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11:48
11:48

Acholi War Claimants Raise Concern About Reduction of Livestock 4

Santo Ouma, one of the claimants from Paibona Sub-County in Gulu District revealed that of the 190 cattle that were verified and due for compensation, he was shocked to discovered that the number was reduced to only 80 without clear reasons.
18:01
18:01

Accidents Claims 2 as Aswa Records 3 Deaths on Christmas Weekend Road accident

The two identified as Maxwell Odongpiny, 4-year old resident of Amilobo village in Patuda Parish Ongako Sub County in Omoro District and Solomon Nyeko Rombo, 38-years resident of Palabel Kal, an information records officer at Atiak health center IV. The third death case is of a maid identified as Monday Patricia, 20 years old.
16:57
16:57

NFA Gulu Fetches UGX 148M From Illegal Charcoal Business Fines 2

Haruna Busubozi, the NFA Sector Manager for Gulu disclosed to URN on Thursday that they auctioned over 2000 charcoal bags at between Shillings 20,000 and 25,000 and sent the money to the national treasury.
14:22
14:22

Gulu Market Bans Political Campaigns Gulu Main Market 3

Megolonyo notes that hosting campaigns at the market also affects their revenue collections but also could lead to the spread of COVID-19 which will mean the market could also be closed.
13:39
13:39

Gulu Main Market Vendors Worried over Ignored COVID-19 SOPs Observation 2 2

When our reporter visited the market, there was no single temperature gun at any of the three entrances to the market, very few people were washing hands at the hand washing point and even fewer were wearing face masks inside the market.
12:34
12:34

Salim Saleh Rallies Private Sector to Turn Gulu into International Market Gulu District 2 1

Timothy Okee, the Private Sector Representative for Gulu says the businesses can grow from small scale to industrialization but noted that insufficient power in the region is a deterrent factor.
10:19
10:19

Uganda, South Sudan Military Chiefs Meet Over Border Security African Union 4 1

The day-long meeting took place at the UPDF 4th Division Barracks in Gulu City West Division. The meeting was aimed at sharing challenges to foster strengthened border security mechanisms and adapting to peaceful working relations.
19:08
19:08

Business Halted for Several Hours as Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 2021 elections 3

Some of the residents were seen picking the teargas canisters and throwing them back at the police while others used stones to attack the heavily armed police officers.
14:31
14:31

Gulu District Prepares Sh 30Billion Budget poverty eradication 1 1

The key budgetary priorities are Education department with the indicative planning figure of 13 billion shillings, Health with 4 billion, production 4 billion water and sanitation 1.9 billion, while finance and administration are projected at Shs5 billion.
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.
16:07
16:07

Gulu Main Market Struggles to Settle UGX 22m Power Bill accumulated debt 1 2

Francis Mego-Lonyo, the Market Master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed.
16:49
16:49

Indian Association Pledges to Woo More Investors to Acholi Sub Region 1 2

According to Mohamed Nazuruheen Vaheed, the Indians consider Uganda their home and pledged to attract investors to Acholi since the region has restored peace and stability. He also revealed he will will support sports development especially like Badminton, Crickets and Football which he has been doing Soroti, Jinja and Kampala.
15:06
15:06

UNMA Develops Weather Forecast App for Users Makerere University 2

Lillian Nkwenge, the UNMA Principal Public Relations Officer told URN from Gulu that the WIDS forecasts between a period of six hours to three months. She explained that the Application was developed to support planning for a day to day operations and also long term planning for farmers.
13:36
13:36

Atiak Sugar Factory Finally Starts Production in Amuru fire perils 1 4

Dan Fred Kidega, the Factory’s Board Chairperson says only 3,000 of over 30,000 acreages of sugarcane in both Lamwo and Amuru Districts are ready to supply raw materials to support despite fire perils that razed down over 100 acres of growing cane.
07:59
07:59

Acholi Leaders Divided over Proposed Agro-Industrial Identity for Gulu City 5 1

Gulu District Chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi who played a pivotal role in the creation of Gulu City creation says the agro-industrial tagline has been chosen for visibility, recognition, and global connectivity for the Acholi people. But a debate immediately ensued among some elite Acholi people questioning the agro-industrial rationale of Gulu City.
10:55
10:55

Traders Count Losses as Unknown Thugs Break Into Five Shops

The Paibona Sub County LC III Chairperson, Richard Watmon told URN on Sunday morning that the thugs broke into five shops and a drug shop on Saturday night and vanished with merchandise and drugs valued at millions of Shillings.
14:55
14:55

President Museveni Fulfills UGX 170m Pledge to NRM Leaders in Gulu, Omoro 2 1

The President had pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of the NRM sub-county chairpersons in the districts. But the pledge had remained pending since 2016.
05:43
05:43

Leaders Struggle to Attract Commercial Flights at Gulu Airport business community 1 3

The airport, established in the 1960s' was only active between 1986 to 2006, when it was often used for the transport armaments and humanitarian aid and workers, at the height of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency in Northern Uganda.
15:44
15:44

Confusion Over Sale of Gulu City Garbage Skips gulu main market 3 1

Patrick Olany, the Director Acholi Scrap Dealers told URN that they collected the skips, wheelbarrows and sidewalk bins last week upon payment of the money in Gulu City Council bank account.
14:35
14:35

Former Street Children in Gulu to Benefit From UGX 678M Vocational Training Project Allen Ayebazibwe 2 2

Christine Latigo the Country Director for Generation in Actions says that the beneficiaries are girls aged between 8-15 years. They were picked from the streets of Gulu City between March and May this year.
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