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  • Gulu Prepares to Relocate Headquarters to Awach to Pave Way for City

    Gulu district is making preparations to move its headquarters to Awach Town Board in Awach Sub County, as Gulu Municipality awaits elevation to a city. Awach Sub County was recently split into two, creating new Sub Counties of Pukony and Paibona. Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu district LCV Chairperson told journalists at his office on […]


  • Musician Eddy Wizzy released on Police Bond

    Police in Gulu Monday afternoon released singer Edward Olak Okuni popularly known by his stage name, Eddy Wizzy. The Officer in Charge of Gulu Central Police Station Mr John Bosco Nyangkol confirmed the release of Mr Okuni. The singer was arrested Sunday with one Patrick Kinyera from Gulu town on allegations of assault and robbery. […]


  • Gulu University Plans Gene Bank for Trees with Medicinal Values

    Gulu University Faculty of Medicine plans to establish a gene bank for species of plants with medicinal values, according Dr Alice Veronica Lamwaka, a Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist and Pharmacogenomics at the university. Dr Lamwaka explained that the major aim of the gene bank is to protect trees species with medicinal values from extinction. According to […]


  • Northern Uganda Award Winning Artist Arrested Over Robbery

    Singer Edward Olak Okuni commonly known as Eddy Weezy has been arrested by police on allegations robbery and assault. Eddy Weezy whose song ‘’Anga Obed Mujony’’ is a current hit on FM radios and social spots in northern Uganda was arrested on Sunday  one Patrick Kinyera at KSP hotel in Gulu town. It is alleged […]


  • Layibi College Student Dies In Freak Accident

    A Senior One Student of St Joseph’s College Layibi in Gulu identified as Peter Owor on Saturday died after a metallic goalpost reportedly hit his head. Owor aged 14, died from St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu at around 11:15PM where he was rushed in critical condition. According to reports, the deceased was hit on […]


  • Amin’s Kinsmen Reconcile With Acholi Over Luwum’s Murder

      Former Uganda Peoples Party(UPC) president is consoled by relatives after breaking down at Wii Gweng on Saturday at a prayer event to commemorate the murder of Bishop LoumIt was an emotional moment on Saturday after kinsmen of former President Idi Amin from Koboko District asked for forgiveness from the family of Archbishop Janani Luwum […]


  • Police Blocks Leader of Opposition From Visiting Apaa

    The police on Thursday blocked Leader of Opposition in Parliament also Gulu Municipality Woman Member of Parliament Betty Aol Ocan from accessing the contentious Apaa land bordering Amuru and Adjumani district. Ms Ocan had led a team of eleven opposition members of Parliament on a fact- finding mission in Apaa. The visit of the MPs […]


  • Police Abandons Bus on Busy Gulu Street

    Police has abandoned one of its brand-new buses along Gulu Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Gulu town after it developed a mechanical problem. The bus registration number UP 54 85 was making a return journey to Kampala from Kitgum district which hosted the 38th Tarehe Sita and presided over by President Museveni when it […]


  • Opposition Leader Visits Apaa

      Opposition leader Aol Betty Ocan is today expected to lead a team of opposition members of parliament on a fact- finding mission to Apaa, the contentious area claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani residents. Mrs Ocan told Acholi Times last evening that she will lead a team of eight opposition members of parliament following […]


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