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20:43
20:43

30 Child Offenders Escape From Gulu Remand Home 1

Mark Kimera, the Assistant Probation Officer Gulu Remand Home, says dozens of the inmates fled from the facility around 7:00pm on Monday.
16:25
16:25

UPDF Soldier Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Three Civilians in Gulu 2 1

Lance Corporal Godfrey Okello Oneka, RA 213734 denied the charges while appearing before the Division Court Martial sitting at the 4th UPDF Division Barracks in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality.
15:41
15:41

Acholi Chiefdom Leaders Seek Mandatory Hoisting of Royal Flag Acholi community 4 2

Now the cultural institution wants to mandate schools at all levels as well as hospitals, health centres and local government offices in the region to have the flag hoisted in their premises. They are also encouraging the learning and singing the Acholi Anthem at all public events in the region as a wat to promote cultural values.
09:40
09:40

Soldier Faces Division Court Martial for Killing Three People in Gulu Vanguard Sub Ward 2

Okello allegedly killed Beatrice Ajok, 52, and her two sons; Dan Joakim Binyang, 18, and Owen Norman, 20 and injured an 8-year-old girl during a scuffle on January 10, this year. The incident happened in Vanguard Sub Ward, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality.
18:51
18:51

Four Clubs To Face Demotion from Northern Regional League 1

According to article 25 sub section 4, all teams who wish to participate in any FUFA sanctioned league must have qualified in five aspects including financial capacity, tournament or league qualification, administration and stadia facilities.
14:25
14:25

Diversion of Sewerage Pipes in Wetlands Irk Division Leaders in Gulu 2 1

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson reveals that several parts of the wetlands have been cultivated, adding that farmers use contaminated water to irrigate vegetables, which is a threat to public health and safety.
20:11
20:11

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi Agriculture 1 5

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the schools were not adequately prepared to roll out the new curriculum.
08:33
08:33

Gulu Main Market Fails to Operate Day Care Centre 3 1

But many infants are still seen with their mothers in the market, while the centre with a capacity of more than 20 preschoolers is occupied by Uganda Registration Services Bureau – URSB, a semi-autonomous government agency responsible for civil registrations.
15:52
15:52

Gulu Municipal Authorities Clash Over Garbage Management Bardege Division 3 1

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson accuses the Mayor and Town Clerk for laxity, conflict of interest and interference with the work of the divisions in managing garbage.
14:04
14:04

UPDF Soldier Arrested for Shooting Three People in Gulu barracks 1

Okello is accused of gunning 52-year-old Beatrice Ajok, and her two sons; Dan Joakim Binyang aged 18, and Owen Norman, 20. An 8-year-old child was also injured in the incident which happened at around 8:30 pm in Vanguard sub ward, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality.
07:01
07:01

UPDF Soldier Shoots Three Dead in Gulu Owen Norman

The dead have been identified as Beatrice Ajok, 52, and her two sons; Owen Norman 20 and Dan Joachim Binyang, 18, a Senior Six student of St. Pope John Paul II SS.
14:04
14:04

Janani Luwum Pilgrims Trek Across Gulu En Route to Kitgum Olara Otunnu 8 2

The pilgrimage preceding the annual St Janani Luwum day, celebrated each year on February 16, aims at tracing Janani Luwum’s final journey from Kampala to his gravesite at Wii Gweng in Mucwini, Kitgum district.
16:10
16:10

Acholi Teachers: We Are Half Baked to Roll Out Revised Curriculum Kitgum Town College 2 4 Top story

Isaac Ocan, a Biology and Chemistry teacher at St. Pope Paul II College, a private Catholic boarding school in Gulu reveals that the knowledge to roll out the program is not yet well internalized and digested by teachers.
14:33
14:33

Top PLE Pupils in Gulu, Omoro Uncertain of Joining Secondary financial aid 4 5

In Gulu and neighboring Pader, Kitgum, Amuru and Nwoya districts, numerous scholarship schemes existed during the armed insurgency offered by non-governmental organizations like Invisible Children, Window Trust, Acholi Education Initiative and Comboni Samaritans of Gulu among others but such initiatives ended when the organizations scaled down their operations.
14:46
14:46

Pader Leaders Seek Court Interpretation over Aswa Ranch Ownership 1 2

Godfrey Largo Oringa, the Pader LCV Chairperson argues that the concerned petitioners decided to drag the government to court without their consent and involvement which signifies a sinister motive.
07:24
07:24

Wanted Omoro Man Found Dead in Gulu Patrick Jimmy Okema 3

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN over the weekend that Onencan`s body was found lying in a bush. He says next to the body was a packet of carbofuron, one of the most toxic pesticides which the deceased is believed to have ingested to end his life.
13:08
13:08

Gulu Road Users Still Ignorant of Zebra Crossing Rules Gulu town 4 1

Under the law, drivers are required to look out for pedestrians waiting to cross and be ready to slow down or stop to let them cross. However, the highway code legally bounds drivers to stop only if a pedestrian has stepped onto the crossing. The code also bars drivers from overtaking on or near a zebra crossing as well as parking vehicles within five meters of the crossing.
16:22
16:22

Young Innovators Appeal for Regular Mentoring in Science, Technology Gulu High School 1 3

The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
14:42
14:42

One Injured in Explosion in Gulu 2 1

Vincent Ojok, 28, was hit by the explosion on Friday morning while digging in his farmland in Wilul village Pagik Parish in Paicho Sub County.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Butchers Demand for 50 Percent Reduction on Slaughter Fee 1 1

The butchers under their association of Gulu Livestock Dealers Association say Gulu Municipal Council is currently charging a slaughter fee of UGX 24,000 and 12,000 per cow and goat respectively, a fee which is so high for them.
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