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09:44
09:44

Gulu RDC Launches Crackdown on Suspected B13 Criminal Gangs Gulu District 3 1

The suspected criminal gangs are reportedly operating in the Sub –Counties of Awach, Paibona, Bungatira and Omel in Gulu District. They are known for housebreaking, attacking locals, theft, and robbery, among others.
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.
10:32
10:32

Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2 1

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
19:38
19:38

Acholi Clerics Welcome Dominic Ongwen's 25 Year Sentence 1 2

Anglican Bishop Emeritus Nelson Onono Onweng, the Chairperson of the Acholi clerics under the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) said that they are happy by the ICC`s judgement and termed it as ‘’considerate’’.
14:19
14:19

Dominic Ongwen Gets 25-Year-Jail Term ICC 2

The International Criminal Court convicted Ongwen, 45, in February this year on 61 crimes including rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder as well as war crimes and crimes against humanity.
09:33
09:33

Court Permits Odonga Otto, Journalist to Negotiate Settlement Gulu City 1

On March 30th, 2021, Geoffrey Okot, a journalist with Choice FM in Gulu dragged the legislator to court on charges of assault and causing him bodily harm contrary to Section 236 of the Penal Code Act.
15:51
15:51

Acholi MPs Condemn Brutality Against Journalists LOP Betty Aol Ocan 3 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP) Betty Aol Ocan said that the rights of journalists and media freedom should be upheld in the country instead of being infringed on by state actors.
11:21
11:21

Gulu Residents Raise Concerns Over Rampant Homicides in Acholi Region Aswa River Region 4 1

According to statistics obtained from police in Aswa River Region, a total of 366 homicide cases were registered in Acholi Sub –Region in a period of 15 months. Out those cases, 301 were from January to December 2020 while 65 were from January to March this year.
10:01
10:01

Pastor, Two Others Arrested with Owl Eggs in Gulu 1

Simplicious Gessa, the Communication Officer of Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA told URN that the trio was arrested from Gulu by UWA personnel who had earlier tracked their email communication with prospective buyers of the eggs in the United States of America.
17:18
17:18

15 Suspects Remanded on Treason Charges gulu central prison

Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial then remanded the suspects to Gulu Central Prison till May 10th when the hearing will start. This according to Nambafu is to give ample time for the prosecution to conclude their investigations.
16:38
16:38

Two UWA Rangers Jailed over Murder of Truck Driver

Vincent Opiyo was shot dead from Layima Junction, Apaa Trading Center in Adjumani District on November 13th 2020 during a scuffle between him and a joint team of UPDF and UWA rangers.
18:13
18:13

UWA Boss Cleared of Murdering Apaa Truck Driver Adjumani District 2

Lt. Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial told URN that the UPDF Director of Prosecution who first sanctioned the file against Malinga wrote that they should drop the case against him due to lack of evidence to pin him and that they were left with no other option but to comply.
08:06
08:06

Gulu Hospital Opts for Kangaroo Care Neonatal Ward 3 1

Records from the Neonatal Ward indicate that a total of 38 premature babies were admitted for care at the ward and yet the hospital has only five incubators for the premature babies.
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.
07:37
07:37

Over 1,250 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Crackdown in Acholi 3 1

Haruna Busobozi, the Northern Region National Forestry Authority Sector Manager, says that the charcoal was impounded in the ongoing joint crackdown by NFA, Environmental Police Protection Unit and the local leaders of the respective districts in Acholi Sub –Region.
07:45
07:45

Gulu University Dean of Students Interdicted gulu central prison 1

Last week Christopher Mutwale Mpora was remanded to Gulu Central Prison on allegations of theft.
08:03
08:03

Lack of Incubators Puts Babies in Gulu at Risk 1 1

Currently, the health facility has only five incubators at the neonatal ward with more than 10 premature babies under care.
08:31
08:31

Two In Trouble for Assaulting Old Man to Death Gulu City 1

Joel Christopher Luwum, a resident of Patuda Parish, says that the suspects and others still at large waylaid the deceased on Friday evening on his way from Forgod Trading Center and assaulted him leaving him with multiple injuries.
17:54
17:54

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

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.
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