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13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 4 1

When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
11:06
11:06

Four Lira District Officials Interdicted over Fraudulent Sale of Public Land 3

The officials are Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resource, Francis Opio, the staff surveyor, senior Land Management Officer Joseph Ocen and secretary District Land Board Helen Anyango.
20:01
20:01

Acholi Province is Fufa Drum Champions Tito Okello 1 Top story

Acholi province netted five goals against 3 managed by Bukedi in the penalty shootout. Tito Okello, Alfred Onek, Richardson Asaba, Moses Okot and Oola scored for the home side while Disan Galiwango, Frank Kalanda and David “Colgate” Owori netted for Bukedi province.
12:18
12:18

Lira RDC's Impersonation Case Refered to DPP Lira District 1

Odongo is being accused by another person, Milton Odongo, a teacher at Omwonylee Primary School in Otuke District of using his academic papers both for Primary and Uganda Certificate of Education, O'level certificate.
19:17
19:17

One Arrested As Security Probes Illegal Youths Recruitment into G7 Group State House 3 1

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.
11:25
11:25

Three Held Over Child Kidnap Lira District

Owera is alleged to have kidnapped Okot, the child of Ronald Odongo, a local trader in Lira town and took him to a woman at Akalo trading center in Kole district before he demanded for a ransom of shillings 20 million from the parents.
13:20
13:20

Farmers in Lango Dash to Plant Crops Lira District 1

Previously planting season would begin with first rain in late January and continues until October when the rain would reduce before ushering dry season.
14:41
14:41

UPDF Medical Team Joins Measles-Rubella Immunization Teams in Lira, Pader Lira District 1

In Lira town, the UPDF medical workers immunized more than 2000 children at Saint Gracious Nursery and primary, Lira Army Nursery and Primary, and Saint Stephen Nursery Schools and Erute Prisons. Dr. Captain Ivan Ndikuno, the 5th Division Health Officer says their participation is to boost civilian medical workers so that all children below 15 years are immunized during the five-day exercise.
18:57
18:57

UPDF Deploys in Lira Town over Increased Gang Attacks Lira District 1

Lt. Hassan Kato, the 5th Division Army spokesperson says that police requested assistance from the police to beef up security deployment by the police.
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.
18:20
18:20

Lango Voters Want Presidential Candidates Given Equal Privileges During Campaigns Lira District 7 1

James Omara Elem, the Lira District youth councillor says every presidential candidate must be given equal privileges. Omara also says that President Museveni must not be allowed to enjoy privileges like using a helicopter during campaigns.
12:13
12:13

Health Centres in Lira Get Solar Power Lira District 1

The solar panels were donated by the Ministry of Health in partnership with Doctors with Africa CUAMM Uganda under the Light Every Birth (LEB) program, a nationwide campaign.
11:21
11:21

Health Centres in Lango Get UGX 350m Solar Power Equipment USAID 1

The equipment valued at more than 350 million shillings is aimed at improving the operations of laboratory units of the health centres by ensuring standby power.
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.
14:00
14:00

Finance Ministry Halts Operationalization of Four New Sub Counties in Lira Keith Muhakanizi 2

The four administrative units were created in the last financial year and were expected to start operating at the start of the 2019/2010 financial year. Their operations were however deferred until this new financial year of 2019/2020 but it has not started.
10:40
10:40

Two Held For Murdering Their Retired UPDF Brother Lira District

The suspects are Mark Atine and his brother only identified as Peter, both residents of Barpii village, Telela Parish in Aromo Sub County.
14:46
14:46

Lango Province to Give Akii-Bua Memorial Stadium Facelift FUFA Drum 2 1

Daniel Moi, the spokesperson for Lango Province FUFA Drum says they require about 100 million shillings to finance the preliminary work on the pitch. Construction of Akii- Memorial Stadium in Senior Quarters “B” village, Central Division in Lira town stalled last year after 600 million shillings sent by the government was allegedly been mismanaged.
12:58
12:58

Lango Soccer Fans Fundraise For New Stadium Akii-Bua Stadium 1 1

Geoffrey Omara, the Lira District Soccer Fans Association for Lango Province says they have resolved to collect money from fans, well-wishers and local leaders to build a temporal stadium as they wait for completion of Akii-Bua Stadium.
13:01
13:01

Lira Hospital ICU Dysfunctional Lira District 1

Sister Judith Nanyonjo, the Principle Nursing Officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, says the failure of the unit to function poses a great danger to high risk patients like accident victims, expectant mothers and children born with birth complications.
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