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07:27
07:27

Two Killed, 13 Injured After Taxi Overturns in Pader Laguti Sub County 1

The ill-fated taxi had reportedly been used to rescue stranded passengers in Paicho Subcounty in Gulu district after a taxi they earlier boarded from Gulu city broke down en route to Kitgum Municipality.
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.
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.
16:06
16:06

Heavy Rains Slow Down Construction of Gulu City Landfill 2 1

Christo Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer, says that the project included the construction of waste cells, offices, a warehouse for sorting garbage and a weighbridge.
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.
08:22
08:22

Nakalema Investigates Ownership of 70 Schools in Northern Region Lamwo district 2 1

Johnson Gakumba, the Bishop of Northern Uganda, says that there are also other schools in Amuru, Omoro and Nwoya districts whose ownership is being contested by either the churches or the communities. He asks religious leaders to join hands to resolve the disputes amicably.
14:29
14:29

MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
08:43
08:43

Inadequate Staff Affecting IGG Investigations in Acholi 3 1

Geoffrey Matovu, the IGG Gulu Regional Inspectorate Officer says currently, they have over 300 case files of corruption at the office but only have five investigators attached to the sub-region.
12:57
12:57

NDA Closes Drug Outlets in Acholi Over Non Compliance drug shops 3 1

During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies; 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug shops.
06:15
06:15

Education Ministry Investigating Closure of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 2 1

Dr Safina Museene, the Commissioner in –charge of Health Education and Training at the Ministry of Education and Sports says a team of officials from the Ministry are in Gulu City to investigate the circumstance leading to the closure of the college and also find an amicable solution.
12:08
12:08

Eight Critically Injured in Gulu – Kampala Highway Accident Oyam District 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the vehicle being driven by one Geoffrey Mayambala lost control and overturned multiple times after one of its tyres burst.
07:29
07:29

UNBS Seizes 7,240 Liters of Waragi from Lira, Gulu Cities Gulu City 2 1 Top story

Rashid Eton, the UNBS Northern Region Administrative Officer, says that the operation was prompted by reports on the alleged sale of substandard, fake and uncertified products obtained by their surveillance team and complaints from consumers.
16:42
16:42

Police Officer in Gulu City Arrested Over Escape of Suspect 1

Special Police Constable Leobenik Ojok, is accused of negligence while on duty at the Gulu Central Police Station leading to the escape of one Emmanuel Ouma, a habitual criminal in Gulu City.
07:22
07:22

Gulu Abattoir Boss Under Fire For Permitting Non Muslims to Slaughter Animals Gulu Main Abattoir 1 1 Top story

Sheikh Khalil however, says that the Muslim Community learnt with shock that the Chairman of the Abattoir went ahead to allow non –Muslims to slaughter animals, something he says did not only expose the Muslims to eating unclean meat but can potentially trigger religious clashes between Muslims and members of other faiths.
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
14:50
14:50

Court Orders Fresh Elections in Aruu South Gulu High Court 1 Top story

According to Justice Asiimwe, Komakech wrongly addressed his resignation to the Executive Director of Butabika Hospital instead of addressing to the Permanent Secretary Health Service Commission by the fact that he is a pensionable public servant, as in accordance to the Public Service Standing Order.
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.
10:45
10:45

Gulu University Facing Shortage of COVID -19 Vaccines for Medical Students 2 1

On Tuesday, Gulu University Faculty of Medicine conducted a covid-19 vaccination exercise for all the staff of the faculty and medical students. However due to the shortage, only 100 who include students and staff were vaccinated.
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