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  • KCB Set to Join Uganda’s Banks Race for Mobile Money Transfer

    Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Uganda, a member of the KCB Group of companies has emerged as the latest bank in the country to join the race to offer its customers mobile banking services. Mobile money transfer business has emerged as the biggest threat to Ugandan banks, as more lenders seek partnerships with telecom firms to […]

  • Acholi Times Journalist Publishes book

    A correspondent for Acholi Times online news paper and also Mega Fm radio in Northern Uganda based in Gulu, Mr James Onono Ojok has authored a Poetry book titled “But My heart”. The 103 paged book has a connected Poetic story from Part one to Part six. Mr Onono said, “Working as a journalist since 2011 has been […]

  • One killed, hundreds displaced by floods

    One killed, hundreds displaced by floods

    One person has died and hundreds have been displaced after river Unyama burst its banks on Thursday following heavy rains that have been experienced in most parts of the country. The deceased only identified as Peko, a 17 year old resident of Parwaca village, Atiak Sub-county in Amuru District drowned in River Unyama as he […]

  • NRA rape victim seeks compensation and justice

    Mzee Emilio Odong 72 is an elderly disabled man who hails from the tiny village of Panguu in Alero sub-county, Gulu district.  He is among the hundreds of Acholi men who were tortured and raped by the National Resistance Army ((NRA) now UPDF), when operation White Gold was carried out in 1987 during the war in northern Uganda. […]

  • Daudi Ochieng

    History is a mirror of society which should reflect its past and must acts as a guide to the future. History must never be about a pack of tricks we play upon the dead. We as Ugandans are poor learners from history. The past maybe the past, but facts will always remain sacred. History is […]

  • Judith Ayaa: Acholi’s Sprinting Hero 

    Judith Ayaa established herself as Uganda’s renowned pioneering female sprinter as confirmed by her record on the international track scene. Relatively tall at 5’9″, Judith Ayaa was born on July 15 1952. Ayaa is reported to have died in 2002 amidst poverty (even involving Ayaa crushing stones for a living), and looking after her children […]

  • Okot p’Bitek

    One of East Africa’s best-known poets, p’Bitek helped redefine African literature by emphasizing the oral tradition of the native Acholi people of Uganda. His lengthy prose poems, often categorized as poetic novels, reflect the form of traditional Acholi songs while expressing contemporary political and social themes. Biographical Information p’Bitek’s respect for ancestral art forms began […]

  • Dr Matthew Lukwiya

    “It is our vocation to save life. It involves risk, but when we serve with love, that is when the risk does not matter so much. When we believe our mission is to save lives, we have got to do our work.” –Dr. Matthew Lukwiya Dr. Matthew Lukwiya could have held a comfortable medical position […]

  • Brigadier Pierino Yere Okoya

    Pierino Yere Okoya, was the deputy army commander and the commander of the Second Infantry Brigade of the Uganda army in Masaka.  Before that he was the second in command of the B Company in the 4 KAR in Jinja which was the nucleus of the post-independence army. Following independence Okoya rose through the ranks, […]

  • Doctors Puzzled By Premature Puberty In A 3 Year old Boy

    Jennifer Apoko 28 was left speechless when her 3 years 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 day and night. Apoko says that she was so scared and thought that her son, Genesis Komakech, […]

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