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13:20
13:20

Witchdoctor Wanted for Duping Kyotera Anthrax Patients Into Sorcery 1

Ahmed Kateregga, the Deputy Masaka City Resident Commissioner overseeing the Kimanya-Kabonera division, confirms reports indicating Nansamba's attempts to mislead the community into believing that anthrax is a result of sorcery.
07:55
07:55

Government Urged on Profiling of Actors in Fishing Sector 1 5

Fredrick Ggesa, the Masaka District Fisheries Officer, who also coordinates officers in the Central region districts, suggests that the government should undertake a nationwide profiling of key players in the sector.
14:35
14:35

Police Investigate Murder of Vigilante Group Leader 2

Joseph Kizito, the LC I Chairperson of Bisanje Cell suspects that the deceased was murdered in a revenge attack by thugs for frustrating their evil operations in the area. He says that the deceased was killed by strangulation.
16:02
16:02

Minors Provided Leads to Suspected ADF Hideout in Masaka 1 2 Top story

Jane Nalubega, the LC I Chairperson of Kyalugo cell says that the alleged cell was discovered following reports from residents who got concerned about children who would regularly cry from the house, especially at night.
09:09
09:09

Masaka Parents SS Remains Open After Fire Outbreak 2 2

The fire that broke out on Monday destroyed the senior four girls’ dormitory which was accommodating 43 students.
08:36
08:36

Security Maintains Presence At Kimanya Secondary School As Students Return 1

The security personnel are currently manning the school’s main gate and watching over from different corners as students in candidate classes report back from a forced suspension.
13:08
13:08

Hepatitis B Vaccination, Screening Registers Low Uptake in Masaka Ministry Of Health 4 1

Agnes Kabahiire, the Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Family Planning and Maternal Health, indicates that despite the availability of free screening and vaccination services at the different health facilities, the demand for the services remains law as per the preferred target.
17:40
17:40

Residents Recall Massive Damage As Masaka Fell to Tanzanian Army 1 7

According to Wamala, before the full military assault on Masaka, which was a progressive town, TPDF deployed agents that regularly spied on the Uganda Army and Amin’s confidants in the area.
11:00
11:00

Security Investigates Loan Sharks for Confiscating Borrower's National IDs 2

According to Katerega, the complaints are mainly from people who fail to get social services that require them to present National IDs.
12:47
12:47

MPs Moot Public-Private Partnership to Address Police Housing Shortage 1 4

During their visit to Masaka Central Police Station, the Prisons, and Police barracks the MPs noted with concern the appalling situation in the accommodation of the security officers which is characterized by congestion and dilapidated housing units.
17:42
17:42

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

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.
17:12
17:12

Mental Patients Set to Return to Masaka RRH Ward as COVID-19 Cases Reduce 1 3

It is two years since more than 200 patients were transferred to Kyabakuza Health Centre III because their ward was gazetted for treating COVID19 patients.
07:03
07:03

Masaka Family Cries Out Over Missing Muslim Cleric 1 3 Top story

According to the family members, security operatives driving a minibus alias drone picked up Sheikh Lugemwa from his home in Kyabakuza in Masaka City.
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 1 2

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.
12:09
12:09

Grasshopper Trappers Feel The Pinch As Season Enters 18 Days Without Catch 5 1

Hajji Quraish Katongole, the Chairperson of Old Masaka Basenene Association Limited, the umbrella body of grasshopper trappers in the Masaka region, says that they have lost over Shillings 85million because of the grasshopper scarcity.
07:16
07:16

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

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
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