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Unfulfilled presidential pledges irk NRM party chairpersons in Acholi

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairpersons in Gulu and Omoro sub-counties have expressed frustration over long unfulfilled pledges made to them by President Yoweri Museveni. Under the NRM sub–county chairperson associations in the two districts, the disgruntled party leaders say that President …

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Onion prices shoot up across markets in Acholi sub-region

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Onion prices have shot up in markets within Acholi sub-region. In Kalongo market in Kalongo town council, a kilogram of onions now goes for 6,500 Shillings up from 4,500 Shillings. Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that …

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Acholi Chief stuck in London

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II is currently stuck in the United Kingdom following a worldwide lockdown over the coronavirus Pandemic. Acana who  heads the Ker Kwaro Acholi Chiefdom, flew to London for personal business in March. He was also …

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Cassava is a strategic crop- Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has advised farmers in Acholi to embark on growing cassava saying it’s a strategic crop. Speaking at the launch of a mass cassava growing project in Acholibur sub county in Pader district on Saturday, Museveni said cassava is a great source of …

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Acholi Paramount Chief rebukes subjects over exorbitant bride price

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot, David Onen Acana II has expressed disappointment over the exorbitant bride price levied by his subjects. According to Acana, he is overwhelmed with petitions from concerned subjects in Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo and Omoro district imploring him …

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