The second phase, budgeted at a total cost of 37.6 billion shillings, will cater for works along Obangakene road measuring 0.18km, Noteber 0.251km, Aber 0.204, Olwol 0.534, Uhuru Rd. 0.3km and Boundary road 2.177km.
This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
Francis Okello Olwa, the Lira District Communication Officer blames the delayed approval of their requisition on the Ministry of Finance and Local Government, saying the process has now taken more than two weeks.
The plan provides a roadmap that will guide the institution to conserve and promote Lango culture, strengthen the capacity of Lango Cultural institutional and as well as promoting the spirit of unity, peace and stability.
In Kole district, the government disbursed 4.5 Billion Shillings to work on 24 community access roads, procure 120 animals and support tree planting initiative for livelihood change, but only 18 community access roads were worked on, 97 animal procured.
Geoffrey Obonyo is the proprietor of Triple restaurant along Olwol road. He says that the water shortage has forced the water price to increase from between Shillings 200 to between Shillings 1000 to 500 per 20 liter jerrycan.
A housing block for four families has four units each with a single bed-room, self-contained with a sitting room and a kitchen, complete with a beautiful compound and back yard garden, going for 25 million shillings.
Maxwell Akora, the Lango Cooperative Union Chairperson who doubles as Maruzi County MP says while they need all their assets to enable them to expand their projects, some people occupying the properties are reluctant to return them to the Union.
Simon Peter Okullo one of the Directors of Lira Butchers and Cattle Traders Association said despite the big numbers already slaughtered, they are still expecting to slaughter more during the day since the consumption is high.
Barros Odongo, a butcher at Lira main market, said most of their customers were not observing the SOPs, adding that it was very hard to force them to since most of them walk away when asked about face masks.
Amanda Ngabirano, the National Physical Planning Board chairperson, said the country is disorganized because national physical planning has not been valued. A fine of 2million shillings shall be levied on those who shall not paint their business premises and lack dustbins