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07:27
07:27

Two Killed, 13 Injured After Taxi Overturns in Pader Laguti Sub County 1

The ill-fated taxi had reportedly been used to rescue stranded passengers in Paicho Subcounty in Gulu district after a taxi they earlier boarded from Gulu city broke down en route to Kitgum Municipality.
13:48
13:48

Lack of Funding Hinders Maintainance of Roads in Gulu City Gulu City Council 1 2

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer says that many urban roads in the City require maintenance, but they are unable to do much since Uganda Road Fund only allocated 1.299 billion shillings for road maintenance this financial year.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 1 4

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 1 4

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
16:06
16:06

Heavy Rains Slow Down Construction of Gulu City Landfill 2 1

Christo Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer, says that the project included the construction of waste cells, offices, a warehouse for sorting garbage and a weighbridge.
10:05
10:05

Gulu City Bans Physical Local Revenue Collection Gulu City Council 2 1

In the 2019/2020 financial year, Gulu City then, a Municipality projected to collect Shillings 4.8billion in local revenue but only realized Shillings 1.6billion. In the 2020/2021 financial year, Gulu City only collected Shillings 1.8billion out of the projected Shillings 4.7billion.
08:22
08:22

Nakalema Investigates Ownership of 70 Schools in Northern Region Lamwo district 1 2

Johnson Gakumba, the Bishop of Northern Uganda, says that there are also other schools in Amuru, Omoro and Nwoya districts whose ownership is being contested by either the churches or the communities. He asks religious leaders to join hands to resolve the disputes amicably.
14:29
14:29

MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
12:05
12:05

Gulu University Offers Land to NFA in Exchange for Forest Land 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Deputy Spokesperson Gulu University told URN in an interview that the University is seeking to authenticate its ownership of the 70-acre piece of land on which its buildings stand.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 2 1

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 2 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
16:04
16:04

Clerics Urge Christians to Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination As Churches Reopen 10

Pastor Martin Okidi of the Gulu Bible Community Church in his sermon rallied the congregation to embrace the COVID-19 vaccination for a corona-free country and avoidance of more lockdowns and restrictions.
11:05
11:05

25 Organizations to Advice ICC on Reparation of War Victims Northern Uganda 1 1

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator says many organizations sent their requests but court only selected 25 of which 19 are Ugandan based while 6 are foreign.
08:43
08:43

Inadequate Staff Affecting IGG Investigations in Acholi 3 1

Geoffrey Matovu, the IGG Gulu Regional Inspectorate Officer says currently, they have over 300 case files of corruption at the office but only have five investigators attached to the sub-region.
12:57
12:57

NDA Closes Drug Outlets in Acholi Over Non Compliance drug shops 1 3

During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies; 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug shops.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 2 1

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
06:15
06:15

Education Ministry Investigating Closure of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 2

Dr Safina Museene, the Commissioner in –charge of Health Education and Training at the Ministry of Education and Sports says a team of officials from the Ministry are in Gulu City to investigate the circumstance leading to the closure of the college and also find an amicable solution.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
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