellor

Former Prime Minister of Uganda Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has been appointed as the new chancellor Gulu University by President Museveni. Dr Ruhakana who served as Uganda's Prime Minister from 201

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Angry Apaa Residents Storms Ker Kwaro Acoli With Three Black Coffins

  A section of displeasured residents from Apaa township have on Wednesday, 22, February, 2023 stormed Ker Kwaro Acoli protesting over their land in Apaa.  The men and women carried th

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Artists Fights Over Performing At President Museveni's Visit To Gulu City Next Week

  A big fight has erupted among artists currently in Gulu City in regards to who should perform when president Museveni visits Gulu next week. The rift was ignited when a list showing names

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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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Museveni Appoints Sam Engola Presidential Advisor On Lango Affairs

  Former Minister for Lands, Sam Engola has been appointed by President Museveni as a senior Presidential Advisor on Lango Affairs. Excited Sam Engola confirmed the appointment immediately

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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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President Museveni Appoints DP's Norbert Mao Minister Of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

  President Yoweri Museveni has appointed DP President, Mr Norbert Mao as the new justice and constitutional affairs minister. The appointment comes just a day after the opposition Democrat

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Gov’t Launches Free Distribution Of 1 Million Cooking Gas Cylinders And Burners To Promote Clean Energy

The government has launched free distribution of about one million free cooking gas cylinders and burners to enable Ugandans to cook faster, using clean and affordable energy starting this month.

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Uganda Adopts Swahili As Its Official Language, Recommends Compulsory Teaching In Schools

  The government has approved the adoption of Swahili as an official language and further directed for it to be made compulsory in schools. In a statement on Tuesday, the Cabinet approved t

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Gen Muhozi Sets Date For His Birthday Celebration In Gulu, Over 10 Artists Will Grace The Event

  As the first son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba continues with his country wide 48th birthday celebration, He will be celebrating his birthday in Gulu City on the 13th August 2022. Gen Muhoozi w

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Andrew Ojok Sworn In As Omoro County Member Of Parliament, Replaces His Late Father Jacob Oulanyah

  Andrew Ojok Oulanyah has today been sworn in to represent the consistency in the 11th Parliament. Andrew Ojok has replaced his deceased father Rt Hon Jacob Oulanyah who died on March 20,

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Vote Oulanyah’s Son To Complete The Job Started By His Father - Museveni tells Omoro Voters

  President Museveni has urged voters in Omoro not to make any mistake but rather vote for NRM’s Andrew Ojok Oulanyah to take forward the legacy left behind by his father Jacob Oulanyah.

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Dr Kizza Besigye Re-Arrested Again In Kampala City Center

  Political activist Dr Kizza Besigye on Tuesday eluded security operatives at his home in Kasangati, Wakiso District and made his way to downtown Kampala before he was intercepted at Arua Par

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''I Expected Bobi Wine To Support Me But He Went For My Grandfather'' - Ojok Andrew Oulanyah Tells Bobi Wine

  Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, who is the NRM candidate in the Omoro by-election, has said that he expected NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu to support his candidature. Ojok said that inst

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Bosmic Otim Exposes Hon. Mapenduzi, Hon. Aber Lillian, Nabinson Kidega Nok & Hon. Opiyo Dirty Secrets

  Northern Uganda legendary musician cum politician, Bosmic Otim has come out and exposed Hon. Ojara Martin Mapenduzi, Hon. Aber Lillian, Nabinson Kidega Nok and Hon. Opiyo the LC5 Chairman of

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Police Summons Jacob's Father Mr Nathan, Bobi Wine, Bosmic Otim, Hon. Olanya Gilbert, Among Others Over Late Speaker Poison Claims

  Police have vowed to summon the father of the fallen speaker, National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine), Vice-chairman NRM Buganda, Godfrey Kiwanda, MP Gilbert Ou

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I Will Not Attend Jacob Oulanyah's Burial - Rt Hon Kadaga Reveals

  Former speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has declared that she will not attend other funeral events for her successor, the late Jacob Oulanyah, including his burial in Omoro District on A

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What A Wake Or Vigil Without Viewing? M7 Zabu - Jacob Ex-wife Amoo Winnie Reacts To Gov't After Public Were Denied To View Of Late Speaker

  The people of the republic of Uganda have been denied the rights to view the remains of the late Speaker of Parliament RT Hon Jacob Oulanyah. This comes after a section of Members of Parl

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Police Are Coming For Those Claiming Speaker Jacob Oulanyah Was Killed - President Museveni Speaks Out

  President Museveni has on Friday echoed out that police are going to deal with those claiming Rt Hon Jacob Oulanyah was killed. President Museveni said this while addressing legislators a

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