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Acholi paramount chief defends bride price regulation

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II has defended the passing of a by-law by the Acholi cultural institution that regulates bride price payments. The cultural institution early this year passed a bylaw that limits bride price payment to 5 million Shillings, a …

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Acholi paramount chief calls for protection of girls in lockdown

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Paramount Chief of Acholi Cultural Institution has called for collective responsibility to protect young girls from sexual abuse as the country battles the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace …

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Funding shortfall hindering operations of Acholi chiefdom

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II has decried inadequate funding which is hindering operations of the Chiefdom. Some building projects of the institution at its headquarters in West Division of Gulu City are on a standstill.  The chiefdom’s programs to conduct sensitization …

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Acholi cultural institution struggles to operate

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Cultural Institution alias Ker Kwaro Acholi-KKA is struggling to operate due to financial challenges. The institution oversees the operations and activities of 57 Sub Chiefdoms in Acholi. Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Acholi Paramount Chief disclosed that the institution requires over Shillings …

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COVID-19; Acholi paramount chief stuck in London

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Acholi Paramount Chief Rwot David Onen Acana II is currently stuck in the United Kingdom following a worldwide lockdown over the coronavirus Pandemic. Acana who heads the Ker Kwaro Acholi Chiefdom, flew to London for personal business in March. He was also scheduled to …

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Acholi paramount chief irked by encroachment on royal land

Pader, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Acholi Paramount Chief, Rwot David Onen Acana II  is protesting the encroachment on Payira Royal clan land in Pader District. The land in question is found in Lacekocot Trading Centre in the newly created Atanga Town Council in Aruu North County. The land has been segmented …

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