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INVESTIGATION: Auditor divulges in-house fraud, lives in fear

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State of the Nation Address: What Ugandans Are Expecting From The President

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Why Lira University Opted For A Degree Program In Nursing And Midwifery

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At least six National Resistance Movement [NRM] party supporters in Lango were arrested on Monday morning in a botched demonstration targeting Lira Municipal council officials. Those in police custody are Patrick Okwir alias Kampala, a resident of Bar sub-county ,Solomon Loro, from Loro in Oyam district, Mike Ogwang, a councilor representing Kakoge parish at Lira …

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With signals already tendered to government and specifically to President Museveni, what has the Commander in Chief started doing for the youth? For many years, youth were sidelined on a number of government projects. Those who were fortunate to benefit from government and perhaps President Museveni’s ‘handshake’ were few and their qualification to meet him …

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“Uganda offers opportunities for companies looking to explore, develop and utilize its petroleum assets,” Muloni Energy and Mineral Development Minister Irene Muloni will lead a delegation of private and public-sector players from Uganda’s oil and gas sector to the Africa Oil Week 2018 which will be held from 5 – 9 November, 2018 in Cape …

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Bishop Eddy Stanley Engena Maitum [BEE], one of the sons of Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] party founder, Dr Apollo Milton Obote has said the people of Lango, and especially Apac Municipality have ‘rejected him’. His statement comes just a day after he lost a parliamentary race for Apac Municipality to UPC candidate, Ochan Patrick with …

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“The deployment of the UPDF in Apaa is to stabilize the area saying there have been tribal attacks between Acholi from Amuru district and Ma`di from Adjumani district,” the 4th division army spokesperson, Major Telesphor  Turyamumanya says. Amuru district leaders have accused the Ugandan security agencies of a gross human rights violation in the ongoing …

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Lira Chief Magistrates Court on Monday sentenced Jasper Okech, 33, to 15 years in prison for attempted murder. The judgment follows a land wrangle four years ago between him and Paskolina Oming, a widow whom he later chopped off her arms. A resident of Aryebi village, Omolo Parish, Iceme Sub-county in Oyam district, Paskolina Oming …

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The Lira Resident District Commissioner has vowed to intervene, bringing to an end the land disputes between squatters and Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Mr Robert Abak says he would also demolish all shelters belonging to illegal tenants. On Tuesday, RDC Abak was responding to a request made by the Hospital Director, Dr. Benard Odur who …

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Government of Uganda is set to launch a new project for greater northern Uganda in the coming financial year of 2018-2019. The 570 million euro project, about Uganda shs.2, 549,108,496,900 Trillion is going to be implemented under Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) Northern Uganda Minister, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny revealed the imminent development on Monday …

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A committee constituted last month to bring together the two conflicting Lango Paramount chiefs in Mzee Yosam Odur Ebii and Michael Moses Odongo Okune is predicted to fall short. Headed by Felix Okot Ogong, the chairperson Lango Parliamentary Group, the committee was setup in April to meet the two warring rival paramount chiefs and resolve …

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An internal auditor at Lira Municipality is living in qualm after leaking out internal scam at Lira Municipal Council. In his recent audit into various activities carried out in the last quarter of fiscal year 2017-2018, Nelson Okello who’s an internal auditor found shs.18 million scandalously spent by some officials. The officials at the center …

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