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  • Three Including Pastor Joins Race For Gulu University Presidency

    Four candidates including a Gulu-based pastor have been nominated to contest for the Gulu University guild presidency, according to Simon Bikala, the Gulu University Electoral Commission Returning Officer. Pastor Okidi who is also gospel artiste is a second year student of Bachelors of Arts with Education. Others are: Daniel Baziira, a third year student of […]

  • One killed, 30 huts Burnt In Fresh Amuru-Adjumani Clash

    One person was killed and 30 huts set ablaze in fresh clashes over land between residents of Adjumani and Amuru district over a land dispute, the police has said. Speaking at a press briefing at the Northern Uganda Media Club on Monday, the Aswa regional police spokesman Patrick Jimmy Okema said the incident happened on Saturday. […]

  • Police Opens Inquiry Into Gulu CAO’s Forceful Removal From Office

    Police in Gulu has opened an investigation into the forceful removal of Dorothy Magoola Ajwang, the embattled Gulu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) by members of District Executive Committee (DEC). There were ugly scenes on Tuesday afternoon at the Gulu District Administration block as four councilors led by Julius Peter Oola, the District Vice Chairperson stormed […]

  • Gulu CAO Attacked By Councilors, Flees Under Police Protection

    Embattled Gulu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Dorothy Ajwang Magola on Tuesday afternoon fled her office under police protection after a group of councilors forced her to hand over the office keys. Police escorted Ajwang out of her office after councilors led by Peter Julius Oola, the District Vice Chairperson  had forcefully removed from her the […]

  • Patiko Cultural Leader Rwot Jeremiah Bongjane Muttu II, Dead

    Rwot Jeremiah Bongjane Muttu II, the cultural chief of Patiko in Acholi sub region has died. He was in his 60’s. Bongojane died on Tuesday morning at around 10 am from Life Link Hospital in Kampala, according to Ambrose Ola, the Ker Kwaro Acholi prime minister. Ola said he had been in telephone contact with […]

  • Gulu Varsity Council Dragged To Court Over VC’s Irregular Appointment

    Gulu University council has been dragged before the High Court in Gulu on allegations it illegally extended the contract of Prof Jack Nyeko Pen- Mogi, the university’s Vice Chancellor. In a civil miscellaneous application Number 31 of 2017 filed at High Court, Gulu, Kenneth Nyeko, a former member of the council who represented Gulu District […]

  • Drama in Amuru Court A Victim Demands Court Frees Rape Suspect

    There was drama on Friday at the Amuru Grade 1 Magistrate’s Court after an alleged rape victim demanded that the court releases the suspect rapist. The victim (name withheld) pleaded with Joseph Angole, the Amuru Grade I Magistrate to release Denis Olanya saying she had had consensual sex with him (Olanya). Police has preferred a […]

  • 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) […]

  • Court Hears Details of Last Moments of LRA Deputy Leader Vincent Otti

      By  Tom Maliti, International Justice Monitor The International Criminal Court (ICC) heard for the first time witness testimony of the last moments of the deputy leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Vincent Otti, for whom there is an outstanding ICC arrest warrant. Witness P-205, who was testifying for his third day before Trial […]

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