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Vendors abandon Gulu main market lockups over poor access

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30 lockup shops in Gulu main market have been abandoned by vendors due to poor accessibility. Commissioned in 2015, the market has 400 lockup shops accommodating hundreds of vendors. However, vendors say the northern wing of the market consisting of about 50 lockup …

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Pastor banished from Gulu main market over theft of UGX 1.3M

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu main market authorities have banished Samuel Obedi, 32, a pastor from Hope Tabernacle Ministry in Gulu city for theft of Shillings 1 million. Trouble for Pastor Obedi started after he was netted on Thursday morning for picking Shillings one million three hundred twenty thousand …

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Gulu city officials on the spot over revenue shortfalls

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu city officials are under investigation for mismanaging the operations and revenue collection of Gulu main market whose construction was completed in 2015 under the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme Project (MATIP). The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (Local Government) sitting on Tuesday, 14 December 2021 …

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Gulu main market struggling to settle UGX 22M power bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu main market is struggling to settle an outstanding power bill of 22 million Shillings that accumulated in the last six months. Francis Mego-Lonyo, the market master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed. Electricity was …

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Gulu main market fails to operate day care centre

Gulu, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The  envisaged child care centre at Gulu Main Market has failed to operate four years after the facility was commissioned. The centre is meant to host children below school going age who are not allowed to spend longer hours with their parents in the market. …

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