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  • Two Arrested in Lamwo Over Torture of Suspected Cattle Thief

    Police in Lamwo District is holding two people in connection with the torture of 24-year-old suspected cattle thief. The arrests follow the gruesome assault on of Geoffery Ocen, a resident of Dyang Bii village, Palabek Gem Sub County in Lamwo District. Ocen was hung upside down on a tree branch as he was ferociously wiped. […]

  • Lamwo Man Hung Upside down in Torture Ordeal Speaks Out

    A man seen being tortured in a widely shared video online has spoken out in an exclusive interview with Acholi Times. Geoffrey Ocen, 24, a resident of Dyang-Bii village, Palabek Gem Sub County in Lamwo District was seen being tortured in an appalling video that began circulating online on Tuesday this week. Ocen said he […]

  • Only 4.9 Percent of Pupil in Acholi passed PLE in Division One

    Only 9,921 out of the 27,772 pupils who sat for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) in the various centres in the eight (8) districts in Acholi sub region scored Division One. This translates into just 4.9 percent of the total number of pupils who sat for the national exams scored Division One. The candidates who excelled […]

  • MP Akol replaces Okin as APG Chairperson

    Anthony Akol, the Member of Parliament for Kilak North County in Amuru District has been elected as the new Chairperson Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG). He replaces Phillip Poly Okin, the Member of Parliament for Chua East County in Kitgum District. AGP is a caucus that brings together Members of Parliament (MPs) from the Acholi sub-region. […]

  • NRM Sweeps Key Gulu City Council Positions

    Members of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party have dominated key positions in the new Gulu City council. Gulu Municipality was elevated to a City in June 2020. Alfred Okwonga, a member of the ruling party, was elected as inaugural Mayor of the new City on NRM ticket. Mr. Okwonga has promised to improve […]

  • Gulu Journalists Criticized Over Police Officers Murder

    Police in Aswa River Region has criticized journalists in Gulu City for feeding members of the public with what the force described as false information surrounding the alleged murder of one of its own. Police Constable (PC) Simon Onenchan Okot was shot dead by unknown gunmen on May 14, 2021, inside Gulu Central Forest Reserve, […]

  • Police Officer Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Gulu City

    A police officer attached to the Field Force Unit (FFU) in Gulu City was in the early hours of Friday morning shot dead by unknown gunmen. Police Constable Simon Okot Onencan, No. 28120 was killed at around 3AM at Pece Lukung, just 200 metres from the  Gulu Police Barracks. The assailants however fled and left […]

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