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  • 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 […]

  • Elderly Gulu Man Dies in Inferno

    Elderly Gulu Man Dies in Inferno

    Residents of Lukome, Lagwiny parish, Bungatira Sub County in Gulu district are in grief after an elderly man died in a fire accident in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Police say Victorio Ojok, said to be in his 70s was killed after the grass thatched house he was sleeping in caught fire. James Asubu, […]

  • Agago To Construct Monument in Memory of Late Gatete

    Agago district is to construct a memorial in remembrance of the late Charles Gatete because of his contribution to the district. This was announced by the Agago district Speaker John Oweka Bostify. Oweka revealed this on Monday during a joint council session for Pader and Agago district councils held at Lamiyo Sub County in Agago […]

  • Police Calls off Search for Missing Dutch National

    Police has called off the search for a Dutch national who went missing last month at Murchison Falls national park, Acholi Times has learnt. Sophie Isabela Federica, a medical student from the Netherlands, went missing from Murchison Falls National Game Park in Nwoya district late last month. The search has been called off as hope […]

  • Lamogi Chief Seeks gods Protection For Museveni Car

    Rwot Martin Otinga Otto Yai II, the chief of Lamogi clan in Amuru district has sought divine protection for a car donation he recently received from president Museveni. The donation was in fulfillment of a pledge the President made in March this year while commemorating 104 years after the 1911 Lamogi rebellion in which the […]

  • Gulu University Students Killed In Accident

    Two students of Gulu University were on Sunday evening crashed to death in a motor accident that occurred along Gulu-Kampala Higway. Police identified the pair as Geoffrey Achai aged 38 and Jacob Paul Ayeni aged 35, all first year students pursuing Bachelors of Development Studies. The motorbike they were travelling was also damaged beyond repair. […]

  • Cultural leaders vow to end Child marriage, Gender violence in Acholi

    Cultural leaders from seven districts in the Acholi Sub-region have pledged to work towards ending early marriage and gender based violence in the region. The leaders made the pledge during a two day training by the United Nations held last week at Pearl Afrique hotel in Gulu town. The training attracted 55 cultural leaders from […]

  • Gulu DP Members Accuse Party of Failure to Organise Party Primaries

      A section of members of the Democratic Party (DP) in Gulu have accused the party leadership of failure to organise party primaries to elect flag bearers for various political offices. The party members accuse the DP leadership of resorting to picking candidates instead of primary elections which they say is undemocratic. Speaking at press […]

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