IGP Kayihura: Alleged killer Kanyamunyu is not connected

IGP Kayihura: Alleged killer Kanyamunyu is not connected

Police chief, General Kale Kayihura has assured the country that the rhetoric of slain Kenneth Akena Watmon’s alleged killer Matthew Kanyamunyu of being connected and protected are false. On Wednesday while attending Akena’s burial at his his ancestral home in Gang Dyang, Pandwong Division, Kitgum Municipality, Gen Kayihura dismissed speculation that big shots in government […]

MP Otto threatens to exhume Kenneth Akena’s body

MP Otto threatens to exhume Kenneth Akena’s body

In a rather erratic way, Aruu County Member of Parliament Odonga Otto has sworn to rally the family of Kenneth Watmon Akena and exhume his body if Police don’t convict his alleged killer, city businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu.   We wouldn’t expect any family member of the deceased community development officer, who was last Saturday evening […]

How Uganda will use Shs115 billion for South Sudan refugees

How Uganda will use Shs115 billion for South Sudan refugees

Uganda has secured 115 billion Shillings (€30 million) to support thousands of South Sudan refugees hosted in various resettlement centres across the country. This is part of a total package of 300 billion Shillings (€78 million), earmarked by the European Commission to provide emergency aid to persons affected by the South Sudan conflict which has […]

Gen. Oketta’s body to be laid before MPs

Gen. Oketta’s body to be laid before MPs

Maj Gen Julius Oketta (right) chats with colleagues at Parliament. (File photo) Parliament will meet on Monday to pay tribute to the late Maj Gen Julius Oketta, as Ugandans prepare for his burial. The special sitting comes at the start of a week of commemorative events before a military sendoff in Amuru District, Pabbo Sub-county. […]

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Joint deployment started on Sunday, October 23 The governments of Uganda and South Sudan have agreed to deploy a joint police force along their common border to stem the rampant killings of travellers. Since forces loyal to South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar resumed fighting four months ago, at least five […]

Ugandan found dead at Dutch airport identified

Ugandan found dead at Dutch airport identified

Odong was born on September 30, 1963 in Gulu district Government run Uganda Media Centre has identified the 53-year-old Uganda has been found dead at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands as an Assistant Commissioner in charge of Agrochemicals at Ministry of Agriculture. Michael Odong left Entebbe International Airport in Uganda aboard KLM Airlines on […]

Gunmen who killed two in Dokolo used South Sudanese bullets -Police

Gunmen who killed two in Dokolo used  South Sudanese bullets -Police

New information from Police indicates that the identity of the unknown gunmen that killed two members of the same family in Dokolo district could be South Sudanese. David Ongom Odong, the North Kyoga police spokesperson said the offciers investigating the murders discovered that the bullet cartridges found at the scene indicate that the bullets used […]

Gulu reemerges from cholera attack

Gulu reemerges from cholera attack

The three cholera patients admitted for treatment at St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu have been discharged from isolation. Dr Emmanuel Ochola, the head of HIV, research and documentation department says the hospital effectively contained the disease within days and no new cases have emerged. Dr Ochola says the trio left the isolation ward on […]