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11:39
11:39

Acholi Cultural Festival Underway in Gulu Town 2 1

The groups composed of the young and elderly then marched to Kaunda grounds with melodies of various cultural instruments in the air. They happily danced to the rhythms and sounds of small and big drums to rejuvenate the lost pride of the Acholi people.
20:37
20:37

Madi Delegation Delays Final Apaa Land Peace Agreement apaa land dispute 5 1

Lawrence Akuti, the head of the Madi Delegation told journalists in Gulu district that his team has received valuable input from interpretations of land and associated legal regimes of the country a meeting held today, Friday.
18:31
18:31

Tilenga Project: Acholi, Bunyoro Demand Protection of Cultural Sites talenga project 3 1

The two kingdoms say that they possess valuable cultural sites and heritage materials inside the National park, through which the Petroleum Authority of Uganda is set to develop oil infrastructures.
20:42
20:42

Acholi Chiefdom Renovates Meeting Chamber of Chiefs 1

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi chiefdom says the renovation works will cost shillings 79 Million.
19:10
19:10

Deforestation Threatens Uganda's Film Industry – Filmmakers 3 1

They also fear that deforestation will push up the cost of producing their movies as preferred dense tropical rainforests and other landscapes suitable for heart throbbing movie scenes undergo encroachment and massive degradation.
07:03
07:03

President Museveni Heads to Disputed Apaa Villages apaa land crisis 2

The major disputes around the township relate to its ownership, economic land use for settlement or wildlife conservation and geographical boundaries of Amuru and Adjumani districts.
17:45
17:45

Police Prepares To Transfer Remains Of American Tourist To Mulago 2

The 61-year-old Montie Guy Watson, a resident of Tex City was found dead in his guest room at Bwana Tembo Safari lodge in Nwoya district where he checked in on February 13th, 2018 on Saturday morning.
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.
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.
07:13
07:13

Acholi Divided Over Museveni's Invite to Cultural Festival ker kwaro acholi 2 1

Those opposed to Museveni as chief guest fear that his presence at the three-day event will politicise the ceremony and make it difficult for them to engage in meaningful deliberations for the development of their region.
19:19
19:19

Ministry Unveils New Domestic Tourism Drive 2 1

The ministry of tourism says the target of these drives is to increase the number of domestic tourists to four million Ugandans by the year 2030.
06:41
06:41

Pictorial: Pilgrimage In Wipolo Martyrs Shrine in Agago District gulu archdiocese 14

Born around 1902 in Ogom-Payira to pagan parents, Lodi and Amona, Daudi attended the instruction to receive baptism aged 16. Baptized by Father Cesare Gambaretto on June 1, 1916, Daudi received his first holy communion on the same day and was confirmed on October 15, 1916.
08:35
08:35

Paimol Martyrs Shrine, "The Heaven Of Uganda" gulu archdiocese 4 1 Top story

Father Joseph Okumu says the strong belief that the Church attaches to Paimol Martyrs Shrine is what compelled it to rename the shrine Wipolo, which means in-heaven in the native Acholi language.
11:21
11:21

Pictorial: Pilgrimage At Wipolo Martyrs Shrine In Agago

Daudi Okello and Jildo Irwa were allegedly speared to death on October 20th 1918 by people believed to have been agents of Arab slave traders for preaching against slavery.
08:59
08:59

Evasive Plants Trigger Massive Wildlife Migration From Queen Elizabeth Game Park 1 6

Corporal Zachary Logwee Oboya, a tour guide in Kidepo Valley National Park, says several efforts to control the growth of Desert cat claw acacia trees have been adopted.
13:24
13:24

UWA Awaits Cabinet Decision on Seized Ivory 2 1

Dr Andrew Seguya, the executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority says the authority proposed the destruction of the ivory, building a Museum or a real high rising Ivory tower to impart conservation knowledge and generate revenue for the nation, as viable options to derive value out of the illegally acquired animal trophies.
17:37
17:37

Wildlife Clubs Battle Poaching In Park Communities 1 5

Francis William Ruhimirwa, the Education Officer in Charge of Community programs at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, says some of the clubs are involved in the thematic areas of wetland conservation, Giraffe Conservation, Elephant Conservation and Shoe Bill Conservation amongst others.
08:37
08:37

UWA Acquires Phone Tracer to Fight Wildlife Trafficking 3 1 Top story

The i2 pattern tracer allows the user to quickly search through phone call data sets and provide a brief overview of the selected the data.
15:06
15:06

Sport Fishing Boosts Conservation in Murchison Falls 2 1

In early March, some 60 professional fishers concluded sport fishing here after paying USD 200 each in entry fees and caught between 600 and 800 Kilograms of fish which they tagged for research before releasing them back into the wild water.
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