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11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 1 3

While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
20:08
20:08

Masaka Leaders Tasked to Bring Down Stagnant HIV Prevalence Rates 4

The 2020 HIV prevalence map by the Ministry of Health and Uganda AIDS Commission, places Masaka in the red-line of the top five districts with the highest threat of HIV incidence across the country.
11:14
11:14

Family of Monsignor Kyabukasa, Cardinal Wamala, Bro Aidan a Living Legacy to the Church 2 1 Top story

Bishop Severus Jjumba, Ordinary of Masaka Catholic diocese, was coincidentally admitted to Bukakalasa Minor Seminary by Monsignor Kyabukasa, whom he describes as a great instructor who had rare attributes of humanity.
10:30
10:30

Pentecostal Church Leaders to Prioritize Psychosocial Support 4 1

Bishop Leonard Sserwadda, the Southern Regional overseers of Pentecostal Churches, says that they made the resolution to systematically adjust their methods of evangelism by placing emphasis on causing a holistic recovery of members of their congregations as opposed to targeting them for offertory and tithe collections.
10:13
10:13

COVID-19: Another Herbal Concoction Hits Market in Masaka Despite MOH Warning MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 2 Top story

Kawonawo, who is known for making anti-cough and cold herbal mixtures, says that he improved his formulas by blending plants rich in Vitamins A and C as well as those with high alkaline levels to suppress the virus.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19; West Buganda Diocese Issues Tight Restrictions for Burials 1 2

Bishop Katumba stopped priests from using microphones during burial services and reduce the time of burial services to strictly 30 minutes in his latest list of guidelines to the Church. He also suspended the practice of choosing a member of the congregation to take Bible readings and allowed them to make necessary adjustments to other facets that may prolong the service.
12:29
12:29

Masaka City Leaders Move to Block Children from Hawking During Lockdown Masaka City Council 1 2

These children some young as six years of age are now engaged in selling of vegetables, fruits, and other foodstuffs in markets, on streets, while others are also involving themselves in hawking; where they carry their merchandise to their targeted customers in different places including homes.
17:21
17:21

COVID-19: VHTs to Monitor Home-based Care Patients, Oversee Burials in Masaka Ministry Of Health 2 1 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Medical Director of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and coordinator of health services under the Greater Masaka Regional Covid-19 task force, says that they have agreed to proactively engage village health teams to reinforce the limited number of health workers in providing the much-needed response and case-management services in the area.
15:52
15:52

Don't Rely On Herbs, Concoctions for Covid-19 Prevention- Medics Ministry of Health 1 3

However, Dr Nakiyimba says that although some of the concoctions are rich in vitamins and minerals, they have the potential of causing opportunistic health complications if not taken with precaution.
08:19
08:19

Ngobya, Amedeo Tombs Attract Multitudes on Martyrs Day 1 2

Goretti Namakula, one of the religious that paid pilgrimage to Kitovu said that although the diocese authorities had advised them to virtually follow celebrations from Namugongo via various media channels, her enthusiasm to venerate through the martyrs could not be satisfied from home, hence choosing to at least spend a day at the Cathedral.
15:53
15:53

Masaka COVID-19 Patient Dies, Two In Critical Condition 1 4

According to Onyach, they received three COVID-19 patients including a man and two women. Unfortunately, the man died and the women are improving.
15:01
15:01

Masaka Diocese Short of UGX 100M Ahead of Scientific Martyr's Day Celebrations 1 5

Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba, the Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese, says that they need the funds to organize a worthwhile event despite the restricted numbers of pilgrims.
08:25
08:25

Suspension of Free Connection Policy Fueling Power Theft in Masaka UMUME Limited 1 3

Under the free connection policy, a customer that required no pole was asked to pay only inspection fees, while the one that required one pole would pay 360,000 to be connected onto the power line. However, the project was suspended midterm in 2020 after government ran short of funds before it allowed power distribution companies to resume charging the customers full prices for the connections.
18:09
18:09

Police, UMEME Launch Operation on Power Theft in Masaka high power bills 1 3

Christine Namutebi, the Metering Services Manager at UMEME, indicates that they are on a countrywide operation to reduce the power losses through unscrupulous customers.
14:52
14:52

High Fuel Prices Worry Masaka Sheikh 2 1

In his sermon during the Eid al-Adha prayers at Masaka main mosque grounds on Thursday, Shiekh Bugembe expressed concern that the covid-19 restrictions coupled with unexpected rise in fuels prices have presented to them tougher times during fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan.
10:01
10:01

PWDs in Masaka Decry Extortion in Accessing Gov't Grant 1 2

PWDs Masaka City claim that the program is abused by technical staff at the local government levels; through extorting money from the applicants and the creation of non-existent groups that are receiving funding.
07:14
07:14

200 Worshipers To Attend Martyrs’ Day Celebrations, Foot Pilgrims Suspended 2 2

The Uganda Episcopal Conference has for the second time selected Masaka Diocese to lead the celebrations on June 03rd, 2021 after missing the opportunity last year following the suspension of the celebrations because of the Coronavirus disease outbreak.
15:39
15:39

Superstitious Beliefs, Irresponsible Parenting Blamed For Persistent Defilement In Masaka 4 1

Shifa Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM, a civil society dealing in the protection of gender-based rights in the sub-region blame the trend on illogical myths among communities as well as mothers who have abdicated their parenting responsibilities to male relatives creating room for the abuse of their children by lustful men.
18:10
18:10

Staggered Schools Reopening Fails in Masaka as Parents Run Impatient 1 1

However, access into compounds of the defiant schools is currently highly restricted from any suspicious visitors who have to undergo thorough questioning about their intentions and indeed some are repulsed.
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.
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