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Army worms, how to fight them?

After more than a year of wreaking havoc across western and southern Africa, armyworms have now been reported in  East Africa  which include Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burundi. This destructive garden pest gets its name because it travels in small insect armies and consumes just about everything in its path. Here’s the natural, organic way to get rid ...

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Gaaga Bus Burns to Ashes

A Gaaga bound bus registration number, UAP 759 H has just caught fire around Matugga bursting into flames that reduced it into ashes. Passenger who escaped without injury but lost property could not establish the cause of the fire. However efforts to save the bus and properties yield no fruit as the fire brigade reached when the fire was at ...

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Miss Tourism North, PINE Avenue 5 in Child Cancer Awareness Drive

Miss Tourism Northern Uganda in collaboration with PINE Avenue5 a local music label have hatched a campaign to help support kids battling with cancer in the region. The event running under the theme “Childhood Cancer Awareness” will be held on 14th FEB with all process going directly to St Mary’s Lacor children cancer ward.  “Together we can put a smile ...

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Gulu Local Government Ban Charcoal Burning

Gulu local government has announced a new ban on indiscriminate tree cutting in the region for charcola. According to Ojara Martin Mapenduzi, the chairman LCV Gulu district revealed that the business has become so rampant with people auctioning away their forest land to people engaged charcoal burning business. “No forested spot is being spare since they have paid their money ...

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Gulu Bus Park Cleared for Public Access After Bomb Scare

Gulu buspark has been opened for public access after the police cordoned it off for some hours today due to a bomb scare there. Police and Army authorities later denoted the bomb in Gulu Bus Park, that was planted by yet to be established persons. The bomb was discovered by travelers in Gulu Bus Park at around 9:00 am. In ...

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Onek eulogizes Mao’s father

Lamwo county Member of Parliament Hillary Obaloker Onek has eulogized the fallen Muzee Dusman Okee who passed away on 2nd January 2016. Muzee Okee is the father of Democratic Party President Nobert Mao. In a facebook post, Onek said it is a bad beginning of the year for Nobert Mao (DP Party President) and Dan Fred Kidega (Speaker of East African ...

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Water Shortage Hits Gulu “GENERATOR FAULTY”- NWSC Area Manager Explains

Gulu municipality is experiencing acute shortage of water with inadequate supply of water from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation leaving over 400 household in the areas of Pece, Layibi and Laroo in dire need. In a telephone interview with, Rackara, Paul, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) branch manager, Gulu explained that the current water shortage has been cause ...

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University Don, Councilor on Rampage For “SHAFTING” Minors Grilled

The Police in Gulu are holding a University Don and former district councilor for Lalogi Ben Acellam for alleged defilement and disappearance with a 16 year old girl. Acellam, said to be a lecturer in one of the private universities, has reportedly written a statement at Gulu Central Police Station after he was charged with disappearance with the girl under ...

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I Have “HOPES” For A Better And Vigorous Acholi -Jokkene Timothy Election Appeal

Jokkene Timothy Okee, the NRM aspirant for Gulu municipality Member of Parliament seat has today appealed to the people of Gulu to trust him with their votes as he is the only hope for the region. “In this election season an opportunity has been placed in your hands as voters to make a contribution on the path we should take” ...

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Government Ignored Northern Uganda, Gave Them Handouts to Survive – Besigye

Dr. Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change presidential Candidate, has vowed to continue with the struggle to liberate this country to freedom. While meeting the press today at, Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC) Gulu, Besigye accused the government for neglecting the population at the peak of 20 years LRA Insurgency but rather taking advantage of the situation. “There have ...

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