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09:31
09:31

48 Motorcycles Stolen in Gulu City in Two Months 1 3

According to the riders' association chairman Ocen, the 13 motorcycles stolen in January this year were all robbed by armed men disguised as customers or trailing and waylaying riders in the evening.
12:19
12:19

Low Turnup of Revellers in Bars As Night Life Resumes Gulu City 11 3

While there was an anticipation of celebrations following the lifting of restrictions on the entertainment industry and the curfew, it was different in some towns across the country.
07:45
07:45

Six Teachers in Gulu City Battling Mental Illness 2 1

Irwenyo also revealed that the Gulu City Education Department still lacks qualified people to offer guidance and counseling services to handle such cases among teachers and learners.
11:23
11:23

Gulu City Traders Ignorant About Digital Revenue Collection System Gulu Main Market 2 1

Alex Otema, the Chairman of Keyo Road Business Community told URN in an interview that they were told about the digital revenue collection system last year during registration for local service tax. He says that no one has sensitized them ever since then on how the system works, something leading to tax evasion.
17:08
17:08

10 Foreign Nationals in Gulu Charged with Illegal Entry Gulu City 2 1

The suspects are among the 48 street hawkers arrested by a joint team of police and the army.
10:03
10:03

Police, Army Disperse Revelers from Hangouts in Gulu City 1

Security personnel comprising of the Police and UPDF soldiers on foot began their operations to disperse the revelers as early as 9 pm. By 11 pm, major hangouts and social gatherings like 4U Bar and Restaurant, Password, KSP, Acholi Inn, and Bjs, among others were ordered to close as revelers left in disappointment.
15:11
15:11

Piles of Reading Materials Eaten by Termites in Gulu lockdown 1 3

The materials which include textbooks and the home-based learning materials meant to be distributed to learners from primary one to primary four respectively were uncovered during an ongoing cleanup exercise which started on Wednesday, in preparation for the much anticipated reopening of schools.
12:39
12:39

Inadequate Staff Hindering Revenue Collection in Gulu City Division town agents 2 1

According to the Division’s revenue performance report for the first quarter of the 2021/ 2022 financial year, only 384.7 million shillings local revenue was collected between July and September this year out of the estimated 2.62 billion shillings.
07:32
07:32

Christmas Celebrations: Revelers Overwhelm Security in Gulu City 1

Gulu Resident City Commissioner, Denise Odongpiny told URN later that he even surrendered his official vehicle to security to enforce the curfew restrictions in vain, something he says is very unfortunate.
10:11
10:11

Covid-19: Gov’t Targets to Vaccinate 900,000 in Acholi Sub Region Gulu City 4 2

James Elima, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says COVID -19 vaccination uptake in Acholi Sub –Region still remains at only 45 percent despite the test positivity rate which is 7.6 percent, slightly higher than the national average.
10:30
10:30

Gulu City LCs Asked to Revive Village Registers to Curb Crime 3 1

Anatolie Muleterwa, the Head of Community Policing said that it is time for the LCs to revive the registers to enable them to know the residents in their areas as well as profile them in a bid to weed out the wrong elements.
15:45
15:45

Police Creates New Command Units in Gulu Gulu City 1 1

The region previously had eight District Police Commanders but the new command units have expanded the territorial area to 11 respectively.
19:22
19:22

Pictorial: Excitement As Diocese of Northern Uganda Gets New Bishop Gulu City 27

The consecration ceremony was presided over by the Archbishop of the Province of the Church of Uganda, Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu. Loum Succeeded Johnson Ghakumba who went on early retirement.
16:48
16:48

UNBS Closes Over 20 Maize Mills in Gulu City For Noncompliance 4 2

According to Abongo, the operation specifically targeting maize mills follows the expiry of the six months’ ultimatum issued by the standards body in January this year to certify their products as well as meet all the requirements.
09:12
09:12

Nude "Witch" Arrested in Gulu City for being a Public Nuisance 2 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that police patrol had on several occasions responded to Kaunda Ground following alert from the CCTV Camera control room to arrest Auma as she was performing her usual sorcerous act, but they would instead find a dog on the exact spot.
08:04
08:04

Public Transporters Banned from Loading Along Roadsides in Gulu City Gulu Main Bus Park 3 1

Denise Odongpiny, the Gulu Resident City Commissioner who also doubles as the Gulu City Security Committee Chairperson, says that the resolution to ban public transporters from the streets is part of the committee’s move to reorganize the city and contain crime.
14:06
14:06

147 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Gulu Crackdown Gulu City 2 3

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested in connection with criminal acts ranging from the theft of phones and handbags, motorcycle theft, robbery, rape, and smoking opium.
10:36
10:36

Delayed Road Fund Release Hampers Gulu Street Lights Repair Gulu City 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that the City Council had earmarked 50 million to repair some of those broken solar street lights under the Uganda Road Fund in this financial year but that the delay in the release of the second quarter funding has frustrated their move since they had planned to start work mid last month.
15:33
15:33

Two Mentally Ill Women Pitch Camp At Gulu City Council Hall security threat 2 3

The two have piled dirty and stinking rags, empty boxes, sacks, plastic materials including source pans on the veranda of the City Hall. They have turned the veranda into a place for cooking food.
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.
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