Nwoya Farmer Demands shs252 Million Shillings From Total For Damages Douglas Olwoch, a local farmer in Pabit village, Purongo Sub County in Amuru district is suing the oil exploration giant Total E&P and demanding US$ 100,000 (UgSh 250M) in compensation for... Read more
I Was Beaten, Sodomised And Then Shot At By NRA – Namukora Male Rape Survivor Speaks Out Men and boys who were allegedly raped by the advancing forces of the then National Resistance Movement (NRA) now UPDF still find it very difficult to come to terms with their dehumanising... Read more
Gulu Prison Inmates Push Government To Grant Conjugal Rights Prison inmates at Gulu Central Government Prisons have appealed to the government to allow their spouses to visit them so that they are able to enjoy their conjugal rights. During a... Read more
Another UN Vehicle Stolen From South Sudan Recovered In Lamwo Police has recovered another stolen United Nations vehicle parked in the bushes in Lamwo district weeks after it went missing from a UN Mission base in Juba, South Sudan. This the... Read more
Border Disputes, Myth Threaten Census in Gulu, Amuru The on-going border dispute between Gulu and Amuru Districts is likely to disrupt the National Population and Housing Census, officials have warned. Ever since Amuru was curved out of... Read more
Mobile Phone, Motorbikes Improve Referral in Rural Gulu, Amuru Mobile phone and motor bike operators are slowly saving dozens of lives that require emergency medical attention, especially those that fall ill at night in remote villages in Gulu and Amuru where... Read more
Gulu District Boss Decries Parliament’s Failure To Debate Compensation of War Victims The LCV Chairman for Gulu district Mr Martine Ojara Mapenduzi has decried the manner in which parliament is currently handling issues related to the compensation of war... Read more
Uganda’s Ambassador In South Sudan Blasts Visa Defaulters The Ugandan Ambassador to South Sudan Maj. Gen. Robert Rusoke has blasted Ugandans who go to South Sudan without securing a visa and other legal travelling documents, warning that the government of... Read more
Ten Massacre Sites Unravelled In Northern Uganda Justice & Reconciliation Project (JRP), an indigenous group which empowers conflict-affected communities to... Read more
I Was Beaten, Sodomised And Then Shot At By NRA – Namukora Male Rape Survivor Speaks Out Men and boys who were allegedly raped by the advancing forces of the then National Resistance Movement (NRA) now UPDF... Read more
Nwoya Farmer Demands shs252 Million Shillings From Total For Damages Douglas Olwoch, a local farmer in Pabit village, Purongo Sub County in Amuru district is suing the oil exploration... Read more
Mobile Phone, Motorbikes Improve Referral in Rural Gulu, Amuru Mobile phone and motor bike operators are slowly saving dozens of lives that require emergency medical attention,... Read more
Border Disputes, Myth Threaten Census in Gulu, Amuru The on-going border dispute between Gulu and Amuru Districts is likely to disrupt the National Population and Housing... Read more
Uganda’s Ambassador In South Sudan Blasts Visa Defaulters The Ugandan Ambassador to South Sudan Maj. Gen. Robert Rusoke has blasted Ugandans who go to South Sudan without... Read more
Gulu Prison Inmates Push Government To Grant Conjugal Rights Prison inmates at Gulu Central Government Prisons have appealed to the government to allow their spouses to visit... Read more
Gulu District Boss Decries Parliament’s Failure To Debate Compensation of War Victims The LCV Chairman for Gulu district Mr Martine Ojara Mapenduzi has decried the manner in which parliament is currently... Read more
Another UN Vehicle Stolen From South Sudan Recovered In Lamwo Police has recovered another stolen United Nations vehicle parked in the bushes in Lamwo district weeks after it went... Read more
Seven Perish In River Nile Boat Accident At least seven people and a child have been confirmed dead after the boat in which they were travelling in capsized... Read more
Agago Youths Beat Catechist to Pulp Over Transfer Of Parish Priest A catechist in Kalongo Mission, Kalongo Town Council in Agago district, is nursing his wounds after a group of angry... 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

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...
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...

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...
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
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...

Land Issues

Museveni Promises Amuru Residents Shares In Madhvani Sugar Project
Monday, 22 October 2012
The team which was led by Member of... Read More...
Legislators from Northern Uganda Say Government is Behind Land Conflicts
Monday, 13 August 2012
They made the statements last weekend... Read More...
Otunnu Calls On Ancestors And Residents To Protect Amuru Land
Monday, 08 October 2012
“My brother Minister, My sister... Read More...
Residents Seek UN Intervention Over Land Evictions in Amuru
Monday, 06 August 2012
The Chairman of Lakang Parish David... 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...
Esther Arach: A Community Activist On A Mission To Rid Her Parish Of Gender Based Violence
Monday, 12 August 2013
“Most of them come here in the night after being beaten and chased... Read More...
Living With The Scars Of War: One Man’s Tale Of Survival Against The Odds
Monday, 10 February 2014
The war in northern Uganda may have moved to another region, but the... 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...
Former Abducted Girls Demand An Apology From President Museveni
Monday, 10 June 2013
Formerly abducted girls in Acholi Sub Region are demanding for an... Read More...