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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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By Komakech Jimmy Residents of Lalur Okun village, Koch Kalang parish in Goma sub-county, Nwoya district are facing threats from some rich persons in the area. The residents say these persons always come with government soldiers and threaten their lives. They further claim that they are being ordered to demolish their houses and shift away …

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By Ojara Daniel Police on Saturday took over different roads in Omoro town   after protest from a group of youth and business communities emerged. It arose after Omoro town council authorities relocated traders to the new market side of Opit market. However, the business people were not interested to go and operate their businesses at …

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The Amuru Resident District Commissioner Auma Linda Agness has refuted the allegations  by some of the affected community owning land in Lakang village, claiming that “only” fake people were compensated. The recent compensation of Lakang village residents by government was Uganda shillings 5.4 billion to 114 people in the sugar cane project area. The cane project …

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Two people from the same family were on Saturday hit by lightening in the northern Uganda district of Omoro. The incident happened at around 5:00pm in Te Got parish, Lakwana sub-county in Omoro district. Both victims were inside the house when it was heavily raining, survivors and local leaders say. Agnes Agik, 30, [dead] and …

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By Daniel Ojara The administrators of Omoro Youth Boda Boda group badly want financial support for their struggling SACCO. They are now requesting government through their area MP, Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah to link them to relevant ministries. The SACCO members are comprised of boda-boda raiders and other small scale businessmen and women. …

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By David Okema Three people have committed suicide in Acholi sub-region between Sunday 4, and Monday 5, November, 2018, as according to police. Joe Komakech, 23, a resident of Boo Goya in Gem sub-county, Lamwo district was found dead hanging on a rope. Reports say the deceased was having too much pressure from his parents …

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By David Okema Omoro – Simon Loum, 45, a father of six children and a resident of Peya village in Onyona parish in Ongako sub-county in Omoro district is stranded with his children. Mr Loum accuses Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Lyandro Komakech for refusing to pay his money, totaling to shillings 700,000, accruing from …

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