Government to Compensate LRA War Survivors Plans are underway by the Government to compensate survivors of the over tw decade of insurgency led by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels. For close to 23 years, the LRA rebels... Read more
Lamwo disgruntled over produce tax abolition District officials of Lamwo have not welcomed the decision by Ministry of local governments to stop them from levying tax on agricultural produce. The district Secretary for finance, Mr... Read more
GISO, LC Official Arrested in Gulu over Restocking Program Two local officials in Odek Sub County in Gulu District have been arrested by police on suspicion of faulting the guidelines for Restocking Program under Peace, Recovery and Development Plan... Read more
Parents treat Nodding children with Donkey dung A desperate couple in Aromowang-lobo village in Gulu district has been treating their two children affected by nodding disease with donkey dung for the last 2 years in an effort to cure the ailment... Read more
Gulu LRA Orphaned Finds Solace in Stunt Performances Morris Aciga, a boy orphaned at only 11 years in 2002 when Lord’s Resistant Army rebels attacked his village and killed both of his parents has taught himself to earn a living by entertaining... Read more
Amuru women blacklist politicians who buy votes A section of women in Amuru district on Tuesday said they have already blacklisted politicians who dish out cash to buy votes in their district during elections. The women also... Read more
Juba Bus Operators Decry High Taxes, Threaten to Halt Operation Bus Operators plying along the Juba-Gulu highway have protested the increasing high taxes imposed by Gulu Transporters Association (GTA), the body authorised by Gulu Municipal Council to collect... Read more
Lamwo residents protest over murrum excavation by CICO Residents of Pamolo central village in Layamo Sub County, Kitgum district have protested the digging of murrum by Chongqing International Construction Company (CICO); a Chinese firm that is... Read more
Mbabazi’s Sacking not Special, Minister Todwong Mr Richard Todwong, the Minister without Portfolio In charge of Political Mobilisation has rubbished the current discussions among Ugandans on the sacking of the former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi... Read more
Kitgum airfield turned into farmland Residents living around Kitgum airfield have turned the facility into a farm land where they are growing crops. Kitgum L.C111 chairperson, Mr Richard Ojara Okwera said the council... Read more
Danger as Gulu Children Comb Villages for Metal Scraps for Sale Local authorities in Gulu district are worried of the safety of young children as they go about collecting scrap materials to sell. This is because of the fear that some of them could... Read more
Gulu University Lecturer Prime Suspect Murderer Finally Arrested Rogers Opiyo, 23, a prime suspect in the murder of Mr Andrew Rachkara, the Gulu University lecturer who was killed in June this year has finally been arrested. Police believe that Mr... Read more
Padibe-West authorities want head teachers transferred Authorities of Padibe-West Sub County in Lamwo district have threatened to chase away all primary school head... Read more
Women continue to die as Sexual Gender Based Violence ordinance not yet formulated by Gulu and Nwoya Reports show that incidences of gender based violence continue to rise in Acholi sub region with some claiming... Read more
Nwoya Man Kills Wife, Son Commits Suicide Grief engulfed residents of Tee- Okono, village, Koch Goma Sub County in Nwoya district after a man identified as Mr... Read more
Kitgum airfield turned into farmland Residents living around Kitgum airfield have turned the facility into a farm land where they are growing... Read more
Mbabazi’s Sacking not Special, Minister Todwong Mr Richard Todwong, the Minister without Portfolio In charge of Political Mobilisation has rubbished the current... Read more
Parents treat Nodding children with Donkey dung A desperate couple in Aromowang-lobo village in Gulu district has been treating their two children affected by... Read more
Danger as Gulu Children Comb Villages for Metal Scraps for Sale Local authorities in Gulu district are worried of the safety of young children as they go about collecting scrap... Read more
Lamwo residents protest over murrum excavation by CICO Residents of Pamolo central village in Layamo Sub County, Kitgum district have protested the digging of murrum by... Read more
Lamwo disgruntled over produce tax abolition District officials of Lamwo have not welcomed the decision by Ministry of local governments to stop them from levying... Read more
Operation to trace minors in the wilderness to start Orom Sub County authorities have announced plans to Intensify on operations to track and ensure that children of... Read more
Juba Bus Operators Decry High Taxes, Threaten to Halt Operation Bus Operators plying along the Juba-Gulu highway have protested the increasing high taxes imposed by Gulu... Read more
Gulu University Lecturer Prime Suspect Murderer Finally Arrested Rogers Opiyo, 23, a prime suspect in the murder of Mr Andrew Rachkara, the Gulu University lecturer who was killed in... Read more
Amuru women blacklist politicians who buy votes A section of women in Amuru district on Tuesday said they have already blacklisted politicians who dish out cash to... Read more
Amuru Hippos Stricken Families Celebrate as Water Volume Drops Families living along river Unyama in Okidi Central ‘A’, Atiak Sub County in Amuru are in celebratory moods as stray... Read more
Calls for Disarmament Grow in Acholi as Gunmen Terrorise former IDPs Local leaders and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have renewed their calls to the government to recover illegal... Read more
Mama kits encourages delivery at health facilities Comboni Good Samaritan health facility in Gulu has been boosted with over 200 mama kits to supply to expectant... Read more
Gulu community embarks on weekly fitness walks to fight obesity A group of local residents in Gulu district has embarked on weekly walks in a bid to fight obesity. The fitness walks... Read more
Gulu LRA Orphaned Finds Solace in Stunt Performances Morris Aciga, a boy orphaned at only 11 years in 2002 when Lord’s Resistant Army rebels attacked his village and... Read more
GISO, LC Official Arrested in Gulu over Restocking Program Two local officials in Odek Sub County in Gulu District have been arrested by police on suspicion of faulting the... Read more
Government to Compensate LRA War Survivors Plans are underway by the Government to compensate survivors of the over tw decade of insurgency led by the Lord’s... Read more
Mayor gives 6 million to market Vendors who lost property in fire The Mayor Gulu municipality, Mr George Labeja on Friday handed a cheque worth over Shs 6 million to Gulu main market... Read more
Gulu Threatens to Close down Children’s Remand Home Gulu District local authorities have threatened to close down the Children’s remand home over the operation... Read more
Bishop Ojwang to bid farewell to flock Kitgum outgoing Anglican Bishop, Bishop Benjamin Ojwang is set to start bidding farewell to his flock on Monday... Read more
Lacor Parish unveils Golgotha Monument and welcomes new parish priest Lacor parish in Gulu has celebrated the coming of their new parish priest and establishment of Gologotha monument at... Read more
Solar lighting up rural Amuru The Kilak Member of Parliament, Mr Gilbert Olanya has secured over 3,000 solar lamps for residents in his... Read more

