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18:41
18:41

Lira USMID Contractor Gets Extension for 45 Days Lira City

Last year, Al Nuami Group and Abubakar Technical Services were awarded a 37 billion shillings contract to construct a children’s park, and make improvements on existing roads including Note-Ber road, Olwol road, and Boundary Road, Obangakene, Aber road, and Coronation Park.
17:40
17:40

Lira City Councilors Decry Slow USMID Road Works USMID Project 7

The project is expected to be complete by next month, but so far only 39% of the actual work has been completed, raising concerns among the city leaders.
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.
17:06
17:06

Lango Claimants Spend Sleepless Nights at Bank to Access Compensation Equity Bank 1 3 Top story

Jenty Akedi, 75, a resident of Alebtong district has spent one week at the bank. She says the money her grandson gave her for upkeep is finished yet she has not been able to check her account. Akedi wondered why her colleagues with whom they registered together are receiving money.
17:06
17:06

SACCOs in Lira Struggling to Recover Emooyga Funds Emyooga funds 5

Both Lira District and city registered 840 associations but only 386 received 2.5 Billion Shillings.
11:00
11:00

Vendors Abandon Camp Swahili Market in Lira 5 2

In 2002, the Camp- Swahili market located in East Division was constructed to accommodate vendors. The market has 174 lockups and 120 stalls.
08:11
08:11

Minister Halts Construction Works at Anyangatir Health Centre III 2

The Minister was surprised to discover that a year after the contract was awarded, construction is still at the foundation level. The construction materials being used were also of poor quality.
15:02
15:02

Youth Leaders Demand Involvement in Parish Development Model Program 6

The youth are worried that if not involved, the parish chiefs and other leaders will sideline them during implementation.
15:00
15:00

60% Time, 38% Money for Lira Roads Gone yet Only 10% Work is Done USMID project 1 4

Morris Chris Ongom, the chairperson Lira City Development Forum cited unfavorable physical conditions and political interference as barriers to effective implementation and development of the project.
08:14
08:14

Karamoja Leaders Seeks Regional Solution to Cattle Rustling mindset change 1 7 Top story

Feddal Fitsum, the Advisor Justice and Peace Commission explained that the visit was triggered by issues raised at community dialogues with the hope of finding a lasting solution to conflicts in Karamoja sub-region.
13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 4 1

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.
11:36
11:36

Lira District, City Bicker Over Assets 5 1

The Ministry of Health had budgeted for the construction of three health facilities within the city. They include Ongica and Anyomorem Health Centre IIIs and Punuluru HCII in the Lira City West division.
08:18
08:18

Lira Leaders Demand Community Baraza's in Renewed Corruption Fight community barazas 5 1

A community Baraza brings together the District Technical Officers led by the Chief Administrative Officer supported by the heads of departments to present the implementation status of government and Non-Government Organizations programs to the citizens and representatives from the office of the Prime Minister.
10:45
10:45

Lira District Leaders Bothered by Rising Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Ministry of Health 2

This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
14:42
14:42

Lira Councilors Blame Finance Ministry for Unpaid Allowances MInistry of Finance 3

Francis Okello Olwa, the Lira District Communication Officer blames the delayed approval of their requisition on the Ministry of Finance and Local Government, saying the process has now taken more than two weeks.
11:06
11:06

Four Lira District Officials Interdicted over Fraudulent Sale of Public Land 3

The officials are Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resource, Francis Opio, the staff surveyor, senior Land Management Officer Joseph Ocen and secretary District Land Board Helen Anyango.
06:44
06:44

Over 150 S4 candidates of Faith SS, Premier Progressive to Miss 2020 UNEB Exams 1 1

Erick Ocan, the headteacher of Faith SS, says that they are unable to trace over 100 registered while over 50 candidates are unaccounted for at Premier Progressive SS.
15:41
15:41

Damaged Classrooms Put School's Re-opening in Balance 4 3

In September 2019, a strong wind blew off the roofs of all classrooms blocks in the school, leaving only a small portion of the roof on the block housing the head teacher’s office and two classrooms.
13:43
13:43

Lira City Slaps UGX 50,000 Fine on Impounded Animals Lira City Council 1 3

Leonard Otika, the Lira City Environment Officer, says something had to be done about the stray animals on grounds that the City is not a place for keeping animals.
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