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By Rackara Emmanuel The reigning 22 year old Miss Uganda 2018/2019 Quinn Abenakyo, and other former holders are on a road through towards promotion of girl child education across the country.  The campaign started from Gulu under an umbrella of Role Model Foundation. It is a worldwide campaign that shall reach other districts in the …

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By Komakech Jimmy The Acholi tourism cluster is grappling with acute challenges that is hindering their effective operation in the sub-region. Kotina Rose Mary, the coordinator miss tourism northern region, comprising of Lango and Acholi sub-regions says. Ms Kotina expressed that in several occasions they are not being supported by both leaders and community in …

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Dubbed Plus Size or Miss Curvy Contest 2019 – the event is expected to be flamboyant, exciting and above all rewarding. Since its launch in Kampala – nearly two weeks ago by State Tourism Minister, Godfrey Kiwanda and Annie Mungoma – the CEO, some Ugandans, including top Man of God – said it should be …

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Tourism State Minister, Godfrey Kiwanda is doing a good job – Uganda’s Ambassador to United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Julius Peter Moto has said. Mr. Moto’s statement comes just a few days after Minister Kiwanda launched Miss Curvy Contest 2019 in which Uganda’s curvaceous – Big Size plus women, aged 18-35 years will compete. After …

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The Lira Grade One Magistrate Simon Peter Odoo has been installed as the new clan chief of Atek Odyek Owidi. He was conferred with cultural mandates and blessings by Tekwaro Lango head, Won Nyaci Dr. Eng. Michael Odongo Okune. The cultural event took place on the 15, December, 2018 at Abili primary school, Otwal sub-county …

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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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Lira – On Thursday, Lango Cultural Foundations [Ker Tekwaro Lango] headed by His Highness Yosam Odur Ebii – the Paramount Chief held a meeting at Pacific Grand Hotel in complete defiance of rival camp of Dr. Engineer Michael Moses Odongo Okune. A head of the meeting, Dr. Engineer Odongo Okune who is also the executive …

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By Norine Kazombo Gulu – Cultural leaders say they are looking at the upcoming cultural festival to strengthen and promote Acholi cultural values, heritage and to foster peace. This will be the second cultural festival. It will be held on the theme: “Promoting Acholi Heritage for Greater Productivity”, Charles Oryem Odora who’s the chairperson organizing …

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Lira – A meeting of Lango clan chiefs loyal to His Highness [Won Nyaci] Yosam Odur Ebii who is widely regarded as Lango Paramount Chief is hanging in balance. The meeting, summoned by Ker Tekwaro Lango [commonly known as Lango Cultural Foundation – LCF] speaker, Benson Dila Oyuku is slated for Friday (tomorrow). Top on …

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The only problem we have at Tekwaro Lango is lingering hangover of people changes has set aside and are not accepting to go peacefully…… he said. The head of Tekwaro Lango – Dr Eng. Michael Odongo Okune has laid down his preeminent schema in order to develop and transform Lango’s lost cultural practices. Won Nyaci …

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