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Pictorial: Pedestrians, Vendors Compete for Space Along Gulu City Roads

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The other area is Andrea Olal road in front of Stanbic Bank where vendors sell all sorts of merchandise and foodstuffs. The businesses go as far as Don Petrol Station, Cereleno and connect to Ring Road, going to Pece.
07 Mar 2021 08:26
Women selling food stuffs on Gulu Kampala highway in Cereleno. Photo by Caroline Ayugi
The number of roadside, markets have steadily been growing in Gulu since it attained a city status on July 1, 2020.

The most affected parts are a stretch along Acholi road, where vendors display both second hand and new merchandise including shoes, electronics, clothes and utensils, especially in the evening hours.    

The other area is Andrea Olal road in front of Stanbic Bank where vendors sell all sorts of merchandise and foodstuffs. The businesses go as far as Don Petrol Station, Cereleno and connect to Ring Road, going to Pece. 

Vendors start displaying their items in the morning. By 5 pm, some of the food items are displayed on the road making it difficult for pedestrians to move.  URN brings you the pictures.