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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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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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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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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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Erinayo Oryema's personal life history, career, and death

  Erinayo Wilson Oryema CPM (1st January 1917–16 February 1977) was Uganda's first African Inspector General of Police (1964–1971), Minister of Land, Mineral, and Water Resourc

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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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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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DP's Norbert Mao finds love again, introduced by fiancee Beatrice Kayanja

  After years of starvation and longing for love, Democratic Party (DP) President and Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon Norbert Mao has finally found love again and was intro

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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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