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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 2 1

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.
07:54
07:54

Crude Oil Pipeline Affected Persons Demand Revaluation of Assets 2 1

The 1,443 kilometres oil export pipeline will transport crude oil from Uganda’s oil fields in Hoima to Tanga refinery in Tanzania, running through 10 districts in Uganda. However, hundreds of People in the areas earmarked for the pipeline are required to vacate their properties upon compensation to pave way for the construction.
12:20
12:20

Kaliisa Mourners in Fatal Accident 1

According to eyewitnesses, the driver was trying to save a motorcyclist riding on the wrong side of the road when he lost control and hit an eclectic pole.
15:35
15:35

Victims of Lwengo NRM Primary Elections Violence Seek Justice 2

Patrick Kabigumira, the Musubiiro village NRM elections presiding officer in Lwengo Sub County, who was badly beaten during the polls wants police to arrest and cause the prosecution of his attackers.
09:32
09:32

Inadequate Voter Education Bothers CSO's Ahead of 2021 Elections 4

Shifah Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM has faulted the Electoral Commission for not sufficiently fulfilling its mandate. Instead, she says, the Electoral Commission has relinquished its mandate to politicians who are also using the opportunity to amplify their political biases.
20:08
20:08

Court Jails Man 33-Years for Strangling his Father to Death masaka high court

Masaka High Court Judge Winfred Nabisinde said that the court received overwhelming evidence indicating that the convict Godfrey Ssenyange strangled his father Joseph Mwai following a misunderstanding on land ownership.
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18:47

Oil Pipeline Affected Residents Protest Valuation Process TOTAL UGANDA 2 6

Total Uganda contracted NEWPLAN Limited to carry out the mapping and valuation exercise. It rolled out operations around April 2018.
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18:46

Civil Rights Defenders Courting Health Workers to Defend PWDs Ministry of Health 5 1 Top story

Richard Musisi, the Executive Director MADIPHA, says reports from their group members indicate that many are still finding it hard to access healthcare due to different impairments, something that worsens their vulnerability.
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