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09:53
09:53

Gulu City Earmarks UGX 50m to Establish an Engineering Laboratory 2 1

Christopher Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that most public and private infrastructures in Gulu City as well as other parts of the country do not last long due to the lack of quality designs, and poor constructions materials, and insufficient supervision.
07:13
07:13

Gulu City Physical Development Plan Unveiled for Public Scrutiny 1 3 Top story

Evelyn Mukonyezi, the Gulu City Senior Physical Planner revealed that the new Physical Development Plan is more detailed than the current plan and has catered for the different land uses like Industrial Parks, airports, cemeteries, forest reserves, high and medium density residential, urban agriculture, bus parks, and terminals, among others.
11:23
11:23

Gulu City Traders Ignorant About Digital Revenue Collection System Gulu Main Market 2 1

Alex Otema, the Chairman of Keyo Road Business Community told URN in an interview that they were told about the digital revenue collection system last year during registration for local service tax. He says that no one has sensitized them ever since then on how the system works, something leading to tax evasion.
12:39
12:39

Inadequate Staff Hindering Revenue Collection in Gulu City Division town agents 1 2

According to the Division’s revenue performance report for the first quarter of the 2021/ 2022 financial year, only 384.7 million shillings local revenue was collected between July and September this year out of the estimated 2.62 billion shillings.
10:36
10:36

Delayed Road Fund Release Hampers Gulu Street Lights Repair Gulu City 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that the City Council had earmarked 50 million to repair some of those broken solar street lights under the Uganda Road Fund in this financial year but that the delay in the release of the second quarter funding has frustrated their move since they had planned to start work mid last month.
12:07
12:07

Gulu City Councilors Struggle to Declare Wealth Online 1 1

The IG recently directed all public officers in the country including elected leaders from Chairperson LCIII to make a declaration of their wealth or poverty before August 7, 2021.
12:58
12:58

IFMS Hindering Utilization of UGX 201M COVID-19 Cash for Gulu City Ministry of Finance 1 1

Gulu City was elevated from a municipal to city status in July last year but its new details had not been fed into the IFMS by the Ministry of Finance. This has greatly weighed down and hindered the utilization of money in its bank accounts.
15:01
15:01

Gulu City Yet to Spend UGX 201M Covid-19 Supplementary Budget 3 1

Andrew Ogwetta Otto, the City Councilor for Pece –Laroo Division North says due to lack of funding, a lot of Village COVID -19 Taskforces have become discouraged. He appealed to the City Clerk to speed up the process of having the disbursement used.
10:31
10:31

Gulu City Councilors Accuse Town Clerk for Blocking their UGX 209m Loan 3 1

Jimmy Oyoo, the Speaker of Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City says the council agreed that the councilors would borrow and the Division would deduct 135,000 shillings from each councilor’s allowance of 280,000 shillings monthly for between 28 to 54 months.
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.
15:06
15:06

Gulu City Registers Poor Revenue Collection 2 1 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Mayor Gulu City reveals that the low revenue collection is due to leakages in the collection process. Okwonya noted that at Layibi Market in Bardege- Layibi Division where there are over 100 vendors, the contractor only remits Shillings 300,000 monthly to the City Council implying that he collects only Shillings 10,000 a day from only about 10 vendors.
10:11
10:11

Chinese Firm Contracted to Rehabilitate USMID Roads in Gulu City World Bank 1 1

The roads include Oola Lubaro Road, Vincent Opiyo Road, Lakana Odongkara Road, Francis Barabanawe Road, Onono Road and Nelson Mandela Road.
09:19
09:19

NRM, FDC Struggle to Endorse Candidates for Gulu City Speakership Race NRM Party 2

Six candidates have expressed interest to contest for the position with three from the NRM and two from Forum for Democratic Change and an Independent candidate.
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.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
07:51
07:51

Mukamanayamba Factory in Gulu Closed over Poor Waste Disposal Gulu City 2

The decision follows an outcry from the community who accused the factory owners of disposing of liquid wastes in the open hence, causing foul smell and health risks.
16:04
16:04

NRM Sweeps Local Council Elections in Acholi Amuru District 1

It is the first time NRM has made a significant footmark in Acholi sub-region since 1996.
08:13
08:13

10 Solar Street Lights Vandalised in Gulu Gulu West Division. 3

Morris Okello, the Gulu West Division Industrial Defense Secretary, says 8 street solar lights were vandalized on Salvatore Road and 2 on Alokulum Road.
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