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  • Amnesty Commission suspends resettlement packages to ex- rebels

      The Amnesty Commission has announced it is indefinitely suspended issuing of resettlement packages to former members of various rebel groups who have surrendered and  have been granted amnesty under the amnesty act due to lack of funds. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Amnesty Commission Spokesman Moses Draku while speaking at a press […]


  • Police Officer, Nurse Arrested For Poaching Pangolin

    Police in Abim district is holding one of their own after he was found in possession of a living pangolin and its scale estimated to be 10.1 kilograms worth 10 million shillings. Felix Obera, 44, a police officer number CPL 40752 attached to Jinja Road Station in Kampala was arrested on Saturday by Police Flying […]


  • Gulu Water Crisis Deepens As Reservoir Runs Dry

    National Water & Sewerage Corporation has suspended pumping water to 140,000 customers in Gulu town and its suburbs after Oyitino dam, as the main source of water, completely dried up. To supply Gulu with adequate water, the National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NW& SC) needs to pump over 480,000 cubic litres per day for residents. […]


  • Aswa Ranch Give Away Is A Provocation- Prof Ogenga- Latigo

    Prof Ogenga- Latigo, the Chairman Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) has described a proposed plan by government to give away part of Aswa ranch to members of the ruling NRM party and private ranchers as a provocation of the Acholi people. Prof Latigo noted that if the government had  no sinister motive,  it would have not […]


  • UPC’s Oola Dan Odiya Released From Detention

    Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) National Deputy Mobilizer Oola Dan Odiya has been released from detention by the civil division of the high court in Kampala, his lawyer Nicholas Opiya  has told Acholi Times in an exclusive. Opiyo said the high court also put a permanent injunction against the army from trying Oola Dan Odiya. Mr […]


  • Gulu former MP Set To Lose House After Court Ruling

    Christopher Acire, the former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) faces eviction from a commercial building in the heart of Gulu town house after High Court in Gulu on Wednesday dismissed his application to possess the building. Acire’s trouble stem from his failure to vacate a house along Market Street in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality […]


  • Cattle Bred At Aswa Ranch To Supply Egyptian Beef Factory, says PM Rugunda

    Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has told leaders from Acholi sub region led by the Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II  that government intends to supply the cattle currently being bred at Aswa ranch to a private beef processing company–the Egypt-Uganda Food Security Company. The new privately owned beef processing company located along Bombo […]


  • LRA Rebel Defects In CAR, Returned To Gulu

    A Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel said to be a radio operator has defected from the rebel group in CAR. Michael Omona, 35, was flown to Gulu Monday evening aboard a chartered flight from the volatile Central African Republic (CAR). The chattered plane carrying Michael Omona touched down tarmac at Gulu airport at around 5pm. […]


  • Kony’s ex-‘wife’ Writes Book on Bush Experience

    An ex-‘wife’ to notorious Lords Resistance rebel leader Joseph Kony has written a book detailing her experience in the bush with the brutal rebel group. Evelyn Amony, one of a dozen young girls abducted and forcefully married to Joseph Kony has written a 181 page autobiography  ‘‘I Am Evelyn Amony: Personal Autobiography of a Survivor.’’ […]


  • Court Hears Details of Last Moments of LRA Deputy Leader Vincent Otti

      By  Tom Maliti, International Justice Monitor The International Criminal Court (ICC) heard for the first time witness testimony of the last moments of the deputy leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Vincent Otti, for whom there is an outstanding ICC arrest warrant. Witness P-205, who was testifying for his third day before Trial […]


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