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  • 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 […]




  • Rwot Oywak Tells ICC Ongwen Beat Him When LRA Attacked Pajule IDP Camp

    By Tom Maliti  of the International Justice Monitor Rwot Oywak of Koyo Lalogi in Pader district has told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Dominic Ongwen was among the people who beat him for letting a 60-kilogram sack of rice drop, the rice being part of the foodstuffs looted when the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) attacked the Pajule […]


  • Witness Says Ugandan Soldiers Ran Away When LRA Attacked Lukodi

    By Tom Maliti  of the International Justice Monitor  A survivor of a Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) attack on the Lukodi camp for internally displaced people (IDP) told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that government soldiers assigned to protect them fled when rebels attacked the camp. Witness P-024 told the court on Friday that Ugandan army […]



  • Retired Commissioner Francis Agula

    Retired commissioner secondary education Francis Agula has passed on,  Acholi Times has been told. Mr Agula was also the director of Trinity College, a secondary school in Gulu. Agula unsuccessfully contested for  the Nwoya district Chair seat in elections earlier. A source said Agula passed on at about  midday today at Independent Hospital in Gulu […]


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