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07:56
07:56

Unreliable Markets May Hinder Parish Development Model- Masaka Leaders 1 3

Alice Nannungi, the Masaka City Women Councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe demands that as the government commits funds to finance the PDM projects, it also makes deliberate interventions to secure markets and attractive prices for the produces that will be generated from the beneficiary groups.
11:35
11:35

MPs Concerned Over Underutilization of New Markets 1 3

While inspecting the new market under construction in Masaka City on Tuesday, the MPs noted with concern that some of the well-built market structures are underutilized despite the huge investments made into them.
10:39
10:39

West Buganda Diocese To Enforce Mandatory Coffee Farming in All Parishes 3 1

Molly Tandeka, the representative of Sembabule Archdeaconry to the synod demanded that the diocese adopts coffee farming as its niche through, which it can foster improved livelihoods of its priests and lay-readers, wherever they are deployed on their clerical duties.
08:15
08:15

Greater Masaka NRM Leaders Challenge Gov't on Fuel Subsidies Buganda government 1

Led by Peter Ssenkungu the NRM Chairperson for Masaka district and Coordinator for the Buganda region, the leaders have slammed the government for what they say is a direct indictment over its the failure to take strategic measures to address the high prices of fuel which have been rising since March and consequently affecting costs of other commodities.
13:57
13:57

Ugandans Lose Millions to Dubious Online Business Scam Online businesses

Franklin Jjingo, who lost Shillings 3million to the scam says that they woke up on Monday when the financial withdraws had been suspended before the online platform was completely closed down on Wednesday.
06:53
06:53

Contractor Fails To Deliver Long-awaited Masaka Market 1 1

The project worth Shillings 18.06 billion was funded by a loan from the African Development Bank-ADB. The three-storeyed market was according to the contract agreement meant to be handed over by November 2019.
11:00
11:00

Security Investigates Loan Sharks for Confiscating Borrower's National IDs 2

According to Katerega, the complaints are mainly from people who fail to get social services that require them to present National IDs.
11:57
11:57

EACOP Finally Sets Dates for Pipeline Compensation 5 1

According to Tiffen, they expect the last person to get compensation by end of June this year for the pipeline construction to start.
12:52
12:52

Escalating Disputes, Coercion Overwhelm Oil Pipeline Grievance Mechanism Committees 9 2

Although Total Uganda in a letter dated February 11, 2022, maintains that they have addressed almost all grievances ahead of the Pipeline Affected Persons' compensation, the disgruntled PAPs and CSOs say that little has been done by the company and the said committees to address the escalating grievances.
07:40
07:40

African Swine Fever Outbreak Claims Over 50 Pigs In Masaka

The deaths have been reported in the villages of Luvule, Bulayi, and Sunga in the Nyendo-Mukungwe division and Ssenyange and Kijabwemi in one week.
15:39
15:39

From Classroom to Hatchery; COVID-19 Opens Business Fortunes for Masaka Teacher 2 2

But, she says that the lockdown came with a mixed bag of frustration and fortune, challenging her to reinvent herself into a sustainable business that earns far better than what the best schools in her locality pay their teachers.
16:35
16:35

Tenants Block Mandela from Developing Disputed Land in Masaka City Masaka City Council 3 1 Top story

Led by Emmanuel Lwasa and John Bosco Kissekka, the residents accuse the former Masaka Municipal council of fraudulently selling off their land before transferring it to Mandela.
07:51
07:51

Headteacher Resorts to Compound Beautification to Beat Lockdown 2 2 Top story

. According to Ssematimba, this was meant to teach pupils how to optimally and innovatively utilize the available land resources around them to sustain themselves outside the formal employment sector.
11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 3 1

While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
12:09
12:09

Grasshopper Trappers Feel The Pinch As Season Enters 18 Days Without Catch 5 1

Hajji Quraish Katongole, the Chairperson of Old Masaka Basenene Association Limited, the umbrella body of grasshopper trappers in the Masaka region, says that they have lost over Shillings 85million because of the grasshopper scarcity.
17:39
17:39

NFA says NO to Permanent Settlements around Makonzi Landing Site 2

Peter Kayemba, the Makonzi Landing site Chairman, explains that they have been requesting NFA several times in more than three years to allow them to expand their residence and replace their shacks with permanent homes due to increasing congestion and filth.
11:04
11:04

UMEME Seeks UGX 500BN to Settle Connection Backlog 1 2

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.
15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
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