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17:28
17:28

Man, Woman Sentenced to Jail Terms for Aggravated Defilement Lira High court

Hon. Justice Gaswaga noted the remorsefulness of the convicts and their promise to become better people. However, he sentenced the man and the woman to 14 and 8 years respectively, as theirs are serious offenses that were committed on children.
12:38
12:38

Lira Thief Sentenced to 140 Years for Aggravated Robbery Lira High court 1

Justice Gaswaga, sentenced him to 20 years for each count of the offense saying such crimes are typical of a serial robber and that it cause a lot of insecurity amongst the people living in the area.
09:58
09:58

Housemaid Sentenced to 20 Years for Boss’s Murder Lira High court

Peter Opio Amalo, the State prosecutor asked court to punish the convict for selling her boss to assailants who murdered her in her own house, adding that the deceased’s family business of over 100m has since collapsed after her death.
09:45
09:45

Young Lady Sentenced to 8 Years for Defiling Victim 4 Years her Junior Lira High court

In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Gaswaga told court that the convict has a chance to live a responsible life ahead. However, the offense committed is a serious one and ignorance of the law at the time of the offense is immaterial.
10:14
10:14

Teenager's Family Demands UGX 50M Blood Compensation 3

Caesar Omac, the Atek Adang Okwer-Kick clan head, says that they are demanding seven cows and Shillings 50million shillings to compensate for the death of their son.
15:06
15:06

Increase in Murder Cases Worries Police in Lango 1 3

According to police records, in a spat of only two months, the nine districts of Lango registered 24 murder cases, with 14 recorded in January and 10 cases in February 2022.
08:06
08:06

52-Year-old Man Gets 4 Months for Threatening Violence

In her ruling, Ariakot explained that although the offences of intimidation and threatening violence attract a maximum sentence of four years, Obua acknowledged his mistake and did not waste the courts time hence the four-month sentence.
11:29
11:29

Nancy Comprehensive School for the Deaf Un-coded for 18 years 5 2

The community school which started in 2004 on a piece of land donated by Nancy Primary School for the Deaf is the only secondary school for special needs learners across the Lango sub-region.
10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:38
10:38

18 Sisters Make First Vows 4 1

The 18 novices renewed their faith and made a vow to chastity, poverty, and obedience before being dressed in a veil and a cap that has 6 buttons, the first 3 buttons representing the trinity, and the last 3 buttons represent the vows they have just made, a sign that they are now sisters.
12:16
12:16

Hundreds Turn Up for Free Eye Treatment in Lira 3 4

The medical camp that started on Monday was organized by the Pakistani Association in Lira with the support of the Overseas Pakistani Global Foundation Africa.
07:05
07:05

2 Commit Suicide Over Loans 1 2

In Lira, Patrick Oming, the Amokoge Parish Chief in Wiodyek Sub County decided to end his life after failing to pay back the money he obtained from Nen Anyim savings group where he was a treasurer. The money had accumulated to 10millon shillings.
12:06
12:06

Police Intensify Security Operations Ahead of Festivities in Lira Festive season 5

Geoffrey Abigaba, the Lira District Police Commander who explained that the operation will continue up to next year says the suspects would be screened before they are presented before the courts.
15:23
15:23

Chaos in Lira City as Police Battles Bobi Wine 4 2

On Friday evening, the Radio station management issued a notice indicating that the planned talk show had been called off on grounds that Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) had not approved it.
14:09
14:09

Lira City Contributing Highest Number of COVID-19 Patients in Lango 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, attributes the problem on the laxity in following the Standard Operating Procedures.
10:33
10:33

Low COVID_19 Vaccine Uptake in Lango Irks Minister Acheng Ministry Of Health 4 1

Dr. Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital advised the community to embrace the mass vaccination exercise taking place now saying the majority of people being admitted in the treatment unit are those who are not vaccinated.
08:09
08:09

Low Turn Up for Covid-19 Mass Vaccination in Lira City 1 5

On Tuesday at Lira Cathedral Square, by 10 am, the health workers were ready to vaccinate, but there were no people. At Adyel Division and Lira Bus Park, the exercise started by midday and at the end of the day, only 67 people were vaccinated.
10:16
10:16

Police in Lira Intensify Enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs wearing face masks 5 1

The heightened enforcement stemmed from last week’s task force resolution which resolved that people not adhering to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs will be arrested and charged under the Public Health Act.
12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 1 4

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
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