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FDC struggles to identify candidates in Acholi

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party is finding a hard time to decide on the party candidates for various elective positions in Acholi sub-region ahead of the forthcoming general elections. This stems from the failure by the aspirants to compromise on who should carry …

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Street children blamed for destructive fire in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Gulu have blamed street children for the devastating fire that razed over 10 huts in Kanyagoga Parish in Gulu City West Division, on Wednesday. Preliminary findings recorded in a general inquiry file at Gulu Central Police Station indicate that 11 huts were burnt …

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FDC senior party leaders reconcile ahead of 2021 polls

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Senior leaders of the Forum for Democratic Change – FDC party in Acholi region have embraced a deal to patch up their differences and reconcile ahead of the 2021 general elections. Key among those who reunited included Christopher Acire, the former Gulu Municipality MP and …

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Task force disregards MP’s ideas on use of COVID-19 funds

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Gulu District COVID-19 taskforce has disregarded suggestions by area MPs’ on the utilization of the 20 million Shillings from Parliament. The money was given to each legislator to facilitate their activities on the management and control of coronavirus disease.   But amidst controversy on the …

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Families storm Opposition leader’s home demanding food aid

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 100 starving families in Gulu Municipality stormed the home of Betty Aol Ocan, the Leader of Opoosition (LOP) Sunday afternoon demanding for relief food. The affected people including pregnant women, youth, children, the elderly persons from across the four Divisions of Laoo, Pece, …

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LOP decries brutality in enfocement of anti COVID-19 measures

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Betty Aol Ocan has faulted security personnel for using excessive powers in implementing directives on the suspension of public transport and closure of business premises.   For 14 days, all forms of public transport are banned, according to a …

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Leader of opposition questions BoU continous recapitalization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Betty Aol Ocan has questioned the continuous need to recapitalize Bank of Uganda saying that it could be a sign of financial indiscipline. The query is carried in her response to the National Budget Framework Paper for the coming …

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