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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.
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.
08:02
08:02

Lira Municipality Given Two-Weeks to Resolve Coronation Park Dispute USMID 1 1

The park was due for an upgrade and beautification under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development- USMID, a World Bank-funded programme designed to expand infrastructure and improve service delivery in selected municipalities across the country.
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.
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.
10:38
10:38

Lira Municipal Councillors Get Ex Gratia MInistry of Finance 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.
17:16
17:16

Lira Municipal Councillors Protest Delayed Payment of Ex-Gratia Ex Gratia Payment 2 2

Drawn from the four Divisions of Ojwina, Adyel, Railways and Central, the councilors numbering 75 on Thursday staged a demonstration protesting the delayed payment of their Ex Gratia. It took the intervention of police from Lira CPS to quelled down the rowdy councilors. Geoffrey Omara Okello, a local councilor representing Bar Onger parish at the Railways Division Council says they have not been paid for the last five quarters.
11:32
11:32

Timber Dealers, Street vendors Face fresh Eviction from Lira town Centre Lira municipality 1

They have continued operating along Bala, Kwania roads and Jinja Camp, Uhuru Barr and some corridors within the Central Business district of Lira town. Many street vendors have also remained visibly operating along busy streets Kitgum stage, areas around Lira Main market Noteber road at the corner of Amulam complex and Obote Avenue.
18:23
18:23

Water Shortage Paralyzes Lira Town NWSC 2

Supply in the area is restored only at night while the taps remain dry during the day. Women and girls line up at the water points long after midnight to harvest water for use the next day. At Adyel Children’s play park, near the Division headquarters, the only available borehole is often crowded from as early as 5 a.m. until midnight when it's usually locked.
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