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  • 7 Nominated For Aruu North Polls

    Seven candidates have been nominated to contest for the Aruu North parliamentary seat in Pader district. Election is scheduled for April 6, 2017. The seven are Lucy Aciro Otim, back by the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), James Nabinson Kidega Nock of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), Benard Obina Ology of the Democratic Party(DP) […]


  • In Music Theraphy, Hope Beckons For Nodding Syndrome sufferers

      A rehabilitation centre for victims of the nodding syndrome has registered increased physical and mental activity in the sufferers as a result of music therapy. According to Caesar Okot of the Hope for Humans Rehabilitation Centre in Gulu, the programme has also improved the children’s creativity, physical fitness and socialisation. It mainly involves music, […]


  • Agago Elephant Killer Convicted

    One of the three men arrested for killing two elephants that had strayed off from Kidepo National Park has been convicted by a court in Agago district. Martin Ojok on Friday last week pleaded guilty to being in possession of elephant tusks before the magistrate’s court in Patongo town council. Ojok was  fined  800,000 shillings […]


  • Police Arrest Agago Farmers For Killing Elephants

    Police in Agago has arrested three farmers from Lapono Sub County for killing two stray elephants from Kidepo National Park. The elephants were killed last month but the suspects were only apprehended by police on Thursday last week. Farmers in Lapono say elephants have been destroying their crops and are a threat to their life. […]


  • Radio Journalist Eyes Pader Speaker Job

    The new elected councilor V Latanya sub county, Justine Ocen, has declared interest to vie for the position of Speaker Pader district local government. Ocen who has been a radio journalist for over 5 years in Kitgum and Pader districts declared his ambitions early this week. He says speakership is his conviction and believes that […]


  • New Bank Opens in Pader

    Pride Microfinance Limited has opened a branch in Pader, joining three other already existing banks in the district. The managing director Pride Microfinance, Edward Nkangi, said on Friday that the bank had seen a need to open a branch in Pader to cater for the interests of rural people who cannot easily access financial services. […]


  • Two Pader Teachers Arrested For Being Drunk at School

    Two teachers from Oret primary school in Oret parish in Puranga Sub County, Pader district were on Tuesday afternoon arrested for being drunk at work. The teachers have been identified as Godfrey Menya Okidi and Denis Menya. Puranga Sub county chief, Emmanuel Oguti, said the teachers were arrested on Tuesday afternoon after a tip off […]


  • Pader CAO, CFO , Accounts Assistant Released on Bond

    Pader  Chief Administrative Officer, Andrew Leru,  Chief Finance Officer, Phillip Adonga and Accounts Assistant for  the production department, Milly Arach have been released on bond, Pader LC5 Chairman Alfred Akena said  this morning. The trio were, according to Akena, released on bond last evening. The three district officials had earlier been arrested in connection with […]



  • Police To Charge New Aruu North MP With Destruction Of Ballot Boxes

      Police has said it will charge Lucy Achiro, the new Aruu North Member of Parliament with destruction of ballot boxes. On Monday morning, Aciro together with her supporters allegedly destroyed ballot boxes at Pader Central police. The votes were meant to be recounted after Aciro’s opponent in the Aruu North parliamentary seat Nabinson Kidega […]


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