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REBELS SET FREE ACHOLI PRIME MINISTER

The Acholi Cultural Institution Prime Minister Mr Ambrose Olaa and eight of his colleagues, who were abducted on Tuesday by South...

Religious and Political Leaders Call for Unconditional...

Religious and Political leaders in Acholi Sub Region, under their umbrella, Acholi Religious Leader’s Peace Initiative (ARLPI), have...

Former EALA Speaker to Lead FUFA’s Commission of Inquiry

Former East African Legislative Assembly(EALA) Speaker Hon. Dan Fred Kidega is set to lead the FUFA Commission of Inquiry on the conduct...

Land Owners Trade Counter Accusations with Amuru Leadership...

AMURU. As plans to compensate locals for their land to set up Madhvani Sugar Factory in Amuru district is under way; a section of...

Sudanese teen given death penalty for killing 'rapist'

• Hammad, whose dream had been to become a teacher, has been held in a women's prison since May 2017. • In recent years, women and...

Omoro: Police Haunts Locals; Brutality and Cash Extortion...

OMORO. To Mr Richard Ekwe, 35, the year 2016, is still fresh in his mind. It’s the year that police officer attached to Opit Police...

Is Uganda's Security Services Respecting the Rule of Law?

In the last couple of years many states have been accused of implementing their security policy without respecting the rule of law....

Merry Making at the Open-mic Festival

GULU. It was fantabulous at the Open-mic festival at Acholi Inn Garden. The Openmic Festival that brought people from all parts of...

LOP Calls for Livelihood Support to Nodding Syndrome Victims

Leader of Opposition in tenth Parliament Winnie Kizza, has called for immediate intervention by government in the support of families...

UPDF Accused of Looting Apaa Residents During Land Eviction

Residents occupying the contested Apaa land in Itirikwa Sub-county Adjumani district have accused Uganda People’s Defense Forces [UPDF]...

Government eviction in Apaa leaves one dead, two injured,...

One person has been shot dead and two others sustained injuries as soldiers of Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) forcefully evicts...

Minerals Driving Apaa Evictions- MP Akol 

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and National Forestry Authority, NFA, have issued a fresh threat to more than 15,000 residents...

Agago Locals Offer Land to Host South Sudanese Refugees

The land located in Kworiken village, Paimol Sub County is expected to host 200,000 refugees, according to the Agago District Vice...

Karuma Power Project Works 75 percent Complete

Kasyate revealed that key installations in the surge chamber, the transformer cavern, switch yard and the power house are going on...

Hoima's Best PLE Candidate Gets Bursary from Chinese Firm

PLE, Sinohydro, Education, Hoima district

Strange Skin Disease Spreads among Layibi College students

The skin disease, whose cause is unknown broke out last week. It presents with reddish eyes, reddish skin rashes and sores on the...

Man, 36, Commits Suicide in Gulu

According to police, Phillip Ochaya, the deceased, told his father and relatives the day before the incident, that he would commit...

Lacor hospital Lacor Launches Awareness Drive on Burkitt...

He said since 2010, about 900 children with Burkitt’s Lymphoma have been treated at Lacor Hospital with a cure rate of about 70%.

Double Trouble as Victims of Nodding Syndrome  are Sexually...

The assistant District Health Officer Pader Anna Apiyo said young girls suffering from the disease continue to fall prey to rapist...

Nodding Syndrome Patients Deteriorate Due to Undernourishment

Inadequate food in families with nodding syndrome is compounded by episodes of seizures which is reportedly triggered by eating. This...

High-Voltage Power Destroys Electronics worth Millions...

The incident, which happened at around 1:00pm, sent occupants of the affected buildings scrambling for the exit, when electronics...

Kitgum High School Grappling with Huge Debts and Dropout

Due to mismanagement of funds, low enrollment and subsequent low revenue, the school accumulated debts from service provider and suppliers...

Acholi MPs Urge Parents and Management to Revamp Failing...

Enrolment and performance in the above schools have drastically dropped over the past years, making parents withdraw their children...

Acholi Players Complain About FUFA Renting a Lodge Instead...

Uganda Football under Federation of Uganda Football Association(FUFA) standard recommendation for hospitality services for its players?...

