Reinvented Female Condom Still Turns Gulu Women Off Although the female condom is being reinvented and promoted as the next big thing in protective sex, the sexually active women in Gulu say that they find it unappealing. Some of the... Read more
Nwoya Albino Pupil Needs Urgent Help With Eye Sight – Dr Watmon Following an appeal by Acholi Times, Dr Watmon Ben, a eye specialist attached to Gulu regional referral hospital picked up interest in Kica Emmanuel, the 14 year old Albino pupil from St Kizito... Read more
Tragedy As 3-Year- Old Girl Is Electrocuted in Gulu Gulu town residents on Tuesday morning woke up to the heart-breaking news that a 3-Year-old girl, identified as Dorothy Acayo,had been electrocuted at Gulu Police Barracks in Gulu... Read more
Kampala Bound Bus Overturns, Injuring Five Including Three Children A Kampala bound bus on Thursday lost control and narrowly missed a house when it overturned along Gulu-Juba Highway, injuring five of its occupants. The bus, belonging to Friends Coach... Read more
Kilak County MP Backs Re-tabling of Anti- Gay Bill Gilbert Olanya, the Member of Parliament for Kilak County has said that he will back the re-tabling of the Anti- Gay Bill that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court sitting in... Read more
Youths In Amuru Say Madhvani Sugar Works Will Not Benefit The Region Youths in Amuru say that the proposed Amuru Sugar Works by Madhivani Group of Companies will do very little to benefit the people of Amuru, because the group intends to use locals as casual labours... Read more
Nwoya District To Retain NAADs Coordinators Nwoya district says that it is going to renew the employment contracts of all its NAADs Coordinators, once their current contract comes to an end. This was revealed by the LCV District... Read more
Acholi War Debt Claimants In Fresh Court Battle With Government Over Compensation Gulu High court has received a petition filed by the executive members of Acholi War Debt Claimants Association challenging the price tag placed upon each cattle under their compensation deal with... Read more
Citizens Have Failed To Hold Elected Leaders To Account – ACODE Official The lead researcher in the local government scorecard project with Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) and Uganda Local Government Association has said that voters in... Read more
Former Gulu Deputy Speaker Remanded To Prison Over Conspiracy To Murder Mr Oola Patrick Lumumba (37), the former deputy speaker of Gulu district local government has been remanded to Gulu prison on charges of conspiracy to murder.  Lumumba was remanded to... Read more
Suspected Unexploded Ordinance Briefly Halts Construction Of Gulu-Kampala Highway The work of the Chinese construction company repairing the Gulu–Kamdini stretch of highway, was briefly halted last week, when a group of villagers in Layibi Corner told them that a bomb had been... Read more
Citizens Have Failed To Hold Elected Leaders To Account – ACODE Official The lead researcher in the local government scorecard project with Advocates Coalition for Development and... Read more
Kilak County MP Backs Re-tabling of Anti- Gay Bill Gilbert Olanya, the Member of Parliament for Kilak County has said that he will back the re-tabling of the Anti- Gay... Read more
Nwoya District To Retain NAADs Coordinators Nwoya district says that it is going to renew the employment contracts of all its NAADs Coordinators, once their... Read more
Tragedy As 3-Year- Old Girl Is Electrocuted in Gulu Gulu town residents on Tuesday morning woke up to the heart-breaking news that a 3-Year-old girl, identified as... Read more
Reinvented Female Condom Still Turns Gulu Women Off Although the female condom is being reinvented and promoted as the next big thing in protective sex, the sexually... Read more
Nwoya Albino Pupil Needs Urgent Help With Eye Sight – Dr Watmon Following an appeal by Acholi Times, Dr Watmon Ben, a eye specialist attached to Gulu regional referral hospital... Read more
Acholi War Debt Claimants In Fresh Court Battle With Government Over Compensation Gulu High court has received a petition filed by the executive members of Acholi War Debt Claimants Association... Read more
Gulu HIV Positive Man Escapes Life Imprisonment For Aggravated Defilement Charles Nyeko commonly known as Obama, a 38-year-old resident of Laminladere in Koro Sub County in Gulu district last... Read more
Former Gulu Deputy Speaker Remanded To Prison Over Conspiracy To Murder Mr Oola Patrick Lumumba (37), the former deputy speaker of Gulu district local government has been remanded to Gulu... Read more
Kampala Bound Bus Overturns, Injuring Five Including Three Children A Kampala bound bus on Thursday lost control and narrowly missed a house when it overturned along Gulu-Juba Highway,... Read more
Suspected Unexploded Ordinance Briefly Halts Construction Of Gulu-Kampala Highway The work of the Chinese construction company repairing the Gulu–Kamdini stretch of highway, was briefly halted last... Read more
Youths In Amuru Say Madhvani Sugar Works Will Not Benefit The Region Youths in Amuru say that the proposed Amuru Sugar Works by Madhivani Group of Companies will do very little to... 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...

Opinons

UK, Uganda Can Work Together To Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade
Monday, 04 August 2014
The illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is turning into a global crisis.... Read More...
Ebola: When The Cost Of Service Is Death - Remembering Dr Lukwiya
Monday, 04 August 2014
Two American doctors battling the current Ebola outbreak in West... Read More...
Northern Uganda Must Wake Up To The Realities Of The Nodding Syndrome
Monday, 04 August 2014
In an effort to highlight the plight of children and families... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

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 - 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...
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...

Land Issues

Acholi Paramount Chief to Meet Chiefs, District Leaders, and Elders Over Nodding Disease
Monday, 13 August 2012
The move has been hatched up by Ker Kal... Read More...
Lamogi Declares 'Land revolt' Against Government
Monday, 30 July 2012
This was declared at a meeting between... Read More...
Residents Seek UN Intervention Over Land Evictions in Amuru
Monday, 06 August 2012
The Chairman of Lakang Parish David... Read More...
Opposition Leaders Sound War Drums Over Land In Amuru
Monday, 04 March 2013
“The Court and Parliament are just... Read More...

Witness

War Victim Nurses Wound For 13 Years
Monday, 01 October 2012
Pus still comes out of the wound which was ill operated on while Ms... Read More...
At 13 years, he is tasked to fend for his family and attend school
Monday, 17 September 2012
Justine Olanya 13 and pupil of Labworomor primary school in Gulu... Read More...
Gulu Deputy RDC Accused Of Assault
Monday, 12 May 2014
A couple in Gulu municipalities have threatened to drag the Deputy... Read More...
War Affected Women And Their Children Petition Leaders For Reparations
Monday, 02 December 2013
For most women and children in conflict zones, the dangers of war go... Read More...
Acholi war debt Claimant’s cash worth Shs 5billion unutilized as wrangles rage on
Monday, 25 February 2013
At the ripe old age of 90, Ms Kijia Akello often treks over 15... Read More...