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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.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 1 4

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
11:05
11:05

25 Organizations to Advice ICC on Reparation of War Victims Northern Uganda 1 1

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator says many organizations sent their requests but court only selected 25 of which 19 are Ugandan based while 6 are foreign.
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.
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.
13:36
13:36

Police Disperse Gulu Medical Students with Teargas 2 4

On Thursday morning, Joseph Mumbere, the Acting Gulu District Police Commander led dozens of Field Force Unit personnel to the college main campus located along Gulu Avenue who began firing teargas forcing the students, majority of whom majority were in their dormitories to run out of the college premises.
13:06
13:06

Man Confesses Murdering Stepson 28-Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness 1 1

Apiyo remembers that one day in February 1993 she returned home only to find her son lying unconscious. She then rushed him to Koch Goma Health Centre III from where he died shortly after arrival.
12:38
12:38

Two Teenagers Choke to Death in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Ochora told URN that members of the public and including him became suspicious when the kiosk door remained closed for several hours as opposed to the previous days. He explained that he used a spare key to open the kiosk door only to find the two lying dead on their bellies on a table inside the kiosk.
08:16
08:16

Two People Arrested for Torturing Suspected Cattle Thief 2 1

The two; David Kasasira alias Kanyankole, who is the owner of the bull and his accomplice Derrick Opoka, were arrested after torturing Geoffrey Ocen, 23 from Dyang B Village in Palabek Gem Sub County, Lamwo district.
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.
09:35
09:35

Court Blocks Late IGP Oryema’s Descendants from Accessing 6 Disputed Sq Miles Nwoya District 2 1

Accoding to Matenga, the interim order of injunction issued restrains the respondents and their agents, relatives, workmen or any other person deriving any interests from them from further trespassing, evicting, intimidating, fencing, demarcating boundary, arresting, renting out, selling, erecting houses or temporary structures, cultivating, alienating and/or in any other way dealing with the suit land measuring approximately 3,700 acres (nearly 6 square miles).
09:26
09:26

Police in Acholi Region Calls for Psychosocial Support as Homicide Cases Rise Nwoya District 4 1

Between 1st and 13th July, Police in Aswa River Region registered a total of 13 homicide cases. Gulu registered the highest with six cases followed by Omoro with three cases. Agago, Lamwo, Amuru and Nwoya districts registered one case respectively.
08:24
08:24

Construction of Police Station in Memory of Late IGP Oryema Stalls Over Land Row Nwoya District 3 1

Last month, the Inspector General of Police IGP Martin Okoth Ochola approved the establishment of the station and construction was supposed to start immediately.
12:33
12:33

COVID -19 Survivors in Gulu Demand Discharge Certificates to Fight Segregation 2 1

The survivors who underwent home-based care management and later tested negative for the virus say they continue facing segregation, rejection and isolation from the communities.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 2 1

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
11:26
11:26

Suspect Dies in Police Custody in Gulu Gulu City 3 1

Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
12:55
12:55

Stigmatization Hindering Covid-19 Home-Based Care Treatment in Gulu City 3 1

Geoffrey Topiny, the Head of Risk Communication and Community Engagement of Gulu City COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that he receives between three to four complaints of stigmatization from COVID -19 patients undergoing home-based care treatment daily.
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