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15:48
15:48

Lango Cooperative Union Starts Tree Planting Campaign 3 2

Tony Ogwal, the chairperson Lango Co- operative union explained that tree planting was incorporated in the week- long activities preceding the national celebration as a commitment to combatting climate change.
18:29
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.
09:30
09:30

Culprits to Pay UGX 30,000 Fine for Littering in Lira Market Lira main market 5

The resolution followed the temporary closure of the Market on Tuesday after a huge volume of waste accumulated at its main entrance. The market was later re-opened after successfully removing the waste.
13:09
13:09

Lira City Residents Decry Noise Pollution 4

The residents note that noise pollution from nightclubs and places of worship has increased sound to unbearable levels and has failed them to realize basic benefits such as peaceful sleep.
07:19
07:19

Religious, Cultural Institutions and NGOs Join Forces to Fight Climate Change 6 1

Patrick Abal, the Minister for Culture, Heritage, and Tourism under Lango Cultural Foundation, says that the cultural institution has a plan to plant five acres of trees in every district. The institution also entered a partnership with the Busoga Kingdom to plant trees along the shores of Lake Kwania, Kyoga, and the Nile River.
09:24
09:24

Another Round in 30-Year Fight for Rock in Lira City Ends 1

In September 2021, Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
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.
13:35
13:35

Medics Warn Against Using Herbs for Treating Elephantiasis hydroceles 5 4

The neglected tropical disease is spread by infected mosquitoes whose bites deposit a parasite that travels to the lymph nodes. It affects the lymphatic system causing swelling and pain in the legs, arms and genitalia. It also increases the risk of frequent bacterial infections that harden and thicken the skin.
13:50
13:50

Lira City to Privatize Garbage Management 4 1

According to the proposal, the city council will relinquish the responsibility for garbage handling to the private firms whose services will have to be directly paid for by the residents that wish to have their waste materials collected.
11:24
11:24

Financial Constraints Hindering Garbage Collection in Lira City budget constraints 5 1

Residents in the city argue that failure to collect garbage and poor disposal has become a threat to their health and the environment and could expose them to hygiene-related diseases such as Diarrhoea, typhoid and cholera.
12:54
12:54

Paint Your Premises in Lira City or Pay Sh2 million Fine Lira City Council 6

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
13:47
13:47

Lango Leaders Panic Amid Locust Invasion Threat 4

The panic started after reports that swarms of desert locusts had been sighted in Abim district on Monday evening. The district located in Karamoja sub-region borders Kapelebyong and Amuria in Teso and Otuke and Agago in Lango Sub Region.
19:34
19:34

Farmer Groups in Lira Receive Tractors MAAIF 2 3

The three groups are Nyeko- rac community Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Itek- okile Rice Growers and Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd and Bar Orphan Widows and Widowers- (BOWW) Cooperative Society.
08:34
08:34

Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 1 4

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
15:45
15:45

Lira Residents Protest Allocation of Land for Solar Power Plant Aler Community Land 2

The district council approved the proposal to allocate about 200 acres of land, part of Aler Community farm in Ngetta Sub County to Xsabo Group to establish a pilot Solar power plant.
17:52
17:52

Police Abondon Search for Karuma Accident Victims 1

Alli Batit, the Uganda Wildlife Authority - UWA Warden Murchison Falls Game Park told URN on Tuesday that they are engaging a group of fishermen to help in the search of the victims.
13:10
13:10

Museveni Directs IGG to Investigate UWA ED 1 Top story

Museveni also notes that some UWA officials are collaborating with Li Wejin and Yinzhi, both Chinese diplomats to export ivory from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan. He also expresses displeasure over the reported theft of 1,300Kgs of impounded Ivory worth Shillings 3 billion from the UWA stores.
10:02
10:02

Govt Delivers 5400 Kgs of Relief Food to Lango 1

Lira District Secretary for Production Anthony Ojuka says the supplies will be distributed to extremely vulnerable families comprising of widows, Persons Living with HIV and the elderly, among others.
13:57
13:57

Lira Issues Ultimatum on Eucalyptus Trees in Wetlands

Lira District has issued a one-month ultimatum to those who have planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands to ensure they are cut down and removed.
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