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  • Lira Journalist in Trouble over Pistol

    A Lira- based journalist who reportedly posted a picture of himself online in bar, with a pistol on a table, drinks and a wallet stuffed with money has been arrested in Lira district. Bonny Odongo who works as a sub editor for Rupiny, a weekly Luo publication owned by the Vision Group was arrested Wednesday […]


  • DP In Drive To Recruit New Members

    Democratic Party (DP) in Acholi sub region has announced that it has embarked on a recruitment drive for new members in preparation for the 2021 general elections. The announcement was made on Wednesday by Gulu DP Chairman Kerobino Uma at the party’s offices located along school road in Pece division in Gulu town. Mr Uma […]


  • Ongwen’s Lawyer Challenges Former LRA Abductee’s Account

    By Wairagala Wakabi–International Justice Monitor  Dominic Ongwen’s lawyers at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday challenged the account that a former abductee of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels made regarding an attack on a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Defense lawyer Charles Achaleke Taku alleged that there were contradictions between the statement […]


  • 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 […]


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