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  • Ker Kwaro Acholi Urges Men Facing Domestic Violence to Speak Out

    Ker Kwaro Acholi, the Acholi Cultural Institution, has urged men experiencing domestic abuse in the hands of their spouses to speak out. According to the institution, men who are victims of domestic violence are suffering in silence for fear of being mocked and labelled weak by society. Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister, Ker Kwaro Acholi […]

  • Female Journalists Complain of Sexual Harassment

    Jane Angom Mujoma of Speak FM during the media dialogue at the Northern Uganda Media Club (Photo by Emmy Daniel Ojara) Female journalists in Northern Uganda have raised concerns over high rates of sexual harassment by male news sources and counterparts. The journalists from different media houses noted that because of the harassment, several of […]

  • Acholi Parliamentary Group Endorses Jacob Oulanyah for Speaker

    The Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) has endorsed the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah for Speakers of the eleventh parliament. Oulanyah is seeking to unseat Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga in May. Kadaga, the incumbent,  is serving her third term, has expressed interest in retaining her position. APG which is made up of about 20 Members of […]

  • Gulu University Academic Staff Strike Over Salary Increment

    Gulu University academic staff have laid down their tools in a fresh demand for salary increment. Under their umbrella body, Gulu University Academic Staff Association (GUASA) composed of over 250 members, the lectures on Monday 1st March 2021 laid down their tools. Carlos Ojok, the GUASA General Secretary told Acholi Times that they cannot offer their […]

  • Ongwen’s guilty verdict from the eyes victims

    By John Okot Torina Abalo lost her entire family in one night in 2005. She was preparing to go to bed when she heard unknown people shouting expletives. It was very dark.  The voices turned out to be of LRA rebels. The rebels had surrounded Lukodi Internally Displaced (IDP) camp and were torching huts and […]

  • Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder of Gulu University Lecturer

      Gulu High Court presided over by Justice Stephen Mubiru has convicted a special hire taxi driver for the murder of Gulu University Lecturer, Andrew Rackara. Patrick Ocaka alias Oryem Richard was found guilty on February 19, 2021 by High Court in Gulu. Prosecution led by Patrick Omia told court on June 14, 2014 at […]

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