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12:38
12:38

Voluntary Surrender of Fraudulent Land Titles Starts in Lira 4

In March 2022, the unit launched investigations of the acquisition of land in Lira City following the arrest of a senior public servant who was found transporting vital land documents to an unknown location.
08:05
08:05

Lira’s USMID Projects Nears Completion The World Bank 5 1

Originally scheduled to be completed in 18 months, the contract period was extended twice to allow the contractors to finish the work. During an impromptu visit to various construction sites by a team from the World Bank and city council authorities, it was observed that the work remains incomplete.
12:06
12:06

Lira District Councilors Arrested Over Illegal Protest 1 4

On Thursday, councilors turned up for a council meeting but locked the gate to the district chambers and the Council hall, while demanding their payment.
16:53
16:53

Lango Business Community Wants Gov't to Review Taxes 7 1

Taxpayers raised concerns about a number of taxes including a 50% environmental levy on imported old cars, building materials, and juice making among others.
11:38
11:38

Phase III Construction of Maternity Ward, Theater at Ober HCIII Takes Off 1 4

The first phase of the project involved the construction of the foundation, and the second phase involved the construction of beams, columns, stairs, and the first floor (solid concrete) which lasted for four months before stalling again due to financial constraints.
16:03
16:03

NCS Asks Districts to Allocate Land for Building Sports Facilities 4

Ambrose Tashobya, the Chairperson of NCS, believes that Lango Sub-region is the land of champions. He noted that urban centers are developing with a growing population without adequate recreation facilities.
07:47
07:47

Lira District Stuck with Shs. 4bn for Staff Recruitment 4

Ben Otim Ogwete, the Lira Chief Administrative Officer attributed the challenge to delays from the Ministry, saying the District has resources and is ready to recruit staff but they have not received given a green light to proceed.
12:10
12:10

Contested Erute Land Belongs to Police-High Court

In his ruling Justice Ajiji, states that the properties including guns, writing materials, furniture, vehicles and land that belonged to and were used by the Local Administration Police are now properties of the Uganda police in accordance with sections 67(1) A and C of the police Amendment Act 2006.
08:43
08:43

Lira District Invests UGX 410m on Low Cost Sealing of Key Roads Amach HCIV 5

Low-cost sealing technology uses locally available materials so that small-scale contractors can construct roads using relatively little capital and labour-based methods. They provide a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to natural gravel surfaces, with more manageable maintenance requirements and lower transport costs.
16:08
16:08

Lira District Health Support Staff Demand Payment of Allowances 4

The over 30 staff comprising porters, watchmen, and health record assistants have missed their allowances since August last year.
10:40
10:40

NRM Cadres Remanded to Lira Prison over Theft by Misusing President's Name 1 1

Jonathan William Wamimbi, the Grade One Magistrate remanded them till next week saying court has other matters to handle at the moment.
07:21
07:21

Widow Accuses CAO, HR of Sabotaging Gratuity Claims 4

Sarah Ikwayo, a mother of eight and resident of the Kaberamaido district was married to the late Pius Enasu, a former Grade III teacher employed by Lira district until his death in 2010.
13:30
13:30

Poor Internet Connection, Lack of Digital Equipment Affecting Implementation of IRAS in Lira

Patrick Okello, the Lira District Senior Finance Officer who also doubles as District Revenue Officer says that although the IRAS is efficient and transparent, the transaction is being affected by poor internet.
07:24
07:24

Court Issues Injunction Restraining Attempt to Censure Lira City West Speaker 1

Okello dragged Lira City West division council, Jimmy Angole, the Division Town clerk, and Mayor Michael Ogwal Aconga to court seeking judicial review and orders blocking his impeachment arguing that the move was in bad faith, constituted by ulterior and other political motives, all intended to victimize him.
12:46
12:46

Lira Councilors Want Their Speaker Out 6

On Monday, chaos broke out during an emergency meeting chaired by the Division town clerk, Jimmy Angol to hear the censure motion against the speaker.
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.
07:31
07:31

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

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.
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.
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.
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