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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.
07:27
07:27

Priests Accuse Government of Promoting Human Trafficking 5 2

However, during a gathering dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking in Lira, religious leaders argued that the government's efforts were insufficient, especially in light of its authorization of labor export companies.
12:37
12:37

Sheik Yusuf Balinda Installed as Khadi for Greater Lango 9 1

In his message, Sheik Balinda promised to respect his top leadership and to work in line with the rules and regulations of the Kibuli Muslim Administration. He called for Unity among all Muslims saying it is time they put all differences aside and focus on development.
07:33
07:33

Lango Surgical Camp: Over 1000 Operated in 4 Days 5 1 Top story

Spread across 12 medical facilities mostly HC IVs, hospitals, and a regional referral hospital, the surgeons were able to operate on 1,407 patients in the first four days of the camp.
07:35
07:35

Lango Registered 9% Increase in Viral Load Suppression in Five Years 5

Donggo attributes the significant increase in the VLS rate to the implementation of Youth and Adolescence Programs (YAPs), which have encouraged HIV-positive adolescent youths to seek and adhere to medication.
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19:22

Preventive Mass Vaccination Against Yellow Fever Launched Ministry of Health 7 1

Yellow fever infections can cause serious illness and, in up to 30–60 per cent of severe cases lead to death.
13:49
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Stigma Affecting Adherence to HIV Medication, Forcing Students Out of School 10 1

The prevalence of HIV in this area is alarmingly high, standing at 7.6%, surpassing the national average of 6.9%. Furthermore, the Mid-North region exhibits a lower prevalence of Viral Load Suppression (VLS) among adults, at 67.4%, compared to the national average of 75.4%. The matter worsened among students when she joined secondary school, forcing her to abandon her medication.
16:14
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Memories of April 11 As Day of Amin Overthrow Passes Quietly 7 1

Retired Colonel Tony Otoa, a former fighter with Kikosi Maalum and later a serving officer with the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA), recalls how they returned to Kampala on April 9th to join Oyite Ojok to declare the fall of Amin’s regime. Otoa, aged 83, says Kampala had technically fallen on Monday but it took them two days to make the now famous announcement because all the radio presenters and technicians had fled.
14:59
14:59

Lira Street Kids Rejoin School and Perform Well, Challenging Home-based Children 1 6

Simon Wilobo, a 15-year-old who left their home in Kitgum district and joined Lira street in 2017 while in Primary Six joined the school in 2022 and repeated P6 which he passed in position Nbmber One to join P7.
07:59
07:59

Households Neighboring LRRH Living in Fear of Eviction 6

In 2012, Lira Regional Referral Hospital authorities dragged Geoffrey Okello to court on behalf of the community for allegedly encroaching on plots 9 to 19, 21 to 41 Military road, and plots 6 to 14 on Agoro road that belong to the hospital. High Court ruled in favor of the hospital as the rightful owner of the contested land.
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Poor Performance, Absenteeism in Lira Schools Blamed on Lack of Lunch 5

In 2013, the Lira District council passed an ordinance that was in line with the Ministry of Education’s guidelines for the School Feeding and Nutrition program as a mechanism to improve child health, nutrition, and educational performance.
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Workers' Absenteeism Cripples Health Service Delivery in Lira Amach HCIV 5

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer attributed the above challenges to inadequate staff accommodation and social problems among the staff. He says some people are still not complying with reporting mechanisms already in place.
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18:29

Water Shortage Hits Barlonyo Massacre Site, Five Villages 4 1

Another resident Grace Angom says sometimes they share water from River Moroto tributary at Kaguta Bridge with the animals.
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10:11

Court Awards UGX 68B Compensation to Families in Lango Lira High court

In 2016, the families acting under their umbrella Lango Camp Host Association (LACHA) association filed a suit before Lira High Court seeking compensation from the government for the degradation caused on their land during the Lord's Resistance Army -LRA insurgency.
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Industrial Court Opens Session in Lira After Five Year Break Lira High court 4 1

Speaking during the pre-session meeting on Monday, Industrial court Judge Anthony Wabwire, committed to having more court sessions in the region to solve the problem of case backlog and relieve the resident judge from overworking himself.
19:08
19:08

UPDF Imposter Committed to International Crimes Division Court

The prosecution alleges that between 2016 and 2022, Mugisha recruited, harbored, received, maintained, and transported the now 17-year-old girl by means of deception or position of vulnerability for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
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14:42

Woman Jailed Seven Years for Infecting Step Son with HIV 1

In his ruling, Abiti argued that despite being a first time offender and appearing remorseful, she committed an inhumane act which deserves a deterrent sentence.
07:07
07:07

2023 Northern Uganda Provincial Prayer and Peace Week Postponed Gulu Archdiocese 1 2 Top story

A Christian from Lira Diocese who preferred anonymity believes that the Archdiocese of Gulu lacks the finances to host the week-long event.
16:08
16:08

Over 1000 Cases of Hydrocele Treated in Lango Sub Region Sight Savers Uganda 5 1

The Lango LF-MMDP project being implemented by Sight Savers, an international non-governmental organization is providing surgeries for hydrocele and lymphedema in the nine districts comprising the Lango sub-region and will come to an end in September this year.
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07:21

Widow Accuses CAO, HR of Sabotaging Gratuity Claims 4

Sarah Ikwayo, a mother of eight and resident of the Kaberamaido district was married to the late Pius Enasu, a former Grade III teacher employed by Lira district until his death in 2010.
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