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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
11:08
11:08

260 Students Evacuated From Kampala to Gulu Namayiba Bus Park 1 2

On Tuesday, well-wishers who include Gulu University, Ker Kwaro Acholi, the Acholi cultural institution and Guruguru Fraternity, a loose coalition of friends and business associates, dispatched six buses to rescue students trapped in Kampala following a spike in public transport fares.
07:46
07:46

Roadside Vendors in Gulu City Evicted (COVID-19) in Gulu 2 1

The vendors who majorly operate along the Gulu-Kampala highway, Olailong, Custom, Ring Road among other roads spent Tuesday in running battles with the security personnel.
20:53
20:53

Gulu University Gets Juice Processing Truck To Help Farmers 1 2

It's the peak of mango season in Acholi now. The truck’s arrival comes as a sigh of relief and hope to many farmers and vendors in the region who have lost a lot income due to lack of markets for the mangoes, hence affecting their livelihoods.
16:29
16:29

Gulu City Boda Boda Motorcyclists Petition Security Over Brutality 2 1

Under their umbrella body of Gulu Northern City Boda Boda Association with over 800 members, the cyclists accuse the security personnel of extorting money from them to bail their way out during curfew hours.
12:23
12:23

Farmers Using Ash As Fall Armyworms Devastate Maize Crops in Gulu Paibona Sub County 7 1

With no options due to lack of agricultural extension workers and entomologists to offer advice to the farmers over the worms in their areas, farmers in their wisdom have locally started using ash with intentions to prevent the damage of the worms on the crops as well as contain further attacks.
15:38
15:38

Human Activities Halted on Aswa River as Experts Start Testing The Hydro Power Station River Unyama 1 3

Patricia Amito Leah, the ARPE Community Programs Officer told the community and local leaders along River Aswa in Paibona Sub County on Thursday evening that their technicians would start testing the dam’s 4x10.25 megawatts turbine electricity generating capacity on Friday evening.
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.
17:22
17:22

Families Want Graves of Loved Ones Exhumed From Gulu Logistic Hubs Project Site

Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
18:55
18:55

Extension Workers in Northern Uganda Form Coalition to Improve Farming Omoro District 1 1

The coalition named Northern Uganda Agricultural Extension Platform is aimed at closing the gaps of the extension services in the region.
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.
15:43
15:43

Fall Armyworms Destroy Maize Gardens in Gulu Agrithon 6 1

Matthew Opiyo, a farmer in Bungatira Sub County is also crying out for help to prevent the pest which he says has destroyed almost three-acres of his three weeks` old maize crops in the last one week.
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.
14:16
14:16

Foreign Nationals’ Hotel Bookings Rise to 28% in Uganda attract tourists 1 1

Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
09:47
09:47

Truck Drivers Again Threaten to Boycott Delivery of Cargo to South Sudan 3 2 Top story

Their concerns follow a fresh attack on cargo trucks early last week in which a Ugandan driver was beaten to comma by gunmen, while six Kenyan nationals were hijacked and their trucks abandoned on the road.
11:05
11:05

Gulu City Market Traders Want Street Vendors Evicted Gulu Main Market 1 1

Patrick Omaya, the Market Vendors` Chairperson wants the new Gulu City Council leadership to prioritize abandoning roadside and street vending immediately when they assume offices in May this year.
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.
09:26
09:26

Gulu City Residents Petition UMEME over Inconsistent Power Supply 5 1

Through their lead petitioner, Benson Ongom, the residents fault UMEME for regular power blackouts in the last two weeks without clear explanation to the public and regardless of weather conditions.
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.
07:42
07:42

Gulu Archdiocese, Bukona Factory Team Up to Industrialize Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda 3 1

His Grace John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, says that the partnership is a joint venture between the church, state and private partners to facilitate economic transformation and economic stability among farmers in war-torn Northern Uganda.
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