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  • 41 year old UPDF soldier sits for PLE exams in Agago

    A 41 year old man has sat for the just concluded primary leaving (PLE) examinations in Agago district in northern Uganda. The man, Kalisto Odur is a UPDF soldier based in Mubende district in central Uganda. In an interview on Wednesday  at his village in Lukole, Odur said he is excited after the successful completion of […]

  • Orthodox Pope asks church leaders to reconcile

    The leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church in Africa and Madagascar, the Patriarch of Alexandria (Egypt) and Africa, Theodore II has asked northern Uganda orthodox leaders and their Kampala counterparts to reconcile. In April last year, a group of Orthodox leaders from northern Uganda led by Rev Julius Orach petitioned Theodore II to allow them […]

  • Gulu mayor encourages leaders to test for Hepatitis B

    Gulu mayor George Labeja has urged his fellow leaders to get tested and vaccinated against Hepatitis B, a disease with high prevalence rates in northern Uganda. Labeja made the remarks on Wednesday while paying his last respects for the former Bardege Division Chairman, Okoya Kende Tonny who died early this week after a long illness with Hepatitis […]

  • Lamogi gods will punish Amuru land grabbers, warns Olanya

    Kilak county Member of Parliament, Gilbert Olanya has warned that the gods of Lamogi clan will punish those who try to grab land from the local community. ‘‘The Lamogi gods will punish them [land grabbers],’’ Olanya said at a press conference in Gulu on Monday. Lamogi is located in Kilak County in Amuru district.  In […]

  • Police to continue with search for missing Dutch national

    Police say they are in no hurry to call off  the search for a Dutch national who went missing in Murchison Falls National Park last week. Sophie Isabela Frederica, a medical student went missing on Wednesday last week under unclear circumstances. A water bottle from which she was drinking was found on the banks of […]

  • 400 vendors evicted from Gulu market

    Police on Tuesday evicted over 400 vendors from an open air market in Gulu town. The vendors were evicted on orders of the Gulu town Clerk Francis Byarabanawe following a council resolution that they relocate to gazetted markets around Gulu municipality including the new modern market in Gulu town. The vendors operating at the market […]

  • Gulu crime preventers in Kampala for Museveni nominations

    An estimated 130 crime preventers from Gulu were on Monday night ferried to Kampala allegedly for president Museveni’s  first campaign rally scheduled for today at Kololo ceremonial grounds. The crime preventers were transported in two buses belonging to Gulu university faculty of agriculture and another owned by Gulu Senior Secondary School, a government owned school […]

  • 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 […]

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