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10:53
10:53

Gulu Residents Block Access Road Construction Over Compensation 5 1

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 2 1

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.
16:37
16:37

Gulu City Councilors Approve 12 Nominees to Board, Commission 1 2

The Gulu City mayor, Alfred Okwonga, who presented the names of the nominees, said that he carried out a thorough background check on the nominees and is confident that they will perform to the best of their abilities.
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.
12:25
12:25

Construction of Palaro Seed Secondary School Stalls 2 1

Balington Ongwech, the Gulu District Education Secretary told URN early this week that the contractor vanished from the site without completing the works as per the agreement.
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.
12:21
12:21

Former Gulu Municipal, District Councilors Sue Cutting Short Their Term of Office Gulu City Council 3 1

Geoffrey Komakech Oginga, the lead petitioner and former Tegwana Parish councilor, says that they are demanding their unpaid arrears totalling Shillings 168 million.
12:57
12:57

Gulu City Locals Accuse Physical Planners of Abbeting Road Grabbing 2

During a community meeting aimed at blocking a planned mark stone planting by one Patrick Ojok Lakica who is accused of blocking Samson Oyoo Road over the weekend, the community members claim that several other roads in the area that have also been tampered with including Aber Lane which was modified more than five times by the physical planners.
09:45
09:45

Gulu City Councillors Reject 12 Nominees for Boards of Commission 3 1

Cindy Ayee, the City Councilor representing youth says the 12 nominees were rejected on grounds that they had served in similar offices in other districts for more than two terms while others had tainted records and cannot be trusted with the positions.
12:14
12:14

Gulu City Gets UGX 201m for COVID-19 Fight gulu city council 2 1

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the 51.2 million shillings is part of 201.2 million shillings’ supplementary budget meant for COVID -19 interventions in Gulu City and that it shall be spent under Health Department.
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