Some of notable issues residents want the unit to investigate include circumstances under which the contract for the management of the Coronation Park that was built under USMID was awarded to Saving Grace Investment Limited, the shoddy construction of Akii-Bua Stadium by Lira district local government and circumstances under which Lira district lost over Shillings 300 million in a scam involving Boniface Odora, the former Senior Lira District Accountant in charge of the Integrated Financial Management System among others.
Mwinyi was arrested on the orders of Colonel Edith Nakalema, the head of State House Anti-Corruption from Lira district.
Mwinyi is in custody at Lira Central Police Station pending interrogation by detective attached to the State House Anti-Corruption Unit.
The land had been allocated to the Uganda Investment Authority in 2013. However, the district rescinded its decision after the failure by the UIA to pay about 1.3 billion Shillings for it and started a localized drive to attract local investors to establish an agro-based industrial park.
The condition, which usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal, can lead to serious, even fatal, complications if left untreated. It is known to be a major cause of maternal mortality worldwide.
Tom Agwa, the Barlonyo B village LCI Chairperson says that more than 5,000 residents in the area lack water. He says that the residents fetch water from the only borehole which also constantly breaks down and is shared with five schools.
It is reported that the rebels under the command of Okot Odiambo, a then deputy to LRA Commander Joseph Kony, brutally killed more than 300 people in a space of three hours on the afternoon of February 21, 2004. They were burned alive inside their huts, hacked with machetes, stabbed with knives, clubbed with sticks and shot as they fled.
The northern Uganda towns of Gulu, Lira and Kitgum, among others, have faced dire power outages in the recent past, mainly as a result of bush burning and vandalism. The notable affected areas by bush fire includes, Lira town, Puranga, Agweng in Lira district and Ibuje in Apac district among others.
Akwia-Woro Primary School is a rural school located in Alobo-loi village, about 500 meters from the Lira-Kole District border. It has a population of more than 600 pupils and 13 teachers. The last time the school recorded the first grade was during the 2010 Primary Leaving Examinations, when two of its candidates then, posted aggregates in division one.
The 66km road was last rehabilitated between 2008 and 2009 by the Government. Despite several appeals to the government, the road is still in a bad state. It is filled with many potholes, the road is also very narrow.
Government is currently rehabilitating Olweny Irrigation Scheme in Bar Sub County at the cost of 47 billion shillings.Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner said the suspect was arrested while delivering a total of nine pieces of metallic templates at the selling point in Lira town.
Lira Resident District Commissioner Milton Odongo said the deceased was found inside the perimeter wall of MP Achons house at Senior Quarter B Village, in Lira town. He was first held at gunpoint by the security guard, but later shot when he attempted to disarm the guard. His body was taken to Lira Regional Referral Hospital mortuary.