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  • Gulu Intern Doctors Demonstrate Over Allowances

    Intern Doctors from Gulu University yesterday demonstrated over government’s failure to pay them allowances for the last three months. The intern doctors began their peaceful demonstrations from Gulu University and marched to the office of the resident district commissioner. The Interns said they work for more than 10 hours a day and get little pay. […]


  • Opit Attack Soldiers Acquitted Over Cowardice Charge

    Nine soldiers slapped with a cowardice charge for their failure to thwart  an attack on Opit army detach in May this year have been cleared of the charge by a military court sitting at the 4th Division barracks in Gulu. Unknown gunmen raided Opit detach in the early hours of May 16 and killed two […]



  • Notorious Fugitive Arrested in Nwoya

    Simon Opio aka General Tuk, a notorious thug  has been arrested by police in Nwoya district. Opio was netted in an operation led by police with support from locals. Nwoya Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Beatrice Akello told a press briefing in Gulu on Friday that Opio was arrested in Koch Goma Sub County, Nwoya district. Opio […]


  • Uganda’s Military Held Up At Uganda- South Sudan Border

    Uganda’s military and over 250 trucks were on Wednesday still held up at Bibya trading centre in Amuru District, about 5 kms from the Uganda-South Sudan border point awaiting permission from South Sudan authorities to enter the country. Uganda’s military are on a rescue mission to South Sudan to bring back home Uganda’s caught up […]


  • Settle South Sudanese in Amuru, Asks Amuru Chairman

    Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman has asked the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to gazette a place in the district to settle South Sudan refugees. “If the Prime Minister can come to our rescue it would be better for the refugees,” Lakony said today in an interview with Acholi Times in Gulu. He […]



  • Acholi Muslim Leader Calls For Unity

    Sheikh Musa Khelil, the Acholi Muslim leader, has called for unity among Muslims in Acholi. Sheikh Khelil made the call during a sermon on Eid day at the Gulu Public Primary school in Gulu town. Khelil pointed out a number of problems which he said are affecting Muslims in Acholi.  He said one of the […]


  • Save US from Fraudsters -Gulu Chairman Tells BoU

    Gulu Chairman Martin Ojara Mapenduzi on Friday called on Bank of Uganda to save the people of Gulu from financial fraudsters who are swindling millions of shillings from unsuspecting savers in the district. Mapenduzi said most of the fraudsters come to Gulu under the guise of offering financial services. The Gulu Chairman was today speaking […]



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