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  • Elegu Fire Leaves 500 Homeless

    At least 500 hundred residents of Elegu border market in Attiak Sub County in Amuru district have been left homeless after fire gutted their homes and business structures Sunday night. The fire broke out at 2:45am, residents of Elegu say. Vicky Angio, a saloon operator at the market says business in Elegu has come to […]


  • Santa Okot Rubbishes Col. Otoa Claims Over Embezzling Kony’s Money

    Santa Okot the former woman Member of Parliament for Pader district has described as baseless claims by Rtd Col. Tonny Otoa alleging that she embezzled money mobilised for rebel leader Joseph Kony during the Juba peace talks in South Sudan. Sunday Monitor, quoting Col Otoa reported last week that  Kony refused to sign the final […]


  • ICC President To Visit Northern Uganda

    The president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi is expected to visit northern Uganda this month, the ICC has in statement to journalists. Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi will visit Lukodi in Gulu district where he will meet war victims. Lukodi is one of the areas where former Lords Resistance […]


  • Pine Avenue 5 Refutes Bribery to scoop HiPipo Music Award

    Pine Avenue 5, a Gulu based music label has denied allegations in the media that it bribed its way to win the HiPipo music competition. The award was held at the Serena Hotel in Kampala on February 4. It attracted various artist and music groups including well known artists like Radio & Weasel. At a press […]



  • Gulu Municipality Marks Structures For Demolishing

    An unknown number of structures thought to be in their thousands have been marked for demolition by Gulu Municipal authorities. The move, Acholi Times understands, is part of Gulu’s clamour for a city status. Marked structures for demolishing, according to Pauline Lukwiya, the Gulu Municipality Deputy Mayor includes kiosks, latrines, semi-permanent structures, old buildings and […]


  • Lorry Plunges In Karuma Falls

    A lorry truck said to have been travelling from  Nwoya district in the direction of Kampala has plunged into the Karuma falls, eye witness have told Acholi Times. Eye witnesses say the lorry , a Canter tipper registration number UET 531F , white in colour , plunged in the falls around 1:45pm on Thursday afternoon. David […]


  • Former FDC Candidate Shows Interest In Vacant Aruu North Seat

    Onen Bernard Okeny, a former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate in Aruu North in Pader district has expressed interest in the seat after court this week nullified the election of Lucy Aciro Otim. Onen Bernard Okeny came third in the February elections with 4,428 votes. Aciro won Aruu North on the independent ticket […]


  • Court Further Remands Former LRA Commander Onen Kamdulu

    Court in Gulu  in Gulu on Monday further remanded former Lord`s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Onen Alfred Kamdulu to Gulu Central Government Prison over aggravated defilement. Kamdulu  had made his second appearance before Grade One magistrate Biwaga Sselsa . State prosecutor Stephen Ojara told court that investigation into the matter has not yet been completed. […]


  • Court Remands Former LRA Commander Over Aggravated Defilement

    A court on Tuesday remanded former Lord`s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Onen Alfred Kamdulu to Gulu Central Government prisons after he was charged with aggravated defilement. Mr Kamdulu appeared before Gulu Grade one magistrates, Biwaga Sselsa. States prosecutor Stephen Ojara told court that it is alleged that Kamdulu on Tuesday 10th of January 2017 defiled a […]


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