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14:16
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Foreign Nationals’ Hotel Bookings Rise to 28% in Uganda attract tourists 1 1

Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
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Pastor, Two Others Arrested with Owl Eggs in Gulu 1

Simplicious Gessa, the Communication Officer of Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA told URN that the trio was arrested from Gulu by UWA personnel who had earlier tracked their email communication with prospective buyers of the eggs in the United States of America.
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Acholi Leaders Divided over Proposed Agro-Industrial Identity for Gulu City Amuru hot spring 5 1

Gulu District Chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi who played a pivotal role in the creation of Gulu City creation says the agro-industrial tagline has been chosen for visibility, recognition, and global connectivity for the Acholi people. But a debate immediately ensued among some elite Acholi people questioning the agro-industrial rationale of Gulu City.
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Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
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Stray Hippos Cause Panic Among Gulu Residents Laroo Division 3

On Saturday night, Simon Orach a boda boda motorcyclist in Gulu also reported that he was attacked by the animal along ST Mauritz road in Laroo Division.
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CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup: Eritrea Hold Uganda To 1-1 Draw Uganda Hippos 1 2

Uganda took an early lead through Ivan Bogere`s goal before Michael Habte Gebremeskel equalized 17 minutes into the second half in a poorly attended match at Pece stadium in Gulu town.
08:43
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Oil Exploration: Restoration of Park Ecosystems Incomplete Total E&P 1 5

Andrew Ddamba Gwabali, the Uganda Total E&P Environment and Diversity Field Officer says that some of the sites pending restoration are hosting studies in preparation for oil production. In such areas, new boreholes have been drilled for detailed studies on underground waters (aquifers).
07:15
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Another Humanitarian Worker Drowns In Aruu Falls 1

Daniel Obete, a staff of Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), a humanitarian agency working in Northern Uganda died while swimming in Aruu Falls on Sunday.
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Stray Buffalo Disrupts Classes in Omoro School

Teachers were prompted to lock fear stricken pupils inside the classrooms for many hours to prevent the wildlife getting provoked into attacking them.
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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.
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Acholi Chiefdom Seeks UGX 300 Million for Cultural Festival 1

On Tuesday Rwot Acana sounded the Royal drum locally known as Bul Pa Rwot to invite his subjects to join this years festival.
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Acholi Chiefdom Renovates Meeting Chamber of Chiefs 1

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi chiefdom says the renovation works will cost shillings 79 Million.
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Deforestation Threatens Uganda's Film Industry – Filmmakers 1 3

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.
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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.
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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.
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Cancer Claims Gulu Veteran Journalist lacor hospital

Renowned Gulu-based writer and talk show host Richard Mungu has died at St. Marys Hospital Lacor. Relatives say Richard Mungu succumbed to cancer which he has been battling since last year.
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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.
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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 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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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.
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