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21:50
21:50

Gulu University Elections Tribunal Adjourns Hearing of Petition 1

Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He claimed that the election was unconstitutional and breached Articles 15, 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
13:45
13:45

Gulu University Laboratory Accredited to Test COVID -19 COVID -19 testing 2 1

Dr. Richard Echodu, the Gulu University Laboratory Director told URN in an interview that the Laboratory is level two and that it shall be run by a total of 15 qualified staff who underwent COVID -19 testing training. He said three out of those staff hold PhD in Laboratory Technology.
08:49
08:49

Former Gulu University Guild Aspirant Demands Fresh Elections 1

Philip Acidri, the Returning Office declared Ayiko winner of the polls after garnering the majority votes. But Lapyem in his petition described the victory as unconstitutional and contravened Articles 15; 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
11:53
11:53

Gulu University Postpones Guild Elections 2 1

Phillip Acidri, the University Guild Speaker said that they have been directed by the University Management to indefinitely postpone the elections.
18:54
18:54

Archbishop Urges Parents to Mentor Children During Festive Season Teenage Pregnancies 2 1

“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
14:26
14:26

Two Students in Gulu City Test Positive for Covid-19 (COVID-19) in Gulu 1

The Gulu district health department says that the two are from a tertiary institute and secondary school whose learners are in the boarding section within Gulu City.
19:19
19:19

President Museveni Fulfills UGX 100M Pledge to Gulu University Staff SACCO Gulu Univeristy 1 3

The President made the pledge in January this year while officiating the University’s 15th Graduation ceremony at the campus in East Division of Gulu City. The support aims at diversifying the staff incomes to enable them meet their growing demands.
09:47
09:47

Unyama National Teachers’ College Asks Breastfeedings Students to Find Alternative Accommodation Agago District 1 1 Top story

According to Layet, she was asked by management together with her colleague who returned with her child to find alternative accommodation. She told URN on Wednesday that she was struggling to find accommodation outside the College, which requires an additional 500,000 Shillings.
23:59
23:59

Unyama National Teachers' College Open New Term With Psychological Therapy Sessions social distancing 1 1

David Basadah, the Principal of the College told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the students and their lecturers have returned to the college with stress and psychological challenges.
10:52
10:52

Gulu Hospital Wants Treatment Centres Decentralized COVID-19 in Gulu 1 2

Last week, it rejected 24 patients from Kitgum over lack of space. Dr Paska Apio, who is in charge of the treatment centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says that they have been forced to borrow beddings from Anaka Hospital in Nwoya and Amuru district to accommodate more people.
14:58
14:58

Over 4,000 Acholi Girls Made Pregnant During Lockdown poverty 1 1

Lamwo District presents a higher number with 1,000 girls followed by Pader with 920, Agago 730, Nwoya 640, Amuru 620 while Gulu comparatively registered low cases with 'only' 150 girls.
15:44
15:44

COVID-19: Over 500 Private School Teachers Receive Food Aid in Gulu

Recently, section of private school teachers in Gulu municipality launched a social media campaign dubbed "open our schools or feed the teachers" appealing to teachers worst hit by Covid-19 to register for food aid.
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.
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.
16:10
16:10

Acholi Teachers: We Are Half Baked to Roll Out Revised Curriculum Kitgum Town College 4 2 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 5 4

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.
19:07
19:07

Gulu, Kitgum Top PLE Performance in Acholi 1

Up to 583 candidates obtained first grade out of 5,605 candidates that includes all the Municipal and rural schools across Gulu district whereas Kitgum attained 221 pupils in first grade out 3,605 candidates.
06:59
06:59

Museveni Asks Public Universities to Realign Curricula to Create Jobs Soroti University 3 2 Top story

President Museveni argues that the burden of unemployment can only be dealt with when Public Universities realign their curricular focusing on science oriented courses tailored at solving the human needs in society.
15:49
15:49

Gulu University Struggles with Library Space Limitation 2 1

According to a 2018 report by the Auditor General disclosed that Gulu University library is insufficiently funded limiting its ability to facilitate growth in the existing and newly developed areas of study.
18:19
18:19

LOP Hosts Xmas Party for Over 1,000 Children 1 2 Top story

Accompanied by clergymen who conducted a brief mass, other local leaders and parents, Aol hosted the children to a sumptuous lunch after slaughtering a cow and served them with soft drinks, water and confectioneries.
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