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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.
06:48
06:48

Gulu University Postpones Scientific Graduation Indefinitely 2 1 Top story

James Ojok Onono, the Gulu University Deputy Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the Senate resolved to postpone the scientific graduation ceremony in a meeting held on Wednesday afternoon after deeper deliberations where they found that they couldn’t guarantee the safety of the participants.
13:29
13:29

Panic As Nursing Assistant Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Gulu (COVID-19) in Gulu

The nursing assistant who has now been evacuated to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit tested positive for the disease on Thursday last week. However before she was tested, she had earlier been mixing with patients and people in the neighbourhood.
07:59
07:59

Nine Organisations Request to Advise ICC on Reparation of LRA Victims Northern Uganda 2 1 Top story

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator told URN in an interview that the chambers invited experts, victim’s organizations and Civil Society Organization among others with deeper knowledge on the victims’ situations to write and request the court to permit them to offer advice and opinions on how best the reparations should be conducted.
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.
10:32
10:32

Seven Boda Boda Associations Dissolved in Gulu City gulu city council 1 2

According to Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor , they have received several complaints from residents that there are a lot of suspected criminals who disguise as Boda Boda riders
09:19
09:19

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

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.
10:26
10:26

47 Students Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Schools 1

James Onono Ojok, the Gulu University Public Relations Officer told URN on Thursday morning that the students did not present with severe conditions and were placed under home-based care.
11:08
11:08

260 Students Evacuated From Kampala to Gulu Namayiba Bus Park 1 2

On Tuesday, well-wishers who include Gulu University, Ker Kwaro Acholi, the Acholi cultural institution and Guruguru Fraternity, a loose coalition of friends and business associates, dispatched six buses to rescue students trapped in Kampala following a spike in public transport fares.
07:46
07:46

Roadside Vendors in Gulu City Evicted (COVID-19) in Gulu 1 2

The vendors who majorly operate along the Gulu-Kampala highway, Olailong, Custom, Ring Road among other roads spent Tuesday in running battles with the security personnel.
20:20
20:20

ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 3 1

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
18:16
18:16

Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 2 1

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
11:47
11:47

Bar Dege Layibi Division Residents Form Security Committee Street Kids

Patrick Oola Lumumba, the Mayor Bar Dege Layibi division, says that to facilitate the newly formed security committee, community members have agreed to contribute Shillings 1000 per household monthly.
20:53
20:53

Gulu University Gets Juice Processing Truck To Help Farmers 2 1

It's the peak of mango season in Acholi now. The truck’s arrival comes as a sigh of relief and hope to many farmers and vendors in the region who have lost a lot income due to lack of markets for the mangoes, hence affecting their livelihoods.
15:14
15:14

COVID-19: Chief Justice Owiny Dollo Rallies Ugandans to Observe Sops, Get Vaccinated Holy Rosary Church 3 1

Owiny Dollo also asked Ugandans to denounce myths surrounding the vaccination exercise against the disease but instead embrace it citing that it is the only remedy against the deadly disease. The Chief Justice explained that the laxity of people in observing the Covid-19 SOPs and uptake of the vaccines amidst the surge of the disease in the country is worrying.
11:33
11:33

Gulu College of Health Sciences Suspends New Fees Structures coronavirus 1 1

The Diploma students under government sponsorship were to pay Shillings 1.47 million from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students to pay Shillings 2.5million from Shillings 2.077million.
13:09
13:09

Gulu Medical Students Strike Over Fees Increment 3 1

According to the circular, diploma students under government sponsorship will pay Shillings 1.47 million from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students will pay Shillings 2.5million from Shillings 2.077million
05:41
05:41

Former Gulu City Mayor Labeja Demands UGX 17m Salary Arrears gulu city council 1 2

In the report, Labeja is also tasking Gulu City Council to pay him nine months’ accumulated subsidy totaling to 8,190,000 shillings and 1,590,000 shillings’ emolument for a month, and that his former deputy Pauline Lukwai also owes the council shillings 21,048,000 which includes salary arrears, subsidy and emoluments.
16:41
16:41

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

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.
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