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Had it not been for the legal opinions of Uganda’s Solicitor General, (12 square miles) parts of Maruzi Ranch in Maruzi County, Apac district would also be taken by another investor(s). Alongside Maruzi, other ranches like Aswa, Nahaara and Ruhengye would also be affected. This is contained in President’s letter dated 10th March, 2017 to …

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In recent years, many Ugandans got concerned, questioned manner in which lands in the country are given to investors, especially foreign! Often, responses from authorities (government) has been that investment triggers economic growth and reduce on unemployment. This explanation has vehemently been denied by most Ugandans, many of whom say government is targeting people’s land, …

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By Komakech Jimmy Acholi Province management has released “satisfying” accountability for the money collected during the Fufa drum game played between Acholi and Bunyoro Provinces last Sunday. Speaking during the accountability launch Dr. Loum Constantine, the chairman Acholi Province said the team has had a fantastic and maximum progress into the quarter finals, but expressed …

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Death has robbed Acholi sub region, northern Uganda and country of Lt. (Rtd) Mzee Otema Awany, father to NRM’s Richard Todwong and Lt. Gen. Charles Otema Awany, and lawyer Thomas Lapyem Awany. His death was revealed by one of his sons, Dr. Todwong on Wednesday. Deceased son says their father died from Gulu Independent Hospital, …

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The Northern Uganda dancehall artist Ogenrwot Geoffrey  aka Rakas Topa is preparing to celebrate his 10th years in the music industry. Ogenrwot, a resident of Unyama sub county in Gulu district was born in 1990. The dancehall star, pledged to offer much more exciting shows and entertaining music to his fans. He’s one of the …

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Residents of Lagaji village, Purongo sub-county in Nwoya district are in battles with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on whose land should the 7 kilometers elephant trenches be excavated. Okot Ben, the Purongo sub-county LC3 chairperson, in an interview with our reporter says the community of the affected areas of Lagaji and Lawaja where elephants terrorise …

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It was undoubtedly a great, cheerful day in Gulu town last weekend when Acholi Province hosted West Nile Province in the ongoing FUFA Drum tournament. That day, Gulu town hosted thousands of people, especially sport lovers drawn from different parts of northern Uganda and West Nile, among them politicians, cultural and religious leaders. And with …

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By Jimmy Komakech Following a planned rally by a popular northern Uganda musician Bosmic Otim at Gulu main market on 4, June 2019, security men are yet to locate his whereabout and finally arrest him. Otim and over 50 people were putting on red clothes  with writing “People Power” and red ribbons. Police immediately on …

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Abraham Aturo Darabin, a Kitgum district councilor for Orom sub-county is in shock over the sudden transfer announcement of “God’s sent” Resident District Commissioner, Christopher Omara. Mr. Omara has been transferred from Kitgum to Nebbi district just less than one year after he assumed office. “It’s a very doomed morning today (Friday 7th) among the …

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By Daniel Ojara Residents of Opaja village, Lanenober parish, Lakwana sub-county in Omoro district are mourning the death of their beloved “son” who died after taking too much alcohol. According to the report, the boy child took alcohol at their home during the same time his mother,  identified as Apio Nighty was distilling more local …

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