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13:29
13:29

Panic As Nursing Assistant Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Gulu (COVID-19) in Gulu

The nursing assistant who has now been evacuated to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit tested positive for the disease on Thursday last week. However before she was tested, she had earlier been mixing with patients and people in the neighbourhood.
07:59
07:59

Nine Organisations Request to Advise ICC on Reparation of LRA Victims Northern Uganda 2 1 Top story

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator told URN in an interview that the chambers invited experts, victim’s organizations and Civil Society Organization among others with deeper knowledge on the victims’ situations to write and request the court to permit them to offer advice and opinions on how best the reparations should be conducted.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
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ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 3 1

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
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Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 1 2

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
11:47
11:47

Bar Dege Layibi Division Residents Form Security Committee Street Kids

Patrick Oola Lumumba, the Mayor Bar Dege Layibi division, says that to facilitate the newly formed security committee, community members have agreed to contribute Shillings 1000 per household monthly.
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Gulu College of Health Sciences Suspends New Fees Structures coronavirus 1 1

The Diploma students under government sponsorship were to pay Shillings 1.47 million from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students to pay Shillings 2.5million from Shillings 2.077million.
13:09
13:09

Gulu Medical Students Strike Over Fees Increment 3 1

According to the circular, diploma students under government sponsorship will pay Shillings 1.47 million from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students will pay Shillings 2.5million from Shillings 2.077million
15:31
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Inadequate Staff Affecting Operations of Gulu Remand Home Gulu district 2

The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
11:48
11:48

Gulu University Dean of Students Wants Case Settled Out of Court Gulu City 1

Mpora, 49, was arrested on March 31 for alleged theft and uttering a false document and remanded to Gulu Central Prison until April 15th when he was released on bail.
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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.
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More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 2 1 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
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Man Fined UGX 35.2m for Defrauding Lawyer in Fake Land Sale Gulu City 1

According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
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Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
06:58
06:58

Mental Health Patients Paying High Cost for Treatment as Hospital Runs Out of Drugs depression 1 2

Dr. Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatrist Doctor at the Mental Health Unit disclosed to URN in an interview that the Hospital has run out of the essential drugs. These include among others Phenytoin, which controls seizures in patients with epilepsy and Naltrexone that is used in the treatment of post-traumatic disorder and alcohol abuse.
16:48
16:48

Court Drops Assault Case Against Former MP Odonga Otto Gulu City 1

Appearing in court on Thursday, Okot asked the court to drop the case. He explained that he had agreed with Odonga to settle the matter out of court. He also said that he and Odonga had reconciled.
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Police Constable Shot Dead in Gulu City 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the deceased who was in uniform and armed with his gun Ak47 Registration number 56-5827712-32506 with 30 rounds of ammunition was shot four bullets in the chest, lower abdomen, arm and leg.
09:44
09:44

Gulu RDC Launches Crackdown on Suspected B13 Criminal Gangs Gulu District 3 1

The suspected criminal gangs are reportedly operating in the Sub –Counties of Awach, Paibona, Bungatira and Omel in Gulu District. They are known for housebreaking, attacking locals, theft, and robbery, among others.
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Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
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Mental Health Activists Decry Shortage of Psychiatrists 3 1

Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda disclosed that there are only 43 psychiatrists in Uganda who are deployed in Mulago and Butabika National Referral Hospitals and four regional referral hospitals offering mental health services.
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