Time up for opposition, Todwong says The Minister without Portfolio, Mr Richard Todwong has accused the opposition of using the war situation in Northern Uganda to gain popularity in the region. Mr Todwong who is also the... Read more
Ker Kwaro Acholi prime Minister wants new anthem Mr Polly Phillips Okin, the Prime Minister for the Acholi Cultural Institution [Ker Kwaro] has demanded for a new Acholi Anthem saying the old one has received a number of... Read more
Amuru RDC warns Besigye, Olara Otunnnu, Mao on Amuru upcoming poll Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Mr James Kidega Nabinson has issued a stern warning against leaders of the opposition against diverting from the official campaign program during the... Read more
LRA returnees want treatment to remove Bullets stuck in their bodies Former residents of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Lord’s Resistance Army returnees want government to include them in the next phase of the Peace Recovery and Development Plan... Read more
South Sudanese Police Officer Arrested in Amuru over Illegal Firearm A South Sudanese police office has been arrested and detained in Uganda after he attempted to sell a gun. Mr Dominique Isawu, 34, was arrested on Tuesday by police intelligence officers... Read more
EC assures of free and fair by-election in Amuru The Electoral Commission has assured the public in Amuru district that there will be free and fair elections in the polls to elect a replacement of Ms Betty Bigombe, the woman member of parliament... Read more
Mbabazi’s Legacy Lives on in North, says Kilak County MP Mr Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak County Member of Parliament in Amuru District has said despite the recent sacking of former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, people in the north will never forget... Read more
Gulu wants 150 million for Marburg stand by mission Ojara Martin Mapenduzi  Gulu district chairperson who is also the taskforce chairman of Ebola/Marburg has announced that Gulu district is badly indeed of about 150 million on stand by to help... Read more
Kony’s Wife begs for her Son One of the over 80 wives of Joseph Kony, the Lord’s Resistance Army  leader is begging for her child to be returned home to her. Ms Lucy Atong who was kidnapped by a battalion led by the late... Read more
Former IDPs turn to church for trauma healing A section of the population in Northern Uganda is today struggling to cope with the trauma caused by the war that ended over six years ago. Many traumatized people have resorted to... Read more
Aruu MP Odonga Otto Raises Fears over dumping of Oil Wastes in Nwoya Mr Odonga Otto, the Aruu County Member of Parliament in Pader district has said unsafe dumping of oil wastes in the oil rich areas in Acholi sub region is likely to alter DNA in... Read more
Gulu Local Authorities Mount Pressure on Umeme over Power Cuts Authorities in Gulu district are mounting pressure on Umeme, the electricity distribution company over the irregular power supply that has rocked Gulu town for the last three weeks. The... Read more
Gulu Municipal turns to solar energy for street lighting Gulu municipal council has turned to solar energy to light up the streets of Gulu town. This is in a bid to reduce the hefty annual electricity bills and also improve on the street lighting in... Read more
Kony’s Wife begs for her Son One of the over 80 wives of Joseph Kony, the Lord’s Resistance Army  leader is begging for her child to be returned... Read more
Former IDPs turn to church for trauma healing A section of the population in Northern Uganda is today struggling to cope with the trauma caused by the war that... Read more
Time up for opposition, Todwong says The Minister without Portfolio, Mr Richard Todwong has accused the opposition of using the war situation in Northern... Read more
Amuru RDC warns Besigye, Olara Otunnnu, Mao on Amuru upcoming poll Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Mr James Kidega Nabinson has issued a stern warning against leaders of the... Read more
Aruu MP Odonga Otto Raises Fears over dumping of Oil Wastes in Nwoya Mr Odonga Otto, the Aruu County Member of Parliament in Pader district has said unsafe dumping of oil wastes in the... Read more
Wife battering not in Acholi culture, Ker- Kwaro Acholi says The Acholi Cultural Institution has warned men against misinterpreting culture to justify wife... Read more
Gulu Local Authorities Mount Pressure on Umeme over Power Cuts Authorities in Gulu district are mounting pressure on Umeme, the electricity distribution company over the irregular... Read more
South Sudanese Police Officer Arrested in Amuru over Illegal Firearm A South Sudanese police office has been arrested and detained in Uganda after he attempted to sell a... Read more
Nwoya lacks capacity to handle livestock diseases The Nwoya District Veterinary Officer, Dr James Okwir has disclosed that the district is unable to handle livestock... Read more
Ker Kwaro Acholi prime Minister wants new anthem Mr Polly Phillips Okin, the Prime Minister for the Acholi Cultural Institution [Ker Kwaro] has demanded for a new... Read more
Mbabazi’s Legacy Lives on in North, says Kilak County MP Mr Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak County Member of Parliament in Amuru District has said despite the recent sacking of... Read more
LRA returnees want treatment to remove Bullets stuck in their bodies Former residents of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Lord’s Resistance Army returnees want government to... Read more
EC assures of free and fair by-election in Amuru The Electoral Commission has assured the public in Amuru district that there will be free and fair elections in the... Read more
Gulu Municipal turns to solar energy for street lighting Gulu municipal council has turned to solar energy to light up the streets of Gulu town. This is in a bid to reduce... Read more
Gulu wants 150 million for Marburg stand by mission Ojara Martin Mapenduzi  Gulu district chairperson who is also the taskforce chairman of Ebola/Marburg has announced... Read more
Uganda baati woos Gulu locals   Safal company, the manufacturers of Uganda Baati zinc aluminium iron sheets have encouraged the population in... Read more
One dies shortly after UPDF recruitment drills One person collapsed and died on Monday after undergoing a physical drill (road run) during the UPDF recruitment... Read more
Farmers remain poor for shunning groups Much as farmers worldwide have been advised to form groups in order to reap more from their hard work, farmers in... Read more

