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  • Gulu Farmers Adopt Museveni’s Bottle Irrigation System

    Farmers in Gulu engaged in growing fruit trees have heeded President Museveni’s advice to use drip- irrigation. The president was laughed at by some who termed his drip-irrigation an ‘‘ancient’’ method of farming. This came after the president was photographed rolling a jerrycan of water on a bicycle and demonstrating to farmers in Luwero district […]

  • Suspects In Murder of Gulu Town Clerk To Spend Christmas In Jail

    Six suspects arrested and charged in connection with the gruesome murder early this year of John Oola Omona, the former Gulu Municipal Deputy Town Clerk are to spend Christmas behind bars. This was after they appeared before Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court presided over by Yunus Ndiwalana remanded them until December 28, 2017 because of […]

  • Omoro Bans Commercial Tree Cutting

    Omoro District authorities have imposed a temporary ban on commercial tree cutting following a worrying trend in depletion of natural forests. The decision was reached during a full council meeting held at the district council hall in Lalogi Sub County in Omoro district. The Omoro district council’s decision follows concerns of indiscriminate tree cutting by […]

  • Gulu Pleads with Gov’t over Taxi Park fees

    Gulu Municipal Council authorities have pleaded with government to hold its directive banning daily collections from taxi operators saying it will affect the municipality’s revenue collections. In September, the Ministry of Local Government issued a directive after the presidential order banning all the daily collections from taxis. According to the directive, all taxi and bus […]

  • Gulu To Get More Roads Under World Bank Project

    Gulu municipality will in the next eight months increase the 17.23 more kilometers of road to its next work, according to the Town Clerk Francis Barabanawe. The roads will be constructed under the multi-billion shillings road infrastructural development fund by World Bank to Gulu Municipal Council under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID). […]

  • Former Chief Peace negotiator reveals why LRA chose DRC jungles

    Rwot Yusuf Okwonga Adek, the former chief peace negotiator between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel and the government of Uganda has said he personally warned LRA leader, Joseph Kony against leading his army back to northern Uganda. Rwot Okwonga he advised Kony against causing further mayhem to his people after the failed 2006 Juba […]

  • Teens Account For 25 Percent Of Deliveries At Gulu Hospital

    Statistics from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital indicates that teens’ pregnancy accounts for 25 percent of deliveries at the health facility, according to Julius Angora, a gynecologist at the hospital. Angora revealed this to Parliamentary Health Committee on Friday last week. The committee was on a visit to the health facility. Angora described the situation of […]

  • Gulu Hospital limbs without single ambulance

    Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has been left without a single functional ambulance after the only one that was helping the government health facility respond to emergency cases broke down. Dr. James Elima, the Director of the government hospital revealed during a meeting with members of Parliamentary Health Committee at the staff boardroom on Friday last […]

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