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11:43
11:43

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

“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.
10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 1 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 5 1

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
07:40
07:40

Two Security Guards Arrested Over Gun Theft in Gulu City 1

Sunday Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the roadside.
09:45
09:45

Gulu City Councillors Reject 12 Nominees for Boards of Commission 1 3

Cindy Ayee, the City Councilor representing youth says the 12 nominees were rejected on grounds that they had served in similar offices in other districts for more than two terms while others had tainted records and cannot be trusted with the positions.
12:14
12:14

Gulu City Gets UGX 201m for COVID-19 Fight gulu city council 1 2

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the 51.2 million shillings is part of 201.2 million shillings’ supplementary budget meant for COVID -19 interventions in Gulu City and that it shall be spent under Health Department.
17:04
17:04

Gulu City Offers Land for Construction of Regional Court of Appeal gulu city council 1 3

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the land which is estimated at half an acre is located within the town center and that it initially belonged to Gulu District Local Government but was recently passed over to Gulu City Council.
13:10
13:10

Gulu City Market Vendors Raise Concern over Inadequate Mosquito Nets COVID-19 in Uganda 2 4

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health distributed only 400 mosquito nets to the more than 4,000 vendors within the different markets in Gulu City.
16:30
16:30

Acholi Paramount Chief Pleads With Gov`t to Improve Welfare of Health Workers 1 1

The Paramount Chief while speaking to URN during an interview from his Palace in Gulu City, disclosed that it is undoubted that the health workers are operating under harsh conditions with no proper or inadequate personal safety equipment being provided to them while on duty.
08:35
08:35

Acholi Paramount Chief Calls for Protection of Girls in Lockdown 1 2 Top story

Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace in Gulu City that the current level of sexual abuse meted out at young girls and violence against children in the Acholi Sub Region and other parts of the country call for collective responsibility.
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 3 1

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
12:33
12:33

COVID -19 Survivors in Gulu Demand Discharge Certificates to Fight Segregation 2 1

The survivors who underwent home-based care management and later tested negative for the virus say they continue facing segregation, rejection and isolation from the communities.
11:36
11:36

Gulu Hospital Secures US$5.3M for Construction of Regional Incinerator MInistry of Health 1 1 Top story

Currently, different health facilities across the Region struggle to transport their wastes for disposal at the national incinerator in Nakasongola District.
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.
11:26
11:26

Suspect Dies in Police Custody in Gulu Gulu City 1 3

Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 1 4

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.
16:55
16:55

Gulu City Approves UGX 48,000 Annual Fee for Boda –boda Riders Gulu City Council 1 2 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor, says that they set the fees after holding consultations with the leadership of various Boda boda groups. He says that the riders will have an option of either paying weekly Shillings 1000, monthly Shillings 40,000 or annually Shillings 48,000.
12:14
12:14

Gulu Hospital Turns Antenatal Unit into Covid Treatment Centre oxygen plant 1 2

Dr Norah Nakato, the Hospital Principal Senior Nursing Officer says that the decision was reached following overwhelming demand for space. She says that attention will only be given to women with complications, who will be treated in a single room that was previously meant for the adolescent clinic.
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