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  • Museveni accepts to take on opponents in live TV debate

    President Museveni has said he is ready to take on his opponents in a ‘‘live’’ TV debate. The president said this on Monday while addressing the press at the 4th Division barracks in Gulu. Museveni’s response follows a challenge from his old nemesis Kiiza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change who recently asked Museveni […]


  • Museveni Attacks Kitgum’s Anywar For Siding With Mbabazi

    President Yoweri Museveni has described Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar as a ‘‘treacherous daughter’’ who betrayed his trust by defecting to his rival Amama Mbabazi. Museveni was on Sunday campaigning at Boma grounds in Kitgum town. He said Anywar had stabbed in him in back by supporting Mbabazi despite him[ Musevenu] defending her […]


  • Ex- Gulu Veterans’ Boss Protests ‘‘illegal’’ Detention

    The former chairman of Gulu Veteran Development Association has protested his detention for longer than the constitutionally stipulated 48 hours without being charged in court. Patrick Omara was arrested on Wednesday last week at around 5pm from Gulu town and was by Sunday still being held at Gulu Central police. “I have been in cell […]



  • Oulanyah Angers Amuru Residents Over Acholi War Debt Claimant Talk

    Many residents of Amuru were on Friday angered during Museveni’s campaign in the district when the deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah told the president not to talk about compensation for those who lost animals during the two-decade long war in northern Uganda. Oulanyah who spoke before the president at a rally at Pabbo primary school in […]


  • I am a businessman who associates with any party- Bosmic Otim

    Bosmic Joyce Otim, a popular musician in northern Uganda has dismissed reports linking him to the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. Otim said those who have seen him wearing either yellow T-shirt (NRM colour) or blue (FDC colour) should not mistake him for being NRM or FDC Otim says he is a businessman who […]


  • Museveni promises wealth and Improved Educational for Amuru district

    President Yoweri Museveni on Friday told a rally in Pabbo Sub County in Amuru district that he will create wealth and improve the education standards in the district and northern Uganda as a whole if elected president. Museveni, also the National Resistance Movement Chairperson had just completed four days of campaigns in West Nile before […]


  • 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 […]


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