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Gulu city to set up weekly markets for evicted street vendors

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council will establish weekly markets to accommodate vendors who were evicted from the streets. The resolution was made during a security meeting held at the Gulu city yard following an outcry from the evicted vendors citing a lack of space in the gazetted markets. …

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Gulu city officials arrested over forgery

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee-PAC Local Government have handed four officials of Gulu City Council to the police over allegations of forgery. The officials are George Kidega, the Senior Finance Officer, Christo Balmoi, the Principal City Engineer, Richard Kidega, the Human Resource …

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Gulu city council earmarks UGX 300M for rehabilitating schools

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council has earmarked Shillings 335 million shillings for the construction and rehabilitation of classrooms in five primary schools. This is part of the Shillings 13 billion allocated to the Education Department for the financial year 2022/2023. The money is meant for the construction …

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Gulu city embarks on construction of an engineering laboratory

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council has earmarked Shillings 50 million for establishing an engineering laboratory for testing construction materials. This is to ensure that all roads and buildings are constructed with materials that are tested and approved. Christopher Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in …

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Gulu city physical development plan unveiled for public scrutiny

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council has received the final draft of its new Physical Development Plan for scrutiny. The draft plan was developed by the Global Green Growth Initiative-GGGI through Mott MacDonald, an international firm with funding from the European Union under Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project. …

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Gulu city unable to collect 90 tons of waste

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council is currently failing to collect and dispose off 90 tons of solid waste generated daily. According to information from Gulu City Council health inspector’s office, Gulu city collects only 40 tons out of 130 tons of solid waste daily, leaving piles of …

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Gulu city approves UGX 48,000 annual fee for boda boda riders

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu City Council has approved an annual fee of Shillings 48,000 for boda boda riders operating within the city. This is an increase of Shillings 28,000 set in the financial year 2020/2021. There are over 7,000 boda boda riders in Gulu operating under various boda …

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