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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
14:49
14:49

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

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.
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12:45

UPDF Finally Moves To Evict Nomadic Pastoralists 8 1 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.
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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.
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12:22

President Museveni Calls For Protection of Threatened Ethnic Identities mother tongue 1 2 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.
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Pomp as Acholi Cultural Festival Gets Underway in Gulu 1 4

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.
16:32
16:32

ICC Tracking Kony 1 1

The International Criminal Court ICC has taken over the monitoring and tracking down of the movement of Ugandas most wanted warlord Joseph Kony in the Central African Republic CAR.
11:21
11:21

South Sudan Bound Bus Overturns In Amuru 1

The bus, belonging to Onzuri Bus Company registration number UAJ 880R, overturned about 5:30am this morning, some 13 Kilometers North West of Gulu Town.
09:17
09:17

Prosecution Starts Submission of Final Evidence in Ongwen Trial 1 2

Dahirou Sant-Anna, the International Cooperation Adviser in the office of the prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says prosecution is left with few vital pieces of evidence to submit before court by Mid-March of 2018.
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16:14

Ugandan Truck Driver Injured in South Sudan Attack 2

Denis Ssekajubu, a resident of Masaka district sustained the injury from a highway attack at Nisitu junction at about 7:30 am this morning, some 92-kilometres from Nimule while driving a Fuso lorry registration number UBB 563 H.
07:56
07:56

Acholi Chiefdom Tipped on Culture, Women Empowerment 1

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda is rallying Acholi chiefdom to mainstream its dynamic cultural values, norms and practices in promoting womens rights and empowerment. The foundation on Tuesday launched two bilingual handbooks containing the field findings to guide the chiefdom in promoting women empowerment and womens rights among communities.
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