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07:23
07:23

Over 100 Teachers Fail to Register for COVID-19 Relief in Lira GiveDirectly 4

Ronald Dungu, the Principle Education Officer in the Ministry of Education and Sports explained that the names being rejected are either those already on the government payroll or those who received the COVID-19 funds last year.
12:41
12:41

25,000 Claimants to Receive Compensation 3

An inter-ministerial verification committee constituted in 2016 verified a total of 92,652; 16,946 claimants in Acholi, 42,042 from Lango, and 33,664 from Teso sub-region.
17:06
17:06

SACCOs in Lira Struggling to Recover Emooyga Funds Emyooga funds 5

Both Lira District and city registered 840 associations but only 386 received 2.5 Billion Shillings.
12:36
12:36

Kabuleta Accuses Government of Intentionally Suppressing Lango 4

According to Kabuleta, the delayed compensation of war victims in Lango and privatization of state enterprises are some of the weapons the NRM government is using to marginalize the people in the region.
11:00
11:00

Vendors Abandon Camp Swahili Market in Lira 2 5

In 2002, the Camp- Swahili market located in East Division was constructed to accommodate vendors. The market has 174 lockups and 120 stalls.
08:51
08:51

Hundreds Conned in Dubious Online Forex Trade 2 6

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson says that more than 100 people have so far recorded complaints against the company.
09:24
09:24

Another Round in 30-Year Fight for Rock in Lira City Ends 1

In September 2021, Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
15:02
15:02

Youth Leaders Demand Involvement in Parish Development Model Program 6

The youth are worried that if not involved, the parish chiefs and other leaders will sideline them during implementation.
07:05
07:05

2 Commit Suicide Over Loans 1 2

In Lira, Patrick Oming, the Amokoge Parish Chief in Wiodyek Sub County decided to end his life after failing to pay back the money he obtained from Nen Anyim savings group where he was a treasurer. The money had accumulated to 10millon shillings.
11:30
11:30

Continuous Spraying of Crops Affecting Bee Production in Lango beekeeping 1 5

Such spraying was in 2020 when desert locusts invaded the Districts of Otuke and Alebtong. Earlier, farmers in Lira, Kole and Oyam had sprayed crops to control fall armyworms. All these, the beekeepers say does not provide a conducive environment for bees to produce honey.
11:16
11:16

From Classroom to Police, Now Boda Rider covid 19 resilience 1 5

The closure of schools meant that the 32-year-old Olila couldn’t earn a salary to support his family of seven. Luckily in December 2020, Uganda Police Force announced the nationwide recruitment of Special Police Constables (SPCs) to work as polling constables.
17:28
17:28

COVID-19 Resilience: From Classroom to Food Café Owners covid 19 resilience 5

Two teachers of St Gracious schools in Lira district have established a food café business to earn a living as they wait for schools to reopen.
15:00
15:00

60% Time, 38% Money for Lira Roads Gone yet Only 10% Work is Done USMID project 1 4

Morris Chris Ongom, the chairperson Lira City Development Forum cited unfavorable physical conditions and political interference as barriers to effective implementation and development of the project.
08:40
08:40

LC I Bans Use of Molasses for Distilling Alcohol 1

Beatrice Atim, another local distiller, says that the ban may force her into prostitution because she does not have any other business to run. Joel Okello a resident of Atego village says that although most people are not managing the waste very well, there are those who have managed the waste so well that you can’t even smell it.
08:10
08:10

Maize Millers in Lira Given Three Weeks to Register Their Business 5 1

During the meeting, Ronald Ahimbisibwe, the Principal Certification Officer and Head Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development at UNBS explained they briefed the association leaders early this year on the requirements and they were expected to send the message to their members.
08:14
08:14

Karamoja Leaders Seeks Regional Solution to Cattle Rustling mindset change 1 7 Top story

Feddal Fitsum, the Advisor Justice and Peace Commission explained that the visit was triggered by issues raised at community dialogues with the hope of finding a lasting solution to conflicts in Karamoja sub-region.
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 5 1

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 1 4

When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
10:36
10:36

4,000 Approved for Cattle Compensation in Lira LRA insurgency 4

According to a list released by the Attorney General, out of the 10,085 claimants who had registered, 4,516 will be compensated.
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