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  • Police Summons MP Olanya Over Apaa

    Kilak South Member of Parliament in Amuru district Gilbert Olanya has been summoned by the Criminal Investigations Directorate in relation to the recent violent clashes between the Acholi and Madi tribes over land in Apaa which left nine dead, 27 injured and scores displaced. Both Amuru and Adjumani districts are claiming Apaa. Government surveyors say […]



  • Gulu Journalists Survive Lightning Strike

      Three Gulu based journalists on Tuesday afternoon survived the aftershock of a thundering lightning strike that left them with mild shocks and numb limbs. The journalists were working from the Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC), a Gulu based media development organization that runs a resource centre used for press conferences and as work place […]


  • Nodding Syndrome Organisation, Hope for Humans To Close In August

      Hope for Humans, an organization that has since 2012 been taking care of and rehabilitating children suffering from Nodding Syndrome in northern Uganda is set to close next month. In a statement emailed to Acholi Times on Monday, Hope for Human’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne K. Gazda M.D wrote. ‘‘Our Board of […]


  • South Sudan- Uganda Journalists Form Network To Report On Refugees

        Journalists from Uganda and South Sudan have formed a network whose aim is to address the information needs of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, their host communities and internally displaced persons in South Sudan. In a statement on Friday, the journalists said the network named ‘‘Cross Border Network’’ will promote training and sharing […]


  • Foreign Investment And The Tradegy Of Apaa

    On Wednesday June 28, 2017, Acholi Times received a statement from members of the Acholi diaspora community addressed to  the international community including but not limited to the US president, the UN Secretary General,  the European Union, the British government  and a host of international leaders and organisations. The statement was also addressed to the […]



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