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15:17
15:17

Drop in Gulu District Budget Worries Leaders 3 1

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the incoming Gulu District Chairman says there is a very big difference between the running budget and the one for the next financial year and that the operation of the district will not be easy.
13:24
13:24

Gulu District Reports Poor Local Revenue Collection 1 1 Top story

Simon Peter Ocen, the Gulu District Senior Finance Officer, told URN in an interview that they have only collected Shillings 560 million out of the projected Shillings 1.7 billion in local revenue.
16:19
16:19

Gulu University Dean Granted Bail

On Thursday, Mpora was granted non-cash bail of Three Million Shillings by the Grade One Magistrate Christine Turibamwe.
17:54
17:54

900 to Get Free Electricity Connection in Gulu and Kitgum 1 2

Jonan Kiiza, the Head of Communications at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited revealed that the government procured 2,000 under the free electricity connection policy and that the meters are undergoing quality test for certification at Uganda National Bureau of Standards and that more meters shall be procured.
18:01
18:01

Gulu University Dean of Students Remanded Over Theft Nwoya District

Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49 was charged with three counts of theft, forgery and uttering a false document.
15:08
15:08

UMEME Replaces Over 15,000 Postpaid Meters to Curb Power Theft in Acholi Gulu 1 2

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
14:31
14:31

Gulu District Proposes UGX 31bn Budget for FY 2021-2022 2 1

Out of the total 31, 064,292,000 shillings, Education and Sports Department take the lion’s share of 13,401,589,000 shillings representing 43.1 percent followed by Administration Department that gets 7,293,821,000 shillings representing 23.5 percent.
07:09
07:09

Gov’t Lost UGX 25 Billion to Vandalism, Power Theft 1 1

Jonan Kiiza, the UEDCL Communication Officer says that their annual book value for 2019/2020 indicates that they made Shillings 75 billion but lost Shillings 25.5 billion to power theft, vandalism of electricity distribution infrastructure and losses incurred in the process of transmitting power.
15:31
15:31

Refurbishment of Lira–Kitgum Power Lines Starts UMEME in Gulu 1 1

Jonan Kiiza, the Communication Officer for Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, says that most of the distribution infrastructure along the Gulu –Lira and Gulu -Kitgum power lines have not been replaced since the 1950s when the lines were constructed, something he attributed to the power unreliability in the region.
19:15
19:15

Construction of Gulu Modern Bus Park Hangs in Balance 1 1

George Aligec Lapir, the President of Gulu Municipal Development Forum –GMDF told URN in an interview that the authorities of Gulu contracted COMPO, a Ghanaian firm to come up an architectural design and bill of quantity before an advert for a contractor be made but that the architectural design was rejected.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 1 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
10:41
10:41

UGX 1.8Bn Project for Mitigating Elegu Floods Stalls after MOU Signing Amuru district 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman told URN in an interview that upon signing the MOU with the Ministry of Trade, a team of Engineers was dispatched to Elegu to carry out a feasibility study to pave way for the constructions but to date, nothing has been done.
07:51
07:51

Mukamanayamba Factory in Gulu Closed over Poor Waste Disposal Gulu City 2

The decision follows an outcry from the community who accused the factory owners of disposing of liquid wastes in the open hence, causing foul smell and health risks.
15:29
15:29

UMEME Office Closed Over Unpaid sh6 Million Bill Laroo Division 1 1

The office, located along Gulu Avenue was locked up at around 8am by a team of enforcement officers led by Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division Chairman.
22:43
22:43

1,000 Workers Recruited to Avert Fire Outbreaks in Atiak Sugar Plantations Northern Uganda 1 1

Dan Kidega, the Chairman Board Atiak Sugar Plantation told URN on Thursday that the recruitment targets 1,000 causal workers across all the districts in Northern Uganda and that the exercise shall be conducted within five days starting on December 31st in a bid to save the remaining plantation.
20:04
20:04

Amuriat Promises to Fix Impassible Feeder Roads in Acholi LRA 4 1

According to Amuriat, for past 10 days of the campaign trail, his entourage has suffered and severally gotten stuck in the mud due to the appalling state of roads in the countryside due to poor maintenance by the ruling National Resistance Movement government compounded by heavy rains.
19:08
19:08

Business Halted for Several Hours as Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 2021 elections 3

Some of the residents were seen picking the teargas canisters and throwing them back at the police while others used stones to attack the heavily armed police officers.
15:06
15:06

UNMA Develops Weather Forecast App for Users Makerere University 2

Lillian Nkwenge, the UNMA Principal Public Relations Officer told URN from Gulu that the WIDS forecasts between a period of six hours to three months. She explained that the Application was developed to support planning for a day to day operations and also long term planning for farmers.
15:44
15:44

Confusion Over Sale of Gulu City Garbage Skips gulu main market 3 1

Patrick Olany, the Director Acholi Scrap Dealers told URN that they collected the skips, wheelbarrows and sidewalk bins last week upon payment of the money in Gulu City Council bank account.
16:14
16:14

Gov’t Earmarks UGX 19bn to Construct Fruit Processing Factory in Nwoya mangoes 2 1

Nakakande Khadija, the Communication Officer of National Agricultural Advisory Services –NAADS told URN in an interview that the Nwoya Fruit Processing Factory project is a presidential pledge to the people of Nwoya and that it shall benefit over 5,000 fruit out-growers in the district who are growing mangoes, oranges and guava.
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