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19:30
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Lira Municipality Records Increase in Local Revenues lira town 1 2

The Project, funded by the World Bank has seen key infrastructural installations set up. Roads in the Central Business District have been tarmacked, with covered lined and open lined drains, paved pedestrian walkways, cycle lanes, solar street lights, and trash cans.
17:57
17:57

Trial of Lira Asian Traders Shifted to Soroti High Court lira high court

The suspects who were meant to reappear before the Lira resident High Judge, Justice Alex Mckay Ajiiji on Tuesday for hearing of their bail application never turned up following the decision of the Principal Judge, Yorokamu to shift the trial.
10:52
10:52

Business Booms in Lira Ahead of Christmas lira town 1

Denis Akor, a dealer in traditional craft, says his sales have also improved. According to Akor, on average he receives 40 potential buyers each day.
17:42
17:42

Suspension of Radio Presenters, Morning Talk Shows Irks Listeners commission 1 1 Top story

Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director UCC, says the affected radio stations were found guilty of broadcasting content that promotes violence, insecurity and destruction of property among others.
12:24
12:24

UCC Investigating Radio Unity lira town 2

Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director UCC, says that they are conducting independent investigations into the operations of the radio. Mutabazi says that the investigations will include analysing all the content that was broadcast by the radio from November 9th up to November 17th.
12:51
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Lira Muslims Petition Museveni over Property mufti of uganda 1

Sheikh Nangoye said that they recently informed the 3rd Deputy Prime Minister, General Moses Ali who asked those occupying Muslim property illegally to vacate it.
17:08
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Lango Journalists, Activists Demands Unconditional Re-opening of Unity FM social media 1 3 Top story

Isa Otto Amiza, the former Oyam South Member of Parliament and local activist in Lira town describes the closure of the station as illegal.
22:02
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UPDF Takes over Security in Lira Town uganda police force 1 Top story

The clashes saw police fire countless live bullets and teargas in an attempt to disperse a rowdy group that had taken over major streets in Lira town.
17:40
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Tension in Lira as Security Battles Youths Groups lira town 1

The situation in the town is tense, the streets are deserted and all shops closed. Heavily armed police personnel have taken control of the town, running patrols along major streets and suburbs.
16:39
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Asian Traders Re-open Shops in Lira lira town 1

On Wednesday some shops owned by Asians opened for business. They include One Stop, Pari, Megha Shoppers Supermarkets and other hardware shops within Lira town. Joel Tubanone, the Lira District Police Commander, says the police will remain deployed at the business premises of Asians
14:06
14:06

Asian Traders Close Shops in Lira, Security Heightened lira town 1

The threat against Asian traders was triggered by the death of Dickens Okello, an 11-year-old pupil of Alito primary school in Kole district who was reportedly intercepted and strangled by two Asian businessmen while on his way from school on Friday.
18:58
18:58

Dubai Based Broker Held for Conning Lira Businessman people 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest, saying Olegos case originated from Kampala where it is being handled.
12:35
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Lira Residents Protest Narrow USMID Roads lira town 1 2

Local residents of Lira town are protesting what they termed as sub-standard construction works on three different roads under the World Banks five-year Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Project USMID.The roads being upgraded in this third phase of USMID within Lira Municipality includes Obote Avenue1.4 Kilometres, Kwania road0.8 kilometres and Soroti road0.5 kilometres.
07:49
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Lira Police Impounds Motorcycles lira town 1

Ongom Mudong says the operation followed a number of road accidents involving boda- boda riders within the district.The impounded motorcycles are being parked at Lira CPS as receipts are issued where necessary especially after screening, original log books, and 3rd party insurance. Riding permits are required before the release of any motorcycle, he added.
11:03
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Business Operators Protest Power Outages lira town

More than 100 angry electricity consumers mainly business operators in Lira town on Wednesday evening staged a demonstration protesting power outages.
15:32
15:32

Lira Municipal Embarks on Town Expansion city status 2

Currently Lira municipality has an estimated population of about 150,000 which is said to be far below te required 500,000 for a city status. Under this initiative, some sub counties bordering the municipality shall be in cooperated to be part of town
10:15
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Residents Protest Redevelopment of Wetland lira town 3 1

John Odyek, another resident wants the local authority to block the ongoing development on the land saying it is very dangerous for the wetland.
11:07
11:07

12 Security Personnel Held for Erroneously Killing Lira Trader armed robberies

Denis Ocepa 30, a trader at Te-Atat market in Lira town was reportedly shot dead by police personnel who were patrolling the town in the middle of Saturday night. They found him at Anai-Ober village, while walking from Lira hotel.
10:48
10:48

Lira Trader Shot Dead In Night Police Patrol armed robberies

Denis Ocepa, 30, a trader at Te-Atat Market in Lira town was shot dead by police personnel on patrol at around 1:30 am on Saturday while returning from a night disco. Police has admitted killing the deceased and apologized over the incident. Manshur Suwed, the Central North regional police spokesperson, says the deceased was erroneously shot near Shell Kwania, along Kwania road.
12:06
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Police Imposes 11pm Curfew in Lira Town igp kayihura 2

The deployment of the Special Police Unit follows a spate of armed robberies in Lira town over the past few weeks.
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