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09:50
09:50

NFA Launches Mass Reforestation Drive in Gulu District 5 1

The drive will see at least 200,000 tree seedlings of different varieties planted by the community and different entities planted yearly.
07:29
07:29

Gulu University Gets UGX6B Grant For Green Charcoal Research 1 6 Top story

Gulu University Vice-Chancellor Prof. George Openjuru Ladaah, says that they are looking at finding the cheapest source of green charcoal as an alternative to black charcoal consumption, which has contributed to the depletion of trees.
14:49
14:49

Women in Acholi Start Campaign to Restore Depleted Indigenous Tree Species 1 3

Juliet Adoch, the Director of Wise Women Uganda says that they target to plant over 36 indigenous tree species such as Afzelia Africana, Prunus Africana, Shea, Caya Afzelia, Vertex Donania, Ghanaians Gardenia, Balinse Ejetica, Violet tree, and Imperialis among others in the first phase.
07:12
07:12

Gulu City Authorities Stops Construction of Fuel Station On Wetland wetland degradation 3 5 Top story

Gulu City Mayor Alfred Okwonga, says the construction work is illegal since it contravenes the environmental act and threatens the environment. He says that they won’t allow it to proceed
08:15
08:15

Construction of Gulu City Landfill Stalls over Lack of Funding 1 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer says that the contractor shall resume work by the end of next month when funds are availed and other construction materials are supplied from China.
16:46
16:46

Farmers Start Preparation of Farmlands Ahead of Early Rainfalls 1 2

Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) predicts the onset of the seasonal rainfall is expected to progressively extend to Northern Uganda around mid-March to April. The forecast has since prompted many farmers to start clearing bushes and plowing their gardens, ending nearly five months of a farming break.
14:42
14:42

NWSC Starts Rationing Water To Clients In Gulu 1 1

Tekakwo says that they are currently rationing water in the high altitude areas to ensure a steady supply of water as the engineers work on a rationing schedule for the greater city areas affected by the intermittent water supply.
15:06
15:06

Gulu Residents Brace for Water Shortage as Main Dam Dries Up 2 1

Ivan Tekwo, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Northern region spokesperson says that the water level has dropped down to two meters from six meters.
14:06
14:06

Police Officer Killed, 2 Critically Injured on Gulu-Kampala Highway 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson says that the FUSO truck which was carrying charcoal from Gulu failed to stop and knocked the police vehicle which was ahead of them.
10:53
10:53

Theft of Water Meters Worries Gulu Residents Layibi Central 1 2

Ivan Tekakwo, the Communication Officer at NWSC Gulu Office says that from October last year to date, they have received close to 1,000 cases of stolen water meters from their clients.
14:49
14:49

Uncontrolled Charcoal Burning in Acholi Threatens Research in Herbal Medicine Gulu University 7 2

Researchers from the Gulu University say that the destruction of natural tree species especially in Northern Uganda is a big blow to the herbal medicine research department whose biggest scientific breakthrough is the rich biodiversity.
15:37
15:37

Wildfire Leaves 9 Teachers homeless in Gulu 1

Geoffrey Owor, the headteacher of St Mbuga Primary school, says that the affected teachers lost property such as clothing and food items among others worth over Shillings 3.5 million.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Ogony Cell 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 1 2

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.
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.
18:41
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.
11:47
11:47

LC III Chairperson Arrested Over Felling Shea Trees for Charcoal Burning Police 2 1

Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
17:32
17:32

National Water Summons Posta Uganda over Illegal Water Consumption boreholes 2 1

Stephen Lukwiya Gang, the Gulu Area Manager National Water disclosed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the entity is suffering losses with such illegal connections.
09:19
09:19

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

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.
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