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13:24
13:24

Elders Ask Gov’t to Withhold Monthly Emolument to Acholi Cultural Institution 1 3

According to Okello Okello, the cultural institution is still embroiled in a conflict between chiefs arguing that the government shouldn't continue to disburse money to the institution until the conflict is resolved.
09:08
09:08

Acholi Cultural Institution Invests in Green Technology to Mitigate Climate Change 4 1

Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II acknowledges that the region is experiencing severe impacts of climate change which has affected agriculture and notes that through the adoption of green technology, such adverse effects can be reversed.
07:40
07:40

We Won’t Negotiate with Acana- Rival Acholi Chiefs 1 4

Speaking for the first time in Gulu City on Friday since his appointment, which has widely been perceived as illegal, Rwot Apire notes that the interim team has maintained their earlier position and is not ready for talks.
20:59
20:59

Acholi Paramount Chief, Rival Cultural Leaders Asked to Reconcile 3 1

The Acholi Parliamentary Group (APG) Chairperson also Kilak North legislator Anthony Akol told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that there is a need to have reconciliation between the rivals if the image of the cultural institution is to be saved.
07:47
07:47

Tension As Cultural Leaders Vote Out Acholi Paramount Chief 4

Justine Ociti Binyi, the Chief of Pagak Clan said Wednesday that the move was largely triggered by Acana’s recent attempt to sell away a piece of land belonging to the institution. URN couldn't independently verify the claims.
07:56
07:56

Gulu City, Omoro District Shine in Acholi Sporting Competition MTN Uganda 2 1

The competition included bicycle racing and football for the men and women categories, which are meant to increase advocacy and champion the fight against teenage pregnancies. Gulu City was crowned winner of both the male and female football tournaments.
10:04
10:04

Acholi Chief Slams Organizers Over Flopped Cultural Festival 1 1

The cultural institution had scheduled to hold the festival that brings in thousands of cultural enthusiasts from 15-17 December last year in Gulu. However, the organizers cancelled the festival at the last minute citing safety concerns about the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease.
09:33
09:33

Rwot Acana Raises Concern Over 'Erosion' of Acholi Dialect 4 1

Rwot Acana says the proficiency level of his subjects in speaking the Acholi language has greatly declined as many prefer foreign languages.
06:52
06:52

Chief Justice Owiny Dollo Cautions Acholi Leaders Against Inciting Violence in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1 3

A section of Members of Parliament and Acholi leaders including former Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao had said that the long-standing Apaa conflicts which are being meted on the community require local means to end it. Among the suggestions was retaliation and staging nude protests to call for immediate intervention from the government and rights bodies.
07:25
07:25

Teenage Pregnancies: Acholi Cultural Leaders Fault Parents Over Negligence 7 1 Top story

Poppy Paul Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief who also doubles as Chairperson of all clan Chiefs in East Acholi says parents have the responsibilities to liaise with the relevant authorities in their community to ensure issues of teenage pregnancy stops.
15:46
15:46

Rwot Acana Faults Local Leaders for Abetting Environmental Destruction 2 1

Rwot Acana described the local leaders whom he didn’t mention by names as the worst people dragging the region backward through their acts of assisting in cutting down trees.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
18:51
18:51

Kanyamunyu Set for Acholi Cleansing Ritual After Akena Family Pardon Mathew Kanyamunyu 2 Top story

The two antagonists then kneel down opposite each other with their arms folded at their backs and they bend without touching the ground to drink a bitter solution made from Oput tree in a calabash. The drinking of the bitter herb, mixed with a lamb's blood, means that the two conflicting parties accept "the bitterness of the past and promise never to taste such bitterness again."
17:49
17:49

Low Cost Houses for Acholi Chiefs Dilapidated 4 1

The two-bedroom houses with a sitting room, kitchen, servants' quarters and a store that were built out of hydra foam bricks have now become inhabitable as their ceilings, windows, walls, veranda and roofs have run-down.
12:10
12:10

Acholi Cultural Leaders Caution Residents Against Bush Burning 1 4

Paul Poppy Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief, in Kitgum district who also doubles as the chairperson of all cultural leaders in East Acholi says such practices have partly led to the current change in the rainfall patterns being experienced.
11:40
11:40

Acholi Leaders Break Silence On Exorbitant Bride Price 2 1

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Nabinson Kidega says his office has got numerous complaints from young men about the exorbitant bride price imposed on them by their in-laws. Kidega says the vice has discouraged many young from marrying their spouses.
14:31
14:31

Acholi Chief Court Subjects To Raise Funds For Cultural Festival kitgum municipality 2 3 Top story

Speaking at the launch of the third Acholi Cultural Festival at Bomah Hotel in Kitgum Municipality on Friday, Acana said the success of the festival greatly depends on contributions of people in the region.
14:08
14:08

Thousands Bid Farewell to Deputy Acholi Paramount Chief 4

Lugai 93 passed on last month from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in Gulu District after a long battle with pneumonia and prostate cancer.
15:15
15:15

Acholi Cultural Institution Mourns Former Deputy Paramount Chief 3

The Patiko Clan Chief Collins Muttu Atiko II says Lugai’s death is the third blow to have struck the cultural institution citing the death of two other influential cultural leaders in the last one and half month.
07:30
07:30

Acholi Leaders Suspicious of Vast Land Acquisitions Apaa land 4 1

Richard Jomeo, a rights’ activist, says it is under such a tragic context that Acholi who lived in Internally Displaced People camps became incapacitated to use their land productively exposing it to grabbing.
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