Acoli Province Ready for Drum Tournament

The chairman Gulu District Football Association, Dr. Constantine Loum told journalists yesterday at Northern Uganda Media Club, NUMEC,...

Mob Lynches Suspected Motorcycle Thief, Gun Recovered

It is reported that people who identified the motorcycle later started attacking the suspected thieves, but one of them identified...

Second Delegation of Acholi Leaders to Meet Ongwen at ICC

Okwir noted that the arrangement under the ICC’s Access to Justice Project will allow the leaders to interact with Ongwen, follow...

Heart failure killed American Tourist in Nwoya- Police

The postmortem results were released by General Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, to journalists in Kampala on...

Baby Needs Shs 25 million for Heart Surgery

However her happiness was short-lived with her Daughter Lakica who is now two year, after being diagnosed with a hole in the heart...

Know Your Area: Kabedo-opong-the 'most peaceful' in Gulu...

According to Ocitti Ochora, former Principal Tutor of Unyama NTC, the name Kabedo-opong was coined during the World War II period,...

Amuru Gets 200 Million-Shilling Classroom Blocks

Shuurs explained that the project is designed to increase equity, and improve the standard of education within poor communities for...

Eight Murdered in Gulu Municipality within Two Months

According to police reports, the deaths resulted from mob actions, domestic violence and night attacks by unknown thugs.

Body of American Tourist Transferred to Mulago For Postmortem...

Montie Guy Watson, 61, who was a resident of Texas, USA, was found dead at the lodge in Got Apwoyo Sub-county, in Nwoya district on...

Infrastructural Development of St. Janani Loum Memorial...

Among the proposed infrastructural developments at the memorial site are; a tomb, a modern church, prayer arena, a secondary school...

I Am Not Afraid To Join Another Political Party - Gen Muntu

Muntu revealed that for the five years he was president of the FDC, he failed to harmonize the party that was torn between defiance...

RDC Calls For Closure Of Radio Maria in Gulu

In an audio shared to the Northern Era, Rev Fr Onen accused Bishop Gakumba of preaching ill against catholic churches, and participating...

European Union Donates 100 billion shillings to Develop...

The 11th European Development Fund, EDF, is intended to eradicate poverty, under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable...

Blind Gulu High Student Excels because of Spelling Bee...

The spelling Bee Quiz, group revision and holidays program, were introduced during second term of 2017, for the blind and visually...

Masindi’s Best Girl Has No Money to Continue Studying

Ayugi‘s scored -D2 in Math, English-4, Physics-3, Chemistery-2, Biology-4, History-1, CRE-1 Accounts-2, Geo-3 and Agriculture 2.

Gulu Varsity Lecturers Vow to Resume Strike if Not Paid

On Wednesday, the lecturers, under their umbrella body Gulu University Academic Staffs Association (GUASA), resolved to start lectures...

Two Nodding Syndrome Patients Die After Care Center Closes...

At least 29 children suffering from the syndrome were in December 2017 sent home, when Hope for Humans, a Non-governmental Organization...

Gulu Businesses Suffer Due to High Fuel Prices, Shortage...

Since last month, the price of fuel especially diesel in many fuel stations have gone up to 3,950 shillings from 3,600 shillings per...

Gulu Municipal Authorities Accused of Abetting Wetland...

Statistics from the municipal environment department indicate that 60 per cent of the wetland coverage has been already destroyed;...

Former LRA Abductees Get Mental Relief from Therapy Dogs

The Comfort Dog Project, the first in Uganda, gives therapeutic assistance to former LRA abductees, UPDF veterans, and war-affected...

Northern Uganda Farmers Suffer Losses Due to Prolonged...

50 percent of rivers have dried up to its bed, while others have their levels receded, due to high temperature and absence of rain...

Amuru Leaders, Residents Protest Forest Boundary Demarcation

The affected, estimated at about 50 households, however maintain that the land in question, measuring 1,384 hectares, is customarily...

Northern Artists mourn Mowzey Radio

This morning, the management of Case Hospital announced the passing of Moses Ssekibogo, best known as Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe...

UPDF Soldier Shoots Two Dead, Kills Self in Arua

Two people died and another was left injured on Tuesday night, when a trigger-happy Uganda People’s Defence Force, UPDF, soldier shot...