Mental illness in Northern Uganda needs Policy address by Government -Professor Ovuga Professor Emilio Ovuga, the principal investigator of mental illness issues under Gulu university Primary health care project in the Faculty of medicine has said that the alarming high rate of... Read more
I don’t believe in Mato put-General Otafire General Kahinda Otafire, the Minister of Justice and constitutional affairs has said that he does not believe or even like Acholi traditional system of reconciliation called ‘Mato Oput” which deals... Read more
No Thin Line between Museveni and Kony - Mao Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party President General has said there is no thin line between President Yoweri Museveni and the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted LRA leader Joseph Kony in... Read more
LRA’s Dominic Ongwen to appear before ICC judges Maj. Gen. Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Ugandan rebel group, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Wednesday to face war crimes... Read more
Air-force needs to be invested in- Wamala The Chief of Defence Forces General Katumba Wamala, has said Air force is a very critical multiplier that needs to be invested in, though it doesn’t come cheap. “Most of the times when we are... Read more
Gulu chairman furious with Acholi War Debt Claimants executive for dodging court hearing Gulu district chairman, Mr Ojara Martin Mapenduzi has expressed anger towards Mr Noah Opwonya, the Acholi War Debt Claimant chairman and his executives for not appearing before court at the last... Read more
Gen Otafire and MP Olanya clash over Amuru/Adjumani border demarcation Constitutional Affairs Minister Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire last week clashed with the Member of Parliament for Kilak County, Hon Gilbert Olanya, when he  ordered that the demarcation of land... Read more
Parish Supervisors threaten to demonstrate over pay Parish Supervisors under the National Identity card projects in Gulu have threatened to make a massive demonstration over their 4 months pay arrears. The supervisors complained that the... Read more
Amuru Blames Poor PLE Results on Hunger Education department officials in Amuru district have attributed the current poor Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) performance to the long hours the children are subjected to without... Read more
Uganda to Refine its Oil despite Volatile Prices Uganda will go ahead with its plan to refine and market its oil despite the uncertainty surrounding the world market prices. World oil prices have recorded all time low for the first... Read more
Uganda’s Oil Export set for 2018 Uganda will start to produce and export oil in three years’ time, according to Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development officials. Currently, the government is still financing the... Read more
Funeral Events Blamed for High HIV Prevalence Rate in Gulu Local leaders in Gulu district have attributed the current high HIV infections rate to risky sexual behaviours being fuelled by discos at funeral events. According to the latest... Read more
Gulu Street Kids Locked Up in Violent Survival Struggle Children who have run away from their homes and taken refuge on the streets in Gulu town have revealed that every day is a life threatening experience for survival for them. The street... Read more
Appeal to ICC, religious leaders advised Chief of Defence Forces, General Katumba Wamala, has advised Acholi Religious Peace Initiative (ARLPI) to appeal to International Criminal Court (ICC) on the fate of the LRA top commander Dominic... Read more
LRA’s Dominic Ongwen to appear before ICC judges Maj. Gen. Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Ugandan rebel group, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) arrived at the... Read more
Parish Supervisors threaten to demonstrate over pay Parish Supervisors under the National Identity card projects in Gulu have threatened to make a massive demonstration... Read more
Uganda to Refine its Oil despite Volatile Prices Uganda will go ahead with its plan to refine and market its oil despite the uncertainty surrounding the world market... Read more
Amuru Blames Poor PLE Results on Hunger Education department officials in Amuru district have attributed the current poor Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE)... Read more
I don’t believe in Mato put-General Otafire General Kahinda Otafire, the Minister of Justice and constitutional affairs has said that he does not believe or even... Read more
Uganda’s Oil Export set for 2018 Uganda will start to produce and export oil in three years’ time, according to Ministry of Energy & Mineral... Read more
Man hacks wife and commits suicide A 25year old man committed suicide in Ogom-romo village, Unyama Sub County in Gulu district after hacking his wife... Read more
Gen Otafire and MP Olanya clash over Amuru/Adjumani border demarcation Constitutional Affairs Minister Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire last week clashed with the Member of Parliament for Kilak... Read more
Mental illness in Northern Uganda needs Policy address by Government -Professor Ovuga Professor Emilio Ovuga, the principal investigator of mental illness issues under Gulu university Primary health care... Read more
No Thin Line between Museveni and Kony - Mao Mr Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party President General has said there is no thin line between President Yoweri... Read more
Panic as another Homeland Bus Catches Fire on Kampala Highway There was panic among passengers aboard a homeland bus headed for the capital Kampala from Kitgum on Friday afternoon... Read more
Gulu chairman furious with Acholi War Debt Claimants executive for dodging court hearing Gulu district chairman, Mr Ojara Martin Mapenduzi has expressed anger towards Mr Noah Opwonya, the Acholi War Debt... Read more
Gulu Street Kids Locked Up in Violent Survival Struggle Children who have run away from their homes and taken refuge on the streets in Gulu town have revealed that every day... Read more
Funeral Events Blamed for High HIV Prevalence Rate in Gulu Local leaders in Gulu district have attributed the current high HIV infections rate to risky sexual behaviours being... Read more
Air-force needs to be invested in- Wamala The Chief of Defence Forces General Katumba Wamala, has said Air force is a very critical multiplier that needs to... Read more
Appeal to ICC, religious leaders advised Chief of Defence Forces, General Katumba Wamala, has advised Acholi Religious Peace Initiative (ARLPI) to appeal to... Read more
Politicians, religious leaders distance themselves on Amuru land give way to Madhnvani Politicians and  Religious Leaders in Acholi sub region, have distanced themselves from the ‘disgruntled’ leaders who... Read more
Government urged to lift health staff ceiling in order to avert Suicide The Gulu district health officer has urged government to lift the ceiling on health workers so that cases associated... Read more
Gulu hospital asked to air out their challenges for quick solutions The Gulu woman Member of Parliament, Ms Betty Aol Ocan has asked the administration of Gulu Regional Referral... Read more
Police recovers Two Guns from Pader district Police in Pader have recovered Two Guns and nine rounds of ammunition from Guta Village, Kal parish Atanga Sub... Read more
Aswa MP Threatens to Expose Lazy Acholi Parliamentarians Mr Reagan Okumu, the Chairman Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) has threatened to expose Members of Parliament... Read more
Lamogi to form Land Trust to Handle Amuru Sugar Works Negotiations Lamogi Clan in Amuru district will form a land trust that will be charged with the handling of negotiations between... Read more
Gulu Court temporarily closed over unpaid water bills The High Court in Gulu were on Wednesday temporarily closed after National Water and Sewerage Corporation shut down... Read more
Tension brewing in Kitgum Anglican Dioceses as Bishop Ojwang warns Church of Uganda over retirement Tension is brewing in the Anglican diocese of Kitgum after its Bishop; Benjamin Ojwang warned the Province of the... Read more
Mao calls for national healing The Democratic Party President, Mr Norbert Mao has called on Government and all people who were affected by the LRA... Read more

