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  • 16 Security Officers Arrested Over Brutal Elegu Crackdown

    Sixteen security personnel have been arrested on allegations of torturing residents of Elegu Border Post in Amuru district. The security personnel were arrested from Elegu Town Council on Sunday after residents accused them of battery and inhuman treatment during a crackdown to close down lodges. The arrested  include six soldiers; Lance Corporal Awany Abwoli(the commander […]


  • Security Raids Elegu Border Post, Closes 12 Lodges

    Security has closed 12 lodges in Elegu Amuru district for defying the Presidential directive on combating coronavirus (Covid-19). Elegu is bustling market located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The Covid-19 case hospitalized at Adjumani hospital is said to have operated at the border point, trading in salt. Authorities say the lodges were still operating […]


  • Suspected Coronavirus Patient Who Escaped From Quarantine Tests Negative

    Samples from a suspected coronavirus patient that escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) have turned out negative. The result was confirmed by the Gulu Acting District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba shortly after Charles Okello, 22, escaped from the facility on Wednesday morning. Gulu District Chairperson, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi explained that Okello escaped […]


  • Panic as Suspected COVID-19 Patient Escapes From Quarantine at Gulu Hospital

        A suspected coronavirus patient has escaped from quarantine at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH) in Gulu district causing panic. Charles Okello, a resident of Lanenober Parish in Lakwana Sub County was relocated from Omoro district coronavirus quarantine Centre in Opit Secondary School to GRRH on Monday after confessing to health workers that he […]






  • COVID-19: Illegal Entry Into Uganda From South Sudan Worries Amuru

    The Chairman Amuru district Micheal Lakony has expressed worry that illegal entry and exit into and out of Uganda at Elegu at the Uganda- South Sudan  could lead to a rise in Coronavirus cases. Mr Lakony expressed his concerns in an interview with Acholi Times on Wednesday, the same day the Ministry of Health announced […]


  • 30 Juveniles Escape From Gulu Remand Home

    30 Juveniles Escape From Gulu Remand Home

    Thirty juveniles have escaped from Gulu remand home in Pece Prisons in Gulu Municipality. Mark Kimera the Assistant Probation Officer Gulu Remand Home said that the juvenile fled from the facility on Monday evening at about 7:00 p.m after overpowering, Joseph Kilama, the in-charge of the facility. Mr Kimera explained that the youngers forced their […]


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