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09:16
09:16

Lira DPC To Enforce Police Guidelines on Fireworks Display UGanda Police Force 2

According to Obia, he is determined to enforce the guidelines issued by police in 2015 on displaying fireworks. The guidelines provide for a licensed specialist to display fireworks after presenting his certificate to the District Police Commander-DPC.
10:42
10:42

UPDF Heightens Security to Curb Attacks on Boda-Boda Cyclists in Lira night patrols 2

So far more than 20 cyclists have been attacked, and 10 killed during various night attacks by unidentified armed robbers within the past two weeks.
16:24
16:24

Lira Municipal Council Repossess Coronation Park USMID 1

Samuel Ahabwe, the Lira Municipality town clerk says they have successfully re-possessed the authority of the park after the expiry of their one-year contract.
08:35
08:35

Museveni Delivers on Some of His Pledges in Lango President Museveni 1

Some of the notable pledges that were delivered by Museveni on Friday this week include Shillings 52 million that he promised to The Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG Lira, a breakaway faction from the Pentecostal Assemblies of God Mission, Uganda.
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.
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.
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.
13:04
13:04

Residents Drag UNRA to Court for Destruction of Property 2 1

More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are demanding compensation of their property destroyed by uncontrolled water due to lack of drainage channels on the road.
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.
17:47
17:47

Lira District Gives Gov't 200 Acres of Land for Industrial Park State House 2

Asked on why they instead handed the land to State house not Uganda Investment Authority, Oremo said the project is directly being coordinated and implemented by the President’s office in conjunction with the Investment Authority. Without divulging much, Lucy Nakyobe, the State House Controller told URN that she has already inspected the land adding that preparation for the actual work is ongoing and that the work shall start soon.
07:25
07:25

Lira District Gets UGX 3b for Pensioners 1

Lira district is among the 80 government institutions including Bushenyi, Gulu, Kitgum, Apac, Lira regional referral hospital, Lira municipal council, Moyo, Maracha, Yumbe, Arua and Zombo that are piloting the newly decentralized pension management policy.
14:14
14:14

Gov’t to Set-up Nine Regional Vocational Training Centers For Skilling Youth Lira district 2 1

The nine regional centres are to be established in Lango, Acholi, Tooro, Karamojong, Ankole, Teso, and Busoga. For Lango sub region, the center shall be built at Aler community land in Lira district.
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.
19:44
19:44

Lira University Gets UGX 2bn for Infrastructure Expansion Lira, District 1

The funds from government are meant to finance the completion of facilities at the faculty of education. Construction of the facilities which include lecture rooms and the administration block had previously stalled due to lack of funds.
13:19
13:19

Proposed Expansion of Lira Coronation Park Hangs in Balance Lira Municipal 2

According to Ahabwe, they had proposed to construct a storied structure and stage in the park. He however, says they can’t execute their plans until Saving Grace, a private business company that was contracted to manage the park for a year at Shillings 5 million each month leaves the park. Ahabwe says the money is meant to finance construction of a one storied structure, public Stage at the public space.
15:45
15:45

Lira Residents Protest Allocation of Land for Solar Power Plant Aler Community Land 2

The district council approved the proposal to allocate about 200 acres of land, part of Aler Community farm in Ngetta Sub County to Xsabo Group to establish a pilot Solar power plant.
15:48
15:48

Former Lira Town Clerk, Principal Accountant Face Investigation Over Ex-Gratia Money Edith Nakalema 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ogwal, the Speaker Lira Municipality, says they have resolved to invite the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate what happened to the money. Four other Lira Municipal Officials are also facing trials including the deputy Town Clerk, Patrick Ogweng, Mayor, Ogwang Olwa, Engineer Fred Owiny among others.
10:38
10:38

Lira Municipal Councillors Get Ex Gratia Lira municipality 1

Samuel Ahabwe, the Municipal Town Clerk says that funds were secured from another source which he did not reveal. According to Ahabwe, each councilor received a total of shillings 525,000 for the five quarters that were not paid.
19:24
19:24

Police Probes Missing Ugx 39M Ex Gratia Money For Lira Councilors Lira municipality 1 1

The money was sent to Lira Municipality account during 2017/2018 and 2018 and 2019 financial years respectively. It was meant to cater for the payment of Ex Gratia for about 70 local councilors from all the four Divisions of Adyel, Ojwina, Railways and Central.
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