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Features

Why Lamogi Eat Bats
Monday, 23 June 2014
Food will always differ by culture and region – in some regions,... Read More...
With declining external funding, Lacor hospital looks to local community for support
Monday, 23 June 2014
St Mary’s Hospital Lacor, one of Uganda’s leading hospitals has... Read More...
Activities in the Acholi lands in the wilderness; An asset or a liability
Monday, 15 September 2014
Farming in Lamwo, Kitgum and Pader districts in Acholi sub region has... Read More...

Opinons

Truth and Justice in the Acoli Kingdom
Monday, 15 September 2014
Recently, Hussein Amin, son of former President of Uganda, and... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

Ronald Reagan Okumu, Member of Parliament for Aswa County - Part 2
Monday, 23 May 2011
 In the last part of our interview, Hon Reagan Okumu talks to Acholi... Read More...
Nile Award medallist Labeka Auma Okwong, 80.
Monday, 14 May 2012
When it came to education, girls were viewed as would-be prostitutes... Read More...
Gilbert Olanya - Member of Parliament for Kilak County, Amuru District
Monday, 04 July 2011
Gilbert Olanya was elected Member of Parliament (Independent) in the... Read More...
Ronald Reagan Okumu, Member of Parliament for Aswa County
Monday, 16 May 2011
 Acholi can recover from the war and the current economic crisis... Read More...
Acholi Legislators Are Not Resisting Development – Hon Reagan Okumu
Monday, 03 June 2013
The chairperson for Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) and Member of... Read More...

Land Issues

Legislators from Northern Uganda Say Government is Behind Land Conflicts
Monday, 13 August 2012
They made the statements last weekend... Read More...
Local Investors Must Speak Directly to Land Owners Not Local Leaders – Todwong
Monday, 13 August 2012
Todwong who was visiting Purongo Sub... Read More...
Museveni Promises Amuru Residents Shares In Madhvani Sugar Project
Monday, 22 October 2012
The team which was led by Member of... Read More...
Amuru Residents Attack Government Surveyors In Apaa
Monday, 27 August 2012
The jittered residents who were held up... Read More...

Witness

War Orphans Survive through Stone Quarrying In Acholi Sub Region
Monday, 12 November 2012
Children in Acholi sub region who have been orphaned by the over two... Read More...
Small Scale Farmers Being Exploited By Unscrupulous Middlemen
Monday, 30 June 2014
A group of small scale women farmers in Amuru district have decried... Read More...
‘State killing’: witnesses tell their accounts
Monday, 16 May 2011
Barely a month after three people were shot dead by the military... Read More...
Creativity And The Renewal Of Culture And Art
Monday, 27 January 2014
In most parts of the country, the horns of a cow are either burnt or... Read More...
Ananiya Still Chasing War Claims 20 Years Later
Monday, 01 July 2013
On September 22, Ananiya Kerawegi Akera will be marking his 100th... Read More...