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  • Awach Health Centre Finally Gets a New Latrine

    Awach Health Centre IV which has been without a functioning latrine since October 2015 has now got one. Awach health centre is located in Awach Sub County in Gulu district. The health facility has been operating without a functioning latrine after what they had got used up last year. But patients at the health facility […]


  • Gulu Suspect Accuses Police Detective in Court Over Bribe

    Gulu Suspect Accuses Police Detective in Court Over Bribe

    A suspect in a theft case has accused a senior police officer for allegedly asking for a bribe in order to ‘’work on her case file.’’ Kevin Auma, alleges that detective Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) Fred Oyat Okoya demanded for 300,000 shillings from her after she was arrested and charged with theft. In her […]



  • Ongwen’s Pre-Trial opens in The Hague

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) hearing on whether former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander Dominic Ongwen should face trial opened on Thursday in The Hague, Netherlands. Ongwen is facing 67 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes in northern Uganda committed between 2002 and 2005. He surrendered in January last year and was […]


  • Five year Old Drowns in Nwoya District

    Grieve engulfed a family in Pajengo village in Got Apwoyo Sub County  in Nwoya district after their five year old  child identified as Jonathan Owachgiu was on Wednesday evening found dead in a nearby stream. The child had gone with three other children to fetch water in a stream located about 300 metres from home. […]


  • Puranga Intensifies Operations on Shear Nut Tree Cutting

    Puranga Sub County in Pader district has intensified operations against the cutting of the shear nut butter trees. The Puranga sub County chief, Emmanuel Oguti, said last week that they launched the operation after an outcry by the Pader district forestry department that shear nut trees are being depleted In December last year the Puranga […]


  • 20 year old murdered in Gulu

    A 20- year old woman was on Tuesday night found murdered in For God Parish in Gulu town. She was found dead near St Bakhita primary school in Bardege division Police has identified the young woman as Atimango Franka. ‘‘We have two suspects in our custody who will help police with investigation but we cannot […]


  • Senior police officer Detained in Gulu

    A senior police Officer has been detained in Gulu over allegations of indiscipline. Acholi Times understands that Omara Joel, an Assistant Inspector of Police attached to the Police professional standard unit at Aswa regional Police headquarter was detained on Saturday. Omara is alleged to have conducted himself in a manner that discredits the police. “It […]


  • Six Arrested Over Theft from Chinese Constractors

    Police in Gulu district have arrested six people on allegations of siphoning 2,000 litters of diesel fuel estimated at Shs 6 million from Zhong Mei Engineering Group, a Chinese construction company working on the 70.3 kilometer Olwiyo-Gulu road. According to police, the suspects are  casual laborers with the Zhong Mei construction Group which has a […]


  • ICC Tasked to Treat Witnesses Protection as Key in Ongwen’s case

    Lawyers and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in northern Uganda have asked the International Court Criminal Court (ICC) to offer adequate protection to witnesses in the charges brought against the former senior Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen. Ongwen, a former commander of LRA’s Sinia brigade is set to appear on January 21 at The […]


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