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09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 1 2

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
10:40
10:40

Government Gives Masaka Market Contactor Two More Months To Complete Market Masaka City Council 3

During her visit to the market in Friday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu asked the contractors to use the extra two more months to complete the market so that the vendors can use it.
16:58
16:58

Police Officers in Masaka On the Spot for Starving Suspects 1 1

In a petition to the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights, a social rights activist Joseph Kasirye wants the MPs to probe into reports of violation of suspects while in police cells.
21:44
21:44

Covid-19 Replaces Social Behavioural Campaign Messages in Schools 1 3 Top story

A number of schools visited by URN in Masaka and Bukomansimbi districts have replaced all the social behavioural messages with Covid-19 prevention messages.
08:07
08:07

Former Masaka City NRM Mayoral Candidate Arrested Over Vehicle Theft 1

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, says that Mbabazi ran out of luck when some of the people he was trying to sell a Toyota Premio registration number UAS 510S decided to conduct a search at Uganda Revenue Authority- URA and discovered that the car was registered in different names, which raised their suspicion.
10:41
10:41

Unintended Pregnancies Pushing Uganda’s Population Burden Up 3 6

Dr Simon Peter Kibira, a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Makerere University quotes a Performance Monitoring and Action survey conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health, which established that almost half of all mothers they talked to during the survey, did not intend to have their last pregnancies.
19:41
19:41

Masaka District Records Low Uptake of COVID-19 Vaccine 4

Dr Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital says that very few personnel have endorsed the vaccination exercise. Onyach explains that they have vaccinated only 288 health workers and 14 teachers over a two-week period since March 11, 2021. The facility received over 4,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine for the Front line health workers.
13:45
13:45

CSOs fear Magufuli’s Death May Impede EACOP Project Processes 4

Winfred Ngabiirwe, the Executive Director of Global Rights Alert (GRA) says that Magufiuli’s demise will delay the vital negotiations on the pipeline project.
20:29
20:29

Mufti Mubaje Sued for Alleged Land Giveaway in Sembabule 1 3

The group, Masaka District Muslim Assets Defenders led by Hajj Hussein Matovu has petitioned the court requesting that it overturns the sale of UMSC land, measuring 518 hectares, located on ranch 38A at Bukiragi village, Ntuusi Sub-county in Sembabule district.
06:49
06:49

Voter Seeks to Overturn Victory of Ssekandi’s Rival Richard Ssebamala 2 Top story

Bazzanya, who identifies himself as a builder and businessman, contends that Ssebamala was not validly elected. He argues that the MP-elect through his agents with his full knowledge and consent committed several illegalities and electoral offences during campaigns contrary to the laws governing Parliamentary Election.
14:43
14:43

Families in Oil Pipeline Route Allowed to Use Graveyards 4 1

The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale-Homa, close to Lake Albert, traversing 296 kilometres in 10 districts and 25 sub-counties in Uganda. The earmarked districts in Uganda include Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai, Sembabule, Hoima, Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, and Kikuube.
15:20
15:20

Contractor Accused of Delaying Masaka Market 1 1

According to the contract duration, the market was meant to be handed over for utilization by venders in November 2019, but the construction works have dragged on without completion even after the four extensions so far granted to the contractor.
15:36
15:36

Opposition Activists Challenge MPs on Stringent Law Against Vote Rigging 4

Led by Joseph Kasirye, the National Unity Platform registrar for Masaka City, the activists who include members of two other opposition parties; the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC and Democratic Party-DP, argue that the current electoral laws are still weak to stop vote-rigging.
13:43
13:43

Missing 60-Year-Old Woman Found Dead 1

Mudashiru Bbaale, the speaker Kyesiiga sub-county, says that they initially didn’t recognize the deceased until when police took her body for postmortem.
08:26
08:26

NRM Losers in Masaka Decry Political Persecution 3

The candidates argue that ever since the elections were concluded some of them have not yet fully recovered from the political tensions and pain.
12:26
12:26

Mawogola North Election Loser Challenges Shartsi Kuteesa's Victory 1 2

In his affidavit, he argues that the Electoral Commission did not comply with the election laws and that the entire process was marred by massive ballot stuffing, alteration of the declaration of result forms, intimidation of voter, open day bribery and ferrying of voters among others; all in the favour of Musherure.
11:01
11:01

Gov't Issues Guidelines for Poor Post-Harvest Handling of Food Crops 1 4

Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, says that whoever dries any crop on bare ground will be arrested. He says that the Police, Parish and Sub County Chiefs have been told to be on the lookout.
12:23
12:23

Human Rights Committee Calls for Post-Election Reconciliation in Masaka 1 3

The call was made by the Human Rights Committee of Parliament which is currently conducting public hearings about the violations that marred the recent elections across the country. This includes the excessive use of force by law enforcement agents, resulting in the killing and wounding of civilians, and arbitrary arrests and detentions of opposition supporters.
09:28
09:28

MPs Irked by Undocumented Human Rights Violations in Masaka 2 3

Witnesses included victims of arrests and torture, those who sustained wounds from gunshots and relatives of missing persons. However, the committee noted that the majority of the incidents, some of which resulted in death, were never documented or even investigated by the Human Rights Commission office in the area.
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