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Features

Why Lamogi Eat Bats
Monday, 23 June 2014
Food will always differ by culture and region – in some regions,... Read More...
With declining external funding, Lacor hospital looks to local community for support
Monday, 23 June 2014
St Mary’s Hospital Lacor, one of Uganda’s leading hospitals has... Read More...
Activities in the Acholi lands in the wilderness; An asset or a liability
Monday, 15 September 2014
Farming in Lamwo, Kitgum and Pader districts in Acholi sub region has... Read More...

Opinons

How has Acholi as a society been adapting to the 21st century speed of change until now after the war?
Monday, 06 October 2014
Change is everywhere. It is unavoidable, wherever you turn, you see... Read More...
A Response to Jurunga Amin’s hate campaign and letter against Acholi people
Monday, 06 October 2014
I write in response to the hate mail supposedly written by one,... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

Ronald Reagan Okumu, Member of Parliament for Aswa County - Part 2
Monday, 23 May 2011
 In the last part of our interview, Hon Reagan Okumu talks to Acholi... Read More...
Nile Award medallist Labeka Auma Okwong, 80.
Monday, 14 May 2012
When it came to education, girls were viewed as would-be prostitutes... Read More...
Ronald Reagan Okumu, Member of Parliament for Aswa County
Monday, 16 May 2011
 Acholi can recover from the war and the current economic crisis... Read More...
Acholi Legislators Are Not Resisting Development – Hon Reagan Okumu
Monday, 03 June 2013
The chairperson for Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) and Member of... Read More...

Land Issues

Bitter Fight Erupts Between Two Clans Over Land In Pader District
Monday, 07 January 2013
Houses were burnt, millet and maize... Read More...
Tension Mounting Between Communities in Amuru And Adjumani
Monday, 27 August 2012
A total of over 2,000 people from West... Read More...
Otunnu Calls On Ancestors And Residents To Protect Amuru Land
Monday, 08 October 2012
“My brother Minister, My sister... Read More...
Acholi Chiefdom Advises Politicians To Stick To Politics
Monday, 13 August 2012
“They incited the community on land... Read More...

Witness

NRA rape victim seeks compensation and justice
Monday, 23 May 2011
Mzee Emilio Odong 72 is an elderly disabled man who hails from the... Read More...
Former LRA Abducted Girls Demand for Blanket Amnesty To Some Senior Rebels Commanders
Monday, 07 October 2013
Girls who spent years in LRA captivity are demanding that government... Read More...
Living With The Scars Of War: One Man’s Tale Of Survival Against The Odds
Monday, 10 February 2014
The war in northern Uganda may have moved to another region, but the... Read More...
Amuru women undress before Madhvani officials over land dispute
Monday, 09 April 2012
Amuru Residents in Amuru district say that sugarcane is not their... Read More...
Lakwena’s Father Awaits Govt Compensation Three years After Court Ruling
Monday, 27 August 2012
Severino Lukoya Kiberu, 89 also father to the late Alice Auma... Read More...