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12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 4 1

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
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.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 4 1

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
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.
13:24
13:24

Shock as Alebtong Town Clerk is Murdered at His Home 4 2

Valentine Obira, the area LC I Chairperson, says that the assailants made away with Shillings 9M in cash although they were demanding for Shillings 20m.
16:57
16:57

COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Slowed by Long Distances in Lira City 4 1

The city with a population of over 10,000 people, has only six vaccination points; Ayago Primary School and PAG General Hospital located in City East Division and Lira University Teaching Hospital, Lira Primary School, Ober Health Centre IV and Lira Regional Referral Hospital in City West Division.
09:31
09:31

Panic as LC I's Residence is Smeared with Blood, Two Arrested 4 1

Timothy Okello, a resident of Barlwala describes the incident as shameful. He wants police to expedite investigations into the matter, saying that they cannot be safe if a whole LCI chairperson can be threatened like that.
07:35
07:35

4000 Teachers Vaccinated in Lira City 4

Jasper Abura, the Principle Education Officer of Lira City explains that the department has met its set target and still hopes to have more teachers vaccinated. He notes that non-vaccinated teachers will not access learning institutions.
12:14
12:14

Politicians, Police Cited as Leading Abusers of Journalists 3 1

Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.
10:36
10:36

4,000 Approved for Cattle Compensation in Lira LRA insurgency 4

According to a list released by the Attorney General, out of the 10,085 claimants who had registered, 4,516 will be compensated.
17:16
17:16

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Erute South MP Lira High Court 3 2

In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
12:27
12:27

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lira Die Before Receiving Stipend 6 2

Records from the Community Development Office show that 24 beneficiaries died before they received the money in the first phase of the program in June 2020.
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.
13:34
13:34

Politicians, Security Agents Accused of Meddling in LDU Recruitment Exercise in Lango 5 3

Brig. Steve Mugerwa, the team leader of the recruitment exercise blamed the politicians and some security organs within the districts for interfering with their work thus causing delays.
18:24
18:24

234 Recruited in Lango to Join LDU LDU recruitment 3 1

53 were selected from Dokolo, 65 from Alebtong and 70 from Lira district and city.
16:32
16:32

LDU Candidate Dies During Physical Exercise 2 1

Flavia Terimulungi, the UPDF 5th Infantry Division spokesperson confirmed the death of the applicant, saying that the deceased might have been on medication for an illness, which they are yet to establish.
15:22
15:22

1,000 Turn Up for LDU Recruitment in Lira 4th UPDF division 3 1

Flavia Terimulungi, the UPDF 4th Division Spokesperson says that 65 will be recruited from Alebtong, 53 from Dokolo and 117 from both Lira District and City.
12:16
12:16

Teachers in Lira Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination MInistry of Health 6 1

On Monday, a total of 220 teachers had received their first dose while 151 received their second dose.
15:12
15:12

Lira Schools Stuck with Self Study Materials Supplied by MoES Lock down 2

Jasper Abura, the Lira City Education Officer, says that the inspection report shows that most schools are keeping the learning materials instead of distributing it to their learners. He attributes this to the fact that the learning materials were delivered at the time when some of the schools were already closed.
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