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  • Oulanyah Blames Poverty in Acholi On Disunity Among Leaders

    The  Deputy Speaker of  parliament and Omoro county Member of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has blamed the biting poverty in Acholi on disunity among the political leaders in the region. Oulanyah said the rivalry among Acholi leaders  can be witnessed from the local council up to the parliamentary level. “When someone wants to move ahead in […]

  • Gulu University Search Committee Recommends Prof Openjuru For VC Job

    Professor George Openjuru Ladaa, 55, is set to become the next Gulu University Vice Chancellor after the search committee recommended him as best candidate for the top job, Acholi Times has learnt. The search committee’s  recommendation will however have to be approved by the   Gulu University Chancellor, Prof Frederick Kyanja. Acholi Times understands that Prof […]

  • Police Vehicle Over turns, Kills Two, Injures Six Along Karuma-Pakwach Road

    Two people are reported dead and six others  injured  on Tuesday morning  when the police vehicle they were travelling in overturned along the Karuma- Pakwach at Lolim in Purongo sub-county, Nwoya district. The vehicle, a Toyata Hilux double cabin  registration UP 4812 belonged  to the Regional Police Commander(RPC) for Greater Bushenyi  Eddie SSerunjoji. It reportedly overturned […]

  • Gulu Municipal Authorities Pull Down St Luke ‘‘Guest House’’

    Gulu Municipal authorities On Wednesday brought down St Luke Guest House, as they launched an exercise to demolish old and dilapidated structures within the Municipality. The building which for many years has been unoccupied was condemned in August 2009 after part of it collapsed and killed two children, leaving one with a broken limb. The […]

  • Acholi DP stalwarts Mourn Ssebaana Kizito

    Democratic Party (DP) party leaders and supporters have mourned their former President and Kampala mayor John Ssebaana Kizito. The veteran politician, business man and renowned property owner passed at Nakasero hospital in Kampala on Monday aged 83. The late Ssebaana had been admitted at the hospital two weeks ago when he suffered a stroke paralyzing […]

  • Four Candidates Shortlisted For Gulu University Top Job

    The search Committee at Gulu University has shortlisted four candidates for the position of the Varsity’s Vice Chancellor. The four made public presentations on Wednesday last weel at the Faculty of Medicine Board room where they laid out their vision and strategies to promote and develop the University. The candidates are: the University’s Deputy Vice […]

  • Gulu Councillor, His Two Sons, Arrested For Wildlife Trafficking

    Police in Gulu is holding a local Councillor and his two sons  who were arrested  after they were found in possession of 15 kilograms of pangolin scales and 8 tortoises. The three, it is suspected were selling the wildlife products. Demand for wild life products most notably pangolin scales are said to be on the […]

  • UWA Begins Relocation Of Over 100 Kobs From Nwoya To Kidepo National Park

    The Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] has begun the translocation of more than 200 kobs from Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district to Kidepo Valley National Park in Karamoja region in north eastern Uganda. UWA Public Relations officer, Jossy Muhangi said the translocation exercise begun last weekend and is expected to last about two weeks. […]

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