Politicians told to back off Acholi War Debt claimants association Mr Noah Opwonya, the chairperson Acholi War Debt Claimant has told said politicians in Gulu district including the L.C V chairman, Mr Martin Ojara Mapenduzi to back off from issues concerning the... Read more
Atiak Massacre Survivors Still Live in Fear over Ghostly Vengeance Survivors of thebloody April 1995 Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels’ massacre in Atiak Sub County in Amuru District have expressed fear over the increasing cases of ghostly vengeance. The... Read more
DFCU customers win prizes in promotion Five DFCU bank customers were on Friday handed different prizes they won in a three months save, spin and win promotion carried out by the Bank. The prizes which were won include a DVD... Read more
Land Conflict Likely to Fuel Food Insecurity among Resettling Communities in North Resettling communities in the formerly war ravaged areas in northern Uganda are likely to face food insecurity as land conflict escalate, according to Safer World, a Non Governmental Organisation... Read more
”Literature is just as important as science” More than 40 students from 14 different high schools are gathered to share each other’s writings in the library at Gulu Central High School in Northern Uganda. All of them are silent when Hamza... Read more
8 clans in Pabbo Petition Acholi Paramount chief over Chief Eight clans including Payeng, Pa Ogwang, Pakuma, Koyo, Cici and Papolo among others in Pabbo Sub County in Amuru district on Wednesday stormed the Palace of the Acholi Paramount chief Rwot David... Read more
Uganda National bureau of standards eradicating fake weighing scales Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is conducting an operation to eliminate fake weighing scales being used in most of the commercial markets in the Northern Region. The regional... Read more
Women tipped on reinvestment Mr Tony Awany, Former Nwoya contestant for Member of Parliament has said that women who are involved in village saving and micro-credit society should embrace the idea of reinvestment instead of... Read more
Invisible Children Uganda breaks Away from Invincible Children USA Invisible Children Uganda which became famous following the release of the ‘Kony 2012’ video has announced their break away from Invisible Children USA. In a press release seen by... Read more
Parents torture own child in Gulu At a time when most parents are worried of their children being tortured by maid, a couple in Gulu is being accused of torturing their own child. Four- year- old Sharon Adong was rescued on... Read more
Gulu municipality expands boundaries Gulu municipality has unveiled a new physical development plan that will run from 2013-2033 and will extend the municipal boundaries by 8 kilometers to cover parts of Paicho, Koro, Bungatira and... Read more
Parents torture own child in Gulu At a time when most parents are worried of their children being tortured by maid, a couple in Gulu is being accused... Read more
Land Conflict Likely to Fuel Food Insecurity among Resettling Communities in North Resettling communities in the formerly war ravaged areas in northern Uganda are likely to face food insecurity as... Read more
Atiak Massacre Survivors Still Live in Fear over Ghostly Vengeance Survivors of thebloody April 1995 Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels’ massacre in Atiak Sub County in Amuru District... Read more
8 clans in Pabbo Petition Acholi Paramount chief over Chief Eight clans including Payeng, Pa Ogwang, Pakuma, Koyo, Cici and Papolo among others in Pabbo Sub County in Amuru... Read more
Politicians told to back off Acholi War Debt claimants association Mr Noah Opwonya, the chairperson Acholi War Debt Claimant has told said politicians in Gulu district including the... Read more
Invisible Children Uganda breaks Away from Invincible Children USA Invisible Children Uganda which became famous following the release of the ‘Kony 2012’ video has announced their... Read more
Gulu municipality expands boundaries Gulu municipality has unveiled a new physical development plan that will run from 2013-2033 and will extend the... Read more
DFCU customers win prizes in promotion Five DFCU bank customers were on Friday handed different prizes they won in a three months save, spin and win... Read more
Women tipped on reinvestment Mr Tony Awany, Former Nwoya contestant for Member of Parliament has said that women who are involved in village... Read more
Uganda National bureau of standards eradicating fake weighing scales Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is conducting an operation to eliminate fake weighing scales being used in... Read more
”Literature is just as important as science” More than 40 students from 14 different high schools are gathered to share each other’s writings in the library at... Read more
Reparation Postpones Healings among War Survivors in North Individuals who were maimed during insurgency that rocked northern Uganda for over decades are yet to recover from... Read more
UN International Human rights day, Gulu leadership snubs celebration Gulu district on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to commemorate the UN International Human rights day... Read more
Amuru Leaders warn local farmers against selling food crops in bulk Leaders inAmuru district have warned local farmers in the district against selling their food crops in bulk to... Read more
Journalists challenged to follow up stories The executive Director Gulu Women Economic Development & Globalization (GWED-G) has challenged journalists in... 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

Gen. Sejusa’s Return - The politics of Kingpin and Godfather in Uganda
Monday, 22 December 2014
The late and former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson (Lord... Read More...
Corruption: A thief, in Acholi Culture, was a disgrace to his family and all his relations
Monday, 22 December 2014
Addressing the press recently at the Northern Uganda Media Club... Read More...
SEX AND GENDER DETERMINATION IN AFRICANS IS NOT UNIQUE
Monday, 22 December 2014
In the last decade or so, the debate about homosexuality has been... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

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...
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...
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...
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

Otunnu Calls On Ancestors And Residents To Protect Amuru Land
Monday, 08 October 2012
“My brother Minister, My sister... Read More...
Acholi Chiefdom Advises Politicians To Stick To Politics
Monday, 13 August 2012
“They incited the community on land... Read More...
Amuru Residents Attack Government Surveyors In Apaa
Monday, 27 August 2012
The jittered residents who were held up... Read More...
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...
Thousands Face Eviction in Nwoya District After Government Leases Land to Oil Company
Monday, 06 August 2012
The land in question is Latoro Parish... Read More...

Witness

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...
Alice Adong – The LRA Nurse Who Received Training From Kony
Monday, 03 February 2014
To Adong Alice, now 54, returning home after 15 years in rebel ranks... Read More...
Male Sexual Violence Survivors in North Still Suffer in Silence
Monday, 21 July 2014
Men and boys who experienced sexual violence during the brutal... 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...
Acholi Legislators To Petition Parliament Over Reparations To War Victims
Monday, 03 June 2013
Legislators from the Acholi sub region under their umbrella group,... Read More...