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06:43
06:43

Two Private Guards in Trouble Over Theft of NWSC Solar Batteries

Grace Pande, the Officer-in-charge of Criminal Investigations at Gulu Central Police Station, says that the duo was arrested on Tuesday morning following the mysterious loss of the solar batteries on Monday night.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu Gulu District 3 1

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
15:51
15:51

Acholi MPs Condemn Brutality Against Journalists LOP Betty Aol Ocan 3 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP) Betty Aol Ocan said that the rights of journalists and media freedom should be upheld in the country instead of being infringed on by state actors.
11:21
11:21

Gulu Residents Raise Concerns Over Rampant Homicides in Acholi Region Aswa River Region 4 1

According to statistics obtained from police in Aswa River Region, a total of 366 homicide cases were registered in Acholi Sub –Region in a period of 15 months. Out those cases, 301 were from January to December 2020 while 65 were from January to March this year.
14:23
14:23

Senior Police Officers in Aswa River Region Reshuffled 1

In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the Counter Terrorism (CT) takes over as the Regional Police Commander (RPC) Aswa River Region, SP Ivan Daki Apollo from course starts duty as the District Police Commander (DPC) Gulu, SP Bindeeba Dickens the former DPC has been taken to the police headquarters at the Joint Operations Command (JOC).
10:01
10:01

Pastor, Two Others Arrested with Owl Eggs in Gulu 1

Simplicious Gessa, the Communication Officer of Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA told URN that the trio was arrested from Gulu by UWA personnel who had earlier tracked their email communication with prospective buyers of the eggs in the United States of America.
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.
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.
15:56
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.
13:21
13:21

Bungatira Sub County Councilor-Elect for the Elderly Dies in River Unyama

Grace Pande, the officer in charge of crime investigation at Gulu Central Police Station, says preliminary investigation indicates that Akena was thrown into the river after losing control of a motorcycle he was riding and hitting the bridge rail.
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.
08:06
08:06

Gulu Hospital Opts for Kangaroo Care Neonatal Ward 3 1

Records from the Neonatal Ward indicate that a total of 38 premature babies were admitted for care at the ward and yet the hospital has only five incubators for the premature babies.
17:52
17:52

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Hepatitis B Infections vaccination 1 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator, says that the disease has remained a challenge noting that many people have failed to embrace Hepatitis B vaccination.
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.
11:45
11:45

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Complains About Intermittent Power Supply oxygen plant 1 2 Top story

According to Tibamanya, they often fail to manage patients whose conditions requires oxygen because of the intermittent power supply. He attributes that the power problem to the fact they share a single line with neighbouring institutions.
10:40
10:40

Gulu City Vendors Petition President Museveni Over Persistent Power Blackouts Gulu Main Market 1 1 Top story

In their petition handed over to Bosco Odoch Olak, the National Resistance Movement Coordinator for Northern Uganda on Saturday, the vendors want the president to intervene in the matter and ensure constant power supply.
12:00
12:00

Gulu Scrabble Club Need UGX 15m to Host National Championships 1

The Championship which will take place April 24-25th at the Dove's Nest Hotel in Gulu City is expected to attract over 100 participants from about 35 clubs in Uganda and others from Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania.
11:19
11:19

Former LRA Abductees Trained in Fish Farming Gulu Archdiocese 7 3

The beneficiaries include child mothers, widows, former abductees and youth aged between 15 and 35 years from the various districts of Acholi and parts of Lango Sub Regions both literate and illiterate.
10:45
10:45

Uganda Musicians Association Meets Rejection by Acholi Musicians 4

Cinderela Sanyu, the President of Uganda Musicians Associations says the aim of registering all the musicians in the country is not just to benefit from the COVID-19 recovery money from government but to among others form a musicians SACCO, lobby for an arts ministry, access to visas among others.
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