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19:39
19:39

Child Activist Kenneth Akena’s Family Losing Hope for Justice 1

Jordan Yhang, Akena’s eldest brother told URN that the court process has not progressed ever since the hearing failed to take off in January when it was first scheduled.
18:00
18:00

Activists Call for Measures to Combat Child Neglect child abuse 2 1

The Children’s Act, which came into force in 1996, enables police, community leaders, and local officials to handle infringements of children’s rights. But experts say the law is not an adequate deterrent in cases where parents do not provide for their children.
14:58
14:58

Man Arrested in Gulu for Defiling 11-Year-Old Step Daughter Aswa River Region

The minor was defiled on Sunday in Bwobo Aywaya Sub-Ward, Patuda parish, Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality. The case was reported to Mican Police Post by Zainabu Atayo, the victim's mother.
11:47
11:47

IUEA Wins University Debate Competition Gulu University 3 1

A total of 48 teams from across 23 Universities and Tertiary Institutions in Uganda including two Universities from Kenya; Pioneer International University and Strathmore University participated in the nine days of the competition that began on 1st November and ended on Friday.
14:12
14:12

Five Gulu University Students Arrested in Foiled Protest anti-riot police 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson revealed the quartet will face charges of holding unlawful assembly and incitement of violence contrary to Public Order Management Act, 2013.
19:12
19:12

Rights Body Decries Appalling Condition of Children Incarcerated With Mothers 1 4

Nicholas Ogwang the Commission’s Regional Human Rights Officer in Gulu disclosed to URN that the children of imprisoned mothers are highly vulnerable group with appalling rights and welfare.
17:49
17:49

Gulu University Students Join Protest Against Makerere Tuition Hike 1

Gulu University students have written to Gulu District Police Commander-DPC, Emmanuel Mafundo seeking protection for their planned demo. The students have pinned a write up on all Gulu University notice boards water marked “Fees Must Fall”.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: Residents Storm RDC`s Office Over Arrest of LC1 Chairperson Ker Kwaro Acholi 16 2 Top story

Florence Oryem and Michael Ouna were arrested on Wednesday and arraigned before the Gulu Chief Magistrate’s court for malicious damage.
14:22
14:22

Church Accused of Encroaching on Clan Land paibona sub county 1 Top story

The clan leaders accuse New Jerusalem Tabernacle Church, which belongs to Severino Lukoya, the father of Alice Lakwena, the former head of the Holy Spirit Movement of erecting his church on one and half acre of the clan land.
13:09
13:09

12-Year-Old on Trial for Aggravated Defilement 1

The minor, who reportedly defiled the young girl from their home in Kitgum Municipality on August 13, was later arrested and charged with aggravated defilement before the high court in Gulu. The girl lives in the neighbourhood.
10:42
10:42

Aswa Police Officers Faulted for Involvement in Land Disputes 2

Corporal Vincent Ovulu alias Simon Peter Dwaka, a traffic police officer attached to Gulu Central Police Station was involved land a land dispute between the Lageru clan and Lamogi clan.
12:12
12:12

Court Overturns Ruling of Woman Accused of Injecting Baby With HIV Blood Bardege Division 5 3

Last month Kitgum Chief Magistrate, Hussein Ntalo Nasulu sentenced Kamuhangi to two years in prison.
17:35
17:35

‘Wives’ of Senior LRA Commanders Still Upholding Bush Hierarchies 3 1 Top story

Jackie Atingo, a Research Consultant on Justice Security affiliated to LSE revealed that the women who were viewed as married to high-ranking commanders became senior wives and upon their return and reintegration, maintained their status.
14:49
14:49

Police Orders B 13 Gang Members to Surrender or Face Death Drum tournaments 3 1

The latest victim of the criminal gang is Jino Otti, the LC 1 Chairperson of Industrial Area in Library parish in Layibi Division of Gulu municipality. The gangsters attacked Otti’s residents threatening to lynch him for interfering with their activities.
13:42
13:42

Kony’s Children Using WhatsApp Group to Build Family Bond 1 2

The children numbering 40, reportedly aged between 14 to 23 who were kidnapped and held in captivity by the LRA. It is widely cited that Kony has anywhere between 50 and 100 wives, all of whom have been abducted and forced into a life of sexual slavery by the LRA leader and his top commanders.
14:36
14:36

Danish Embassy Boosts Access to Justice Project in Northern Uganda 2 1

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Officer for Uganda says that the Access to Justice Project has been extended for another two years to ensure that the communities understand and be part of the court proceedings against Dominic Ongwen at The Hague.
18:30
18:30

Gulu Waste Handlers Decry Lack of Protective Kits laroo division 3 3

The workers, mostly elderly women who spoke told URN that they are exposed to dangerous materials and chemicals like battery acid, pesticides, rodents and metal blades among others, that are dumped carelessly after use. Many have sustained injuries in the process of cleaning up the municipality.
17:56
17:56

Police Investigating Gulu District Speaker over Defilement Koro Primary School

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that the matter is before the Resident States Attorney-RSA for legal advice.
11:04
11:04

Residents Burn Church Worship Material

An angry mob led by the area LC I Chairperson, Geoffrey Oringa destroyed a crucifix, shea butter gourds, stones, water and Shillings 300 that was assembled in the church compound on Wednesday evening .
14:10
14:10

Trust Funds For LRA Victims Launches UGX 5.1 Billion Support 1

The Fund is to treat Victims of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) conflict living with untreated wounds and trauma in North and Eastern Uganda.
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