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  • One killed, 30 huts Burnt In Fresh Amuru-Adjumani Clash

    One person was killed and 30 huts set ablaze in fresh clashes over land between residents of Adjumani and Amuru district over a land dispute, the police has said. Speaking at a press briefing at the Northern Uganda Media Club on Monday, the Aswa regional police spokesman Patrick Jimmy Okema said the incident happened on Saturday. […]


  • Police Warns Gulu Residents On Adulterated Ice Cream

      Police in Gulu has warned the public against consuming locally made ice cream saying it’s adulterated and unsafe for human consumption. The Aswa regional police public relations officer Patrick Jimmy Okema issued the warning recently following a test conducted on samples of the ice creams from the government analytical laboratory in Kampala. Samples of […]


  • Attiak Health Assistant For Being Drunk on Duty

      Police in Attiak Sub County in Amuru on Friday last week arrested Mr. George Onek, the sub county health assistant  on allegations of being drunk while on duty. Mr Onek was arrested from his work station at Attiak Health Centre IV. He was arrested on the orders of the orders by the Attiak sub county  Chairman […]


  • 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 […]




  • 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 […]


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