Mao Warned Amuru Residents over Proposed Sugar Works Project Land Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President General has warned the residents of Amuru district against negotiating with the government over the proposed Amuru Sugar Works... Read more
Oppositions Parties Agree on Single Candidate for Amuru MP By-election Major opposition political parties have finally agreed to field a single candidate for the Amuru District Woman Member of Parliament by-election set for September this year. The major parties... Read more
Museveni donates shs30 million to Gulu high school President Yoweri Museveni last week donated shs30 million shillings in cash to Gulu High School. ... Read more
MP Okumu Faults President Museveni on NRA Atrocities in North   Ends Mr Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County Member of Parliament in Gulu District has faulted President Yoweri Museveni on his recent acknowledgment of the atrocities committed by the then National... Read more
WFP Offers Better Market Opportunities for Farmers in Acholi The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide has started to link farmers in Acholi sub regions to lucrative grain... Read more
Amuru NRM Party Vice Chairman Defects to FDC Mr Thomas Magendo Ogobi, the Pabbo Sub County NRM party Vice Chairperson in Amuru District has crossed to Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party. Mr Ogobi switched political camps on... Read more
NRM nominates two for Amuru by-election primaries. The National Resistance movement (NRM) Electoral commission last Monday nominated two people to take part in the primary elections to contest for the Woman Member of Parliament seat which fell... Read more
Recovery in North Still Complex, says UN Coordinator Mr Cyriaque Sobtafo, the UN Area Coordinator for Northern Uganda has said families that were displaced into the internally displaced persons’ camps during the violence that drove them out of their... Read more
Amama is Prodigal son, MP Okumu says The member of parliament of Aswa County in Gulu district, Mr Reagan Okumu has said former Prime Minister, Mr Amama Mbabazi is a prodigal son who is welcome in the opposition inter-party... Read more
Gulu University honors Mt Kenya University founder with Honorary Doctor of Science Gulu University, on Saturday awarded an Honorary Doctor Science to Mr Simon Nyutu Ghicaru, Chairperson Board of... Read more
Museveni donates shs30 million to Gulu high school President Yoweri Museveni last week donated shs30 million shillings in cash to Gulu High School. ... Read more
NRM nominates two for Amuru by-election primaries. The National Resistance movement (NRM) Electoral commission last Monday nominated two people to take part in the... Read more
Museveni will never seek treatment in Ugandan Hospitals, Mao says Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President General has said President Yoweri Museveni will never seek... Read more
Mao Warned Amuru Residents over Proposed Sugar Works Project Land Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party (DP) President General has warned the residents of Amuru district against... Read more
MP Okumu Faults President Museveni on NRA Atrocities in North   Ends Mr Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County Member of Parliament in Gulu District has faulted President Yoweri Museveni... Read more
Amama is Prodigal son, MP Okumu says The member of parliament of Aswa County in Gulu district, Mr Reagan Okumu has said former Prime Minister, Mr Amama... Read more
Oppositions Parties Agree on Single Candidate for Amuru MP By-election Major opposition political parties have finally agreed to field a single candidate for the Amuru District Woman... Read more
Recovery in North Still Complex, says UN Coordinator Mr Cyriaque Sobtafo, the UN Area Coordinator for Northern Uganda has said families that were displaced into the... Read more
WFP Offers Better Market Opportunities for Farmers in Acholi The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide has... Read more
Amuru NRM Party Vice Chairman Defects to FDC Mr Thomas Magendo Ogobi, the Pabbo Sub County NRM party Vice Chairperson in Amuru District has crossed to Forum for... Read more
Gulu Security Guard Faces Attempted Murder Charges after Shooting Two Police in Gulu has preferred two counts of attempted murder against Mr Kennedy Ojara, a private armed security guard... Read more
Thugs break into Sacred Heart School Unknown thugs on Monday night broke into Sacred Heart Girls Secondary School’s construction store in Gulu and looted... 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

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...
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...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

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 - 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...

Land Issues

Lamogi Declares 'Land revolt' Against Government
Monday, 30 July 2012
This was declared at a meeting between... Read More...
Residents Seek UN Intervention Over Land Evictions in Amuru
Monday, 06 August 2012
The Chairman of Lakang Parish David... 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...
Acholi Chiefdom Advises Politicians To Stick To Politics
Monday, 13 August 2012
“They incited the community on land... Read More...

Witness

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...
From Grace to Grass: Police Officer Rotting Away In Hospital Appeals For Wheelchair
Monday, 10 March 2014
Seated beside his wife Mrs. Joy Ogwang and their son Jolly Joe Odongo... Read More...
Nwoya Albino Pupil Needs Urgent Help With Eye Sight – Dr Watmon
Monday, 25 August 2014
Following an appeal by Acholi Times, Dr Watmon Ben, a eye specialist... Read More...
I May Have Infected Over 100 Men With HIV – Prostitute In Gulu
Monday, 16 June 2014
One of the longest working prostitutes in Gulu town, Pamela Anek... Read More...
Albinism Not An Obstacle To School Boy In Anaka Appeals For Support
Monday, 11 August 2014
Albinism is a rare genetic condition that currently affects 1 in... Read More...