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  • 200 Mbabazi supporters from Acholi in Kampala for his nominations

    About 200 supporters of presidential hopeful John Patrick Amama Mbabazi from the seven districts of the Acholi sub-region yesterday set off for his nomination scheduled for today at Nakivubo stadium in Kampala. Acholi Times has exclusively learnt that the group left yesterday evening in three buses belonging to Homeland Bus Company. By Monday evening the […]


  • Unyama teachers college asks for more funding over rising food Prices

      The principle of Unyama  National Teachers College has asked for more funding from government to the institution to meet the rising cost of feeding students  at the Gulu  based institution. Speaking during the recent 4th Graduation Ceremony in which 1,226 students were awarded diplomas, Bernard Barigye Byarugaba  asked the government to double its funding to […]


  • UPFD Office shoots self  dead in Gulu

    UPFD Office shoots self dead in Gulu

      A Uganda People’s Defence Force’s (UPDF) soldier, fresh from serving in South Sudan, has shot himself dead in Gulu military barracks. Private James Ochan attached to the fourth Division infantry barracks in Gulu  shot himself  on the head with his gun Friday evening after an alleged quarrel with  family members. Acholi Times understands that […]


  • New organisation formed to foster peace and development in Acholi

    A new organisation has been founded to promote peace and development in the Acholi sub region. Former Chua county member of parliament, Livingstone Okello- Okello, is interim Chair of the organisation named Wang-OO Pa Acholi. In a communication sent out to different stakeholders, Okello- Okello said Wang OO Pa Acholi was formed as a consequence of […]


  • FDC Likely to Back Mao for Gulu Municipality Seat

    The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is likely to back Democratic Party (DP) president Norbert Mao for the Gulu municipality parliamentary seat. This follows failure by FDC supporters including Christopher Acire, the current MP for Gulu municipality to pick party nomination forms. Acire won the seat in the 2011 on the FDC party ticket. Gulu […]


  • Army Chopper Joins Hunt for Missing Dutch National

    Army Chopper Joins Hunt for Missing Dutch National

    The army has offered a helicopter to help in the search for a Dutch national who went missing on Wednesday at Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district, northern Uganda. Sophie Isabela Fredrick, a medical student from The Netherlands disappeared at around 7PM on Wednesday. The 4th Division army Spokesman, Lt Ronald Ovon could not […]


  • Gulu LC3 Boss, NRM members defect to Mbabazi’s Go forward camp

    The LC3 Chairman of Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality Alfred Oluba along with five other National Resistance Movement party members in the district have defected to the former premier Amama Mbabazi’s Go Forward pressure group. Oluba who recently lost the NRM primary elections to his rival Jacob Ojok Otobi also declared he will contest for […]



  • No latrine for patients at Awach health centre

    Patients at Awach Health center 1V in Gulu district are sharing latrines with staff at the health facility after the one meant for patients got filled-up. Awach LC5 Councilor, Christopher Opiyo Ateker said the district authorities have already been informed about the lack of a useable latrine at  the health centre. Dr Cana Kenneth, the […]


  • Lukodi Massacre Survivors welcome Ongwen’s trial at The Hague

      Survivors of the May 2004 Lukodi Massacre have welcomed the decision by the International Criminal Court  (ICC) to hold the pre-trial proceedings against  Dominic Ongwen, a former senior  commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Ongwen is the former Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). He is facing 3 […]


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