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15:38
15:38

Radio Wa Former Staff Sues Station For Illegal Termination Radio wa 89.8fm 2 1

“Sadly, the investigation Committee of the Board of Directors of Radio Wa found out that you were involved in the disgraceful act. Therefore, the Board of Directors has decided to relieve you from serving Radio Wa as a Luo news anchor,” reads the July 10th termination letter. The letter indicates that Obwona would receive full payment for the month of July.
14:07
14:07

Two Charged for Assaulting Traffic Police Officers on Duty Uganda Police Force

On Saturday 18th July 2020 at around 10:00am, two men who had carried themselves on a motor bike from Ngetta sub county heading towards Lira Town were stopped by the traffic officers who were implementing the presidential directives of boda-boda not to carry passengers.
13:14
13:14

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lango Struggle to Access Payment Citing Long Distances 5 1

Nicholas Ojom, aged 87-year-old, a resident of Aromo Sub County says that he uses a Boda Boda to access payment at a cost of 25,000 million shillings, the exact amount he receives.
17:59
17:59

Ministry of Gender Planning to Reduce Age of SAGE Beneficiaries 1 5

Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development while launching the program on Thursday in Lira says that they are plans to reduce on the age.
14:22
14:22

Aromo HCIII Suspends Services Following Collapse of Ceiling 4 4

Betty Akello, an enrolled midwife attached to the facility explains that the Health center cannot handle any maternity related cases currently, a reason they are referring them to Lira Regional Referral Hospital or Ogur HCIV. Subsequently, the room ceilings from the general and maternity wards also followed, forcing mothers who were at the unit to sleep under their beds.
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 1 3

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
16:13
16:13

Radio Wa Staff Strike over Mismanagement Radio wa 89.8fm 1 1

They accused Kasuku of poor administration, failure to supervise departments and owning stations equipment. She is also accused of turning the institution into a family business.
15:40
15:40

Lira University Offers Land for Construction of Presidential Youth Skilling Hub State House 2

Alex Oremo, the Lira District LCV Chairperson says that Lira University has provided 16 hectares of land where the youth hub will be constructed.
16:44
16:44

Residents Protest Relocation of Quarantine Centre to their Area 1 5

A total of 54 suspected COVID- 19 patients are admitted under institutional quarantine at Lira Nursing School. The authorities at the facility say that the facility cannot accommodate any more people, yet there is a possibility of having more suspected cases in need of quarantine.
07:34
07:34

North Kyoga Region Registers Decline in Road Accidents Uganda Police Force 2

The traffic police department of the region says that it has so far recorded 10 cases of fatal accidents, in which 11 lives were lost, 23 serious accidents, and 12 minor accidents during the entire period of the lockdown which started at the end of March.
21:27
21:27

Truck Loses Control, Injures Four People in Lira Uganda Police Force 3 4

The truck which was loaded with cement had a brake failure and knocked a tipper registration number UBG-149D, which was ahead of it before swerving off the road. In the process, four people who were found on the roadside sustained injuries, and several properties were destroyed.
15:15
15:15

Former Lango Cultural Foundation Premier Withdraws Intention to Sue Paramount Chief Dr. Richard Nam 3

Dr Nam, says that he is no longer proceeding with the matter in court after he was advised against the move by a section of clan leaders under Lango Cultural Foundation.
15:05
15:05

CAA Rejects Relocation of Traders to Airfield 1 2

The letter followed a resolution by the municipal authority to have some traders from produce lane relocated to the said land located at the timber yard in Railways Division. The municipal leaders had gone ahead to start grading the land ahead of the relocation process.
15:22
15:22

Lira Task Force Seeking UGX 97m to Fence Designated Stopover Point for Truck Drivers Ministry Of Health 4

During her to the District, the Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said that the designated area must be fenced to stop contact between community members and the truck drivers.
10:24
10:24

Lira Hospital Discharges All COVID-19 Recovered Patients 5 3 Top story

Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Minister of State for Primary Health Care congratulated the recovered patients for adhering to their treatment guidelines and tasked them to become agents of change in the community where they are going.
11:03
11:03

Lira Municipal Authorities to Relocate Traders UPDF 3

Brigadier Michael Kabango, the Uganda People’s Defense Forces 5th Division Commander said that the continued congestion at Lira Produce Lane and the Bus Park contravenes with the social distancing guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to curtail to spread of coronavirus.
11:33
11:33

Health Authorities in Lira Express Fear of Infections at Quarantine Centre MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Dr. Edmond Acheka, the Assistant Health officer in charge the quarantine center revealed that there are people who are under institutional quarantine but are not tested.
17:40
17:40

ICT Minister Orders Investigation into Influx of South Sudan Nationals in Lira 4

During the meeting, the Lira Resident District Commissioner and Task-force Chairperson, Milton Odongo expressed concern about the huge influx of South Sudanese nationals as one of the biggest challenges to their efforts to combat the spread of the virus.
09:03
09:03

RDC Halts Proposed Relocation of Traders 6

During the meeting with the traders, the RDC Milton Odongo suspended the relocation plans by the municipality for three months, saying traders should be consulted before a decision is made.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19: Lira Regional Hospital Should Prepare to Handle More Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

Although Lira is already overwhelmed with patients just like the other Referral hospitals in the region, the officials says more patients will have to be brought in since sporadic cases are still being confirmed.
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