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  • UPDF Deploys In Apaa

      More soldiers have been deployed in Apaa, a chunk of land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts, the army has said. The deployment follows a directive issued by the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi following escalation of violence in the area in recent weeks. Gen Muhoozi was speaking during the launch […]


  • Kadaga Directs OPM to Support the Displaced in Apaa

    The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Office of the Prime Minister to immediately support thousands of people recently displaced in Apaa, Amuru district with food aid and shelter. Some 2,100 people mostly women and children fled their homes after unknown people armed with Machete, spears, bows and arrows attacked them and razed down […]


  • Irate Gulu Mob Burn Church of Self-Proclaimed Prophet

      An angry mob in Gulu on Sunday afternoon burnt a church belonging to a self- proclaimed prophet on allegations that he was a cult leader. Yecu aye Got Makwo “Jesus the Living stone Ministries” is headed by ‘‘Bishop’’ Bataringaya Okumu. The church is located in Kanyagoga parish, Bardege Division, Gulu municipality. Police had a […]


  • Thugs Break into Offices of German Agency in Gulu, Vandalize Six Cars

      Unknown thugs Monday morning broke into the offices of the German Development Cooperation [GIZ] in Gulu Municipality and vandalized property worth millions of shillings, police in Gulu have said. The thugs’ reportedly gained access to the premises located in Iriaga West sub-ward, Iriaga parish Laroo Division after beating two security guards attached to Security […]


  • 10 Missing Amuru Residents Detained in Adjumani

      Ten people allegedly kidnapped by unknown men armed with bows and arrows from the disputed Apaa land are being held at Adjumani Government Prison (Openzinzi) in Ukisijoni Sub-county, Adjumani district, Acholi Times has established. The ten were kidnapped during renewed fights over the contested 40 square kilometer Apaa land which is claimed by both […]


  • One dead in Omoro road accident

        One person was left dead and three others injured a motor accident along the Gulu- Kampala road. The Tuesday accident happened at Koro Abili in Koro sub county, Omoro district about about 10kms away from Gulu town. The accident involved a Toyota Hilux pickup registration number UG 2031S belonging to the Ministry of […]


  • Suspected South Sudanese Gunmen Injure Two in Lamwo

    Armed men suspected to have crossed from South Sudan on Friday night attacked two villages in Lamwo district in northern Uganda, hacking two, including a 12-years-old boy and a 36- year old man, Acholi Times has been told. The gunmen reportedly attacked Obere village in Agoro Sub County and hacked the 12 year old while […]


  • Strikes Scare Foreign Students, Says First Lady

    The Minister for Education and Sports Ms Janet Kataha Museveni has said strikes at public universities is crippling enrollment of foreign students. “Strikes put unnecessary pressure on all stakeholders in the post-strike period, students, parents, staff and the university management,’’ said Mrs. Museveni in a speech read by  the Minister for  Primary Health Care, Joyce […]


  • 10 Feared Kidnapped, 40 Huts Razed in Renewed Fight over Apaa land

    Ten people are feared kidnapped in Juka B village in Amuru, sparking fears of renewed violence over the contested Apaa land claimed by both Adjumani and Amuru districts. The attack, according to residents, was executed Friday evening  by men armed with machetes, spears, bows and arrows. The attackers set more than 40 huts ablaze, locals said. […]


  • 1,500 Graduate From Gulu University Today

    A total of 1,548 students are today set to graduate in various disciplines from Gulu University. The 14th graduation since inception of the University in 2002 will be held at Gulu University main campus in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality. According to records from the University’s academic Registrar, 951 male and 597 female will graduate in various […]


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