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10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
15:15
15:15

MP Felix Ogong Involved in Accident 2

Ogong and his political Assistant Tony Okello who was driving were on the way from the MP’s farm in Agwata Town Council by the time of the accident.
08:11
08:11

Minister Halts Construction Works at Anyangatir Health Centre III 2

The Minister was surprised to discover that a year after the contract was awarded, construction is still at the foundation level. The construction materials being used were also of poor quality.
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.
10:38
10:38

18 Sisters Make First Vows 4 1

The 18 novices renewed their faith and made a vow to chastity, poverty, and obedience before being dressed in a veil and a cap that has 6 buttons, the first 3 buttons representing the trinity, and the last 3 buttons represent the vows they have just made, a sign that they are now sisters.
12:16
12:16

Hundreds Turn Up for Free Eye Treatment in Lira 4 3

The medical camp that started on Monday was organized by the Pakistani Association in Lira with the support of the Overseas Pakistani Global Foundation Africa.
07:05
07:05

2 Commit Suicide Over Loans 2 1

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 5 1

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 5 1

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.
12:06
12:06

Police Intensify Security Operations Ahead of Festivities in Lira Festive season 5

Geoffrey Abigaba, the Lira District Police Commander who explained that the operation will continue up to next year says the suspects would be screened before they are presented before the courts.
08:24
08:24

Lira Regional Referral Hospital Gets New OPD, Casaulty Unit 3 7

The construction was co-funded by the Government of Uganda and the Government of Japan as part of the government’s initiative to rehabilitate Regional Referral Hospitals in Northern Uganda.
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 4 1

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.
10:40
10:40

Delayed Compensation of Lango War Claimants Irks Speaker of Parliament NRM Party 4 3 Top story

This has not gone down well with Oulanyah. While addressing the NRM leaders, Oulanyah blamed the delayed compensation of the Lango war claimants on the office of the Attorney General, which he accused of coming up with unnecessary bureaucracies.
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.
15:23
15:23

Chaos in Lira City as Police Battles Bobi Wine 2 4

On Friday evening, the Radio station management issued a notice indicating that the planned talk show had been called off on grounds that Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) had not approved it.
14:09
14:09

Lira City Contributing Highest Number of COVID-19 Patients in Lango 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, attributes the problem on the laxity in following the Standard Operating Procedures.
08:14
08:14

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