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Akii-Bua stadium feasibility study begins ahead of construction

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MS Habitat Consultants have embarked on the feasibility study ahead of the proposed construction of Akii-Bua Stadium in Lira district.The Sports State Minister, Denis Hamson Obua introduced the consultants to Lira district local government on Friday last week. The 90 days exercise will cost Shillings …

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Two charged for assaulting traffic police officers on duty

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police at Lira central police station have charged two men on allegations of assaulting two traffic police officers. The two reportedly beat up the traffic officers Emmanuel Tumuhibise and Thomas Kamusiime who were carrying out their duties on Saturday in Ngetta along Kigtum-Lira road. …

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Land row threatens to derail USMID project in Lira

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira municipal council has threatened to halt tarmacking of boundary road after a section of residents threatened to sue the municipal authorities for allegedly trespassing on their land. The road which stretches from Lango College in Adyel division to Ngetta road in Railways division …

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Lira residents flock markets panic buying

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people on Tuesday morning flocked markets in Lira town to purchase food after President Museveni ordered a two-week nationwide lockdown in a bid to combat further spread of the deadly coronavirus. By 9 am, both village and town dwellers were seen in …

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