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09:19
09:19

Illegal Charcoal Dealers in Gulu Fined UGX 20m Gulu District 2 1

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the Gulu LCV Chairperson says the ten trucks with over 1,000 bags of charcoals were impounded and fined in the ongoing operation that started on Friday in the areas of Palaro, Paibona, Patiko Sub –Counties among others.
07:48
07:48

Gulu City Earmarks UGX 50m to Repair Broken Solar Street Lights gulu city council 1

Christopher Lukwiya, the Gulu City Electrical Engineer says from the last inventory they carried out few months ago, they found that 70 solar street lights were vandalized by unknown people and that because they lack equipment like crane lifter, generator and welding plant, they have not been able to repair them.
11:41
11:41

Illegal Charcoal Dealers Disguising as Pastoralists 1 2

In Paibona Sub County in Gulu district, Richard Watmon the LC3 Chairperson told URN that more than 100 herdsmen who are non-natives of the area have pitched camp in Ayweri, Akoo, Tugu Lwala purportedly to graze cattle.
16:29
16:29

Police Destroys Over 600 Bags of Charcoal in Agago Agago district 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the bags of charcoal were impounded and burnt down from Rugu –rugu Village, Adilang Sub –County in Agago district.
14:40
14:40

Adjumani NFA Staff in Trouble for Alleged Illegal Sale of Impounded Timber Adjumani district 2 1

Speaking to URN in an interview, Atine said that he had learnt with shock that Ojambo had illegally disposed of the timber prompting him to file a formal complaint with Adjumani Resident State Attorney.
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.
13:08
13:08

Amuru Fines Illegal Charcoal Dealers UGX 29m in Ongoing Crackdown Amuru district 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairman says they revamped the operation on the illegal charcoal business after the perpetrators infiltrated Wii-Ceri Forest Reserve and other areas in Amuru like Lakang, Pogo, Apaa and Okidi.
15:34
15:34

Suspected Illegal Charcoal Dealer Drowns in River Aswa Gulu District 1

According to Watmon, Senyojo’s colleagues immediately started for him with the help of local leaders, community and the police in vain until his body surfaced on Monday morning with bruises on the deceased’s nose.
10:41
10:41

UGX 1.8Bn Project for Mitigating Elegu Floods Stalls after MOU Signing River Unyama 2 1

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.
11:12
11:12

Newly Elected Gulu City Division Mayors to Prioritize Proper Garbage Management 2 1

Garbage management in Gulu City has become a challenge generally because of the regular breakdown of the only garbage trucks and the high costs to repair and maintain them.
20:04
20:04

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

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.
08:01
08:01

3 Year –Old Boy Dies in Elegu Floods Elegu Town Council 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says following the flooding Gimono went to check on his son and found the entire house submerged by water.
12:04
12:04

Anthills, Bushes Render Pece Stadium Unusable gulu city 1

When asked why Pece Stadium is very bushy, Brakson Ojara, the Gulu District Sports officer said he will only make a statement after a meeting with the board of trustees of the stadium. But Denise Ojwee, an Ex -FIFA Referee, doubts the existence of the board since nobody seems to know any of its members
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 city council 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.
11:02
11:02

Gulu RDC Bans Charcoal Trucks from District covid -19 1 1 Top story

According to Lapolo, the action of the truck drivers violates the presidential guidelines on the prevention of the pandemic. He says to avoid danger no charcoal truck will be allowed to drive through Gulu district.
19:20
19:20

NARO Conducting Research on Desert Locusts kitgum district 4 1

Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being used depending on the life stage of the insects, the reproductive potential of the insects in relation to what they feed on and among other things.
10:17
10:17

300 Charcoal Dealers Evicted from Gulu District 1 2

The one-week operation was headed by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces –UPDF of the fourth division barracks, with assistance from the police and the local leaders.
17:36
17:36

Nwoya District to Drill Boreholes to Curb Water Crisis deep boreholes 1

Patrick Okello Oyrema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that drilling of each of the 21 deep boreholes is estimated to cost 21 million shillings and work is expected to start in two months time.
15:16
15:16

Gulu Residents Ignorant About Tobacco Control Act Ministry of Health 2

James Oloya, the Lira Stage Master at Gulu Main Bus Park in Gulu town told URN in an interview that though he is ignorant about the existing law regulating tobacco consumption, the government should come up with heavy penalties on those who smoke in public so that the rest are demoralized from the vice.
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