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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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Lira district postpones World TB day celebrations

  Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Tuberculosis Day celebrations slated for March 24th in Lira district have been postponed. Government and health experts at Lira district health department decided the celebrations are postponed after President Yoweri  Kaguta Museveni last week banned all public gatherings to avoid the …

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COVID-19: Lira Bishop suspends fasting

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lira Diocese Catholic Bishop has suspended fasting among the congregation on grounds that the body immunity has to be built so they remain strong to fight the COVID_ 19 disease. Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok, the Bishop of Lira Diocese made the pronouncement …

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