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07:37
07:37

City Division Mayor, Councilor Arrested for Bribery 5

According to the police, while at the RPC's office in Erute, the duo offered Katungwenzi the bribe to compromise him to sanction enforcement of an illegal tender awarded to the management of Lira City Bus Park.
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.
15:11
15:11

Lira Muslim Health Center Turned into University Hall 1 2

Since 2015 when the health centre was commissioned by President Museveni, it has remained closed and is now being used by students of Team University as a lecture hall.
07:31
07:31

Construction of Barlonyo HCIII Commences 18 Years After Presidential Pledge 5 1

Josephine Ajok, a resident of Bargweng village Adowa Parish in Ogur Sub-county, says that the construction of Barlonyo HCIII will relieve her the burden of walking long distances to Ogur HCIV or raising money for paying Boda- boda riders who currently charge exorbitant fees due to the high fuel prices.
04:55
04:55

Lira District Officials Arrested Over Fraudulent Sale of District Land 1

Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.
09:03
09:03

Lira City Village Chairpersons Get Gov't Bicycles 10-Years After Presidential Pledge Lira City Council 3

235 bicycles have been distributed to LCIs and another 49 to the LCII chairpersons in Lira City.
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.
16:44
16:44

48 Suspected Criminals Rounded Up in Lira City 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson, says that police received intelligence information about criminal gangs operating in the area and cases of theft.
16:12
16:12

Parents in Lira Protest Fee Increment VH Public school 7

At Saving Grace Nursery and Primary School, the fees have increased by over 50,000 Shillings for all classes just like at St Gracious Secondary School where fees have increased by over 100,000 Shillings. Parents are expected to return their children after making 100% payment on top of other requirements.
11:20
11:20

Mother in Lira Arrested for Stabbing Son to Death

Cinderella Alum, a resident in Te-Bung cell, Telela ward Lira-City West Division was arrested on Thursday following the death of Jordan Opio.
20:16
20:16

Government Distributes Seeds to Boost Oil Seed Production in Northern Uganda 6

Dr. Charles Aben, the in charge Crop Development at NAADS Secretariat explains that the distribution of oil seeds is in line with government’s plans to boost oil seed production and increase local production of vegetable oil in Northern Uganda.
16:38
16:38

Lira District Medical Workers Strike Over Unpaid Salaries 8

On Thursday morning, the health workers from different facilities abandoned work and stormed the district Headquarters demanding an explanation from the district authorities.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Imposter Further Remanded Over Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking

Steven Aine, a 39-year-old resident of Lira City West division was arrested last week and charged with aggravated defilement and trafficking of children.
06:58
06:58

UPDF Disowns Suspect Who Claims to Be Retired Colonel 2

Capt. Amos Nsamba, the UPDF 5th Division spokesperson, says that there is no record of any retired Colonel Stephen Aine or any document showing that he is still a serving officer in the army.
14:26
14:26

Construction of Lango Palace Yet to Start 18 Months Later 2

Najjuma Christine Nalima Sebyala, the Managing Director of CMD, blames the delays on the OPM, which says has failed to avail them of the architectural drawings needed to start the work.
16:17
16:17

Woman, Son Sentenced to Six Years for Torturing Grandchild 2 1

The magistrate Samsom Abiti Loum said that the convicts were not only elders but also blood relatives who could have taken care of their infant victim and ensured that he was protected from all forms of danger.
16:54
16:54

Rampant Theft of Church Properties Worries Lira Residents 5

Rev. David Otile, a senior pastor at Apostolic Fire Outreach Ministry where a set of Public address system and a generator has been stolen, says the theft has disorganized the church’s programs because hiring the equipment is very expensive.
19:44
19:44

Army Imposter Charged with Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking Remanded 1

He appeared before Her worship Pamela Nanyanzi, the Lira Grade One magistrate who immediately remanded him until 30th August when he will appear before the same court for mention.
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.
17:51
17:51

Seven Arrested Over Fake Notes in Lira fake dollars 3 3

Police found the suspects in possession of bottles of liquid products that they are believed to have been using to print the counterfeit notes and fake 5,000 and 50,000 Shillings counterfeit currency notes worth Shillings 14.1m.
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