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09:26
09:26

Gulu City Residents Petition UMEME over Inconsistent Power Supply 5 1

Through their lead petitioner, Benson Ongom, the residents fault UMEME for regular power blackouts in the last two weeks without clear explanation to the public and regardless of weather conditions.
13:24
13:24

Gulu District Reports Poor Local Revenue Collection 1 1 Top story

Simon Peter Ocen, the Gulu District Senior Finance Officer, told URN in an interview that they have only collected Shillings 560 million out of the projected Shillings 1.7 billion in local revenue.
07:42
07:42

Gulu Archdiocese, Bukona Factory Team Up to Industrialize Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda 3 1

His Grace John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, says that the partnership is a joint venture between the church, state and private partners to facilitate economic transformation and economic stability among farmers in war-torn Northern Uganda.
10:40
10:40

Gulu City Vendors Petition President Museveni Over Persistent Power Blackouts Gulu Main Market 1 1 Top story

In their petition handed over to Bosco Odoch Olak, the National Resistance Movement Coordinator for Northern Uganda on Saturday, the vendors want the president to intervene in the matter and ensure constant power supply.
16:19
16:19

Gulu University Dean Granted Bail

On Thursday, Mpora was granted non-cash bail of Three Million Shillings by the Grade One Magistrate Christine Turibamwe.
11:19
11:19

Former LRA Abductees Trained in Fish Farming Gulu Archdiocese 7 3

The beneficiaries include child mothers, widows, former abductees and youth aged between 15 and 35 years from the various districts of Acholi and parts of Lango Sub Regions both literate and illiterate.
10:45
10:45

Uganda Musicians Association Meets Rejection by Acholi Musicians 4

Cinderela Sanyu, the President of Uganda Musicians Associations says the aim of registering all the musicians in the country is not just to benefit from the COVID-19 recovery money from government but to among others form a musicians SACCO, lobby for an arts ministry, access to visas among others.
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.
15:35
15:35

Court Clears NFA to Auction 492 Bags of Impounded Charcoal Gulu High Court 2

The charcoal bags were impounded from Amuru and Gulu districts during an operation against illegal charcoal dealers in Acholi Sub Region manned by NFA and the Environmental Police Protection Unit.
13:12
13:12

Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Gulu Palaro Sub County 2

David Oyite Ojok, another poultry farmer in Ongedo has also lost ten chickens to the disease. The farmers say that they are treating the disease with pounded guava leaves and Tse-Tse flies repellents, which are believed to cure the disease.
08:14
08:14

ERA Tasked to Address Inconsistent Power Supply in Northern Uganda 1 4

General Salim Saleh, the Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) says that much as the government is struggling to create wealth and promote industrialization in the region, power inconsistency, and low supply have remained a major challenge.
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.
18:01
18:01

Gulu University Dean of Students Remanded Over Theft Nwoya District

Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49 was charged with three counts of theft, forgery and uttering a false document.
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.
14:31
14:31

Gulu District Proposes UGX 31bn Budget for FY 2021-2022 1 2

Out of the total 31, 064,292,000 shillings, Education and Sports Department take the lion’s share of 13,401,589,000 shillings representing 43.1 percent followed by Administration Department that gets 7,293,821,000 shillings representing 23.5 percent.
07:56
07:56

Pictorial: Inside Illegal Charcoal Dealer's Camp in Gulu Paibona Sub County 17 Top story

Sanctioned by the Water and Environment Ministry, the operation was led by Xavier Sekanabo from the environmental police and NFA Range Manager for Aswa Jimmy Ouna.
11:35
11:35

11 Arrested in Gulu for Destroying Endangered Tree Species Paibona Sub County 1 3

They were arrested from different camps in Paibona Sub County on Saturday during an operation against illegal charcoal dealers and loggers.
10:40
10:40

Leaders in Acholi Tasked to Join Fight Against Charcoal Burning 2

Archbishop John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese says the reason why the region is struggling to fight charcoal trade and logging is due to dishonesty and lack of unity among the leaders and the electorate they serve.
11:42
11:42

Councillors Give Gulu City Council Two Weeks Ultimatum to Clear Arrears Laroo Division 1 1

The outstanding arrears include 37.4 Million shillings for Pece Division, 12.5 Million Shillings for Bardege, and 6.7 Million Shillings for Laroo and 5.4 Million Shillings for Layibi
10:32
10:32

Thugs Rob Shops in Paibona Sub County 1

Michael Kidega, one of the victims said that he lost a battery, a 32-inch flat TV screen and woofers worth Shillings 800,000. He says the thugs used a master key to gain access to his shop
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