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  • Locals Kill Stray Buffalo In Pader

    A stray Buffalo was on Sunday afternoon killed by locals in Pader district after it injured two residents. The buffalo was killed in Acut Omer village in Puranga Sub County. Locals reportedly first saw the wild animal on Saturday and attacked it. The LC3 Chairperson Puranga Sub county Mr John Bosco Oringa said the buffalo […]


  • Gulu Residents Choke on Fumes From Dumping Site

    More than 100 residents living near the Gulu municipality dumbing site in Laroo division have raised concern over ‘‘toxic fumes’’ emitted from the waste plant. The garbage dumping ground serves four divisions in Gulu– Pece, Laroo, Layibi and Bardege. Cyrus Obita whose home is about 200 meters away from the site told Acholi Times that […]


  • Water Shortage Looms in Gulu

    A year after a water shortage hit Gulu, another shortage is looming, according National Water and Sewerage Cooperation [NWSC]. Water levels from Oyitino dam NWSC draws water from to supply residents have rapidly reduced. NWSC officials say water levels at the dam have dropped to 2.6 meters from its original 4.5 meters. Officials predict water […]


  • Mob Sets Ablaze Lamwo Chairperson’s car

    A mob in Lamwo district on Friday last week set ablaze a car belonging to the LC3 Chairman in protest at the arrest of a man suspected to have been in possession of an army uniform. George Nyeko’s double-cabin pick-up truck was set ablaze in Ocula Parish, Ocula village in Lukung Sub County. Mr Nyeko […]


  • Museveni To Meet Acholi Leaders In February

    President Yoweri Museveni is set to meet Acholi Parliamentary Group [APG] leaders, APG’s Vice Chairperson Lilly Adong has said. APG is made up of members of parliament from the eight districts in the Acholi sub region. According to Ms Adong, the invitation was sent by the president through the Deputy Speaker of Parliament also Omoro […]


  • Acholi leaders, Police Clash Over Aswa Ranch Visit

    A heated verbal exchange and scuffle ensued  Tuesday afternoon after anti- riot police briefly blocked a group of Acholi leaders from accessing Aswa ranch in Angagura Sub County in Pader district. The leaders comprised of the Aruu North Member of Parliament in Pader district and the Chairpersons of Amuru, Nwoya and Kitgum districts. The leaders […]


  • Muhoozi Doesn’t Want To Be President—Minister Oryem

    The State minister for Foreign Affairs and Chua County Member of Parliament in Kitgum district Mr Henry Okello Oryem has said President Museveni’s son Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba will not succeed his father as  alleged by critics. According to Mr Oryem, Gen Muhoozi who was recently dropped as Special Forces Commander (SFC) and appointed Special […]


  • Bad advisers Misled Gen Lutwa– Museveni

    President Yoweri Museveni has said he would have moved along with the government of former Ugandan president the late Gen Tito Okello Lutwa had the latter not been misled by what the former described as ‘’bad advisers’’. “When Gen Lutwa took over government in July 27  1985 while I was in Sweden.  I got in […]


  • Over 1,000 To Graduate From Gulu University

      A total of 1,372 students will tomorrow, Saturday, graduate from Gulu University in various disciplines, according to the University’s Deputy Spokesperson, Mr Mahmoud Khalid. Tomorrow’s graduation will be the 12th since the institution opened its doors in Northern Uganda in 2002. Out of the 1,372 students, two will be awarded with Honorary PHDs, three […]


  • Trade Minister, Gulu Chairman Clash Over Sachet Waragi Ban

    Gulu district local government has defied a directive from the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Ms Amelia Kyambade to extend the ban on sachet waragi to begin in September this year. In November, Gulu district passed an alcohol ordinance that put restrictions on the sale and consumption of crude waragi packed in sachets and […]


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