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Police to install CCTV cameras in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Gulu municipality have been earmarked for the installation of surveillance Close Circuit Television – CCTV security cameras to curb urban crimes. The CCTV cameras are expected to help police to capture and arrest street criminals; impersonators and motorcycle thieves who have been destabilizing Gulu …

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Rubella, measles mass immunization campaign launched in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu district officially launched the mass immunization against Measles, Rubella and Polio, ahead of the nationwide campaign that started today. The campaign, to be conducted in schools for the first three days and in communities for the last two days, targets all children younger …

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Gulu seeks extra UGX28m for mass measles vaccination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu district health department is seeking an additional 28 million shillings for the mass vaccination against measles and rubella diseases. The district last week received 152 million shillings from the Ministry of Health for the exercise that will start from 15th to 19th of …

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HIV treatment adherence low among patients in Gulu-TASO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Adherence to treatment among people living with HIV/AIDS in Gulu district is still low, according to reports from The Aids Supports Organisation-TASO Gulu Treatment Centre. HIV treatment adherence means starting treatment, keeping all medical appointments and taking medication as prescribed by medics. However at …

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LOP forced to trek 3 kilometers in protest over bad road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Angry residents of Bardege division in Gulu municipality forced the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Betty Aol Ocan to trek for three kilometers in protest of bad roads. The LOP had paid an impromptu visit to hundreds of people who had gathered at Gulu …

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Fall armyworm frustrates maize farmers in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a growing level of frustration among maize farmers in Gulu district following the damage of their crop gardens by the invasive Fall Armyworm-FAW.  The most affected are farmers in Unyama, Patiko, Bungatira, Awach, Palaro and Cwero Sub counties in Gulu district. The …

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Gulu to conduct public awareness on city status

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu municipal authorities are set to embark on mass sensitization of residents and public institutions to create awareness and embrace the anticipated city status. The awareness creation will include among others importance of community participation in urban planning, available investment opportunities, city structural plan, …

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MP Zaake remanded to Gulu Prison

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake has been remanded to Gulu Central Prison after being charged with treason. Appearing before Gulu Grade I Magistrate Isaac Imron Kintu on Friday afternoon Zaake was not allowed to enter plea. Zaake who appeared in court limping …

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UMEME loses ugx 900m in northern Uganda power outages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 million Shillings has been lost by the UMEME due to power outages in Northern Uganda in a space of eight months. The northern Uganda towns of Gulu, Lira, and Kitgum, among others, have faced dire power outages in the recent past, mainly …

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