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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.
11:24
11:24

Financial Constraints Hindering Garbage Collection in Lira City budget constraints 1 5

Residents in the city argue that failure to collect garbage and poor disposal has become a threat to their health and the environment and could expose them to hygiene-related diseases such as Diarrhoea, typhoid and cholera.
08:51
08:51

Lango Region Votes All Incumbent Chairpersons Out 2 1

According to the election results, Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party won five seats in the entire Lango sub-region. The ruling National Resistance Movement won three seats, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC won one seat and only one Independent candidate sailed through the race successfully.
16:58
16:58

Elections of Male Councilors in Lira City Cancelled over Misallocation of Symbols 1 6

Independent candidate Edward Ojungu’s symbol was attached to that of NRM’s Francis Ogwang and vice versa.
11:09
11:09

Over 200 Vendors Face Eviction from Lira Bus, Taxi Park Lira bus park 6 1

Richard Okello, the Lira City Commercial Officer, says despite their failed attempts to evict the vendors in the past, they are determined to force them out this time.
15:37
15:37

Lira Street Vendors Protest Their Planned Eviction street vending 1 7

Amanda Ngabirano, the chairperson National Physical Planning Board, says street vending inconveniences pedestrians and tasked the city authorities to ensure the vendors are evicted.
07:28
07:28

Lira Regional Referral Hospital X- Ray Unit Closed Over Radiation Leakage Ministry of Health

A source at the facility told URN that the X-ray unit was closed on October 15th, 2020 because the radiation from the X-ray machine was exposing the operators to danger.
07:01
07:01

Former Lira Mayor Succumbs to COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1 3

Tonny Obonyo, a member of the deceased’s family, says Owiny was admitted two weeks ago after developing serious health complications. He says they are in talks with the authorities to ensure the deceased’s burial confirms with the standard operating procedures.
08:00
08:00

Ireda Estate Tenants Protest Eviction Notices Lira City Council 8 2 Top story

“A number of staffs have applied to occupy the staff quarters but we cannot allocate them houses since you are still occupying them," the letter reads in part.
17:23
17:23

Lira District Headquarters Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19 2

Paul Samuel Mbiiwa, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that only heads of department will be allowed at the headquarters while the rest will remain and work from home. He adds that the restriction will help to curb the spread of the virus
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 3 1

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
17:40
17:40

ICT Minister Orders Investigation into Influx of South Sudan Nationals in Lira 4

During the meeting, the Lira Resident District Commissioner and Task-force Chairperson, Milton Odongo expressed concern about the huge influx of South Sudanese nationals as one of the biggest challenges to their efforts to combat the spread of the virus.
13:41
13:41

Residents Petition Museveni Over RDC's Academic Qualifications Lira District 1 2

In their petition, residents want President Museveni to intervene and order investigations to ascertain the academic qualifications of Odongo. In their petition, the group wants President Museveni to intervene by directing for a special investigation to ascertain the academic qualifications of RDC Odongo (Okwany-Aguti).
13:20
13:20

Lira Mayor, Town Clerk Divided Over Vendor's Eviction Lira municipality 1 1 Top story

The municipal law enforcement team and officers from Lira Central Police Station impounded merchandise from the vendors for safe custody at Lira Municipal Council Store. Some of the vendors were fined Shillings 100,000 for operating illegally on the streets. Ogwang told URN, the operation has been halted until the vendors sensitized on dangers of streets operations.
11:55
11:55

Minister Amongi Intervenes in Lira Municipal Leaders, CAO Row Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Samuel Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions. They cited failure to evict vendors from various streets and failing to stop Saving Grace Limited from managing Coronation Park, a public open space.
16:36
16:36

Leaders, CAO Bickering Threatens USMID Program in Lira Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions.
10:39
10:39

Lira Municipal Councilors Refer Town Clerk to Local Government Ministry Lira municipality 1 1

Ahabwe, the former Lira Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, was posted to Lira municipality as the town clerk, to replace Assy Abireebe who was facing trial at the Anti-Corruption Court over alleged embezzlement of public funds and abuse of office.
11:00
11:00

Councillors Demand Transfer of Lira Municipal Town Clerk Lira municipality 3

Some of the notable council resolutions which they cited include removal of street vendors from major streets within Lira town including Obote Avenue, Noteber, Oyam, Kitgum among others. Geoffrey Ogwal, the Municipal Council speaker confirmed receiving two petitions from both local councilors and the executive committee. Ogwal says he has informed Ahabwe about the intentions and asking to prepare his defense.
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