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10:08
10:08

Lwengo CAO Tasked on Accountability of Public Project Works 2

Nadi Tumuhimbise, the Lwengo district Workers councilor and Works Committee Chairperson indicates that during their monitoring exercises of the public projects, they established that some of the works were substandard and are not representative of the value of money spent on them.
08:37
08:37

Lwengo LCV Chairperson Defies Local Gov’t Ministry to Reinstate Service Commission 1

The Assistant Commissioner for Local Councils in the Ministry of Local Government Ketty Gatta overruled the council on the motion, indicating that the decision was rushed, violating the legal procedures under which the service commission can be removed.
15:46
15:46

Local Gov't Ministry Rescinds Censure of Lwengo Service Commission 3

In August, the district council, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee passed a vote of no confidence against the commission accusing members of corruption and gross misconduct.
10:02
10:02

Hundreds Face Exclusion as Masaka Diocese Denounces Breakaway Priest 3

Sections of the Catholic laity in Masaka Diocese recently shifted their loyalty and started congregating with a breakaway faction of the Holy Family Ministries led by Reverend Brother John Baptist Baliruno. The priest currently operates a prayer centre at Kisosso Cell in the Kimanya-Kabonera division.
18:49
18:49

National Emblem Crested Cranes Faces Extinction by Electrocution in Lwengo 1

Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo district Senior Natural Resources Officer says that in addition to other human habits that include poisoning and destruction of the cranes' natural breeding grounds the wetlands, the Crested Cranes are also dying due to electrocution after they unknowingly collide with uninsulated power transmission lines that run through their habitats and roost sites.
17:12
17:12

Drama As Lwengo District Council Removes Service Commission 3

Ahmed Ali Kiwanuka, the Kyazanga town council councilor took to the floor to oppose the motion and accused the speaker, Peregrino Ssenozi of working on the whims of the LC V Chairperson who is bent on promoting his individual biases.
20:42
20:42

Vision Group Journalist In Custody over Death of Hotel Receptionist

Mugerwa is locked up at Mbirizi Police Station in Lwengo district, as a key suspect in the murder of Janat Nakayiza, 42, a receptionist at Jozana Investments and Lodges in Mbirizi town council.
10:43
10:43

Deputy Headteacher Cited in Students Strike at Lwengo Seed School 5 1

Lwengo District Chairperson Ibrahim Kitatta says that their preliminary findings from intelligence sources show that Shabohurira facilitated the students’ strike to frustrate efforts for his transfer from the school over unprofessional conduct.
07:38
07:38

Non-Native Teachers Blamed for Learning Inefficiency at Lwengo Seed School 1 3 Top story

Musinguzi indicates that 14 out of 23 teachers on the government payroll stay very far away from the school and as result, they do not report to duty on time, which affects their efficiency.
11:39
11:39

Microfinance Minister Moots Establishment of Cooperative Bank to Neutralize Loan Sharks 1 3

According to Kasolo, many small and midsized enterprises are struggling to operate or even failing to break through, mainly due to a lack of reliable sources of affordable credit facilities to support their growth.
07:25
07:25

Three Arrested for Murder In Lwengo District 1

The deceased has been identified as Frank Tushabe, a resident of Lwekisuga village in Malongo sub-county. The suspects in custody include; Charles Mugarura, Resty Kasande, and one Musingunzi, all residents of the same area.
08:01
08:01

Security Personnel Investigate Suspected Bomb Blast in Lwengo Ugnada Police Force

Winfred Nalwanga a resident of Nkoni trading center along the Masaka-Mbarara highway says an explosion was heard at about 9:30 pm on Sunday, causing a panic in the area.
15:03
15:03

Farmers Trained to Manage, Instead of Poisoning Crested Cranes 4 1

Gilbert Tayebwa, a Conservation Program Officer attached to the International Crane Foundation (ICF) says that the farmers have been poisoning the cranes to protect their crops because they did not know about the different deterrent mechanisms to protect their gardens from invasion.
17:08
17:08

Lwengo District Service Commission On the Spot over Irregular Recruitment of Staff 1 4

Ibrahim Kitatta, the Lwengo LCV Chairperson says their decision comes after a series of complaints of abuse of office by members of the commission which include soliciting bribes from job applicants.
14:11
14:11

Persistent Dry Spell Worries Lwengo Farmers 1 3

Mary Jude Namuleme, the Lwengo District Environment Officer, says the dry spell has also affected livestock and poultry farmers.
13:59
13:59

Mob Lynches Man For Hacking His Wife To Death In Lwengo Man hacks wife dead 1

The deceased couple have been identified as Deogratius Kadugala and McClean Genyana, both residents of the same village.
10:15
10:15

Power Connectivity Frustrating Science Teaching at Lwengo Seed School 4 1 Top story

The school Deputy headteacher, Benon Musinguzi, says that they are badly affected by the absence of electricity connectivity at the school, which compromises the quality of learning.
11:51
11:51

Muslims Reject New Leadership of Kyazanga Central Mosque 1 2

Kyazanga Central Mosque has been the centre of controversy and clashes between rival factions one allied to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC, the main Muslim administration in the country and the Kibuli faction.
09:42
09:42

Oil Pipeline: District Form Coalition to Demand Royalties, Funds to Monitor Project 6 1

According to Ibrahim Kitatta, the coalition will help them to make reasonable demands from the oil sector to develop their districts since they are to monitor different activities during and after the construction of the oil pipeline.
09:35
09:35

Survivors of Lwengo Machete Attacks Sleep in Pigsty Seven Months Later 1

Bukenya, aged 37 years and a father of eight children has for the last seven months been accommodating his family in a shanty pigsty after their house was burnt down by the thugs.
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