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13:13
13:13

Lira District Registers Drop in Number of Groups Seeking UWEP Funds 4

Ronnie Olao, the District’s UWEP coordinator attributed the reduction in the number of groups to failure by the first groups to pay back despite being a revolving fund.
12:11
12:11

Lack of Information, Bureaucracy Hindering Compensation for Lango War Claimants Bureaucracies 6 1

Philip W. Mwaka, the Principal State Attorney who doubles as the Co- Chair Verification committee at the MoJCA explained that the validation exercise will be done by the District at Sub county level to ensure a comprehensive and transparent exercise based on bio data.
07:53
07:53

Lango Cooperative Union Struggling to Repossess Assets 3 1

Maxwell Akora, the Lango Cooperative Union Chairperson who doubles as Maruzi County MP says while they need all their assets to enable them to expand their projects, some people occupying the properties are reluctant to return them to the Union.
13:15
13:15

Mt. Meru Millers On Spot Over Poor Waste Disposal in Lira 8 2

Polycarp William Okello, who neighbours the factory, says he has grown rice in a nearby wetland but he is not expecting any yield after his crop started drying up due to the waste.
06:06
06:06

Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID_ 19 1

The factory which employs close to 10,200 personnel has since been closed awaiting for disinfection as well as conducting tests on all the remaining staff at the factory. A member of staff at the factory says 11 out of the 13 staffs picked at random for testing tested positive and the rest were told to go home.
13:47
13:47

Lango Leaders Panic Amid Locust Invasion Threat 4

The panic started after reports that swarms of desert locusts had been sighted in Abim district on Monday evening. The district located in Karamoja sub-region borders Kapelebyong and Amuria in Teso and Otuke and Agago in Lango Sub Region.
19:34
19:34

Farmer Groups in Lira Receive Tractors MAAIF 3 2

The three groups are Nyeko- rac community Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Itek- okile Rice Growers and Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd and Bar Orphan Widows and Widowers- (BOWW) Cooperative Society.
12:40
12:40

Lango Cultural Institution Fails to Reposses Defunct Lira Spinning Mill cotton production 2

The proposal for repossessing the spinning mill was presented to President Yoweri Museveni, during the first Lango International Socio-Economic Conference held at UTC-Lira in 2012, paving way for years of negotiations.
08:34
08:34

Farmers in Northern Uganda Abandon Old Cash Crops For Cashew Nuts 1 4

In Lango sub region, cashew nuts is the latest addition after citrus fruits, mangoes, soy beans, pineapples and coffee introduced by the same agency and Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) few years ago.
14:28
14:28

Court Injunction Slows Progress on Aler Community Land Industrial Park 2

The land had been allocated to the Uganda Investment Authority in 2013. However, the district rescinded its decision after the failure by the UIA to pay about 1.3 billion Shillings for it and started a localized drive to attract local investors to establish an agro-based industrial park.
13:45
13:45

Lira Bans Night Movement of Livestock lira district 2

George Obia, the Lira District Police Commander says that the ban is to aide security attempts to reduce increasing theft of livestock.According to Obia, all animal traders are required to only transport their livestock between 7 am and 6 pm.
10:24
10:24

Expectations Await New Lira Diocese Bishop 2 2

Rev Wanok was last week appointed Bishop Lira Diocese by Pope Francis. He will replace Rev Joseph Franzeli.
10:30
10:30

NEMA Destroys Acres of Gardens in Lango Wetlands apac district 1

The operation has brought down acres of eucalyptus trees, rice gardens, banana plantations and sugarcanes planted in Okole swamp in Railways Division and Ayap swamp, Odokomit trading center along Kampala road. Some of the notable encroachers at Okole swamp include Arak Farm and a one Fred Okello.
07:51
07:51

Lira Allocates 300 acres of Land to a Private Firm For Cassava Growing 1

Richard Omara Awio, Lira District Production and Natural Resources Secretary, says they decided to rent the land to Orion Investment Limited boost their local revenue collection.
10:57
10:57

Lira High Court Blocks Election of Lango Clan Head lira district 1

Rosemary Abereebe, the Registrar Lira High Court, issued a temporary injunction blocking the election, until the main application is disposed off.
15:25
15:25

OWC Moves to Recover Sold Heifers lira district 2

Col. Omure says majority of the beneficiaries who sold their heifers claimed that they died under unclear circumstanced. Major Tabaro Kiconco, the OWC spokesperson, says the recovered animals will be redistributed to other beneficiaries.
11:28
11:28

Lango MPs Petition Parliament over Delayed Compensation cattle compensation 3 1

More than 70,000 local residents successfully sued the government of Uganda in Lira high court over their stolen livestock and other property during variuos insurgencies that occured in the region some years back.Through their lawyer, Alex Bashasha of Bashasha and Co.Advocate, the residnets under the case of Betty Akello and Sam Obua were awarded huge compensation for the lost animals and damages in 2014.Since then the group has never been paid by the government.
12:59
12:59

Rival Lango Chief Rejects Proposed Mediation lira district 1

The proposed mediation to end the current leadership wrangles at Lango Cultural Institution is hanging imbalance.The faction of Clan chiefs loyal to, Eng.Dr.Michael Moses Odongo Okune, have rejected the proposal that was resolved last Saturday during a special meeting held at the Lira Municipal council hall.
08:28
08:28

Lango Chief Petitions Court of Appeal to Block Rival 1

Lango cultural leader has petitioned the Court of Appeal challenging a high court decision that cleared the election of his rival paramount Chief, Eng. Dr. Michael Odongo Okune.
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