UPDF Will Never Leave South Sudan – Maj. Ge. Oketta Maj. Gen. Julius Faki Oketta, the Director of National Emergency Coordination and Operations, in the Office of the Prime Minister has said that the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) will not... Read more
Anaka Hospital To Get A Facelift Under World Bank Project The Ministry of Health last Tuesday named Anaka Hospital, in Nwoya District among other regional health facilities to be given facelifts. The Ministry, under the Uganda Health Systems... Read more
Heavy Rain Halts Movement Of Passenger Vehicles Across Pader District Heavy rains last week brought traffic between Pader and Neighbouring districts like Kitgum and Gulu to a halt due to the state of roads. The unexpected heavy downpour on Thursday... Read more
Mother's Struggles To Pay For Treatment Of Her Hydrocephalus Son, Appeals For Help Most children are able to sit, walk, talk and feed themselves by the time they reach two years. Daniel Omara who is one year and nine months is however unable to do most of these things except call... Read more
Male Sexual Violence Survivors in North Still Suffer in Silence Men and boys who experienced sexual violence during the brutal conflict that ravaged much of northern Uganda, perpetuated by alleged government say that they are continuing to suffer in... Read more
Residents Call On RVR To Expedite Railway Construction In Northern Uganda Ten months after it was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni, Gulu’s railway station – one of the oldest railway stations in East Africa remains without commuter activity.  Local... Read more
Mao Threatens To Sue DP Party Secretary Over Missing Money Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President has threatened to sue the DP Party Secretary, Mathia Nsubuga for allegedly swindling money meant for the maintenance of four DP regional... Read more
Irene Gleeson Foundation Struggles To Operate Due TO Dwindling Funds, Appeals For Support The Irene Gleeson Foundation, a non governmental organization (NGO) in Kitgum says that it has been experiencing serious financial difficulties since its founder, Irene Gleeson died in... Read more
Pader District On The Verge Of Returning Shs.2 Billion Shillings To Treasury Pader district is on the verge of returning shs.2 billion shillings to the national treasury meant for Infrastructural Development in the 2013/2014 financial year. In the 2013/2014... Read more
Gulu’s Mayor Set To Introduce New Tax For Gambling Establishments Gulu municipal council Mayor has said that he is set to introduce and levy a “revenue tax” on all betting centres operating within Gulu municipality.  Mr George Labeja said that shs2.5... Read more
Gulu Residents Defy Authorities Over Misuse Of Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets A section of families in Gulu have defied threats by district authorities against the misuse of the insecticide treated mosquito nets.  Following the distribution of the mosquito nets... Read more
Gulu Police Officer Held for The Attempted Rape Of A Defilement Victim Under Police Care Mr Kenneth Bongomin, a police constable attached to Gulu Central Police Station has been arrested on allegations of the attempted rape of a defilement victim who was under the care of... Read more
Doctors Puzzled By Premature Puberty In A 3 Year-old Boy Jennifer Apoko 28 was left speechless when her 3year son, all of a sudden, started crying day and night, in a tone equivalent to that of an adult. He also started wetting himself at anytime of the... Read more
UNDP Donates Motorbikes To Police in Northern Uganda The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has donated 9 motorcycles to the police in northern Uganda to ease their community policing. The donation was given in support of the... Read more
Rwot Lagony Condemns Continued Destruction Of Forests In Acholi Sub Region The cultural Chief of the Koch Clan in Nwoya district, Rwot Francis Oryang Lagony has condemned the continued massive destruction of forests and logging of trees in Acholi sub... Read more
Doctors Puzzled By Premature Puberty In A 3 Year-old Boy Jennifer Apoko 28 was left speechless when her 3year son, all of a sudden, started crying day and night, in a tone... Read more
Gulu’s Mayor Set To Introduce New Tax For Gambling Establishments Gulu municipal council Mayor has said that he is set to introduce and levy a “revenue tax” on all betting centres... Read more
Male Sexual Violence Survivors in North Still Suffer in Silence Men and boys who experienced sexual violence during the brutal conflict that ravaged much of northern Uganda,... Read more
Electoral Commission Bans Early Campaigns Ahead of Amuru Woman MP By-Election Electoral Commission officials in Amuru district have banned all political related campaigns ahead of the much... Read more
Mother's Struggles To Pay For Treatment Of Her Hydrocephalus Son, Appeals For Help Most children are able to sit, walk, talk and feed themselves by the time they reach two years. Daniel Omara who is... Read more
