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Gulu hospital registers surge in maternal, infant deaths

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers in Acholi sub-region are struggling to manage high cases of maternal and newborn deaths. Peter Mukobi, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that they lost at least 60 mothers, and 900 newborn babies in the region last …

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Acholi MPs call for investigations into Kamdini bus accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators from Acholi sub-region have tasked Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja to summon the proprietor of Roblyn Coaches Ltd over an accident involving one of their buses that claimed the lives of 18 passengers. A least 21 other passengers sustained severe injuries following the accident that occurred …

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VP Alupo woos Acholi to embrace gov’t programmes

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vice President Jessica Alupo has wooed the locals in Acholi Sub-region to embrace the various government programs for the socio-economic transformation of the region. Alupo said as the new year has started, the people in the region should embrace key areas of education and the …

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West Nile province storms FUFA DRUM finals

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | West Nile Province has stormed the FUFA DRUM finals after their one all draw with the Acholi Province, the reigning champions of the tournament. West Nile Province advanced to the finals on a 2-1 aggregate following their encounter at Pece War Memorial Stadium in Gulu …

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