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  • Police Officer, Nurse Arrested For Poaching Pangolin

    Police in Abim district is holding one of their own after he was found in possession of a living pangolin and its scale estimated to be 10.1 kilograms worth 10 million shillings. Felix Obera, 44, a police officer number CPL 40752 attached to Jinja Road Station in Kampala was arrested on Saturday by Police Flying […]


  • Gulu Water Crisis Deepens As Reservoir Runs Dry

    National Water & Sewerage Corporation has suspended pumping water to 140,000 customers in Gulu town and its suburbs after Oyitino dam, as the main source of water, completely dried up. To supply Gulu with adequate water, the National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NW& SC) needs to pump over 480,000 cubic litres per day for residents. […]


  • UPDF Begins Troops Withdraws From CAR

    The UPDF on Wednesday begun withdrawing from the Central Africa Republic where it has since 2012 been part of the African Union Regional Task Force hunting for elusive Lords Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. The first batch comprising of 50 soldiers landed at Gulu Airfield in Gulu town and were welcomed by the Chief of […]


  • Aswa Ranch Give Away Is A Provocation- Prof Ogenga- Latigo

    Prof Ogenga- Latigo, the Chairman Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) has described a proposed plan by government to give away part of Aswa ranch to members of the ruling NRM party and private ranchers as a provocation of the Acholi people. Prof Latigo noted that if the government had  no sinister motive,  it would have not […]


  • UPC’s Oola Dan Odiya Released From Detention

    Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) National Deputy Mobilizer Oola Dan Odiya has been released from detention by the civil division of the high court in Kampala, his lawyer Nicholas Opiya  has told Acholi Times in an exclusive. Opiyo said the high court also put a permanent injunction against the army from trying Oola Dan Odiya. Mr […]


  • Gulu former MP Set To Lose House After Court Ruling

    Christopher Acire, the former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) faces eviction from a commercial building in the heart of Gulu town house after High Court in Gulu on Wednesday dismissed his application to possess the building. Acire’s trouble stem from his failure to vacate a house along Market Street in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality […]


  • Nwoya chairman At War with UPDF Over Disputed Land

    Nwoya district chairman Patrick Okello Oryema has given the UPDF a 14 day ultimatum to leave a disputed piece of land in Alingiri village in Nyamukino parish, Lungulu Sub County in Nwoya district. The disputed land is about 2,000 acres with over 100 households who are in conflict with Opiyo Oloya, a Uganda based in […]


  • Cattle Bred At Aswa Ranch To Supply Egyptian Beef Factory, says PM Rugunda

    Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has told leaders from Acholi sub region led by the Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II  that government intends to supply the cattle currently being bred at Aswa ranch to a private beef processing company–the Egypt-Uganda Food Security Company. The new privately owned beef processing company located along Bombo […]


  • LRA Rebel Defects In CAR, Returned To Gulu

    A Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel said to be a radio operator has defected from the rebel group in CAR. Michael Omona, 35, was flown to Gulu Monday evening aboard a chartered flight from the volatile Central African Republic (CAR). The chattered plane carrying Michael Omona touched down tarmac at Gulu airport at around 5pm. […]


  • Mapenduzi Writes to RDC To Say Gulu CAO Is Free To Use Office

    Gulu district Chairman Ojara Martin Mapenduzi has written to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Gulu saying that embattled Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Dorothy Magoola Ajwang is free to return to office. Ajwang was recently forced out of her office by members of the Gulu district Executive Committee led by Mapenduzi’s deputy Simon Oola.  The rowdy […]


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