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18:40
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Six Gulu City Officials Arrested for Diverting UGX 200m Gulu City Council. 3 1

Emmanuel Bunya, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit Communications Officer says that the arrests follow days of investigations conducted after a tip-off from whistle-blowers.
15:30
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Gulu, Mbarara Cities Lose Bid to Host EAC Trade Fair Gulu City Council 2 1

The two cities had been listed among those identified as the next possible venues for the rotational trade fair that brings together the seven East African Community partner states. The other cities were Kampala and Mbale.
19:41
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Local Gov’t Accounting Officers Fault System Errors for Delayed Budget Submission Gulu City Council 1 3

Obong also noted that PBS is giving a lot of challenges to accounting officers in the Local government, arguing that even when sometimes they are assisted by a team from Finance Ministry the system doesn’t respond swiftly.
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Gulu City Council Earmarks UGX 300M for Rehabilitating Schools 1

According to Openyrwot, schools like Kweyo Primary School have very old classroom blocks built by development partners. He revealed the classrooms have dusty floors and are without windows.
14:59
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Gulu City Councilors Storm State House Over Non –Remittance of Local Revenue 1 1

Olok told URN in an interview that they decided to storm Statehouse without a prior appointment with the President because they want him to order the Finance Ministry to expedite the process of remitting local revenue to the city authorities.
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Gulu City Councilors Fault Finance Ministry for Failing to Remit Local Revenue 3 1

The government allocated local revenue worth 491 Million Shillings to Gulu City Council for the financial year 2021/2022 but using the IRAS, Gulu City collected up to 1.8 Billion Shillings from last year to date.
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Unknown Vandals Destroy Property in Gulu City Schools Gulu City Council 2 1

Richard Irwenyo, the Gulu City Principal Education Officer revealed that in Layibi Central Primary School in Laroo –Pece Division, the vandals destroyed a fence and all the lightning arresters installed under the FICHTNER Batch II Project.
09:44
09:44

Gulu City Unable to Utilize UGX 1.3bn Local Revenue Gulu City Council 2 1

In the financial year 2021/2022, the government allocated Gulu City a local revenue budget of 491 Million Shillings, of which 50 percent was to be shared between Pece –Laroo, and Bardege –Layibi Divisions.
14:05
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260 Traders Kicked Out of Gulu Main Market Gulu City Council 1 1

Florence Lallam, the Woman Councilor representing Pece –Laroo North Division in Gulu City who led the team for the exercise told URN in an interview that the traders who were deregistered from their shops were not present at the time of the verification exercise and that the vendors who were renting from them were the ones registered as the new shop owners.
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Lack of Funding Hinders Maintainance of Roads in Gulu City Gulu City Council 2 1

Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer says that many urban roads in the City require maintenance, but they are unable to do much since Uganda Road Fund only allocated 1.299 billion shillings for road maintenance this financial year.
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Gulu City Bans Physical Local Revenue Collection Gulu City Council 1 2

In the 2019/2020 financial year, Gulu City then, a Municipality projected to collect Shillings 4.8billion in local revenue but only realized Shillings 1.6billion. In the 2020/2021 financial year, Gulu City only collected Shillings 1.8billion out of the projected Shillings 4.7billion.
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Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 1 2

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
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Gulu City Seeks UGX 3BN to Equip Cold Room at Main Market Gulu Main Market 1 1

Catherine Lanyero, the Gulu City Commercial Officer says that the market’s cold room lies empty six years after commissioning the market. She says that this is frustrating the vendors whose businesses require the cold roo
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Gulu City Councilors Approve 12 Nominees to Board, Commission 1 2

The Gulu City mayor, Alfred Okwonga, who presented the names of the nominees, said that he carried out a thorough background check on the nominees and is confident that they will perform to the best of their abilities.
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Former Gulu Municipal, District Councilors Sue Cutting Short Their Term of Office Gulu City Council 3 1

Geoffrey Komakech Oginga, the lead petitioner and former Tegwana Parish councilor, says that they are demanding their unpaid arrears totalling Shillings 168 million.
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Gulu City Approves UGX 48,000 Annual Fee for Boda –boda Riders Gulu City Council 2 1 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.
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