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10:32
10:32

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

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.
18:16
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.
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.
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.
12:08
12:08

Former Gulu City Mayor Fails to Handover Office gulu city council 1 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the new Gulu City Mayor, says that he is wondering why the Town Clerk has failed to take action against the former Mayor for failing to hand over the office, saying that he is finding it extremely hard to work since he doesn’t know where to start from.
15:06
15:06

Gulu City Registers Poor Revenue Collection 2 1 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Mayor Gulu City reveals that the low revenue collection is due to leakages in the collection process. Okwonya noted that at Layibi Market in Bardege- Layibi Division where there are over 100 vendors, the contractor only remits Shillings 300,000 monthly to the City Council implying that he collects only Shillings 10,000 a day from only about 10 vendors.
16:32
16:32

Gulu City Council Signs Deal with GIZ for Landfill Construction Gulu Main Market 1 2

Robert Towler, the team leader of German Development Cooperation, says they that have developed an 18 year strategic program to improve garbage management, water and sanitation in the City.
14:38
14:38

Gulu City Allocates UGX 13.7bn for Education Sector gulu city council 1

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the budget allocation for the Education Department is aimed at expanding and improving school infrastructural facilities like classrooms, staff houses, energy and lighting, as well as water and sanitation among others.
10:15
10:15

Absence of Service Commission Fails Recruitment of 40 Staff in Gulu District 1

The service commission which consists of five members has only two members, whose term is still running, leaving out the rest whose term had expired.
09:04
09:04

Gulu District Sells 30 Plots of Land to Settle Compensation for Dismissed Staff debt 1 2

The District Council passed a resolution in 2001 for the termination of contracts of Parish Chiefs who were working in the various Sub Counties across the district. The resolution led to the termination of contracts for 89 Parish Chiefs who later dragged the district to court and sought compensation for unlawful termination.
15:17
15:17

Drop in Gulu District Budget Worries Leaders 3 1

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the incoming Gulu District Chairman says there is a very big difference between the running budget and the one for the next financial year and that the operation of the district will not be easy.
10:32
10:32

Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
10:11
10:11

Chinese Firm Contracted to Rehabilitate USMID Roads in Gulu City World Bank 1 1

The roads include Oola Lubaro Road, Vincent Opiyo Road, Lakana Odongkara Road, Francis Barabanawe Road, Onono Road and Nelson Mandela Road.
09:19
09:19

NRM, FDC Struggle to Endorse Candidates for Gulu City Speakership Race NRM Party 2

Six candidates have expressed interest to contest for the position with three from the NRM and two from Forum for Democratic Change and an Independent candidate.
15:33
15:33

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease vaccination 1 1

Margret Lapaka, one of the affected farmers in Paicho Sub County says they are struggling to pay the extension workers in the District 5,000 shillings for each animal to get vaccinated.
13:24
13:24

Gulu District Reports Poor Local Revenue Collection 1 1 Top story

Simon Peter Ocen, the Gulu District Senior Finance Officer, told URN in an interview that they have only collected Shillings 560 million out of the projected Shillings 1.7 billion in local revenue.
17:16
17:16

Gulu District Approves Rehabilitation of 74.1 Kilometres of Roads Gulu City 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says that the rehabilitation will close the gaps of maintenance of the roads in the District.
14:31
14:31

Gulu District Proposes UGX 31bn Budget for FY 2021-2022 2 1

Out of the total 31, 064,292,000 shillings, Education and Sports Department take the lion’s share of 13,401,589,000 shillings representing 43.1 percent followed by Administration Department that gets 7,293,821,000 shillings representing 23.5 percent.
12:31
12:31

Gulu City Asks for Cranes to Change Bulbs for Street Lights USMID 3 1

“Under USMID projects, we are putting solar street lights but we don’t have crane trucks to service those spoiled lights and as I said now, over 72 are spoiled and we have to hire crane trucks to service them and it is becoming very expensive for us,” said George Labeja Gulu City Mayor.
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