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15:11
15:11

Lira Muslim Health Center Turned into University Hall 2 1

Since 2015 when the health centre was commissioned by President Museveni, it has remained closed and is now being used by students of Team University as a lecture hall.
07:31
07:31

Construction of Barlonyo HCIII Commences 18 Years After Presidential Pledge 5 1

Josephine Ajok, a resident of Bargweng village Adowa Parish in Ogur Sub-county, says that the construction of Barlonyo HCIII will relieve her the burden of walking long distances to Ogur HCIV or raising money for paying Boda- boda riders who currently charge exorbitant fees due to the high fuel prices.
11:20
11:20

Mother in Lira Arrested for Stabbing Son to Death

Cinderella Alum, a resident in Te-Bung cell, Telela ward Lira-City West Division was arrested on Thursday following the death of Jordan Opio.
16:38
16:38

Lira District Medical Workers Strike Over Unpaid Salaries 8

On Thursday morning, the health workers from different facilities abandoned work and stormed the district Headquarters demanding an explanation from the district authorities.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Imposter Further Remanded Over Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking

Steven Aine, a 39-year-old resident of Lira City West division was arrested last week and charged with aggravated defilement and trafficking of children.
16:17
16:17

Woman, Son Sentenced to Six Years for Torturing Grandchild 1 2

The magistrate Samsom Abiti Loum said that the convicts were not only elders but also blood relatives who could have taken care of their infant victim and ensured that he was protected from all forms of danger.
07:52
07:52

RCC Orders Arrest of CID Officer for Releasing Defilement Suspect 4

Lawrence Egole issued the order after Ajuga released Steven Ayine Mugisha, who was arrested on Friday from St. Katherine Girls Secondary School in the middle of the night when he had gone to pick up a senior III student.
10:08
10:08

Increasing Murder Cases Worry Cultural, Local Leaders in Lango 6 1

Robert James Ajal, the Deputy Prime Minister at Lango Cultural Foundation notes that there is a number of crimes not only murder in the Lango sub-region. He says the cultural institution is using its structures to sensitize the community about criminal activities.
13:00
13:00

18-Year-Old Man Gets 2-Year-Jail Term for Mobile Phone Theft

In his ruling, the Lira Grade One Magistrate, Jonathan Mamimbi sentenced Awal to 24 months in prison, saying that he committed a serious offense. “The offense committed is not an ordinary but a serious offense, which attracts a maximum sentence of 10 years but considering that the convict has not wasted court's time, he is therefore sentenced to 24 months," he ruled.
15:47
15:47

Inadequate Staffing Affecting Service Delivery at Alik HCIII 1 5

Aynes Akullo, a Nursing Officer-in-charge Alik HCIII, says that the facility has grown in terms of services offered and the number of clients, which strains the available staff.
15:33
15:33

Increasing Malaria Prevalence Worries Lira Medics Alik HCIII 5

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer (DHO) attributes this high prevalence to changes in weather patterns, which have provided a favorable breeding place for mosquitoes. He adds that the mosquito vectors have also become resistant to chemicals being used for IRS.
09:31
09:31

National Action Plan for Persons with Albinism Launched 6 1

Robert Kotchani, the UN Human Rights Country representative, says that PWA have suffered for a long time and therefore, the launch of NAP is a step towards protecting them.
17:28
17:28

Man, Woman Sentenced to Jail Terms for Aggravated Defilement Lira High court

Hon. Justice Gaswaga noted the remorsefulness of the convicts and their promise to become better people. However, he sentenced the man and the woman to 14 and 8 years respectively, as theirs are serious offenses that were committed on children.
12:38
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Lira Thief Sentenced to 140 Years for Aggravated Robbery Lira High court 1

Justice Gaswaga, sentenced him to 20 years for each count of the offense saying such crimes are typical of a serial robber and that it cause a lot of insecurity amongst the people living in the area.
09:58
09:58

Housemaid Sentenced to 20 Years for Boss’s Murder Lira High court

Peter Opio Amalo, the State prosecutor asked court to punish the convict for selling her boss to assailants who murdered her in her own house, adding that the deceased’s family business of over 100m has since collapsed after her death.
09:45
09:45

Young Lady Sentenced to 8 Years for Defiling Victim 4 Years her Junior Lira High court

In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Gaswaga told court that the convict has a chance to live a responsible life ahead. However, the offense committed is a serious one and ignorance of the law at the time of the offense is immaterial.
10:14
10:14

Teenager's Family Demands UGX 50M Blood Compensation 3

Caesar Omac, the Atek Adang Okwer-Kick clan head, says that they are demanding seven cows and Shillings 50million shillings to compensate for the death of their son.
15:06
15:06

Increase in Murder Cases Worries Police in Lango 3 1

According to police records, in a spat of only two months, the nine districts of Lango registered 24 murder cases, with 14 recorded in January and 10 cases in February 2022.
08:06
08:06

52-Year-old Man Gets 4 Months for Threatening Violence

In her ruling, Ariakot explained that although the offences of intimidation and threatening violence attract a maximum sentence of four years, Obua acknowledged his mistake and did not waste the courts time hence the four-month sentence.
11:29
11:29

Nancy Comprehensive School for the Deaf Un-coded for 18 years 2 5

The community school which started in 2004 on a piece of land donated by Nancy Primary School for the Deaf is the only secondary school for special needs learners across the Lango sub-region.
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