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09:00
09:00

Inadequate Information, Exorbitant Survey Charges Affecting Land Ownership By Women 8

During a multi-stakeholder engagement meeting held in Lira City, participants especially women cited the lack of information among community members and the high cost incurred during land survey as major challenges affecting land titling in their areas.
13:11
13:11

Ministers Irked by Mismanagement of Barlonyo Massacre Site 6 2

In 2019, the Ministry of Tourism committed to upgrading the site into a tourism destination. However, the site has been turned into a market by vendors displaying their merchandise on the monument. The site ground also has turned into a grazing area for domestic animals.
12:38
12:38

Voluntary Surrender of Fraudulent Land Titles Starts in Lira 4

In March 2022, the unit launched investigations of the acquisition of land in Lira City following the arrest of a senior public servant who was found transporting vital land documents to an unknown location.
13:18
13:18

Community Based Animators Get Bicycles to Combat Food Insecurity CARITAS 5 2

CBAs are comprised of both Christians and Muslims who train farmers in basic agricultural practices, climate science, environmental protection, and others. Each CBA is working with two out of the 210 farmer groups.
07:32
07:32

Lira Businessman Shoots Son Dead 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, revealed preliminary findings indicating that Okello was a UPDF deserter with a history of violence.
15:22
15:22

AFCON 2027: Lango MPs Give Gov't 7 Days Ultimatum to Reinstate Akii-Bua Stadium 1

The legislators have threatened to petition the Confederation of African Football (CAF) with 1 million signatures from Lango residents if their demand isn't met.
07:28
07:28

Akii-Bua Stadium Will Not Host AFCON 2027- Peter Ogwang 5 1

Since Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania won the bid to jointly host the 2027 AFCON games, both Akii-Bua Stadium and Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal were included in the government program for the construction of additional stadiums.
08:05
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Lira’s USMID Projects Nears Completion The World Bank 1 5

Originally scheduled to be completed in 18 months, the contract period was extended twice to allow the contractors to finish the work. During an impromptu visit to various construction sites by a team from the World Bank and city council authorities, it was observed that the work remains incomplete.
07:35
07:35

Maize Milling Factory Excites Farmers in Lira 5

The 1 billion Shilling factory has a capacity to grind 25 tons of maize every day.
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14:40

NAADS Distributes 76 Tons of Sunflower Seeds in Northern Uganda 7 2

Over time, oil seed producers have raised concerns about the steep price of planting materials.
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14:18

Counterfeit Seeds Impounded in Lira City 6 1

Patrick Alip, the Lira District Agricultural Officer said his office has received a number of complaints from farmers who said the maize seeds they were buying are not yielding.
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10:06

Poor Status of Lira- Puranga Road Irk Residents 7 2

The 91-kilometer stretch, part of the Rwekunye-Apac, Lira-Puranga road project entrusted to GULSAN Holdings for reconstruction, is plagued by numerous potholes and erosion damage.
12:06
12:06

Lira District Councilors Arrested Over Illegal Protest 4 1

On Thursday, councilors turned up for a council meeting but locked the gate to the district chambers and the Council hall, while demanding their payment.
15:48
15:48

Lango Cooperative Union Starts Tree Planting Campaign 3 2

Tony Ogwal, the chairperson Lango Co- operative union explained that tree planting was incorporated in the week- long activities preceding the national celebration as a commitment to combatting climate change.
16:53
16:53

Lango Business Community Wants Gov't to Review Taxes 7 1

Taxpayers raised concerns about a number of taxes including a 50% environmental levy on imported old cars, building materials, and juice making among others.
11:35
11:35

15 Model Youths Undergoing Leadership, Entrepreneurial Skills 6

According to Emmy Zoomlamai Okello, the Team Leader at FICH Uganda, many youths have high levels of formal education but lack the practical skills required in the workplace, which this program aims to address.
09:37
09:37

Lango Artists Hail Minister Engola’s Support 6 2 Top story

Prior to his untimely death, the minister was in the process of setting up a state-of-the-art recording studio at his home in Oyam district, as part of his efforts to promote local talent.
11:38
11:38

Phase III Construction of Maternity Ward, Theater at Ober HCIII Takes Off 1 4

The first phase of the project involved the construction of the foundation, and the second phase involved the construction of beams, columns, stairs, and the first floor (solid concrete) which lasted for four months before stalling again due to financial constraints.
09:01
09:01

Deputy IGP in Lango over Persistent Cattle Raids 3 2

Maj. Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime Kasigazi started the tour with a closed-door meeting with all the District Police Commanders and other leaders in the region.
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08:51

Farmers Decry High Intrest Rates on Bank Loans 6

Several farmers who have now formed an association; Lira City Farmers’ Adoption Group argue that although many commercial banks are rallying them to go for loans to boost their commercial farming, the interest rates imposed on the loans makes it hard for them to pay back.
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