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09:20
09:20

Gulu District Gets UGX 2.94 Supplementary Budget Parlainment 2 1

The new funding prioritizes agricultural development with an allocation of Shillings 370 million, while agricultural extension services received Shillings 223 million. The water and environment sector was allocated Shillings 40.9 million.
14:15
14:15

PDM: Gulu District Investigates Officials For Alleged Extortion beneficiaries 1 1

Ateker clarified that the said chairpersons are illegally collecting between Shillings 10,000 to 20,000 from each project beneficiary, which goes against the project guidelines.
17:43
17:43

Gulu District Suspends Sale of Land to Pastoralists Kyankwanzi District 1 3

All the pastoralists intending to buy or hire land in the district will be required to first register with area leaders and be assessed by the security structures at the village, sub-county and the district level. All transactions involving pastoralists who are not registered will be nullified.
12:21
12:21

Heavy Rains Destroy Major Bridges Linking Gulu, Omoro torrential rains 3 2

Walter Tootika, the Omel Sub-County LC V councillor, says that the bridge section has remained flooded disrupting movements along Pageya-Kidere-Atoo Hill-Omel road consequently blocking residents from accessing social services.
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.
13:41
13:41

Farmers Petition Gulu RCC Over Money Swindled Under Agriculture Cluster Dev’t Project Gulu District 1 1

Geoffrey Komakech, a farmer in Gulu City told URN in an interview that they petitioned the RCC after all their efforts to recover their money from Gulu District Agriculture Department failed to yield results. He says that they also handed a copy of their petition to the Gulu District Chief Administrative Officer for intervention as well.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 1 3

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
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.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 2 1

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
10:32
10:32

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

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
15:33
15:33

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease vaccination 1 1

Margret Lapaka, one of the affected farmers in Paicho Sub County says they are struggling to pay the extension workers in the District 5,000 shillings for each animal to get vaccinated.
17:16
17:16

Gulu District Approves Rehabilitation of 74.1 Kilometres of Roads Gulu City 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says that the rehabilitation will close the gaps of maintenance of the roads in the District.
07:53
07:53

Gulu District Fails to Maintain 480 Kilometres of Security Roads Paicho Sub County 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for works and technical services says that out of the 980 kilometres, only 500 kilometres of roads have been maintained.
19:16
19:16

Gulu City Halts Funding 17 Youth Groups Over Low Recovery Rate Gulu City Council 1 1

Santo Otto Anywar, the Gulu City Welfare Officer and the Focal Point Person for Youth Livelihood Project say that of the 459 Million Shillings that was disbursed, only 143 million shillings was recovered.
16:33
16:33

Impassable Roads Force Pregnant Mothers in Gulu to Resort to TBAs Gulu District 1 1

Susan Aber, one of the traditional birth attendants at Tee-Ladwong Parish says that she receives 3 to 4 mothers turning up for delivery each month at her home.
14:31
14:31

Gulu District Prepares Sh 30Billion Budget Sub Counties 1 1

The key budgetary priorities are Education department with the indicative planning figure of 13 billion shillings, Health with 4 billion, production 4 billion water and sanitation 1.9 billion, while finance and administration are projected at Shs5 billion.
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