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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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 4 1

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.
12:27
12:27

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lira Die Before Receiving Stipend 6 2

Records from the Community Development Office show that 24 beneficiaries died before they received the money in the first phase of the program in June 2020.
13:24
13:24

Lira Ghetto Youths Find Hope in Selling Tree Seedlings 5 3

The group which comprise mostly of street children aged between 4 and 13 ventured into the business in 2020 when the government placed a total lockdown which made the streets unbearable for them. Amidst the struggle to survive on donations from well-wishers, the youngsters secured 10 kilograms of seedlings to start a new life journey.
18:44
18:44

3,000 Miss COVID-19 Relief Cash in Lira City 5

Tom Richard Okello, the Lira City Community Development Officer says that the 3,000 people could not be registered because their names were entered into the system after it had reached its maximum allocated number. According to Okello, Lira City was given a target of only 9,565 beneficiaries.
15:55
15:55

Lira Main Market Vendors to Individually Install Yaka power disconnection 4 1

Richard Okello, the Lira City Commercial officer explained that the city council is struggling to clear the bill to pave way for the sub-metering amidst the challenge of local revenue collection. He says individual vendors will bear the cost of installation, saying the vendor may remove the equipment anytime they decide to quit the market.
06:46
06:46

Over UGX 2.7m Collected from Motorists Defying SOPs in Lango COVID_19 SOPs 4

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson says the boda boda riders and some people with private cars have continued to defy the guidelines which exposes everyone to risk.
06:37
06:37

Lira Vendors Shun Directive to Spend Nights in Markets Lira main market 5

The directive was issued at the pronouncement of a 42-day lockdown in which movement is restricted within districts, and curfew hours adjusted to 7 p.m. According to President Yoweri Museveni, staying in Markets will help traders keep coronavirus at bay since they will be stationed in one place, while equally protecting the rest of the family members.
12:55
12:55

Residents in Lira Decry Increase in Fruit Prices Lira main market 5 1

A survey conducted by URN in markets in Lira City, the demand for fruits especially oranges and tamarin is on the rise. The price of other commodities that include ginger, garlic, red pepper, and lemongrass has also increased.
15:09
15:09

45 Groups Get UGX 195M Under NUSAF III in Lira City NUSAF III project 7

George Ayo Ogwal, the NUSAF Desk Officer for Lira District Local Government explained that the groups received varied amounts of money depending on the number smaller groups under them.
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