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10:11
10:11

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

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.
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.
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 1 4

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.
07:39
07:39

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

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.
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.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 2 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
12:35
12:35

Acholi Parliamentary Group Calls for Immediate Re-opening of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 1 Top story

According to the circular issued by the school, diploma students under government sponsorship would pay Shillings 1.47 million up from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students would pay Shillings 2.5 million from the initial Shillings 2.077 million.
07:29
07:29

UNBS Seizes 7,240 Liters of Waragi from Lira, Gulu Cities Gulu City 1 2 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.
11:15
11:15

283 Shortlisted in West Acholi for LDU Recruitment identity card 3 1

Susan Akany, the Omoro Resident District Commissioner revealed that an overwhelming number of applicants, many of whom possessed falsified documents applied to join forces but only 57 were shortlisted.
15:01
15:01

Gulu City Yet to Spend UGX 201M Covid-19 Supplementary Budget 1 3

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.
07:56
07:56

Gulu Registers 4,477 Teenage Pregnancies in 18 Months Gulu City 4

A report compiled by Jessica Anena, the Probation Officer of Gulu district indicates that 2,932 teenagers were impregnated in 2020 while 1,545 got pregnant between January and June 2021.
15:51
15:51

Northern Uganda Artistes Criticize Singer Chameleone's Illegal Shows in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

Gerald Joshua Oduka, the Spokesperson of Northern Entertainers Association says they were shocked to hear the singer perform in town amidst the strict lockdown and that his act made them question the authority of the security forces and the local leaders who were supposed to enforce the guidelines.
10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 3 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
12:15
12:15

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

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 4 1

“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.
08:41
08:41

Acholi Clerics Plead With Public to Observe SOPs As Covid-19 Infections Surge COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

Acholi District Khadi, Sheikh Musa Khalil pointed out that Uganda is not safe anymore with health centers filled up with COVID-19 patients, insufficient finance to fight the disease and lack of enough oxygen for those in critical condition. He expressed concern about the surging number of cases being registered in schools and the community.
09:05
09:05

Gulu District Fails to Enrol Back 9,000 People On ARV Treatment Gulu University

Michael Ochwoo, the Manager of TASO Gulu Care Centre, says that many of the people living with HIV lack food to keep them on treatment. He says that while the Centre managed to enrol back 200 people who abandoned ARVs, 35 of them died due to adherence issues.
16:28
16:28

Schools in Gulu Struggle to Operate As Parents Fail to Pay Fees capitation grant 1 2

Moses Kidega, the Deputy Head-teacher of Gulu College School, a private aided institution disclosed that of 141 candidates registered to sit UCE, only 78 had partially cleared the school dues while 63 were still struggling to look for fees worth over 20 million shillings.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 3 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
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