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08:34
08:34

Kwoyelo: How Kony Arrested Me, Executed Otti on Suspicion of Defection Amuru District 1 Top story

He noted that when Vincent Otti returned, he was immediately arrested along with Otim Records, and Ben Acellam and moved to where Kony was staying.
08:44
08:44

Francophonie Day Celebrations Climax with Calls for Gov’t, Schools to Prioritize French Language Northern Uganda 4 3

One by one teachers who attended the event called on the government to empower French learning and encouraged school heads to embrace the language, claiming that it has an important role in opening employment opportunities for students.
08:03
08:03

Lamogi Chiefdom Seek UGX5 Billion Compensation Over Ruined Heritage Site Northern Uganda 1 3

According to Onen, while the Lamogi cultural institution had believed it was for investment, they later realized the investor was targeting Guru Guru Hill where he had begun excavating rocks for personal gains.
08:07
08:07

Kwania Farmers Embrace Micro- Scale Irrigation Program government program 6 1 Top story

Taddeo Mivulo, the Kwania District Senior Agricultural Engineer, provided insights into the functionality of the irrigation system, noting that five farmers have already fully paid for and are being connected to the system. He emphasized the importance of proper maintenance to prevent damage to the systems.
17:54
17:54

Organizations Extorting Money from LRA War Victims to Benefit from Reparation Northern Uganda 1 2

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
07:06
07:06

Ministry of Energy Wants Total Ban on Metal Scrap Business Northern Uganda 1 2

Sidronius Okasai Opolot, the Minister of State for Energy told URN in an interview that his Ministry is currently in talks with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives to initiate a total ban on the buying and selling of metal scrap as one of the ways of ending the rampant vandalism of electricity infrastructure by the suspected scrap dealers.
15:10
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Dominic Ongwen Pleads for Psychosocial Support Northern Uganda 1 2

Ongwen said that the physical and psychological torture he underwent while in the bush including being forced to drink human blood and eat human flesh, left him with permanent trauma.
09:39
09:39

LRA's Ongwen Raises "Largest Grounds" of Appeal Against Conviction in ICC's History Dominic Ongwen 1 2

The grounds raised to challenge the Trial judgment include the Chamber’s conducting proceedings based on a Confirmation of Charges Decision which was legally defensive, violation of Ongwen’s right to notice by expanding the material, temporal and geographic scope of the charges beyond the parameters of the charged crimes and relying on evidence of acts not charged, thus "causing prejudice and making the trial unfair".
08:28
08:28

Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal Hearing Scheduled for Next Month Northern Uganda 1 1

Ongwen’s defense team led by Crispus Ayena Odongo filed its appeal briefs against the conviction and sentencing of Ongwen on October 21 and 26 last year.
11:05
11:05

25 Organizations to Advice ICC on Reparation of War Victims Northern Uganda 1 1

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator says many organizations sent their requests but court only selected 25 of which 19 are Ugandan based while 6 are foreign.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 1 3

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
07:59
07:59

Nine Organisations Request to Advise ICC on Reparation of LRA Victims Northern Uganda 1 2 Top story

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator told URN in an interview that the chambers invited experts, victim’s organizations and Civil Society Organization among others with deeper knowledge on the victims’ situations to write and request the court to permit them to offer advice and opinions on how best the reparations should be conducted.
20:20
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ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 1 3

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
18:39
18:39

MPs Hold Prayers for Jacob Oulanyah Parliament 7 1

Reverend Christine Shimanya, the Parliament Chaplain who led the prayers asked God to grant Oulanyah victory.
16:31
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PWDs Want Campaigns Decentralized country 1 3

Francis Lanyo, the Democratic Party flag bearer for the PWDs position in Northern Uganda says that he was nominated on 23rd November and the time frame of three weeks is not enough for him to campaign all over the country.
08:01
08:01

Returnees Still Far from Resettlement in Northern Uganda-New Study discrimination 1 2 Top story

According to the study, 55.7% of the people who spent between 1 to 3 years in captivity returned home but were never resettled. The study was conducted between August 2019 and July 2020 in Omoro, Pader, Amuru, Nwoya and Agago district in Acholi Sub Region, which suffered the brunt of the Insurgency.
12:34
12:34

Salim Saleh Rallies Private Sector to Turn Gulu into International Market Gulu District 1 2

Timothy Okee, the Private Sector Representative for Gulu says the businesses can grow from small scale to industrialization but noted that insufficient power in the region is a deterrent factor.
17:44
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Government Partners with Gulu University to Boost Operation Wealth Creation poverty eradication 1 2

The Operation Wealth Creation National Coordinator General Salim Saleh told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the partnership seeks to address poverty in the North.
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