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  • Amuru Legislators Fight In Church

    There was drama at All Saints Church-Olwal in Lamogi Sub-county, Amuru district on Sunday after two Members of Parliament engaged in a heated verbal exchange before hundreds of worshipers. Mr Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South Legislator and William Wilson Nokrach, representing persons with disability in northern Uganda reportedly had a heated verbal exchange for close […]

  • IGP Ochola Grills Gulu Police Over Rising Crime

    The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has grilled top police officers in Gulu District over rising cases of crime, Acholi Times has learnt. This follows the recent stabbing of Christine Anyeko 45, a daughter to the retired Northern Uganda Diocese Bishop Rt Rev Nelson Onono Onweng by unknown thugs. Anyeko later succumbed to […]

  • Magistrate Calls For Tough Guidelines On Land Acquisition

    The Amuru and Nwoya district grade Two Magistrate Mr Joseph Angole has called on the district land committees to intensify reviews on applications for leasehold titles before granting them to individuals and investors in the district. Speaking in a recent interview with Acholi Times, Mr Angole said land officials in the two districts have been […]

  • 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 […]

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