Sounds of various Acholi cultural dances characterized by drumming, blowing flutes,harps, horns and hitting calabashes, among others has dominated Gulu town by press time. The joyful celebrants marched on Gulu Town Streets to mark the beginning of the 2nd edition of Acholi cultural festival 2018. The celebrations started on Thursday morning with processions across town …

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Police in Kitgum district [Aswa region] has recovered a PK gun, one of the guns stolen from Agoro police post in Lamwo district on September 17, this year. According to the Police spokesman for Aswa region, ASP Jimmy Patrick Okema, the recovery follows monitoring of the whereabouts of one William Komakech alias Okimbo after the November …

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Gulu – Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development (MLGSD) has promised to continue giving financial support to best performing women projects being funded by Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) to enable them grow bigger. The assurance was made on Tuesday – December 11, 2018 by Mr. Frank Mugabi, Communications Officer for UWEP during field visits …

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Gulu – Sadolin Paints Uganda on Thursday opened a new colour center in the heart of Gulu town to expand market reach for customers in the northern region. The Gulu colour center is located along Gulu Main Street next to Barclays Bank Gulu branch. Through franchise agreement with local entrepreneurs, Sadolin Paints Uganda is to …

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The former Gulu University Vice Chancellor, Professor Jack Nyeko Pen Mogi, has described the poverty in northern Uganda as ‘chronic’ due to bad choice of crops government give to farmers. Mr. Mogi was making a presentation at the launch of the 12th Uganda Economic Update by World Bank at Gulu Country Dairy Farm in Unyama sub-county, Gulu …

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From January to December – Ugandan youth are full of complain, not at ease and talk of no job placement. This practice, however, is common with those in urban towns who are diploma and or degree holders. While this is an annual talk, those in rural areas, formally or informally educated – are either practicing …

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