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12:19
12:19

Gulu Residents of Congolese Origin Discriminated due to Lack of National IDs NIRA 3

The Congolese who have settled in Uganda for all those years and those born in Uganda but without formal documents were previously able to access all social and commercial services like banking, travel documents, health, education and sim card registrations among others.
09:47
09:47

Truck Drivers Again Threaten to Boycott Delivery of Cargo to South Sudan 3 2 Top story

Their concerns follow a fresh attack on cargo trucks early last week in which a Ugandan driver was beaten to comma by gunmen, while six Kenyan nationals were hijacked and their trucks abandoned on the road.
10:19
10:19

Uganda, South Sudan Military Chiefs Meet Over Border Security African Union 4 1

The day-long meeting took place at the UPDF 4th Division Barracks in Gulu City West Division. The meeting was aimed at sharing challenges to foster strengthened border security mechanisms and adapting to peaceful working relations.
05:43
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Leaders Struggle to Attract Commercial Flights at Gulu Airport business community 1 3

The airport, established in the 1960s' was only active between 1986 to 2006, when it was often used for the transport armaments and humanitarian aid and workers, at the height of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency in Northern Uganda.
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13:20

COVID-19: Tanzanian Truck Driver Transferred to Mulago karuma bridge 1 1

Peter Debele, the Kiryandongo Resident District Commissioner (RDC), also the Chairperson for the District COVID-19 Task Force confirmed the development. He told URN than the patient has already been referred to the National Referral Hospital Mulago for further management.
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16:20

South Sudan Private Airline Introduces Passenger Flights to Gulu Gulu Airport 1 3

The route will be operated by a privately owned airline; Sky Travel and Aviation, which will fly passengers twice a week to and from Juba. The company had its maiden flight on Saturday from Juba International Airport to Gulu Airport with one passenger and crew aboard the white 5Y-MWW 12-seater plane.
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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.
15:36
15:36

Suspected Nodding Syndrome Cases Reported in Oyam

Gillian Akullu, the Oyam Resident District commissioner says the suspected cases were found in Otwal, Aleka and Abok sub-counties.
11:43
11:43

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

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.
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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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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.
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20:03

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

The grant is to support promotion of rural development as well as climate smart agriculture, particularly in Northern Uganda.
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18:58

UNHCR Rejects Extra Land For Refugee Settlement 1

Authorities in Agago district had offered 40 Square kilometers of land in Paimol Sub County for establishment of another refugee settlement to de-congest some of the existing settlements in the region.
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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.
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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.
10:28
10:28

UNHCR Verifies 92,000 Refugees 1

Currently, the exercise which begun last month is being conducted in Imvepi refugees settlement in Moyo District, Bidi-Bidi, in Adjumani district and Nakivaale in Isingiro district.
07:36
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Parenting Three Martyrs Excites Kitgum Residents 3 1

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.
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14:30

South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Hold Prayers For Peace Talks 2

Ali Fanuel, an urban refugee in Gulu town, says they are gathering together over the weekend in Bar Dege Division in Gulu Municipality, where majority of urban refugees are located, to seek divine intervention and spiritual guidance to the delegations in the talks.
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Bomb Squad Takes Over Demining Operations In Northern Uganda 2 1 Top story

Okema says the deployment of the Bomb squad has significantly boosted demining operations in the region, adding that the team discovered 19 unexploded ordnances shortly after putting their boots on ground.
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