Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project
to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and
When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
Farouk Lubega, the Butambala District Probation Officer, says that both the probation office and Police receive between 6 and 8 cases of defilement every month while at health centers 18.2 percent of the mothers turning up for antenatal are teenagers.