UPDF Chopper’s Airlift Still Haunts Mao Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President General has said he deeply regrets boarding the army helicopter which airlifted him from Gulu to Entebbe International Airport en-route to... Read more
Over 90 defect to NRM A total of 98 converts allegedly from Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) mainly from Pachua parish in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district defected to the... Read more
Women MPs visit Lamwo and Pader A section of women Members of Parliament under their Uganda women’s parliamentary association (UWOPA) have paid visits to two districts of Pader and Lamwo in Acholi sub region to oversee the... Read more
IPC doubts DFEA Poll results   Ends   Interparty Cooperation in Uganda [IPC] has dismissed a survey conducted for the Amuru Woman Member of Parliament by-elections saying it was done to give accountability to President... Read more
Cecilia Ogwal Attributes Oppositions’ Win to Unfulfilled Pledges Ms Cecilia Ogwal, the Woman Member of Parliament of Dokolo district has attributed the opposition triumph in the recently concluded Amuru by-elections to unfulfilled promises made by President... Read more
IPC candidate wins Amuru by-elections Akello was on Thursday night declared the winner of the by-election after garnering 7,420 votes beating her closest rival Ms Jane Frances Amongin Okili, who contested on NRM ticket and got 6701... Read more
Museveni faults opposition on development in Acholi President Yoweri Museveni has accused opposition politicians in Acholi Sub region of being the number one enemy of the Acholi community as far as development is concerned. Speaking... Read more
IPC candidate wins Amuru by-elections Akello was on Thursday night declared the winner of the by-election after garnering 7,420 votes beating her closest... Read more
UPDF Chopper’s Airlift Still Haunts Mao Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President General has said he deeply regrets boarding the army helicopter... Read more
Over 90 defect to NRM A total of 98 converts allegedly from Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) mainly... Read more
Women MPs visit Lamwo and Pader A section of women Members of Parliament under their Uganda women’s parliamentary association (UWOPA) have paid... Read more
Cecilia Ogwal Attributes Oppositions’ Win to Unfulfilled Pledges Ms Cecilia Ogwal, the Woman Member of Parliament of Dokolo district has attributed the opposition triumph in the... Read more
Museveni faults opposition on development in Acholi President Yoweri Museveni has accused opposition politicians in Acholi Sub region of being the number one enemy of... Read more
IPC doubts DFEA Poll results   Ends   Interparty Cooperation in Uganda [IPC] has dismissed a survey conducted for the Amuru Woman Member of... Read more
Contracting companies failing development initiatives in northern Uganda Contracting companies have been blamed for most of the stalled infrastructural developments in the northern... Read more
Water shortage hits parts of Gulu Town Residents of Pece Division in Gulu Municipality are living in severe shortage of water after several water pipes... Read more
Man gets jail term for attempting to inherit widow The Amuru Grade One magistrate Court has sentenced a 44 year old man identified as Mr Okumu Francis to one year in... Read more
Palabek Ogili Residents to be chased away for selling simsim Residents of Palabek-Ogili sub county in Lamwo district risk being chased away from the area if they fail to adhere... Read more
Minister urges Apaa residents to avoid deforestation One of the lucrative activities conducted by the locals in the area is burning of trees for charcoal which is later... Read more
Two Kids Perish in Gulu Fire incident Grief engulfed residents of Forest Ward in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality on Wednesday morning, when two children... 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

Acholi youth need to be empowered to be better leaders of tomorrow
Monday, 03 November 2014
The Global Youth Association recently organized a ‘Wang OO’... Read More...
There was nothing good for the northerners in what took the NRA/M to the bush
Monday, 03 November 2014
I am always amazed by the imprudent political excitement that grips... Read More...
We need to wake up to the realities of mental health in northern Uganda
Monday, 03 November 2014
The world observed Mental Health Day on October 10th, and looked at... 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...
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...
Gilbert Olanya - Member of Parliament for Kilak County, Amuru District
Monday, 04 July 2011
Gilbert Olanya was elected Member of Parliament (Independent) in the... 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...

Land Issues

Tension Mounting Between Communities in Amuru And Adjumani
Monday, 27 August 2012
A total of over 2,000 people from West... Read More...
Acholi Chiefdom Advises Politicians To Stick To Politics
Monday, 13 August 2012
“They incited the community on land... Read More...
Legislators from Northern Uganda Say Government is Behind Land Conflicts
Monday, 13 August 2012
They made the statements last weekend... Read More...
Acholi Paramount Chief to Meet Chiefs, District Leaders, and Elders Over Nodding Disease
Monday, 13 August 2012
The move has been hatched up by Ker Kal... Read More...

Witness

Former Abducted Girls Demand An Apology From President Museveni
Monday, 10 June 2013
Formerly abducted girls in Acholi Sub Region are demanding for an... Read More...
UPDF Torture Victim Remains Unpaid Two Years Later Despite Repeated Pleas
Monday, 26 November 2012
Tortured and left permanently disabled by the UPDF over nine years... Read More...
“I Was Forced to Become One of His 27 Wives” Says Kony Bush Wife
Monday, 19 May 2014
Evelyn Amony was abducted by the Ugandan rebel group known as the... Read More...
Creativity And The Renewal Of Culture And Art
Monday, 27 January 2014
In most parts of the country, the horns of a cow are either burnt or... Read More...
President Museveni Names His Brother New Agriculture Chief Of Acholi Sub Region
Monday, 05 August 2013
President Yoweri Museveni has named his younger brother and... Read More...