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19:22
19:22

Police Officer Arrested for Shooting Suspect Dead 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson confirmed the incident saying the gun number UG Pol 38X40910- 16191 was recovered and Esanyu has been arrested.
07:23
07:23

Over 100 Teachers Fail to Register for COVID-19 Relief in Lira GiveDirectly 4

Ronald Dungu, the Principle Education Officer in the Ministry of Education and Sports explained that the names being rejected are either those already on the government payroll or those who received the COVID-19 funds last year.
12:41
12:41

25,000 Claimants to Receive Compensation 3

An inter-ministerial verification committee constituted in 2016 verified a total of 92,652; 16,946 claimants in Acholi, 42,042 from Lango, and 33,664 from Teso sub-region.
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
12:38

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.
15:06
15:06

30-Year-Old Convicted for Murdering his Father for UGX2,000 Lira High court

Brian Kalinaki, the Assistant DPP asked court to give the convict a deterrent sentence to act as a lesson to the general public who would want to commit a similar offense, adding that court should not consider his plea of having responsibilities at home because he is not responsible.
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 1 3

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.
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.
08:16
08:16

Court Okays Withdrawal of Case Against State House Imposters 1

Denis Olwa, a social worker, and Elly Apenyo, a businessman were in May last year arrested and remanded for conning Moses Otim
12:36
12:36

Kabuleta Accuses Government of Intentionally Suppressing Lango 4

According to Kabuleta, the delayed compensation of war victims in Lango and privatization of state enterprises are some of the weapons the NRM government is using to marginalize the people in the region.
16:59
16:59

Lango MPs Bury Hatchet 3 1

Last month, a section of MPs from Lango split from LPG to form a splinter caucus after their chairperson Judith ALyek also the Kole District Woman MP and other members attended a meeting by President Museveni to discuss the status of Lira- Kamdini road.
11:00
11:00

Vendors Abandon Camp Swahili Market in Lira 2 5

In 2002, the Camp- Swahili market located in East Division was constructed to accommodate vendors. The market has 174 lockups and 120 stalls.
08:51
08:51

Hundreds Conned in Dubious Online Forex Trade 6 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson says that more than 100 people have so far recorded complaints against the company.
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.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
12:16
12:16

Hundreds Turn Up for Free Eye Treatment in Lira 3 4

The medical camp that started on Monday was organized by the Pakistani Association in Lira with the support of the Overseas Pakistani Global Foundation Africa.
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