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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.
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.
10:41
10:41

Unintended Pregnancies Pushing Uganda’s Population Burden Up 6 3

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.
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.
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.
12:23
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.
08:14
08:14

West Buganda Muslim Leaders Engage Mufti Over Suspended Masaka Kadhi 1

Sheikh Umar Sserunjogi, the Information and Communication Secretary in West Buganda Muslim Region, says the regional leadership has noted that the suspension of Bagunduse and the appointment of Sheikh Kiruta to replace him was done out of the procedure.
14:18
14:18

72 Year-old Man Jailed 12 Years for Defiling Infant Masaka high court 1

Saying that cases of defilement are high in the region, Bomboka asked the court to give him a stiff punishment that will deter other men like him from committing such a crime.
18:59
18:59

NUP 'Abductees' Fed on Rotten Food, Severely Beaten During Detention 3 1

He says their captors bundled them in a waiting van, inside which they were allegedly injected with unknown fluids before they were dropped inside a filthy detention facility in an unknown place where they met several detainees.
09:52
09:52

UPDF on the Spot for Abducting, Torturing Suspects in Detention 4

Last month after the Electoral Commission declared the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni winner of the presidential elections, protests broke out in Masaka. Security personnel comprised of the military and police swung into action to stop the growing protests, and accordingly, dozens of people were arrested and four others shot dead.
12:34
12:34

NUP Rakai Woman MP Candidates Petitions Court Challenging Poll Results masaka high court 3

In her application filed on Friday through her Lawyer, Mike Mugerwa, Nalubega says the elections were marred with gross irregularities. She says in Dwaniro, Kibanda sub-counties and Rakai town council, polling agents and voters were paid to participate in the election.
16:04
16:04

Masaka Court Orders Kalungu East Constituency Vote Recount 1 2 Top story

Ssempijja through his lawyers led by Geoffrey Kandebe told the court that the same thing happened at about 25 polling stations, which gave a chance to Katabazi’s polling agents and officials to mismatch the votes and hence robbed him of his victory.
08:51
08:51

Masaka Court Throws Out Vote Recount Application for Bukoto South 4

Hajji Abdu Kiyimba Bukoto South, one of the candidates who contested on the NRM party ticket dragged the Electoral Commission and the winner Dr Twaha Kagabo to court seeking for recounting of votes arguing that the tallying processes were marred by irregularities.
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Grants 11 NUP Supporters Bail 2

Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.
10:42
10:42

Kyanamukaka Health Center IV Operates Without Anesthetist 1 2

Dr. Katungi blames the absence of an anesthetist to limited staffing levels at the health unit. The health center, which is supposed to have 57 staff, is short by over 20 health workers.
10:56
10:56

Uncertainty As NUP Supporters Remain in Detention Despite Being Granted Bail 1 1

On Monday, the suspects were presented before Masaka Chief Magistrate and Grade One Magistrates courts that granted them cash bails ranging between 100,000 to 200,000 Shillings.
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