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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.
09:11
09:11

Agriculture Cluster Project Flops in Gulu Over Embezzlement of Farmer's Money Gulu District 3 1 Top story

Michael Oneka, a farmer under Tidi –ma-myero Farmers’ Group in Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District, says 12 of his group members paid Shillings 148,500 each totalling to Shillings 1,782,000 to Simon Lamex Ocaka, a staff of United Bank of Africa.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 3 1

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 4 1

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
15:49
15:49

Local Herbalists Overwhelmed by Covid Patients in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

“Those who are recovering are tipping off their colleagues and so the number of patients keeps increasing and the demand is high,” Ojara told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
11:09
11:09

TASO Sets Up ARV Drugs Distribution Points in Acholi stigma 1

At least 87 distribution points have been created in the eight districts of the Acholi Sub Region to enable the patients access treatment during the lockdown.
16:27
16:27

Livestock Farmers Lose Over 100 Animals, Birds to Thugs Gulu District 1 1

Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
07:54
07:54

Gulu Revives Village COVID–19 Taskforces to Monitor Home Based Care Patients Gulu District 3 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says the Village Taskforces Chaired by Village Chairpersons became dormant towards the end of last year when the rate of infections went down and that they have been revived late last week to monitor the COVID -19 patients reviving treatment from home.
16:49
16:49

Over 300 Initiated on TB Preventive Therapy in Gulu Gulu District 2 1

Ojok says during the campaign that included activities like contact tracing and investigations of contacts of index TB patients and community TB hotspot screening, they screened 5,501 community members.
09:19
09:19

Illegal Charcoal Dealers in Gulu Fined UGX 20m Gulu District 1 2

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the Gulu LCV Chairperson says the ten trucks with over 1,000 bags of charcoals were impounded and fined in the ongoing operation that started on Friday in the areas of Palaro, Paibona, Patiko Sub –Counties among others.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
16:41
16:41

Illicit Sales of Alcohols Costs Hospitals over a Million Shillings for Treatment of a Patient Amuru District 1 2

Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatric Medical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the treatment of a single patient cost more than a million Shillings, which the government isn’t providing. Naltrexone, one of the most expensive drugs used for the treatment of mental health patients tentatively costs the government Shillings 650,000.
13:30
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More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 2 1 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
07:50
07:50

Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 2 1

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
09:44
09:44

Gulu RDC Launches Crackdown on Suspected B13 Criminal Gangs Gulu District 3 1

The suspected criminal gangs are reportedly operating in the Sub –Counties of Awach, Paibona, Bungatira and Omel in Gulu District. They are known for housebreaking, attacking locals, theft, and robbery, among others.
10:32
10:32

Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
12:11
12:11

Gulu District Battles Rise of Uterine Fibroids as Women Shun Treatment health facilities 2 1

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo, the Head of the Gynecology Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the unit currently receives between 4 to 6 women with the condition on a weekly basis.
08:03
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27% of Mothers Still Deliver in the Hands of TBAs in Gulu medical workers 2 1

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo attributed the maternal deaths to hypertension and hemorrhage, something she says can be managed with proper antenatal care, which most mothers haven’t embraced fully.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 3 1

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
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