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  • Fire Leaves 45 Homeless in Amuru

    A total of 45 households in Amuru district have been left homeless after a fire gutted their huts destroying household property. The Saturday morning incident happened in Okidi center A and B villages in Atiak Sub-county. Eyewitnesses said the fire spread from a nearby bush that was set ablaze by locals early in the morning. […]

  • Gulu CAO under Fire over Shs 200 million Malaria Cash

    Gulu District leaders have tasked the Chief Administrative Officer Dorothy Ajwang to explain circumstance under which Shs 270 million meant for facilitating Indoor Residual Spray [IRS] was withdrawn from the district’s account without the knowledge of the district Executive and Council. The leaders allege the money was wired to Gulu district Local government General account […]

  • Gulu To Shut Juvenile Remand Home Due To A Lack Of Funds

    Gulu district plans to close down the only remand home in the Acholi sub region due to lack of funds to run the facility. Gulu Chairman Ojara Martin Mapenduzi says there is no funding to buy food for juveniles at the facility. Keeping juveniles hungry at the remand home, said Mapenduzi, would be a gross […]

  • Acholi Leaders Meet Ongwen In The Hague

    A section of Acholi leaders have for the first time met former Lord’s Resistance Army rebel commander Dominic Ongwen at a Dutch detention facility in The Hague, Netherlands. The ICC’s Outreach field Coordinator for Uganda and Kenya Ms Maria Mabinty Kamara said in statement today that representatives selected from Northern Uganda who attended  the opening […]

  • Ongwen’s Relatives Ask For Hague Trip Ahead Of Trial

    Relatives of former Lord’s Resistance Army senior commander Dominic Ongwen have requested the International Criminal Court [ICC] to consider flying one of the family members to The Hague in Netherlands ahead of Ongwen’s which begins in December 6. Ongwen is facing 70 counts of charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity at The Hague […]

  • Gen Kayihura Asks Parliament To Review Uganda’s Gun Policy

    The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura has tasked Members of Parliament to review the country’s gun policy on private fire arms ownership to enable Uganda Police Force make ‘‘restrictions’’ on its issuance. Gen Kayihura made the remarks while addressing mourners during the burial of Kenneth Akena on Wednesday in Kitgum district. Akena, a […]

  • Akena Laid To Rest In Kitgum

      Kenneth Watmon Akena who was on Wednesday afternoon laid to rest amidst calls from a section of political and religious leaders tasking government to expeditiously  and  independently investigate  the cause of  his death Akena, a child rights activist was sent off by hundreds of mourners from different walks of life who thronged his ancestral […]

  • Acholi leaders Mourn Gen Oketta

    Leaders from the Acholi region have mourned the demise of Maj Gen Julius Oketta, 60, the former  Deputy Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation who passed on Saturday morning from Kadic Hospital in Kampala. Cause of death was a heart attack. Gen Oketta’s personal assistant Capt David Livingstone Okumu said Oketta was rushed to hospital at […]

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