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17:25
17:25

Gulu City to Designate One-way Streets to Curb Traffic Mess Gulu City Council. 1 1

Gulu City Mayor Alfred Okwonga says that the move will help to reorganize the streets of Gulu City which is currently congested by errant motorists who park in ungazetted spaces.
10:40
10:40

Reallocation of Lockups Starts in Gulu Main Market taxes 1 2

The exercise which kicked off on Thursday is expected to end at the end of the month.
12:16
12:16

Former LRA Abductees Still Stuck in Settlement Camp, Years after Insurgency (LRA) insurgency 5 1 Top story

For two decades now, Alum has never stepped foot back to her ancestral home. Her attempt to reach home in early 2005 nearly caused a bloody clan conflict when locals in the village accused her of leading LRA rebels to raid their homes while she was in captivity.
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.
15:38
15:38

Pastoralists Eviction Delayed by 10 More Days in Northern Uganda 1 2 Top story

President Museveni issued a two-month eviction ultimatum in November the last year and set out key conditions for the pastoralists to meet or face eviction. The conditions required that all pastoralists fence off their grazing lands, provide private water sources, and avail to local leaders their genuine personal details, land size and location, and land sales agreements.
09:03
09:03

Malaria still Leading Cause of Morbidity in Gulu-Report Mosquito nets 1

Reports released by Gulu District Bio-statistician show that a total of 226,995 patients (87,374 males and 139,621 females) were diagnosed with Malaria in the first quarter of the financial year 2020/2021. This is out of 745,713 total diagnoses conducted in all health facilities in the District and city.
12:39
12:39

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

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.
16:48
16:48

Gulu Councilors, Technocrats Banned from Selling at Gulu Main Market 2 1

Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi says the public officials of Gulu City are not supposed to be vendors at Gulu Main Market that they would be supervising because it would be tantamount to conflict of interest when handling issues related to the market.
13:01
13:01

UNRA Pleads With Locals To Allow Construction Of Access Road In Gulu 4 1

Construction of the road linking to Gulu Logistics Hub has stalled for close to two weeks now after landowners in Wii Layibi village blocked the road works over the government’s failure to compensate them. They also claim that the boundary surveyed and pegged for the road works doesn’t clearly define the road reserve.
10:53
10:53

Gulu Residents Block Access Road Construction Over Compensation 1 5

Charles Kalinaki, the UNRA Project Manager for the road construction however says the majority of the affected persons have already been compensated. He says it’s quite strange that even those who have already been paid have joined the protest in solidarity with a few individuals whose payments are pending.
15:46
15:46

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination in Gulu Extended Over Low Uptake 3 1

The Gulu District Health Educator William Onyai told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that they have only been able to achieve half of the projected targeted population in the one-week mass vaccination campaign.
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.
13:48
13:48

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

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.
10:05
10:05

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

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.
15:04
15:04

Awach Sub County Councilors Petition Electoral Commission Over Election of LC III Chairperson 2 1

Bernard Thierry Kinyera, the speaker of Awach Sub County, says that his office has already written to the Gulu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Geoffrey Okaka asking him to notify the Electoral Commission to conduct a by-election for the LC III chairperson within a month’s time.
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 3 1

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
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.
18:41
18:41

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

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.
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.
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.
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