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18:24
18:24

Masaka Residents Demand Update on Investigations into Killings 2 1

Although the situation was eventually contained by joint efforts of security agencies; the residents are blaming them for not giving affected communities updates on the pursuit of the killers.
13:53
13:53

Police Recovers Condolence Money Conned from Lwengo Murder Victims 3 1

Peter Twala, the Lwengo District Police Commander confirms that they have recovered the money from some of the people who shared the money after disguising as relatives of the deceased.
14:07
14:07

Lwengo Murder Victim's Relatives Refuse Police DNA Testing Citing Duplicity Lwengo Murders 2 1

Commissioner Julius Twinomujuni, from Police Directorate of Forensic Sciences-DFS, had been sent to Lwengo district to pick blood samples from three people claiming to be relatives to Francis Ruhamyakaaka alias Nkaaka, who want to exhume the deceased's remains.
10:29
10:29

Museveni Conned in Condolence Handouts to Masaka Machete Victims 3 1 Top story

Three relatives of Francis Ruhamyakaaka, one of the those murdered at Nakateeta Village Kisekka sub-county in Lwengo district have formally complained to Lwengo Resident District Commissioner over their condolence fees that went into the wrong hands.
15:43
15:43

Lwengo Boy, 13, Drowns In Community Pond

The deceased has been identified as Jonathan Ssemwogere, a resident of Kyassonko village, Busubi parish, Kisekka sub-county. The incident happened today leaving the community members shocked.
16:29
16:29

Unknown Assailants Kill Lwengo Catechist 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that they have begun investigations to bring the culprits to book.
10:39
10:39

Six Arrested For Lynching Man for Preventing Them From Partying During Curfew Time 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrests, saying that police picked up the suspects on separate days.
20:37
20:37

Three Arrested In Lwengo For Assaulting 50-year-Old Man To Death 1

The suspects have been identified as Batesita Mutabazi, 36, Ashraf Kaiza, 20, and Nabona Nakibuule, a witch doctor, all residents of the same village.
10:14
10:14

Four Lwengo Missing Girls Found Stranded In Kinoni, Masaka 3

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says that they returned the girls to their homes after recording their statements.
08:00
08:00

Panic As Another Man Is Killed In Lwengo 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says that the assailants used a blunt object to strike the deceased on the head several times.
08:33
08:33

Proposed Abolition of Mailo Land, a Ploy to Weaken Buganda-Kabaka Buganda Kingdom 3 1 Top story

Kabaka Mutebi says that the suggested reforms will mess up the cultural values and interests of the Kingdom and the subjects whose heritage is hinged on land as one of the key principles of their existence. He indicates that mooting for reforms that specifically target a land tenure system which is largely espoused in Buganda amounts to outright injustice aimed at weakening the Kingdom.
11:45
11:45

Panic as Four Young Girls Disappear From One Village in Lwengo 3

The missing children have been identified as Titi Runkuse,10, Amina Nakavuma,12, Patience Nambarire,13, and Riya Namboggo,13.
10:31
10:31

Assailants Hack Two To Death In Lwengo 1

Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have taken the deceased’s bodies to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
07:10
07:10

Lwengo CAO, HR In Trouble Over Fraudulent Insurance Scheme 1 Top story

URN has established that the workers’ salaries have been cut without their knowledge and consent since April 2021.
18:24
18:24

New Lwengo District Leadership Pledges to Restore Human Dignity 5 2

Lwengo district, which was carved out of Masaka in 2010, has been in the limelight for the peculiar approaches used by the previous leaders in enforcing policies. The outgoing district chairman George Mutabazi is specifically known for flogging residents to meet their social responsibilities and assignments.
10:52
10:52

Mixed Messages Stir Controversy as Oil Pipeline Compensation Delays 1 2

Lwengo, Sembabule, Kyotera, and Rakai districts are part of the ten districts through which the proposed pipeline will pass to connect the oil wells in the Albertine region of Uganda towards the refinery at Tanzania’s port of Tanga. At least 1,901 people out of a total of 3,792 persons who will be affected in the route opening, are residents within the four districts of greater Masaka, in which the East pipeline was demarcated to pass.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 4 1

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
15:04
15:04

Lwengo LCIII Chairperson Wanted for Obtaining Money by False Pretense 5

Abdul Matovu went into hiding today due to pressure from his creditors. The police detectives were planning to arrest him following a pile of complaints from more than 20 people but he sneaked from his home before they arrived.
13:51
13:51

Family Locked out of Graveyard in Oil Pipeline Way, Can't Bury their Dead 1 4

According to Sarah Nalugooti and her husband John Baptist Musoke, the caretakers of the 2-acre graveyard land, they have lost three people since 2019 but since the compensation is delayed, they have no money to buy another piece of land to relocate the remains of the deceased.
09:31
09:31

Petroleum Authority: Compensation of PAPs To Delay Further 3

Muhumuza says that they expected the FID around December 2020 so that the government can start the compensation in January 2021 but all this didn’t happen due to unavoidable circumstances.
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