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  • Gulu Hospital Receives 33 Mental Health Cases Daily- Pychiatrist

    Gulu hospital receives between 30-33 mental health related cases daily, a psychiatric clinical officer at the hospital has said. William Odur, a senior psychiatric clinical officer at the government health facility told Acholi Times on Friday last week that they receive between 600- 1,000 patients per month. This number, Odur said, includes both old and […]


  • Breaking News: EC Rejects Mao Nomination

      The Electoral Commission has rejected nominating Democratic Party President Norbert Mao as candidate for the Gulu municipality seat allegedly because he(Mao) is not a registered voter.   Mao was bedridden in hospital at the time of the most recent registration. But he holds an old voter ID which was rejected by the Electoral Commission. […]


  • Gulu Municipality MP drags FDC to Court over Party Primary Elections

    Christopher Acire, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Gulu Municipality has dragged the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party to court over its failure to conduct primary elections for the flag bearer for Aswa County parliamentary seat. In his petition No. 157/2015, filed at Gulu High Court, Acire, a member of FDC is demanding that […]


  • Court Orders Arrest of Former Amuru RDC

    Court has ordered the arrest of former Amuru Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega over a 37,443,000 million shilling debt he owes Aruu County Member of parliament, Odonga Otto. The order dated December 1, 2015 was issued by the Gulu high court. Kidega is also the Aruu South County flag bearer for the National Resistance […]


  • Anywar Accuses FDC of Unfairness

    Kitgum woman member of Beatrice Anywar has petitioned Forum for Democratic Party president Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu over what she describes as unfairly being dropped as the party flag bearer for the Kitgum municipality seat. Anywar popularly known as ‘Mama Mabira’ was last week dropped by FDC for her role in backing the Go forward […]


  • Besigye Insists at Pader Rally That he Will Increase Teachers Pay

    Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] presidential flag bearer, Dr Kizza Besigye has insisted he will increase teachers’ pay if elected president. When he first announced that he will increase pay for both primary and secondary school teachers, Besigye came under heavy criticism with critics questioning where he would get the money from. But speaking at […]



  • Kitgum UPC Aspirant Defects to FDC

    A Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) supporter who had intended to contest for the Kitgum woman parliamentary seat on the party ticket has defected to the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). Filder Abwono Obote blamed her switching to another party on the squabbles in   UPC. Abwono who joined the UPC early this year said her troubles […]


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