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08:33
08:33

Proposed Abolition of Mailo Land, a Ploy to Weaken Buganda-Kabaka Buganda Kingdom 1 3 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.
12:47
12:47

Four Arrested over Murder of Two Lwengo Reservists 4

John Kabanda, 60, a resident of Bigando village and Vincent Kalya, 40, of Nzizi village, in Kkingo sub-county, were waylaid and killed by assailants on Wednesday night.
11:12
11:12

District Chairpersons Demand Punitive Action Against Misuse of Vehicles 3 2

The leaders indicate that mismanagement of government vehicles is a challenge that needs to be addressed by introducing very tough penalties to whoever uses them recklessly.
18:24
18:24

New Lwengo District Leadership Pledges to Restore Human Dignity 2 5

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.
17:50
17:50

Loser of Lwengo Workers Elections Petitions Court 1 1

In a petition filed at Masaka High Court Registry, Ponsiono Balikka Matovu who contested as an independent candidate says the elections conducted on January 27th 2021, were marred with inconsistencies that affected the overall results and the integrity of the process.
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.
11:59
11:59

Lwengo Works Committee Accuses CAO of Selling District Assets Quietly 4

Led by Mark Twijukye, the Committee Chairperson, the councilors allege that Mulimira sold two double cabin cars, which had been grounded for some time, without notifying them.
10:43
10:43

Loser of Lwengo L CV Polls Petitions EC Over Conduct of Returning Officer 1 3

Balikuddembe asks Justice Byabakama to reprimand Mutamba together with her juniors for presiding over outright irregularities that manifested in the local government polls.
10:13
10:13

Tumukunde Calls for Vote Protection Taskforce to Avert Rigging 1 2

Tumukunde says in the previous elections, the opposition had few candidates who could hardly deploy agents to man all polling stations, which left loopholes for rigging.
07:16
07:16

JEEMA, NUP Supporters Overpower Police to Launch Manifestos Candidates 6 1

Asmat Nabalamba, the JEEMA Bukoto Midwest parliamentary candidate and NUP’s candidate for the Lwengo LC V Chairperson’s seat, Joseph Balikudembe had scheduled the event to jointly launch their manifestos and campaign, which attracted a mammoth crowd.
17:06
17:06

Voters in Areas Annexed to Masaka City Demand Effective Representation Masaka City Council 1 2

Residents in the new areas are now demanding that leaders prioritize social service delivery which will improve their standards of living.
10:53
10:53

NUP Candidate, Police Faceoff in Lwengo as Campaigns Commence 1 3

Shafik Bizimungu, one of the NUP coordinators in Lwengo whose beret was confiscated accused Police of provoking peaceful politicians to create unnecessary tension with intentions of frustrating their campaigns.
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.
19:02
19:02

NRM Roots for Integrity Checks for Election Officials 4 1

Mathias Kasamba, the NRM’s Director for Mobilization argues that the majority of the petitions are largely a result of deliberate conduct of election officers who through collusion, abused their powers to mess-up the process, saying that the party must get rid of such characters if they are to have a clean exercise.
22:36
22:36

Lwengo NRM Chairperson Decries Mess, Corruption in Party Primaries 1 5

Birimumaaso, who lost the race for the NRM Parliamentary candidate in Bukoto West argues that the party is seemingly condoning voter bribery and intimidation, violence and several vices that affect the integrity of the party’s internal processes.
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.
15:35
15:35

Lwengo Vice Chairperson, Councillors Clash Over Proposed Auction 1 3 Top story

In December 2019, the Lwengo district council resolved to auction all vehicles, motorcycles and office equipment that is no longer in use. Councilors accordingly tasked the Chief Administrative Officer to generate an inventory of all unutilised assets for eventual auctioning.
13:14
13:14

Lack of Titles Exposes Lwengo Health Centres to Land Disputes 1 2

Lwengo District Council Speaker William Matovu Saitoti says that they have received notices from two of the claimants demanding that the district either pays exorbitant sums of money in the ground rent or relocate the facilities.
15:30
15:30

Lwengo District Surrenders Sub County to Support Masaka City Status 1 3

The Ministry of Local Government required Masaka municipality to meet key structural prerequisites that include, among others, having a minimum population of at least 300,000 people and land area measuring to 100 square kilometres before elevating it to a city. These pre-conditions warranted Masaka Municipality to extend its boundaries into the neighbouring sub-counties of Kkingo in Lwengo and Kalungu district.
17:33
17:33

Poor Remuneration Demoralising Village Chairpersons in Lwengo 1 3

Apparently, government pays 120,000 shillings to village council chairperson as their annual ex-gratia; translating to into 10,000 shillings per month. However, George William Mutabaazi, the Lwengo district chairperson says this money is too little to keep village chairpersons effectively perform their responsibilities, hence many of them being demotivated.
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