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17:49
17:49

Low Cost Houses for Acholi Chiefs Dilapidated 1 4

The two-bedroom houses with a sitting room, kitchen, servants' quarters and a store that were built out of hydra foam bricks have now become inhabitable as their ceilings, windows, walls, veranda and roofs have run-down.
12:20
12:20

Pader Security Personnel Quarantines Charcoal Dealers Security Committee 3 1

Dusman Okee, the Resident District Commissioner, also the Chairperson Pader COVID-19 Task Force told URN that the dealers have been confined and quarantined under strict security surveillance in their respective trucks because all hotels in the district have been following ongoing fight against the deadly plague.
21:30
21:30

10 People Isolated in Gulu for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines 1

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the District LC 5 Chairperson revealed that the suspects were tracked down by the COVID-19 Gulu Taskforce backed by police pursued the individuals and managed to confine them under strict conditions.
17:07
17:07

Gulu Municipality Gets UGX 500m to Purchase Garbage Trucks garbage management 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Town Clerk disclosed that the each of the four Divisions will be assigned a Truck to ease garbage management while one of the four Trucks will be reserved to serve public institutions like hospitals and schools among others.
18:22
18:22

UGX 350m Laroo Division Wetland Beautification Project Stalls 1 2

During the financial year 2018/2019, the Division Council resolved to reclaim the swampland and build a recreation center by clearing the site to plant grass and ecologically friendly trees for shade and build two monumental fish ponds.
14:25
14:25

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

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.
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.
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.
17:43
17:43

Locust Invasion Sparks Uncertainties in Northern Uganda grasshoppers 1 3

The UN agency added that the locusts now wandering into Turkana County, pose threats of a likely spill over into Karamoja sub-region in North-Eastern Uganda, which also shares a common boundary with Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions. It’s for this reason that many residents in northern Uganda are living in uncertainty.
15:05
15:05

Dry Season Affects Northern Uganda Communities crop failures 3 4

The impact of the dry season has not spared residents in the four divisions of Bardege, Layibi, Laroo and Pece in Gulu Municipality and areas in the outskirts. Several taps have already run dry forcing residents to flock available boreholes with long queues to fetch water.
14:24
14:24

Four People Injured in Deadly Land Clashes in Gulu 3

David Ngole, the Palaro Sub-County Chairperson said the clashes involved family members who were fighting over ownership of disputed communal land. According to Ngole, the clashes followed a prolonged unresolved dispute between the relatives.
19:54
19:54

Lorry Carrying Illegal Logs Kills Two People in Gulu Oroko village 1

The truck which was carrying illegal logs was travelling from Moyo district to Kampala but chose to reportedly dodge security checkpoints along Gulu-Nimule highway and sneak with the logs through Gulu town. The deceased include the driver and his co-driver, whose identities are yet to be established.
06:47
06:47

OPM Gives 28,000Kgs of Rice to Elderly Women, Persons Living with HIV/AIDs in Gulu Betty Aol Ocan 2

Betty Aol Ocan, the Leader of the Opposition in parliament who lobbied for the rice, says it is a Christmas gift from government to the beneficiaries through her office.
20:43
20:43

Karuma– Pakwach Road Cut Off by Floodwaters Jimmy Patrick Okema 1 2 Top story

Simon Peter Anyanzo, the West Nile Operations Manager of Uganda Red Cross Society, says the floods cut off passenger vehicles heading to Pakwach and those from Arua around 4pm.
11:56
11:56

Police in Gulu Gets Tough on Illegal Road Drives 1 4

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals the environmental noise directive aims at streamlining errant event organizers who defy lawful procedures at the expense of the public.
10:27
10:27

NFA Fails to Auction Impounded Charcoals 1 1

Aguti is however, suspicious that the buyers didn’t show up because of the Saturday rain that started from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. It was scheduled to take place. She however, didn’t disclose how much they were charging for each bag of charcoal.
17:20
17:20

Gulu Residents Decry Noise Pollution 1 3

Stephen Okello, a resident of Kanyagoga sub ward in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality says that that bars in the area play music to unbearable levels especially at night interfering with their right to sleep.
17:27
17:27

Activists Want Law on Sustainable Charcoal Production in Acholi Expedited 3 1

The Acholi Sustainable Charcoal Production and Marketing Bill, 2019 seeks to outlaw adverse methods of charcoal production, unlicensed charcoal burning and taxing charcoal being transported from the region.
16:15
16:15

Gulu District Struggles to Recover Youth Livelihood Funds 3

Since inception of the Youth Livelihood Prgramme - YLP in 2015, up to 87 different youths’ groups in the sub counties of Awach; Patiko, Palaro, Cwero, Bungatira and Unyama have benefited from over 600 million shillings.
15:33
15:33

Transport Paralyzed as Heavy Rains Rundown Abera Bridge torrential rains 1 4

Livingstone Omona, the LC 1 Chairperson Tugu village, says two people identified as Odong Atiama and Mzee Laleng drowned at the bridge in July 2018 and August 2019 respectively.
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