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12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 4 1

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
08:01
08:01

Umeme Stuck with 250,000 Power Connection Applications Umeme LTD 4 3 Top story

the Umeme Managing Director, Selestino Babungi, says that they are distressed with over a quarter-million applicants whom they can’t connect because the Government has not honoured its obligation of providing the vital fund.
10:06
10:06

Gulu City Seeks UGX 3BN to Equip Cold Room at Main Market Gulu City Council 1 1

Catherine Lanyero, the Gulu City Commercial Officer says that the market’s cold room lies empty six years after commissioning the market. She says that this is frustrating the vendors whose businesses require the cold roo
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 1 3

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
16:32
16:32

Gulu City Council Signs Deal with GIZ for Landfill Construction Gulu Main Market 1 2

Robert Towler, the team leader of German Development Cooperation, says they that have developed an 18 year strategic program to improve garbage management, water and sanitation in the City.
18:55
18:55

Extension Workers in Northern Uganda Form Coalition to Improve Farming Omoro District 1 1

The coalition named Northern Uganda Agricultural Extension Platform is aimed at closing the gaps of the extension services in the region.
15:03
15:03

Specialists Decline Work at Gulu Hospital over Meager Pay Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr. David Tibamanya, the Principal Administrator of the Hospital told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the hospital has failed to attract the consultants for over 10 years in search.
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 2 1

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
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.
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.
10:54
10:54

Gulu City Seeking Additional Land for Construction of Garbage Recycling Plant 4 1

Once completed next year, the plant shall be able to sort out plastic and organic waste and recycle them for various purposes including production of compost manure to sell to farmers in and around Gulu.
12:55
12:55

Gulu COVID-19 Taskforce needs UGX51 million to Improve Quarantine Center Col Bonny Bamwiseki 1

According to Idiba, there`s need to partition the halls so as to reduce the risk of contact, spread of the disease to maximize the control of movement of the contacts under quarantine. He was speaking during the regional task force meeting held the 4th division barracks in Gulu town on Wednesday afternoon.
17:17
17:17

Gulu Main Prisons Relocates Inmates to Nwoya Nwoya Prisons 1 1 Top story

Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern Regional Prisons Commander, says hundreds of inmates comprising both male and female were relocated to Nwoya Prisons on Wednesday to reduce congestion at Gulu Main Prisons.
20:47
20:47

Gulu Lobbies for UGX 327m Medical Supplies to Combat COVID-19 world vision uganda 1 1

Gulu district has so far responded to 36 suspected cases of Coronavirus. 17 of these received discharge certificates after completomg the 14-days’ mandatory quarantine as required by the Health Ministry.
16:22
16:22

Young Innovators Appeal for Regular Mentoring in Science, Technology Gulu High School 3 1

The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
16:49
16:49

Northern Uganda to Endure Unstable Electricity Supply Until April Umeme LTD 3 1 Top story

According to Umeme LTD and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company LTD, Achwa II hydroelectric station in Pader district will create a second power supply source that will put an end to persistent load shedding.
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