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18:56
18:56

Uganda’s Fiscal Deficit Worrying, Finance State Minister Admits 1 4

Musasizi notes that the country’s tax contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is low at only 13.5 percent compared to the government's expenditure which stands around 23 percent, leaving an annual deficit of over 9percent of GDP that must be financed by borrowing.
10:26
10:26

HIV/AIDS, STIs Prevalent Among Inmates in Northern Region Gulu Main Prisons 2 2

The committee says that cases of STIs including gonorrhea and syphilis were widely registered among inmates in Gulu Main Prison, Kitgum Prison, Kiryandongo, and Kaladima Prisons in Amuru district.
10:27
10:27

Clerics Start Campaign Against Teenage Pregnancies in Acholi Sub Region UN Women 2 1

The clerics said that teenage pregnancy is retarding the development, growth, future, and health of young girls in the country.
17:54
17:54

Misconceptions, Land Conflicts Threaten Census Mapping in Northern Region 6 1

UBOS is undertaking the census mapping of all places in the country which includes the documentation of all areas from the smallest unit and marking of all land borders from villages to district levels.
17:40
17:40

Gulu Reactivates Covid-19 Taskforce for Ebola Surveillance Ebola Virus Disease 3

Dr. Kenneth Cana, the acting Gulu District Health Officer told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that reactivation of the covid-19 taskforce is in readiness to combat the deadly disease in case it spills to the region.
18:38
18:38

It is Hard to Stop Human Rights Abuses- UHRC Chairperson 1 6

Wangadya notes that despite the complaints raised on rights violations, the commission has made strides in ensuring that the level of rights abuses is scaled down including its perpetrators being held liable.
16:58
16:58

Teenager Killed, Two Others Critically Injured in Murram Pit Accident Koro Primary School 1 1

According to Oboo, the victim and survivors were using hoes to extract the murram from the pit for sale when the heap suddenly collapsed and buried them alive. Okecha, who was on top of the murrum, was already dead by the time he was found.
14:10
14:10

New Acholi Kadhi Pledges to Lobby for Infrastructural Development Gulu City 2 1

Sheikh Muzamil told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Tuesday that the Muslim district is lagging behind in terms of development compared to other areas in the country.
16:10
16:10

Northern Uganda Sees Rise in Childhood Cancer 1 6

Medics in the region reveal that there is a sharp rise in cases of childhood cancer and worry that the late detection could see high mortality from some treatable cancer diseases.
15:28
15:28

School Perimeter Wall Collapses, Kills Three in Gulu City 1 4

The perimeter wall belonging to Christ the Center Ministries Primary and Nursery School reportedly collapsed at about 1 am Friday morning during a heavy downpour, killing the trio instantly.
14:28
14:28

Parental Negligence, Poverty Driving Youth into Crime in Gulu City 1 6

Gulu City has lately seen a surge in crimes with the majority of perpetrators according to security personnel and local leaders being teenage gangs locally known as “Aguu”.
17:40
17:40

Angry Pupils in Gulu Lock Up Headteacher's Office Over Exams Omel Sub –County 2

Tonny Okot, the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) chairperson says trouble ensued when the pupils demanded to know why their beginning of term exams had been delayed despite paying.
07:40
07:40

Gulu City Gets Low-Cost Sensors to Track Air Pollution Gulu City Council 6 1

Fidel Wabinyai Raja, a data scientist at AirQo Project told Uganda Radio Network Tuesday that the devices will help in relaying real-time data on air quality in the city.
16:07
16:07

Don’t Tamper with Land, Buildings in New Cities-Magyezi Warns District leaders Gulu City 4 1

Magyezi however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the government has for now halted any transaction of land in the mother districts that are still operating from the city.
16:23
16:23

PDM: Gov’t To Disburse Funds Directly To Sacco Groups 1 3

The Local Government, Minister Raphael Magyezi however told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that cases of embezzlement by district officials have pushed the government to come up with new safeguards. In FY 2021/22, the government released only 76.28 billion Shillings out of 165.9 billion Shillings provided for the Parish revolving fund.
19:11
19:11

Defiant Vendors Return to Gulu City Streets Despite Ban Street Vendors 1 3

In the past week, pockets of vendors mainly selling second-hand clothes, shoes, fruits, jerry cans, and plastic bottles have started reappearing on the streets.
19:36
19:36

Security Turns to Community Service To Punish Minor Offenders in Gulu City 2 1 Top story

Peter Banya, the Gulu Deputy Resident City Commissioner in Charge of the Pece-Laroo Division told URN on Tuesday that the new initiative serves both as a punishment for the offender and a reward to communities where they committed crimes.
15:04
15:04

Over 1,000 Primary Seven Candidates Fail Mock Exams in Gulu City 1 3

Proscovia Aber, Gulu City Inspector of Schools attributed the candidate’s failure to the effects of the long COVID-19 lockdown, which made them skip classes. She also notes that some schools within the city failed to implement the abridged curriculum and stuck to their old curriculum yet examinations were set in line with the new curriculum.
19:52
19:52

Gulu University's Herbal Concoction Voted Best Product in Tanzanian Trade Expo 1

Amina Makilagi, the Nyamagana District Commissioner in Mwanza announced at the official closing ceremony for the trade expo over the weekend that the University’s herbal was the overall best-exhibited product.
16:03
16:03

Cereal Prices Soar in Gulu City Amidst Scarcity prolonged dry spell 1 4

Alfred Ojok, the Chairperson of Produce dealers at Cerelenu Market in Gulu City says the increment in cereal prices this time is the highest they have registered as traders.
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