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Govt Letting Down Former LRA Abductees - Gulu Leaders 8 1 Top story

Some leaders in Gulu district have faulted government for mishandling the rehabilitation and reintegration of former Lords Resistance Army LRA abductees. The leaders say government commitment towards financing a comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration programme remains wanting, more than ten years after it committed to doing so during the Juba Peace Talks.
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Gulu 'Night Commuter' Centres Neglected 1 2

A decade after guns fell silent, the district has largely neglected several buildings that sheltered thousands of children and adults who trekked to town every evening for security thus earning themselves the name Night Commuters.
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Landmine Survivors Petition Gov't For Compensation

Monica Piloya, the chairperson of Gulu Landmine Survivors, says most of their members are languishing in abject poverty because they cant fend for themselves because of the injuries they sustained.
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Irene Gleeson Foundation Seeks UGX 4Bn From Local Funding lra war victims 1

The Irene Gleeson Foundation (IGF) is seeking 4 billion shillings from local funding to support its various projects. IGF is a charity that was established by Irene Gleeson to help children and victims of the war in northern Uganda.
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Frustration Among LRA War Victims As Govt Aid Delays 3

Frustration is rising among over 8,000 LRA war survivors as they wait for the government support that was promised to them about seven years ago.
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UN, AU Cannot Protect Surrendering LRA Rebels - Researcher lra abductions 2

Professor Tim Allen told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the UN and AU cannot guarantee the safety of rebels who try to flee but face hostility from the local population and other security agencies in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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MPs Call Off Trip To Central Africa Over Security Concerns seleka rebels

A trip that was organized for five legislators from Uganda to the Central African Republic (CAR) to ascertain the suffering caused by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels has been postponed over security concerns.
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Conglolese Reject LRA Radio Project invisible children 2

The radio stations which broadcast on FM band were set up with the objective of disseminating messages urging members of the LRA group to abandon rebellion and return to resettle in their homes. But Jolly Okot Andruvile, the Regional Ambassador for Invisible Children, says the Congolese don’t want the messages to be aired out in the local radios because they are in Acholi dialect, the language spoken by the brutal rebels.
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New Life For Former LRA Abductees As NGOs Pull Out invisible children 3

The former abductees who are mostly single mothers, used to live on handouts from NGOs, which have since ceased to operate in northern Uganda following the end of the war.
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Gulu Residents: Kony 2012 Video May Re-ignite Violence invisible children 2

Residents of Gulu are expressing fear that the publicity generated by the Kony 2012 video may re-ignite violence in Acholi sub region. The locals say depicting the atrocities several years after they were committed may affect the reconciliation process.
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War Crimes Court Yet To Decide On Kwoyelo Case lra rebels

The International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court has said it is preparing to pronounce itself on the constitutional court ruling last directing for Col. Thomas Kwoyelo’s release.
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Gulu, Amuru Residents Welcome Court Ruling on Kwoyelo thomas kwoyelo 1

The constitutional court ruling declaring that Thomas Kwoyelo, the former LRA commander should be set free has received a warm response in areas of Gulu and Amuru districts where he is alleged to have committed war crimes.
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Acholi Religious Leaders Want UPDF out of Congo

Acholi religious leaders say the presence of the Ugandan Army in the D R Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan could strain bi-lateral relations at a time when they need to work together to address the Lord’s Resistance Army problem.
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Northern Uganda Reflects On Past War peace 1

Hundreds of people from the northern Uganda districts have converged at Kaunda grounds in Gulu town to celebrate the International Peace Day, a gathering they say is reflect on their past, ravaged by a war that lasted twenty one years.
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Bishop Baptises Children on Kony's Mystic Hills northern uganda war

Gulu Anglican bishop Johnson Gakumba on Sunday climbed Awere Hills and baptized four children as a way of demystifying Joseph Kony’s alleged spiritual powers.
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Former IDPs Turn Joseph Kony's Mystic Hills Into Farmland awere hills

Awere Hills, the once feared home to Joseph Kony’s alleged spiritual power has been turned into an expansive farmland by former displaced persons.
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