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Features

The men who liberated Kenya and sent dictator Moi to his native Kalenjin village, the truth must be told!
Monday, 05 January 2015
Kenya, the coastal country of east Africa, the second biggest after... Read More...

Opinons

LRA’s Maj. Gen. Ongwen and Madhvani Land Agreement could prove to be intolerable elephant tasks for Uganda
Monday, 26 January 2015
Once again the week ending Saturday 17th January, 2015 witnessed two... Read More...
ICC: LRA’s Maj. Gen. Ongwen Could Incriminate Gen. Museveni And Other Top Uganda Commanders
Monday, 26 January 2015
  There is an excellent reason why Gen. Yoweri Museveni, Uganda's... Read More...

Acholi Times Exclusive Interview

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...
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...
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...

Land Issues

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...
Bitter Fight Erupts Between Two Clans Over Land In Pader District
Monday, 07 January 2013
Houses were burnt, millet and maize... Read More...
Opposition Leaders Sound War Drums Over Land In Amuru
Monday, 04 March 2013
“The Court and Parliament are just... Read More...

Witness

War Robbed Me Of My Sight: The Story Of A Former LRA Lieutenant
Monday, 02 December 2013
“I wanted to be a teacher in order to shape people’s future. My... Read More...
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...
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...
War Victim Nurses Wound For 13 Years
Monday, 01 October 2012
Pus still comes out of the wound which was ill operated on while Ms... Read More...
Male Rape Victims In Acholi Sub Region speak out
Monday, 20 May 2013
Much as raped men rarely speak out about their experience, victims in... Read More...