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07:39
07:39

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

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.
12:05
12:05

Gulu University Offers Land to NFA in Exchange for Forest Land 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Deputy Spokesperson Gulu University told URN in an interview that the University is seeking to authenticate its ownership of the 70-acre piece of land on which its buildings stand.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 1 2

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
11:47
11:47

LC III Chairperson Arrested Over Felling Shea Trees for Charcoal Burning Police 2 1

Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
17:32
17:32

National Water Summons Posta Uganda over Illegal Water Consumption boreholes 1 2

Stephen Lukwiya Gang, the Gulu Area Manager National Water disclosed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the entity is suffering losses with such illegal connections.
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.
07:48
07:48

Gulu City Earmarks UGX 50m to Repair Broken Solar Street Lights gulu city council 1

Christopher Lukwiya, the Gulu City Electrical Engineer says from the last inventory they carried out few months ago, they found that 70 solar street lights were vandalized by unknown people and that because they lack equipment like crane lifter, generator and welding plant, they have not been able to repair them.
15:56
15:56

NFA Fetches UGX 12 Million From Impounded Charcoal 1

Haruna Busobozi, the NFA Sector Manager for West Acholi, which comprises Gulu, Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru districts told URN on Tuesday that the charcoal bags were impounded between January and March this year.
07:37
07:37

Over 1,250 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Crackdown in Acholi 3 1

Haruna Busobozi, the Northern Region National Forestry Authority Sector Manager, says that the charcoal was impounded in the ongoing joint crackdown by NFA, Environmental Police Protection Unit and the local leaders of the respective districts in Acholi Sub –Region.
07:56
07:56

Pictorial: Inside Illegal Charcoal Dealer's Camp in Gulu Paibona Sub County 17 Top story

Sanctioned by the Water and Environment Ministry, the operation was led by Xavier Sekanabo from the environmental police and NFA Range Manager for Aswa Jimmy Ouna.
11:35
11:35

11 Arrested in Gulu for Destroying Endangered Tree Species Paibona Sub County 3 1

They were arrested from different camps in Paibona Sub County on Saturday during an operation against illegal charcoal dealers and loggers.
10:40
10:40

Leaders in Acholi Tasked to Join Fight Against Charcoal Burning 2

Archbishop John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese says the reason why the region is struggling to fight charcoal trade and logging is due to dishonesty and lack of unity among the leaders and the electorate they serve.
15:34
15:34

Suspected Illegal Charcoal Dealer Drowns in River Aswa Gulu District 1

According to Watmon, Senyojo’s colleagues immediately started for him with the help of local leaders, community and the police in vain until his body surfaced on Monday morning with bruises on the deceased’s nose.
07:28
07:28

Abera Irrigation Scheme Boosts Vegetable Farming in Gulu District Awach Sub County 1

The scheme located in Ayweri Village was constructed by the Ministry of Water and Environment to facilitate commercial farming among vulnerable households in Gulu district.
12:46
12:46

NFA Struggles to Reclaim Land in Gulu, Amuru Districts 1

NFA has 98 hectares of land in Pece-Laroo division in Gulu City but 30 hectares of the portion of that located at Holy Rosary Sub Ward has been encroached on and occupied by over 2,000 residents.
15:18
15:18

NFA Impounds 600 Bags of Charcoal in Gulu, Amuru 1 1

300 bags were impounded from the charcoal dealers` camp in Patiko Sub County in Gulu district on Tuesday evening. Another 300 bags were impounded on Monday evening from Apaa Junction in Pabbo Sub County Amuru district aboard a vehicle destined for Kampala but without movement permits.
09:04
09:04

Farmers Count Losses as Unknown Persons Hack 12 Cows Paibona Sub County

Francis Oryem, another farmer, who lost two cows, says that he is saddened by the loss of his cattle that were his only source of wealth. The matter has been reported at Awach Central Police Station for investigations.
11:12
11:12

Newly Elected Gulu City Division Mayors to Prioritize Proper Garbage Management 2 1

Garbage management in Gulu City has become a challenge generally because of the regular breakdown of the only garbage trucks and the high costs to repair and maintain them.
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