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13:57
13:57

Ugandans Lose Millions to Dubious Online Business Scam Online businesses

Franklin Jjingo, who lost Shillings 3million to the scam says that they woke up on Monday when the financial withdraws had been suspended before the online platform was completely closed down on Wednesday.
10:27
10:27

Seven Muteesa University Students Arrested over Campaign Procession 4

The students who are detained at Masaka Central Police station were arrested on Tuesday after they conducted a drive through Masaka town together with the various candidates.
15:23
15:23

Priests Erect Fences as Thieves Target Churches Masaka Diocese 4

Rev. Fr Henry Kiganda, the Parish priest at St Jude Catholic parish in Lukaya, Kalungu District, says as churches continue to become targets for thieves, they have been forced to keep church locked during the times when there is no activity or Mass going on.
17:42
17:42

Rights Defender Relocates Family after Home Raid, Seeks Police Protection 3 1

The thugs raided his home and office in Kyabakuza village, Masaka city on Saturday, and took away four laptop computers, two tablets, a cellphone handset, and key organisation document files. His family narrowly escaped after hiding in the banana plantation behind the house and they have lived in fear since.
10:42
10:42

Teenager Kidnaps 5-Year-Old, Asks for UGX 12m Ransom 5

Andrew Bugembe, a Top Class Learner at Leos Junior Primary School-Nyendo, mysteriously disappeared from his parents’ home in Kayirikiti village in the Nyendo-Mukungwe division on Wednesday. His parents Andrew Nyanzi and Jalia Naggayi reported the matter to the local authorities and the police, prompting a joint search.
11:03
11:03

NEMA Attributes Wetland Destruction to Lack of Enforcement 6 1

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the Director for Environment Management and Compliance at NEMA argues that the failure by the government to fully operationalize the National Environment Management Act of 2019, which establishes a specialized enforcement task force is a serious impediment to their operations.
08:01
08:01

One Dead, Another Injured As Building Collapses in Masaka City 2 1

Emmanuel Ssegirinya, one of the eyewitnesses, says the foundation pillars collapsed while being compressed by the heaps of soil that were dumped on the edges of the construction site.
15:31
15:31

State Absconds From Trial of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana in Masaka 1 1 Top story

The court couldn’t proceed due to the absence of the prosecutor. At some point, the magistrate was prompted to adjourn court for 20 minutes to allow the prosecutor more time to show up or send a representative in vain.
08:05
08:05

MP Ssegirinya Pleads With Court for His Right to Prayers 2 1 Top story

When granted an opportunity to address the court about his plights, Ssegirinya complained that he is locked up in solitary confinement and not allowed to practice his faith through prayers.
06:56
06:56

Magistrate's Court Commits Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana For Trial 1

Nantegge read the summary of the cases to the accused persons, saying that the state would present CCTV footage of their meetings in Ndeeba near Kabaka’s lake and happy boys’ restaurant to plan the killings.
18:32
18:32

Three Bar Employees Arrested For Torturing Masaka Residents 2 1

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrest saying the suspects are being detained at Masaka Central police station as investigations continue.
07:16
07:16

Security Bans Hiring Out Cars for Self Drive in Masaka 2 1

Ahmed Kateregga Musaazi, the Masaka Deputy Resident City Commissioner, who addressed taxi operators after the meeting, said that the security chiefs identified the practice of hiring vehicles for self-drive as a possible loophole for the wrong people can utilize to commit atrocities.
19:28
19:28

State Seeks More Time to Complete Investigations in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial 2 1

However, Defence Lawyer Shamim Malende contested the delays and asked the court to allow the legislators to seek medical attention from specialized doctors since Kigo and Kitalya prison authorities failed to give them the necessary treatment for their ailments. Ssegirinya did not appear before the court, even through a zoom link, reportedly due to a deteriorating health condition.
12:59
12:59

It’s Not Over, Police Tells Exonerated Masaka Priest 2

According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson, the priest's having been exonerated does not mean that the case is closed. He explains that they are following the DPP’s guidance to reinvestigate the matter in light of the new leads
18:15
18:15

DPP Drops Murder Charges Against Masaka Priest 2 1

Mugisha says that much as his name was tarnished he has forgiven the police and he will not sue them for damages. He further appealed to the police detectives to avoid mistakes in future.
14:48
14:48

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Denied Bail Masaka High Court 2 1

On Monday, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze said that granting the two MPs bail will jeopardize investigations since they are currently under trial.
15:31
15:31

Police Extends Bond For Masaka Priest

Mugisha returned to Masaka Police Station on Thursday for further questioning. According to his lawyer Alexander Lule, police extended the bond to Tuesday because the state prosecutor was not ready with the file.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
12:14
12:14

Coffee Dealer Hacked In Masaka As Panga-wielding Assailants Strike Again 2

Shafik Ssendyowa, a resident of Gayaza Lubowa LCI in Kimanya-Kabonera division, Maska city, was heading back home at 8pm when the incident occurred.
18:57
18:57

Masaka Judges Abstain from Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana’s Bail Applications Judiciary Uganda 2 1

The two legislators were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region which claimed more than 25 lives between July and September this year.
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