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05:05
05:05

EC Nomination Centre in Gulu Overwhelmed by Numbers Awach Sub County 1

There are only five electoral officers at the nomination centre verifying the aspirants’ documents. Kevin Amono, a verification officer at the nomination centre disclosed that from Monday, when the exercise began to close of business on Tuesday, they had successfully verified and nominated seven candidates.
12:12
12:12

Former Arrow Boys Fighter Collects Signatures to Contest Against Museveni 3 1 Top story

Ebetu intends to contest as an independent and is currently traversing Acholi Sub Region to gather signatures from not less than 100 registered voters in each district as required by the Electoral Commission for his nomination.
19:34
19:34

700 to Attend DP Delegates Conference in Gulu Democratic Party 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Regional Police Spokesperson says the restriction falls within the guidelines of COVID-19 established for political parties to follow while conducting activities.
11:03
11:03

FDC Struggles to Identify Candidates in Acholi 1 Top story

The incumbent Gulu Woman Member of Parliament and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Betty Aol Ocan is facing competition from Vento Auma Agoro for the Gulu City Woman MP FDC party ticket while Anthony Akol, the incumbent Kilak North MP is also facing competition from the Amuru district LCV Vice Chairperson, John Bosco Ocan.
11:32
11:32

NUP Opens Fourth Regional Office in Gulu Political Parties 1 1

Dr. Linda Zedriga Waru, the Deputy President for Northern Uganda says the office will help mobilize support for the party in the coming elections and will also give a permanent address for NUP and coordinate all its activities in the region.
13:36
13:36

Atiak Sugar Factory Finally Starts Production in Amuru fire perils 4 1

Dan Fred Kidega, the Factory’s Board Chairperson says only 3,000 of over 30,000 acreages of sugarcane in both Lamwo and Amuru Districts are ready to supply raw materials to support despite fire perils that razed down over 100 acres of growing cane.
14:55
14:55

President Museveni Fulfills UGX 170m Pledge to NRM Leaders in Gulu, Omoro 2 1

The President had pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of the NRM sub-county chairpersons in the districts. But the pledge had remained pending since 2016.
12:44
12:44

Pictorial: FDC Party Officials, Supporters Party as Acire, Reagan Reconcile COVID -19 Outbreak 19 3

Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
15:24
15:24

Pictorial: Gulu NRM Delegates Undergo Mandatory Covid-19 Testing 14 3

Samuel Agwani Oyet, the Gulu District NRM Media Coordinator, says the exercise is line with the top party organ, the Central Executive Committee-CEC.
07:29
07:29

Gulu NRM Delegates Undergo Mandatory COVID-19 Testing (COVID-19) in Gulu 3 2

The NRM party Returning Officer for Gulu District George Ebola told Uganda Radio Network - URN that this is a requirement for every candidate before picking a nomination form. Ebola asserted that no candidate will be allowed to pick a nomination form before presenting their COVID-19 test results.
05:03
05:03

NRM Delegates Defy COVID-19 Guidelines in Acholi Region Campaign 3 2 Top story

Kadaga who is seeking to retain her seat as the National Female NRM Vice-Chairperson was campaigning alongside Mike Mukula, Sam Engola, Moses Kalisa Kalangwa and William Nokrach, the Member of Parliament Representing Persons With Disabilities for Northern Uganda, among others.
20:28
20:28

More than 1,000 Vendors Vacate Cerelendo Market in Gulu financial resources 2 1

After five years in the court, Justice Stephen Mubiru, the Resident Gulu High Court Judge issued a permanent injunction on May 9, 2019, restraining the vendors and their agents from interfering with Ojok's property rights.
14:57
14:57

Proposed New Gulu District Headquarters Raises Concerns from Local Leaders 4 1

Stella Lillian Lallam, the Gulu District Social Services Committee Chairperson, says Cwero Sub –County cannot be the new district headquarters since it isn’t strategically located.
17:49
17:49

Low Cost Houses for Acholi Chiefs Dilapidated 4 1

The two-bedroom houses with a sitting room, kitchen, servants' quarters and a store that were built out of hydra foam bricks have now become inhabitable as their ceilings, windows, walls, veranda and roofs have run-down.
10:14
10:14

CDOs Faulted for Failing Gov’t Programmes in Acholi economic status. 4 1

Local leaders in the region have accused the officers of laxity in mobilizing, sensitizing and training beneficiaries of Government programmes aimed at improving household incomes to alleviate poverty.
20:11
20:11

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi Agriculture 1 5

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the schools were not adequately prepared to roll out the new curriculum.
08:33
08:33

Gulu Main Market Fails to Operate Day Care Centre 3 1

But many infants are still seen with their mothers in the market, while the centre with a capacity of more than 20 preschoolers is occupied by Uganda Registration Services Bureau – URSB, a semi-autonomous government agency responsible for civil registrations.
16:10
16:10

Acholi Teachers: We Are Half Baked to Roll Out Revised Curriculum Kitgum Town College 4 2 Top story

Isaac Ocan, a Biology and Chemistry teacher at St. Pope Paul II College, a private Catholic boarding school in Gulu reveals that the knowledge to roll out the program is not yet well internalized and digested by teachers.
14:33
14:33

Top PLE Pupils in Gulu, Omoro Uncertain of Joining Secondary financial aid 4 5

In Gulu and neighboring Pader, Kitgum, Amuru and Nwoya districts, numerous scholarship schemes existed during the armed insurgency offered by non-governmental organizations like Invisible Children, Window Trust, Acholi Education Initiative and Comboni Samaritans of Gulu among others but such initiatives ended when the organizations scaled down their operations.
14:46
14:46

Pader Leaders Seek Court Interpretation over Aswa Ranch Ownership 2 1

Godfrey Largo Oringa, the Pader LCV Chairperson argues that the concerned petitioners decided to drag the government to court without their consent and involvement which signifies a sinister motive.
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