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17:54
17:54

900 to Get Free Electricity Connection in Gulu and Kitgum 2 1

Jonan Kiiza, the Head of Communications at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited revealed that the government procured 2,000 under the free electricity connection policy and that the meters are undergoing quality test for certification at Uganda National Bureau of Standards and that more meters shall be procured.
15:08
15:08

UMEME Replaces Over 15,000 Postpaid Meters to Curb Power Theft in Acholi Gulu 1 2

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
15:39
15:39

Doctors in Gulu Rally Residents to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccine COVAX facility 1 2

Dr Odong, says health workers had to come first to show an example to the general public to embrace the exercise. He rubbished misinformation making rounds on social media about the vaccines, saying the vaccines underwent all the required standard tests before approval.
07:09
07:09

Gov’t Lost UGX 25 Billion to Vandalism, Power Theft 1 1

Jonan Kiiza, the UEDCL Communication Officer says that their annual book value for 2019/2020 indicates that they made Shillings 75 billion but lost Shillings 25.5 billion to power theft, vandalism of electricity distribution infrastructure and losses incurred in the process of transmitting power.
15:31
15:31

Refurbishment of Lira–Kitgum Power Lines Starts UMEME in Gulu 1 1

Jonan Kiiza, the Communication Officer for Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited, says that most of the distribution infrastructure along the Gulu –Lira and Gulu -Kitgum power lines have not been replaced since the 1950s when the lines were constructed, something he attributed to the power unreliability in the region.
18:35
18:35

486 Health Workers in Amuru Registered for COVID -19 Vaccine Amuru district 1 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer says that 486 health workers registered for the vaccines include nurses, midwives, medical officers and doctors working in the various health facilities in the district both privately and government-owned.
13:45
13:45

Gulu University Laboratory Accredited to Test COVID -19 COVID -19 testing 2

Dr. Richard Echodu, the Gulu University Laboratory Director told URN in an interview that the Laboratory is level two and that it shall be run by a total of 15 qualified staff who underwent COVID -19 testing training. He said three out of those staff hold PhD in Laboratory Technology.
15:06
15:06

UNMA Develops Weather Forecast App for Users Makerere University 2

Lillian Nkwenge, the UNMA Principal Public Relations Officer told URN from Gulu that the WIDS forecasts between a period of six hours to three months. She explained that the Application was developed to support planning for a day to day operations and also long term planning for farmers.
07:34
07:34

Agriculture Officials Confiscate Fake Agro-Inputs from Gulu Shops 3 1 Top story

Deo Okello Latigo, an Agricultural Inspector, says the inputs were seized during an inspection in six Agro-Input shops including Mak-Kweri, Okado, Gang Pur, Pur Lonyo, Lapur Pe Tur, and Lute Agro-Input Investment, all in Gulu town.
12:27
12:27

Gulu District Speaker Subjected to DNA Test defilement 1

It is alleged that John Okwonga, defiled his niece and impregnated her, while at his home in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality, in March this year. The minor’s mother filed a case of aggravated defilement on May 30, 2019, at Gulu Central Police Station.
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