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  • Amuru NRM flag bearer in Trouble Over Shs 73m Legal Bill

    The flag bearer for the National Resistance Movement (NRM) in Amuru woman parliamentary race, Jane Francesca Okili faces arrest over a 73 million legal bill, Acholi Times understands. The bill stems from a law suit Okili lost against incumbent Amuru woman member of parliament, Lucy Akello. Ms Okili owes Ms Akello the Shs 73 million […]


  • Oulanyah Calls For Unity Among Pader NRM Members

    Deputy speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has called for unity among party members in Pader as the president’s visits next week to campaign in the district. Oulanya said NRM party members must show unity during the president’s visit in the area. Like in other parts of Uganda, the NRM primary elections in Pader and neighbouring […]


  • Amuru Residents Get 101 Cattle Under Restocking Program

    Amuru district local government on Thursday handed over 101 cattle to Pabbo sub county residents under the cattle restocking program in the office of the prime minister. Amuru Chief Administrative Officer, Kiplangat Martin, said that giving out the animals marks the launching of the animal distribution in the entire Amuru district in the financial year […]


  • Presidential Candidate Prof Baryamureeba Promises Industries For Unemployed Youth

    Presidential Candidate Prof Venansius Baryamureeba has pledged to set up regional industries in order to create employment to absorb jobless youth in the country. Addressing a  gathering at Gulu Main Bus Park in the heart of Gulu town on Friday, Baryamureeba says the industries will provide university graduates  opportunities for gainful employment. Baryamureeba did not […]


  • Fight in FDC Over Aswa Primary Elections

    A decision by the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) not to hold primaries for aspirants for the Aswa County in Gulu district has drawn anger among a section of the party supporters. The FDC has suspended primaries for Aswa and reportedly zeroed on incumbent Member of Parliament Reagan Okumu who is also the party’s Vice […]


  • Four Ugandans Killed in South Sudan Bus Ambush

    Atleast four Ugandans were killed and several others injured today after a bus they were travelling in was ambushed by unknown gunmen along the Nimule- Juba road, police has said. Aswa region police spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema told Acholi Times that the attack took place at Ame Junction in Moli area along the Juba- Nimule […]


  • Court Case against Kilak MP Pushed to Next Year

      A case in which Kilak Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya is charged with inciting violence has been postponed to next year. MP Olanya who appeared before the Amuru Grade One Magistrate’s today was told to reappear before the same court on January 7, 2016. The legislator was represented by one of his lawyers Henry […]


  • Kilak MP to Appear in Court to Answer Charges of Inciting Violence

    Gilbert Olanya, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kilak County in Amuru district is tomorrow (Thursday) expected to reappear before the Amuru Grade One Magistrate’s court to answer charges of inciting violence. On the October 12,  the case in which the MP is accused of inciting violence failed to kick off after lawyers representing him asked for […]


  • Government Tasks Acholi War Claimants to Account for Sh7bn

      Government has tasked the executive of the Acholi War Debt Claimants, a lobby of war claimants from the Acholi sub region, to account for 7.1 billion shillings advanced to them between 2006 and 2011. The fund was meant to compensate individuals who lost animals during the conflict between the Uganda government and the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) […]


  • More than 100 Left Homeless in Deadly Revenge Attack in Gulu

    More than 100 residents of Pawel Adak in Patiko Sub-county in Gulu district have been left homeless after a deadly revenge attack by locals from Pabbo in Amuru district. The attack took place on Sunday night at around 10 pm. A total of 83 huts were razed down in Pawel Adak while property worth millions […]


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