Gulu Gets its First Lingerie Only Shop

By Aliker David Martin Ugandan media a few weeks ago was awash with debates on Miss Curvy contest and how it can promote Tourism. The State Minister for Tourism Mr. Kawanda Godfrey Ssubi supported this event by saying, “Uganda’s Miss Curvy is meant to promote beauty in diversity.” Uganda is honestly blessed with well curved […]

MTN EXPO@20: Sergeant Jennifer Nyatoo’s Love and Loyalty to MTN

March 15th, 2019 as part of the 20 years in service anniversary celebrations, MTN held a special luncheon for its most loyal pioneer customers who have kept with it for 20 years at Boma Hotel-Gulu MTN Uganda is all set to start a six-month-long celebration to mark 20 years of operations in Uganda. In 1998, […]

Article Review: Assessing the Health Risks of Consuming ‘Sachet’ Alcohol in Acoli, Uganda

By Aliker David Martin Last week, Daily Monitor reported on a Study that found deadly metals in sachet Waragi sold in Acholi.  This is a scientific scholarly article of more ten thousand words in over than twenty pages In this blog post, my intention is to review this scholarly article to a more user friendly and […]

Friday Nights: Castle Light Beer Redefines Corporate Night in Gulu

Sometime last year, our company had a guest from a leading media house in the country. Since it was the last Friday of the month, she was feeling loaded and asked that she reciprocates the good gesture by hosting us to a night out. Before a decision on the venue of the night out could […]

The Politics of Porridge at Gulu University Guild Race

By David Martin Aliker In 1996, at the climax of the Lord Resistance Army (LRA) conflict, a young ambitious lawyer who had previously been elected President of the then prestigious Makerere University Students Guild Norbert Mao competed against Former Minister Hon. Betty Bigombe. Norbert Mao recognized that Hon. Betty Bigombe who had the backing of […]

Hon. Okin P.P’s Election Shines a Ray of Hope for Acholi Parliamentary Group (AGP)

Early this week, Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) elected Hon. Okin Polly Phillip as its new Chairman. Hon. Okin P.P is also an elected member of parliament for Chua West County, Kitgum District. Besides, serving as the Vice Chairperson of the Committee on Local Government Accounts, Hon. Okin will have an uphill task to restore public […]

WHY TERRORISTS ALWAYS SUCCEED

By Carsten Ogwal A few months back, newspapers in Uganda were awash with news of an Al- Shabaab attack on UPDF soldiers in Somalia killing 08 men according to official government records. Just recently we had two bomb attacks in Kenya in the space of a week; one at the Dusit2 hotel and the other […]

OPINION: Making Sense of Kenya’s Riverside Complex Terror Attacks.

By: Herbert Ogwal The terrorists have hit Nairobi again. This time it was not Wesgate or El Adde but the Riverside Complex killing an unconfirmed number of people (15 according to other sources and 45 according to Al shabbaab sympathizers) and leaving scores injured. That this is a barbaric attack cannot be disputed and I […]

Why We Should Include Men in Promoting Women Empowerment

By: Aliker David Martin A few days ago, I got an invitation from Women in Action for Women (WAW) to make a presentation on,”Strengthening the process of participation of women and girls in applying UNSCR 1325 and related resolutions.” at Churchill Courts Hotel in Gulu. This was a workshop that would host more than 10 […]

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