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Battle for space fueling defacing of campaign posters in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The battle for space has resulted in defacing of campaign posters in Gulu city. Hundreds of posters are plastered on wall fences, electricity poles and any visible area across the city. However, they are removed or replaced under the cover of darkness. Section 83 …

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Teenager commits suicide over domestic violence

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A teenage girl has committed suicide in Gulu city over domestic conflicts in her family. The 14-year-old primary seven-candidate of Bishop Cipriano Kihangire Primary School in Kitintale Kampala hanged herself following a fight between her father Alfred Oryema and mother Concy Oroma at their home …

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City mayoral candidate arrested shortly after nomination

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Gulu have arrested Alfred Okwonga, a candidate for Lord Mayor of Gulu city shortly after his being nominated. Okwonga was arrested on Friday at around midday along the Ring road in Pece-Laroo division shortly after successfully being nominated from the Gulu district …

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NWSC starts mega water project in Gulu City

    Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government through National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has started construction of a Gulu Water Supply and Sanitation project to serve over 341,000 people in Gulu, Karuma, Kamdini, Minakulu, Bobi, Palenga, Koro- Abili and the surrounding areas. The new project will draw water …

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700 to attend DP delegates conference in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have restricted the number of delegates to attend the Democratic Party-DP National Delegates Conference in Gulu. The two days Conference which is being hosted in Gulu at Sir Samuel Baker Secondary School starts on Saturday and ends on Sunday. Out of the …

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Oulanyah mourns Harriet Aber

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has said the lives of those that pass on in their prime, like Gulu’s Harriet Aber, ” is a loss of positive energy that could add momentum on the country’s transformation agenda and shouldn’t be taken lightly.” Oulanyah said …

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NRM cancels Gulu district Woman MP results over malpractices

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Results for three aspirants in the National Resistance Movement – NRM party primaries for the Gulu district Women Parliamentary seat have been cancelled following allegations of election malpractice. George Obwola Ebola, the party’s district election officer says the invalidation of the election results follows anomalies …

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Gulu’s Harriet Aber found dead

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Controversial Gulu businesswoman Harriet Aber has been found dead in her bed. Aber who was in her early 40’s and has been cited in land grabbing cases was on Wednesday morning found dead reportedly by her children in her residence in Kasubi Sub Ward …

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