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  • Apology on Late Dr Obonyo Story

    Acholi Times writes to apologise to its readers particularly to the grieved family of the late Dr Henry Benjamin Obonyo for an earlier story we published which quoted a source as saying that the late Obonyo  and his family members who perished in a tragic accident on Saturday along the Kampala- Gulu highway would be buried […]

  • Jilted Nwoya Man Burns Five Children to Death

    Jilted Nwoya Man Burns Five Children to Death

    Grief engulfed residents of Opok A’ village in Koch Goma Sub-county in  Nwoya district on Saturday  after a jilted man identified as Denis Okema, 30, torched his wife’s hut, burning five children to death. Okema’s wife, Beatrice Akello, 24, said to have been the main target of his arson escaped with minor injuries and is […]

  • Norbert Mao’s Father Dead

    The father to Democratic Party President  Norbert Mao is dead.  Dusman Okee Senior,  died from his home at about 4am in Jinja district where he worked, retired and  has lived for more than two decades. ”With great sorrow I announce the death of my father Dusman Okee (Jan 5, 1942-Jan 3, 2016). Father, teacher, mentor, […]

  • Tradegy as Former Minister, Family Perish on Gulu- K’la Highway

    Four members of the same family were on Saturday morning killed in a grisly accident along the Gulu- Kampala highway. Among the dead was Dr Henry Benjamin Obonyo, a former minister, his wife Kevin Obonyo, their daughters Marjorie and Elizabeth Obonyo. Two of their grandchildren identified as Annabel Lugone and Gabriela Lugone were rushed to […]

  • UPDF Removes Anti-tank Bomb on Patiko –Palaro Road

    Uganda People’s Defense Forces combat engineering team on Thursday removed an anti-tank bomb found in the middle of the road at Pakalila-Pajulu located along the Patiko- Palaro road in Gulu district. Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC) said on Friday that the anti-tank bomb was planted by the LRA rebels during the peak time of the […]

  • Police Want EC to Ban Night Discos Organized by Politicians

    Police in Gulu has called on the Electoral Commission to ban night discos organized by political aspirants soliciting for votes ahead of the February general elections. This followed an incident last week in which a 38 year-old man identified as Sam Komakech was stabbed to death in Awach Sub-county in Gulu District. The deceased was […]

  • South Sudanese Pastoralists Could Enter Uganda with a Million Cattle

    The head of the National Emergency Coordinating Center in the Office of the Prime Minister, Major Gen Julius Oketa has said pastoralists from South Sudan are likely to enter Uganda with 1.5 million cattle due to increasing insecurity in their country. Addressing residents of Pabbo at Pabbo Primary School in Amuru district during an end-of […]

  • Police Investigates Defilement Case against Oulanyah’s Campaign Manager

    Police in Gulu is investigating allegations of defilement against Deputy Speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah’s campaign manager. Acellam Ben, a former Gulu district Vice Chairman and campaign manager for Oulanyah who is also the Omoro county MP is alleged to have defiled a 16- year old senior four student(names withheld) of Heligoland Senior Secondary school […]

  • Water Shortage Hits Gulu town

    Gulu town has been hit by a water shortage following the breakdown of a generator and a reduction in rain fall, the National Water and Sewage Corporation has said (NWSC). “We are currently receiving little rainfall since its dry season and the water level and the dam has gone low. Besides our generator has a […]

  • MP Acire Faces Expulsion From LDC Over Missing Exams

    Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Christopher Acire is on the verge of being axed from the Law Development center (LDC) after failing to sit all his final exams including internship. Acire enrolled last year at LDC to pursue a Diploma in human rights. Acholi times has received exclusive information that since his enrollment, Mr Acire […]

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