Gulu Police Officer Held for The Attempted Rape Of A Defilement Victim Under Police Care Mr Kenneth Bongomin, a police constable attached to Gulu Central Police Station has been arrested on allegations of... Read more
Gulu Police Subject University Lecturer’s Murder Weapon To Further Tests The Police in Gulu say that they have transferred the recovered weapons which are believed to have been used in the... Read more
Pader District On The Verge Of Returning Shs.2 Billion Shillings To Treasury Pader district is on the verge of returning shs.2 billion shillings to the national treasury meant for... Read more
Rwot Lagony Condemns Continued Destruction Of Forests In Acholi Sub Region The cultural Chief of the Koch Clan in Nwoya district, Rwot Francis Oryang Lagony has condemned the continued massive... Read more
Anaka Hospital To Get A Facelift Under World Bank Project The Ministry of Health last Tuesday named Anaka Hospital, in Nwoya District among other regional health facilities to... Read more
Heavy Rain Halts Movement Of Passenger Vehicles Across Pader District Heavy rains last week brought traffic between Pader and Neighbouring districts like Kitgum and Gulu to a halt due to... Read more
UNDP Donates Motorbikes To Police in Northern Uganda The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has donated 9 motorcycles to the police in northern Uganda to ease their... Read more
Mao Threatens To Sue DP Party Secretary Over Missing Money Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President has threatened to sue the DP Party Secretary, Mathia Nsubuga for... Read more
Irene Gleeson Foundation Struggles To Operate Due TO Dwindling Funds, Appeals For Support The Irene Gleeson Foundation, a non governmental organization (NGO) in Kitgum says that it has been experiencing... Read more
UPDF Will Never Leave South Sudan – Maj. Ge. Oketta Maj. Gen. Julius Faki Oketta, the Director of National Emergency Coordination and Operations, in the Office of the... Read more
Gulu NRM Women League Survive Nasty Accident Four members of the NRM Women’s League in Gulu last Saturday sustained serious injuries when the vehicle they were... Read more
Koro Sub County NRM Chairperson Declares Intention To Unseat Oulanyah The NRM chairperson for Koro Sub County, Mr Komakech Simon has declared his intention to unseat the current Member of... Read more
Gulu Residents Defy Authorities Over Misuse Of Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets A section of families in Gulu have defied threats by district authorities against the misuse of the insecticide... Read more
Residents Call On RVR To Expedite Railway Construction In Northern Uganda Ten months after it was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni, Gulu’s railway station – one of the oldest railway... Read more
Norway Completes Construction Of 24 Schools In Acholi Sub Region Worth shs7.8 Billion Shillings The Norwegian government which has donated sh7.808bn to build and renovate 24 schools in the Acholi sub-region,... Read more
Scores Survive Death After Bakulu Bus Overturns In South Sudan Dozens of passengers survived death in an accident 40 KM from Nimule along Juba- Nimule highway after a Ugandan... Read more
Pader To Partner With Development Agencies On Land Law Sensitization And Conflict Resolution Pader district has announced that it is set to partner with development partners in advancing a sensitivity plan of... Read more
Clinical Officer Held For Theft Of Drugs From Pader Health Centre III The Police in Pader say that they are holding a clinical officer attached to Pader health center III for allegedly... Read more

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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...
Why Lamogi Eat Bats
Monday, 23 June 2014
Food will always differ by culture and region – in some regions,... Read More...

Opinons

Every story needs a listener, when listened to lives can change!
Monday, 21 July 2014
Every day, every where many ask, what happened? I didn't want to talk... Read More...
Defects In The Judiacry Contributing To Perpetuation Of Land Conflicts
Sunday, 20 July 2014
The failure to resolve land disputes in a fair, transparent, and... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

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...
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...
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...
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...

Land Issues

Witness

Amuru women undress before Madhvani officials over land dispute
Monday, 09 April 2012
Amuru Residents in Amuru district say that sugarcane is not their... Read More...
President Museveni Names His Brother New Agriculture Chief Of Acholi Sub Region
Monday, 05 August 2013
President Yoweri Museveni has named his younger brother and... 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...
“I Was Forced to Become One of His 27 Wives” Says Kony Bush Wife
Monday, 19 May 2014
Evelyn Amony was abducted by the Ugandan rebel group known as the... Read More...
Late Erinayo Oryema’s Children Request Police Force To Leave His Remains Where He Was Buried
Monday, 23 June 2014
The family of the former Inspector General of Police Lt. Col. Erinayo... Read More...