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07:29
07:29

UNBS Seizes 7,240 Liters of Waragi from Lira, Gulu Cities Gulu City 2 1 Top story

Rashid Eton, the UNBS Northern Region Administrative Officer, says that the operation was prompted by reports on the alleged sale of substandard, fake and uncertified products obtained by their surveillance team and complaints from consumers.
07:22
07:22

Gulu Abattoir Boss Under Fire For Permitting Non Muslims to Slaughter Animals 1 1 Top story

Sheikh Khalil however, says that the Muslim Community learnt with shock that the Chairman of the Abattoir went ahead to allow non –Muslims to slaughter animals, something he says did not only expose the Muslims to eating unclean meat but can potentially trigger religious clashes between Muslims and members of other faiths.
13:49
13:49

Gulu Leaders Face Probe for Manipulating COVID-19 Relief Cash Lists Gulu City 1

At least 11,472 people in Gulu City benefited from the COVID-19 relief cash that was distributed through the Office of the Prime Minister. The money was supposed to be disbursed to vulnerable Ugandans who were affected by the second COVID-19 lockdown, which started on June 6.
10:23
10:23

UGX 1.5Bn Fish Hatchery Centre Lying Idle in Gulu 3 2

In 2008, the centre was established by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF) to promote fisheries and research in aquaculture as well as food processing in Northern Uganda.
10:06
10:06

Gulu City Seeks UGX 3BN to Equip Cold Room at Main Market Gulu City Council 1 1

Catherine Lanyero, the Gulu City Commercial Officer says that the market’s cold room lies empty six years after commissioning the market. She says that this is frustrating the vendors whose businesses require the cold roo
14:26
14:26

Women Vendors in Acholi Struggling to Repay Loans BRAC Uganda 4 1

Hundreds of vendors in different markets in Gulu City and Nwoya district borrowed loans to start up or boost their business with the hopes of repaying within agreed periods.
11:48
11:48

Northern Uganda Gets UGX 5.1 Billion from UK Government for Animal, Poultry Farming Kitgum 1 1

Felix Omara, the Operation Manager of Countryside Harvester, says that each of the 17 Districts in West Nile, Acholi and Lango sub region has been allocated Shillings 300 million for implementing the project.
12:59
12:59

Gulu City Residents Demand Repair of Non Functional Street Lights Ring Road 2 1

130 solar street lights have broken down for close to two years and have not been repaired posing fears among road users, especially during night hours.
10:33
10:33

Laroo- Pece Division Councilors Demand Audit of COVID-19 Relief Cash Beneficiaries Laroo-Pece Division 3

Margaret Lanyero, the female councillor for Tegwana West says that in her area, the chairpersons were side-lined leading to irregularities.
20:25
20:25

Buses, Taxi Operators in Gulu City Register Low Business 2 1

At the several buses and taxi parks visited by URN reporters, buses and taxis were still parked with no passengers.
09:21
09:21

Gulu University Starts Clearing Accrued Domestic Arrears 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of the University, says management has used the money to clear 18 companies, which supplied goods and services to the University to zero balance.
10:31
10:31

Gulu City Councilors Accuse Town Clerk for Blocking their UGX 209m Loan 3 1

Jimmy Oyoo, the Speaker of Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City says the council agreed that the councilors would borrow and the Division would deduct 135,000 shillings from each councilor’s allowance of 280,000 shillings monthly for between 28 to 54 months.
12:57
12:57

Gulu City Locals Accuse Physical Planners of Abbeting Road Grabbing 2

During a community meeting aimed at blocking a planned mark stone planting by one Patrick Ojok Lakica who is accused of blocking Samson Oyoo Road over the weekend, the community members claim that several other roads in the area that have also been tampered with including Aber Lane which was modified more than five times by the physical planners.
09:11
09:11

Agriculture Cluster Project Flops in Gulu Over Embezzlement of Farmer's Money Gulu District 3 1 Top story

Michael Oneka, a farmer under Tidi –ma-myero Farmers’ Group in Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District, says 12 of his group members paid Shillings 148,500 each totalling to Shillings 1,782,000 to Simon Lamex Ocaka, a staff of United Bank of Africa.
11:43
11:43

Gov't Allocates UGX3 Billion to Gulu Archdiocese for Cassava Production Catholic Church 2 1

“The 68% poverty in the region is high and the government needs to prioritize support to farmers through industrialization and commercialization,” Bishop Odama explained.
14:03
14:03

Hailstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in Gulu 4 1

David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
11:47
11:47

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

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.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 4 1

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
16:06
16:06

Mobile Money Dealer in Gulu City Disappears Mysteriously Gulu University 1 1

Ivan Mawaka, 25, who operates a mobile money outlet opposite Gulu Main Bus Park, and is also a second year student pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration at Gulu University, disappeared on Thursday evening last week shortly after closing his business centre.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 4 1

The vendors, especially women, argue that the markets they are operating from are unhealthy, insecure and have poor structures, which could make them vulnerable to contracting diseases and falling prey to criminals.
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