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15:10
15:10

Dominic Ongwen Pleads for Psychosocial Support Northern Uganda 2 1

Ongwen said that the physical and psychological torture he underwent while in the bush including being forced to drink human blood and eat human flesh, left him with permanent trauma.
09:39
09:39

LRA's Ongwen Raises "Largest Grounds" of Appeal Against Conviction in ICC's History Dominic Ongwen 2 1

The grounds raised to challenge the Trial judgment include the Chamber’s conducting proceedings based on a Confirmation of Charges Decision which was legally defensive, violation of Ongwen’s right to notice by expanding the material, temporal and geographic scope of the charges beyond the parameters of the charged crimes and relying on evidence of acts not charged, thus "causing prejudice and making the trial unfair".
08:48
08:48

Former Street Kid Accused of Training Criminal Gangs in Nwoya Nwoya District 2 1

Court heard that Dickens Peter Okwir aged 35, and his co-accused David Anywar aged 22, recruited and trained a total of 32 youth in military drills contrary to Section 48(1) (a & b) of the Penal Code Act.
07:17
07:17

Kitgum Councilor Jailed For Illegal Possession of Ammunition 2 1

The military court heard that following a robbery at Christopher Ocaya’s shop in Kalabongo Central Village in Namukora Sub –County in Kitgum District on January 31, 2022, police conducted a search in Anywar’s house since he was the prime suspect in the robbery.
20:51
20:51

Gulu Univesrity Dean of Students Sentenced to Community Service for Forgery Gulu University

The Dean of Students was charged with three counts of theft, forgery, and uttering a false document in March last year following complaints lodged before the court by Mildred Anena Alou, his business associate. The two jointly owned Goma Oul Ginnery.
08:28
08:28

Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal Hearing Scheduled for Next Month Northern Uganda 1 1

Ongwen’s defense team led by Crispus Ayena Odongo filed its appeal briefs against the conviction and sentencing of Ongwen on October 21 and 26 last year.
20:02
20:02

Family Abandons Home after Death of Gulu University Student 1

Agnes Acayo, commonly known as the Auzu, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a resident of Dwol Cell, Laliya Ward, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City was hacked to death on Friday morning by her boyfriend -Alfred Ocan aged 50 after they picked a quarrel over money.
12:29
12:29

Rev. Loum Finally Consecrated As Bishop Of The Diocese of Northern Uganda 1 1 Top story

While preaching during the event, Henry Luke Orombi asked the new Bishop to be a shepherd to all regardless of religious affiliations and should forgive and not curse, something Rev. Loum pledged to do.
11:05
11:05

25 Organizations to Advice ICC on Reparation of War Victims Northern Uganda 1 1

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator says many organizations sent their requests but court only selected 25 of which 19 are Ugandan based while 6 are foreign.
18:42
18:42

Court Dismisses Petition Against Lamwo Woman MP MP Nancy Acora 1

On Monday, while reading the ruling Npalo Nasulu Hussein the Deputy Registrar Gulu High Court said that Lanyero`s petition lacked enough evidence.
12:21
12:21

Former Gulu Municipal, District Councilors Sue Cutting Short Their Term of Office Gulu City Council 1 3

Geoffrey Komakech Oginga, the lead petitioner and former Tegwana Parish councilor, says that they are demanding their unpaid arrears totalling Shillings 168 million.
17:04
17:04

Gulu City Offers Land for Construction of Regional Court of Appeal gulu city council 3 1

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the land which is estimated at half an acre is located within the town center and that it initially belonged to Gulu District Local Government but was recently passed over to Gulu City Council.
13:46
13:46

Police Investigate Death of Inmate in Gulu Main Prison 1

Philip Nkwarsibwe, a medical officer attached to Gulu Government Main Prison told police that the deceased was battling heart disease and Tuberculosis –TB and that he was previously admitted to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on June 26th before being discharged on July 3rd.
07:59
07:59

Nine Organisations Request to Advise ICC on Reparation of LRA Victims Northern Uganda 2 1 Top story

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator told URN in an interview that the chambers invited experts, victim’s organizations and Civil Society Organization among others with deeper knowledge on the victims’ situations to write and request the court to permit them to offer advice and opinions on how best the reparations should be conducted.
20:20
20:20

ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 1 3

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
15:31
15:31

Inadequate Staff Affecting Operations of Gulu Remand Home Nwoya district 2

The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
11:48
11:48

Gulu University Dean of Students Wants Case Settled Out of Court Gulu City 1

Mpora, 49, was arrested on March 31 for alleged theft and uttering a false document and remanded to Gulu Central Prison until April 15th when he was released on bail.
17:35
17:35

Man Fined UGX 35.2m for Defrauding Lawyer in Fake Land Sale Gulu City 1

According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
16:48
16:48

Court Drops Assault Case Against Former MP Odonga Otto Gulu City 1

Appearing in court on Thursday, Okot asked the court to drop the case. He explained that he had agreed with Odonga to settle the matter out of court. He also said that he and Odonga had reconciled.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 1 2

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
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