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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Late Dokolo MP Cecilia Ogwal's body to arrive in the country on Sunday

  The body of the former Dokolo woman member of parliament, the late Cecilia Ogwal will arrive at Entebbe International Airport this weekend on Sunday 21, government has said. And on Monday

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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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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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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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Gen. Moses Ali mourns the death of his wife, Sarah Ali

  The 2nd Deputy Prime Minister Gen Moses Ali is grieving the death his beloved wife Mrs Sarah Ali. Mrs Sarah died on Monday 8th January 2024 from Medical hospital in Kampala. According to

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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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Pr Aloysius Bugingo Reportedly Shot, his driver killed in the process

  House of Prayer Ministries International lead pastor, Pr Aloysius Bugingo was allegedly attacked by unknown assailants who sprayed bullets on his car while on his way home on Tuesday 2nd Jan

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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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Junior academy FC initiates memorial football tournament to eulogies their fallen coach

  The management of Junior academy football club in Namokora sub county Kitgum district are organizing a memorial football tournament to remember the legacy of their locally celebrated talente

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Chief justice overwhelms with demand to permit clan leader cain errant members

  Majority of clan leader who are attending the three-day Pan Acholi convocation dubbed “Gure me Pongdwongo” are demanding the Uganda chief Justice his lordship Alfonse Owinyo Doll

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Police unveils 1907 venues okayed to display fireworks in Ugandan on the 31st

  Uganda Police has said that only contractors, licensed under the Explosive Act, shall display fireworks following standard fireworks displays. These include M/S Sky Flames {U] Ltd, M/S Quali

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Pan- Acholi convocation isn’t political Initiators warns

  The initiators of Roco Paco ki Doro Paco initiative who have organized for the Acholi convocation dubbed “Gure me Pongdwongo” which is under way in Pongdwongo, Laroo-Pece divisio

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Woman chops off her husband’s head over Christmas meat in Amolatar

  Police in Amolatar have arrested a woman for cutting her husband’s head with a panga over Christmas meat. The suspect has been identified as Milly Acen, a resident of Abutataro village

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Locals resort to sorcerers, faults police over corruption in handling cases

  A section of desperate members of the community have resorted to traditionalists and sorcerers as trust fades in the police's ability to apprehend criminals. Some people say that the

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Another mobile money operator shot dead in Gulu City

  Another mobile money operator was shot dead by unknown assailants on Tuesday at Lacor trading center in Bardege-Layibi Division around 9:45 pm. The victim identified as Bonny Ojok, a cade

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Video: I rejected the NRM christmas package given to me by Richard Todwong - Says Bosmic Otim

  Musician turned politician Bosmic Otim has revealed how  he rejected a cash gift that was offered to him by the NRM secretary general Richard Todwong as a christmas package. In a sha

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Police driver who knocked dead UPDF officer hands himself to Pader police

  A police officer who knocked dead a UPDF soldier on Friday 15th December at Rackoko checkpoint has reportedly handed himself to Pader Central Police Station. The deceased has been identif

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UPDF accused of torturing over 30 goons in Gulu city in 2023

  At least 33 members of the notorious street goons locally known as Aguu have accused UPDF personnel of violation of their rights. The complaints about numerous cases of torture and other for

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Ex-LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen transferred to Norway to serve his sentence of imprisonment

  Former Lord Resistance Army commander (LRA) Dominic Ongwen on 18 December 2023, was transferred to a prison facility in the Kingdom of Norway to serve his sentence of imprisonment. Mr Ong

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Five UPDF soldiers face public trials for inflicting pain on civilian

Five (05) soldiers who were arrested for abusing a civilian have today appeared before the 505 Brigade Unit Disciplinary Court chaired by Lt Col ML Kigundu that sat for a public hearing in Lagot Par

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