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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.