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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.
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.
13:24
13:24

Lira Ghetto Youths Find Hope in Selling Tree Seedlings 3 5

The group which comprise mostly of street children aged between 4 and 13 ventured into the business in 2020 when the government placed a total lockdown which made the streets unbearable for them. Amidst the struggle to survive on donations from well-wishers, the youngsters secured 10 kilograms of seedlings to start a new life journey.
18:44
18:44

3,000 Miss COVID-19 Relief Cash in Lira City 5

Tom Richard Okello, the Lira City Community Development Officer says that the 3,000 people could not be registered because their names were entered into the system after it had reached its maximum allocated number. According to Okello, Lira City was given a target of only 9,565 beneficiaries.
15:55
15:55

Lira Main Market Vendors to Individually Install Yaka power disconnection 1 4

Richard Okello, the Lira City Commercial officer explained that the city council is struggling to clear the bill to pave way for the sub-metering amidst the challenge of local revenue collection. He says individual vendors will bear the cost of installation, saying the vendor may remove the equipment anytime they decide to quit the market.
06:46
06:46

Over UGX 2.7m Collected from Motorists Defying SOPs in Lango COVID_19 SOPs 4

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson says the boda boda riders and some people with private cars have continued to defy the guidelines which exposes everyone to risk.
06:37
06:37

Lira Vendors Shun Directive to Spend Nights in Markets Lira main market 5

The directive was issued at the pronouncement of a 42-day lockdown in which movement is restricted within districts, and curfew hours adjusted to 7 p.m. According to President Yoweri Museveni, staying in Markets will help traders keep coronavirus at bay since they will be stationed in one place, while equally protecting the rest of the family members.
12:55
12:55

Residents in Lira Decry Increase in Fruit Prices Lira main market 1 5

A survey conducted by URN in markets in Lira City, the demand for fruits especially oranges and tamarin is on the rise. The price of other commodities that include ginger, garlic, red pepper, and lemongrass has also increased.
15:09
15:09

45 Groups Get UGX 195M Under NUSAF III in Lira City NUSAF III project 7

George Ayo Ogwal, the NUSAF Desk Officer for Lira District Local Government explained that the groups received varied amounts of money depending on the number smaller groups under them.
12:53
12:53

Lira Boda- bodas Lack Goods to Carry Lira main market 1 5

Similarly, Bernard Opio also a boda boda motorcyclist at Odyek Ejang Market argues that most potential clients are finding it hard to trust boda boda riders with their luggage as they cannot be carried on the same motorcycle.
18:22
18:22

Meat Shortage Hits Lira as Cattle Markets Remains Closed Lira Main Market 4

The restrictions have affected the demand for livestock products by restaurants, street vendors and other institutions. The six weekly cattle markets in the Lango sub-region include Amac, Apala, Aswa, Alito, Ajuri, and Barrio.
10:19
10:19

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs Lira main market 2 4

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines.
19:45
19:45

Lira City Butchers Hike Meat Prices Citing Scarcity of Animals Lira Main Market 4 1

Emmanuel Watmon, the Chief Executive Officer 911 Restaurant, says that the increase in the price of meat has affected the price of food, which is eventually affecting the turn-up of customers.
15:29
15:29

One Killed, 8 Critically Injured in Lira Road Accident

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson told URN that the accident occurred around 8:00 am at Atera when the truck veered off the road and overturned. He says that they are yet to identify the truck driver who is on the run. All the injured have been rushed to Agweng Health III and Lira Regional Referral Hospital with several injuries
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.
11:31
11:31

Lira District Commercial Officer Remanded Over Forgery 1

Josephine Alobo appeared before Lira Grade One Magistrate, Hillary Rwamiranga, on Thursday on three counts of obtaining money by false pretence and uttering false documents.
20:24
20:24

Lira City Launches Second Phase of USMID Project 3 2

The second phase, budgeted at a total cost of 37.6 billion shillings, will cater for works along Obangakene road measuring 0.18km, Noteber 0.251km, Aber 0.204, Olwol 0.534, Uhuru Rd. 0.3km and Boundary road 2.177km.
10:45
10:45

Lira District Leaders Bothered by Rising Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Ministry of Health 2

This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
14:42
14:42

Lira Councilors Blame Finance Ministry for Unpaid Allowances MInistry of Finance 3

Francis Okello Olwa, the Lira District Communication Officer blames the delayed approval of their requisition on the Ministry of Finance and Local Government, saying the process has now taken more than two weeks.
18:34
18:34

Poor Sanitation in Lira Bus Park Endangers Passengers, Occupants 5

Nancy Ayugi, a food vendor at the park says the garbage problem has greatly affected them since customers have chosen to eat from outside the park because of the smell of the area.
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