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  • 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 […]


  • Body Suspected to be of Kenyan National Retrieved From River Aswa

    A corpse suspected to be that of  Kenyan national, Joseph Wafula, has been been recovered from the banks of River Aswa in Pader district. Wafula, 35, a water expert drowned in River Aswa when their boat capsized on the 25th of November last year. Wafula was travelling in the boat with Charles Komakech. The duo were […]


  • NFA Gulu Office Stuck With Over 1000 Bags of Impounded Charcoal

    The National Forestry Authority (NFA) Gulu Branch is stuck with over 1000 bags of impounded charcoals. The charcoal was impounded by environmental protection police early this month from Attiak Sub County in Amuru district as it was Kampala-bound in a lorry truck registration number UBE 285 D. The charcoal was supposed to have been auctioned […]


  • Retired UPDF Major Arrested For Revenge Attack in Amuru

    Police have arrested a retired Uganda People`s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer, Major Ferdinand Otim for allegedly masterminding a violent conflict. Otim was arrested on Tuesday morning from the forth division barracks in Gulu after turning up for registration of retired UPDF officers for deployment by the army following a recent call by Major General Otema […]


  • Over 500 Households Face Eviction From Gulu Central Forest Reserve

    More than 500 households face eviction from Gulu Central Forest Reserve. The reserve sits on 93 acres of land located in Laroo Division Gulu Municipality. It was occupied during the period of insurgency in northern Uganda. Families that face potential eviction include those in Holy Rosary Sub Ward in Queen`s Parish, Limu and Lukung Sub […]


  • NUSAF Supplier In Loggerheads With Amuru District Over Payment

    A company that supplied oxen and ox-ploughs in Amuru district under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF)III is struggling to receive 192 million shilling for supplies made last year. A & O General Limited Uganda on 2nd September 2019 supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under NUSAF III. The suppliers were made […]


  • Government Launches Cotton Farm in Kitgum

      Government has launched the Uganda Prisons Cotton Farm in Orom-Tikao Government Prisons in Kitgum district. The farm sits on a 7,200 acres piece of land located in Tikao Village Gule Parish in Orom Sub County and was offered by the community free of charge. It was launched on Friday by Kania Mario Obiga the Minister […]


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