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21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 2 1

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
11:04
11:04

UMEME Seeks UGX 500BN to Settle Connection Backlog 2 1

Florence Nsubuga, the UMEME Chief Operations Officer, says they need at least Shillings 500 billion to connect applicants whose applicants were processed before the ECP funding got depleted.
08:09
08:09

Umeme Halts Operation On Illegal Power Connections over Complaints of Brutality Power theft 4

Florence Nsubuga, the Chief Operations Officer at UMEME says they have halted the operation to carry assessments due to public complaints of high-handedness that have been brought against their field enforcement teams.
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.
12:49
12:49

Catholic Priest Investigated Over Death of Suspected Robber 3 1

The priest, Reverend Fr Richard Mugisha was summoned in relation to the death of Ronald Kyeyune, 30, a suspected robber who had allegedly broken into the priests’ house last night. It is alleged that the suspect was apprehended by the village security team after allegedly accessing the priests’ residence through the roof.
17:44
17:44

Victims of Security Brutality in Masaka Struggle to Get Justice Judiciary Uganda 2 3

Jamiru Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kimayanya B cell in Kimanya-Kabonera division and one of the victims sued the Chief Defense of Forces-CDF, the Kasijjagirwa UPDF Armored Brigade Commander Brigadier General Deus Sande, and the Brigade Intelligence Officer Major Fred Kasimoni Mushabo, over torture he suffered in the hands of the military.
13:20
13:20

Judiciary Duty Bound to Grant Bail to Suspects - Buteera 2 1

Justice Buteera who was on an inspection tour in the Masaka High Court circuit indicated that that the Courts of law and judicial officers are still guided well within the current law, on how to appropriately exercise their discretion while dealing with bail applications filed at various levels.
18:10
18:10

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Decry Rights Violations, Remanded Again 2 2

The MP were separately presented before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Grace Wakooli and Chief Magistrate Charles Yeitese, for further mention of murder and terrorism charges, and the amendments in their earlier charge sheet respectively.
11:13
11:13

Special Needs Schools Worried of Retention of Learners When Schools Reopen 1 4

According to the teachers, with the absence of reliable home-based study materials for learners with special needs especially those who study in the sign-language model, many of them have been demotivated and there is a likelihood that a big number may not return to school.
17:59
17:59

Masaka Murder Suspects Complain of Torture in Detention Centres 1

The two groups of suspects who were on Wednesday afternoon aligned before the Masaka Grade One and Chief Magistrate courts accused security operatives of torturing them to accept the offences preferred against them.
17:01
17:01

Court Rejects Re-trial of Murder Case Against Businessman Kato Kajubi Masaka High Court 1

Justice Nakintu held that a High Court has no jurisdiction to re-appraise a decision of the Court of Appeal, adding that her court could also not act to pre-empt the office of the DPP on how to conduct their proceedings.
09:01
09:01

Masaka Killings: Death Toll Reaches Nineteen As 60-year-old Woman Is Butchered 3

Nampijja’s death brings to five, the number of people killed since Monday this week. She also becomes the 19th victim in the spate of unexplained killings in the region in just under two months.
08:02
08:02

Army Intervenes As Masaka Killings Surge 5 1 Top story

Brigadier Deo Sande, the Commander of the Masaka Armoured Brigade, says that they have launched joint operations with the police to hunt down the assailants. He explains that they have received intelligence about the racket and they are following various clues that may lead them to the killers.
10:05
10:05

A Thousand Teenage Pregnancies, 678 Abuses Recorded in Masaka 3 1

The figures are traced from official records of expectant mothers who sought antenatal healthcare services at the various health facilities in Masaka district and the city inclusive.
18:56
18:56

Minister Nabakooba Intervenes in Bukakata Land Dispute 1 2

The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, Musajja, Muddu, Komoni, Biriinzi, Lutukuma, and Kigo.
09:23
09:23

UVRI/MRC Donates Medical Supplies To Boost COVID-19 Fight In Masaka 5 1

Asporo Taremwa, the Deputy RDC Masaka, says that the donation comes at a time when some health workers are battling the deadly disease. He says that the front liners are excessively exposed to COVID-19 infection without enough PPEs.
15:13
15:13

Masaka in Oxygen Crisis as Production Plant Breaks Down 2 1

The crisis has caused panic among health authorities not only at the regional referral but also in other hospitals and health units that depend on the plant for oxygen. The breakdown comes amidst an increase in hospital admissions for Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) patients.
11:21
11:21

Hope For Revaluation of Pipeline Affected Persons Fades 1 5

Many of the Project Affected Persons-PAPs in the districts of Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai and Gomba have repeatedly demanded a second evaluation exercise before the actual construction works begin. They argue that their properties have gained value since 2018 when the first assessments were conducted.
10:26
10:26

Late Justice Kibuuka Musoke's Family Feuds Over Property Masaka High Court

“The defendant obtained letters of administration without waiting for the will, which is expected in July 2021 when the last funeral rites of the deceased will be held,” the plaint reads in part
07:53
07:53

Court Blocks UPDF Officer From Opening Boundaries on Disputed Land 1

On Monday, the High Court Registrar Agnes Nkonge issued an interim order stopping Captain Godfrey Karamuzi, from opening up boundaries on disputed land occupying two villages of Kasese and Kyakago in Byakabanda Sub County. The land measures 254 hectares in Rakai district.
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