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07:26
07:26

South Sudan Refugees In Lamwo Celebrate Improved Mobile Phone Connectivity 7 1

Godfrey Byaruhanga, the Refugee Response Field Coordinator in the Office of the Prime Minister, says communication is a vital tool in refugee protection.
17:56
17:56

ICC Hears Further Evidence Of LRA Spiritualism As Ongwen Trial Resumes 1

Emori explained to court how the LRA military council was made of spirits, which directed Kony on the affairs of the rebel group including when or how to abduct civilians, set land mines, attack enemy forces or hide from the enemies without striking.
18:04
18:04

Gov't Renews Amnesty Commission Mandate 1 2

Justice Peter Onega, the chairman of Amnesty Commission says the mandate has been extended to allow the commission to engage in the reintegration of former Lords Resistance Army LRA abductees in Northern Uganda.
11:43
11:43

EAC Extractive Sector Trapped In Environmental Politics, Violence climate change 3 1

Eria Serwajja, a lecturer at Makerere University, says investigations conducted in Lolung Artisanal mine in Moroto district show that women live precarious lives in the periphery of artisanal Gold mines in Karamoja.
21:55
21:55

French Police To Escort Oryema's Ashes To Uganda 1 2 Top story

Elders in Acholi chiefdom are afraid repatriating the ashes to Acholiland might provoke bad omen in the land including unprecedented massive crop failures, lightning strikes, hailstorms or outbreak of strange diseases capable of wiping out a massive number of people.
10:16
10:16

Acholi Chiefdom Reject Cremation of Geoffrey Oryema 2 1 Top story

A family source who preferred anonymity says they are planning to use the letter of the Paramount chief of Acholi David Onen Achana as evidence to file for court injunction in France to overturn the will of the late Geoffrey Oryema.
18:37
18:37

Judges Prevent Dominic Ongwen from Visiting Northern Uganda 1 2

Adesola Adeboyejo, a trial lawyer in the office of the prosecutor says the decision to admit Dominic Ongwen in the judicial site visit was reconsidered based on many factors including representation by his own counsel Krispus Ayena Odongo.
20:03
20:03

EU Gives Ugx 120b to Refurbish Tororo – Gulu Railway Line 1 2

The grant is to support promotion of rural development as well as climate smart agriculture, particularly in Northern Uganda.
14:27
14:27

Acholi Chiefdom Traces Abducted Premier To SPLA –IO 1

Emmanuel Ochora Lagedo, the deputy Prime Minister Acholi Chiefdom, says many organizations have joined efforts to get the abductees freed. He says the group has not yet asked for any ransom for the group.
14:49
14:49

UN Peace Keepers Lead Efforts To Rescue Kidnapped Acholi Premier 2 1

Lagedo says Ola has been working in Yambio for the last two weeks consulting on Peace building.
18:38
18:38

Karuma Power Dam Workers Strike karuma dam 1 Top story

Some accuse their union leaders of embezzling their National Social Security Funds contributions, assaulting members and persistent lack of compensation of members injured on duty among others.
07:49
07:49

UMI Designs Training Modules On Ethics and Integrity 1 1

The UMI Vice Chancellor, Geraldine Namirembe Bitamazire, says the modules are being developed in response to the growing need and increasing demand for skillful, efficient and committed managers, leaders and administrators.
07:36
07:36

Parenting Three Martyrs Excites Kitgum Residents 1 3

Father Anthony Nyeko, the Priest of St. Marys Catholic Parish in Kitgum district, says the martyrdom of the three saints has impacted the ministry of Christ in many ways.
14:55
14:55

House Fire Kills Six In Pader 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says the fire, which spread from mosquito nets onto mattresses engulfed the entire house making it hard for the deceased to escape.
12:45
12:45

UPDF Finally Moves To Evict Nomadic Pastoralists 1 8 Top story

According to the President, the nomads should thereafter be introduced to modern systems of agriculture employing the use of small land acreage for growing coffee among other crops.
18:27
18:27

Farmers Hoard Tonnes of Soya Beans Over Low Pricing low prices 1

Farmers in Acholi sub region are hoarding several metric tonnes of soya beans over its low pricing ahead of Christmas festivities. The average price of the produce tumbled from shillings 1,500 a kilogramme last year to shillings 1,000 in most markets URN sampled this week in Gulu district.
12:22
12:22

President Museveni Calls For Protection of Threatened Ethnic Identities mother tongue 2 1 Top story

Cultural practices such as Female Genital Mutilation FGM is at the heart of international campaigns for abolition. In Acholi, handing out virgin girls to bereaved families as remedy for murder has been abolished.
10:39
10:39

Pictorial: Acholi Cultural Dancers Illustrate 'Warriors' Antics at Festival 23

They occasionally froze in positions to take precision aims at vehicles they deemed enemies to demonstrate how the warriors of old confronted aggressive wildlife species in the jungles of Acholiland.
18:45
18:45

NRM, Opposition Clash At IPOD Meeting In Gulu 1

Members of political parties have today clashed at an outreach meeting to foster inter-party cooperation and unity in Uganda. Instead of fostering unity, however, members of various political parties accused each other of betraying the country and failing the platform.
16:44
16:44

Pomp as Acholi Cultural Festival Gets Underway in Gulu 4 1

Pompous display is filling the air at Kaunda parade grounds in Gulu Town as Acholi cultural dancers display the ethnic groups heritage in the inaugural annual cultural festival. The dancers are donning various costumes made from animal skins and hides, head crowns made from imported Ostrich feathers with traditional jingles strapped around their feet. They perform in rhythm round and round each other as they happily sing joyous entertainment songs.
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