Gulu Arch Diocese Failing its Own Catholic Schools

By David Martin Aliker On Saturday August 10th, 2019 Sacred Heart Old Girls Association (SHOGA) organized a re-union for its Alumni Association. Notably, on their list of invite were Bishop Angelo Negri College Old Students’ Executives, Layibi College Old Students Association (Layisco) Executives, Sacred Heart School Senior Citizens, Sacred Heart School Alumni Members of Parliament […]

Gulu Gets New Digital X-ray Equipment

By David Martin Aliker The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that two-thirds of the planet does not have access to basic radiology services: simple x-rays, which can show a cracked bone or lung infection, and ultrasounds, which use sound waves to picture a growing fetus, track blood flow, or guide a biopsy. Early this year […]

Acholi Must Initiate Acholi Education Trust Fund.m

By David Martin Aliker “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” President Nelson Mandela Last year, Ugandan social media was trending with the story of Anena Harriet. Harriet is the first Ugandan to win the biennial writing prize, awarded to the continent’s best writers. She won herself the […]

Gulu Gets First Beauty and Fashion International College

By David Martin Aliker Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it’s about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong. Adriana Lima As a Corporate Master ofCeremony (MC) based in Gulu, northern Uganda, I have noticed that mostcorporate weddings in northern Uganda hire […]


By David Martin Aliker In the last one week, there has been a great concern on accountability for the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Drum football games between Teams Acholi and West Nile. Acholi Technical Management Committee (TMC) released a financial report to FUFA that seem to contradict the report they gave to their […]

How Football is Uniting Northern Uganda.

By David Martin Aliker Last Sunday, more than five hundred Acholi football fans travelled to Lira to support their Langi brothers who were competing against Buganda at the FUFA Drum football competition. This was to reciprocate the gesture by Lango football fans who previously came in a big number to support Acholi as they played […]

Gulu to Plant One Million Trees Every Planting Season

By David Martin Aliker Today Gulu which will soon turn into a city is celebrating for the first time World Environment Day. CEED Uganda organized a community dialogue with support from GIZ in partnership with Gulu District Local Government, Ker Kwaro Acholi, Advance Africa,Gulu University and Afrigreen Sustain. The theme of the dialogue is: Fight […]

Past Conflicts Responsible for Current Lawlessness in Arua

By David Martin Aliker The Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Arua Alice Akello has lamented past conflicts as responsible for the current lawlessness in Arua. “Today the youths here do not listen to elders and authority any more but are busy consuming drugs and alcohol hence an increase in mob justice.” The Deputy RDC […]

Striker Tito Okello Eyeing Uganda Cranes Dream.

By David Martin Aliker Saturday 11th, 2019 as Manchester City was tussling it out with Liverpool to determine who the Champions of English Premier League 2018/2019 were; in Uganda’s Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Drum, Acholi were playing West Nile in a thrilling match at the Green Light Stadium in Arua. More than one […]

Why You Must Attend Ceed’s Gulu Go Green Marathon

By Aliker David Martin Historically, the geographical place called Gulu was believed to have acquired its name from its environment. It is reported that around 1910, a British man stood under a thick hermaphroditic Olam tree and asked for the name of the place with a fig tree (Olam) of the species of ficus sycamores […]


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