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15:14
15:14

Allied Health Workers Strike Takes Toll on Interns at Masaka Hospital 1

Edward Kabuye, the Principal Administrator of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that the strike has greatly affected their operations and the efficiency with which they respond to patients. He has appealed to the government to engage and reach a compromise with the striking health workers such that they can return to their duty stations and save the situation.
11:38
11:38

Muslim Leaders in Masaka Demand Release of Political Prisoners 1 3

Led by Sheikh Sulait Ssentongo, the Deputy Supreme Khadi for the greater Masaka Muslim sub-region, the leaders demand that all political prisoners be freed such that they can also attend to their families and other social responsibilities.
17:20
17:20

Activists Demand Closure of Masaka Hospital Private Wing Citing Exploitation Ministry Of Health 1 3

Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of the Southern Region Social Rights Association alleges that despite charging patients, the private wing competes for medical equipment with the general wards and priority is often given to paying patients and oftentimes, the underprivileged are sidelined.
07:07
07:07

600 Masaka Residents Petition Lands Minister to Stop Their Impending Eviction 3

In 2021, the Masaka Chief Magistrate Deogratius Ssejjemba adjudicated the dispute before granting the businessmen permission to occupy the land after proving their ownership. Namawejje indicates that the affected residents have nowhere to relocate their families and allow them to pay off the businessmen.
17:08
17:08

Consultation on Reforms: PWDs Want to Play Major Role In Catholic Church 1 5

Joseph Walugembe, an activist of disability-inclusive development and the Projects Coordinator at Stromme Foundation, says that people with special needs also admire to freely associate with affairs of their faith including being given the opportunity to perform key roles like their counterparts without disabilities.
14:56
14:56

Mental Patients Return to Masaka RRH After Two Years 1 1

Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Hospital Director, has confirmed the development saying it followed a complete reduction of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) cases at the hospital.
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.
17:42
17:42

Rights Defender Relocates Family after Home Raid, Seeks Police Protection 1 3

The thugs raided his home and office in Kyabakuza village, Masaka city on Saturday, and took away four laptop computers, two tablets, a cellphone handset, and key organisation document files. His family narrowly escaped after hiding in the banana plantation behind the house and they have lived in fear since.
17:12
17:12

Mental Patients Set to Return to Masaka RRH Ward as COVID-19 Cases Reduce 1 3

It is two years since more than 200 patients were transferred to Kyabakuza Health Centre III because their ward was gazetted for treating COVID19 patients.
07:30
07:30

Review Policy on Admission of Pregnant, Breastfeeding Mothers in Schools - Religious Leaders 5

According to the statement, although the religious leaders are not completely opposed to the return of pregnant and breastfeeding student mothers to schools, they have reservations about how the policy will appropriately be executed in an environment that has other learners who are yet to embark on a journey to parenthood or sexually abused
11:07
11:07

Masaka Schools Stuck as Learners Report back Without Basic Requirements Schools Reopening 5 2

A number of private secondary school headteachers told Uganda Radio Network that many parents are sending their children back to schools without the required scholastic materials, like books and pens, while some have only basic personal requirements.
16:41
16:41

Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Lawyer Protests Delay to Complete Investigations Shamim Malende 1 2

Malende protested the slow pace in the investigations by the state, arguing that it has unduly subjected the accused persons to prolonged remand sentences.
10:03
10:03

Special Needs School Teachers Oppose Automatic Promotion of Learners 7 1 Top story

Anne Florence Nakabuye, the in-charge of Misanvu Special Needs Education Unit which operates under Misanvu Demonstration Primary School in Bukomansimbi district argues that automatic promotion is illogical to their learners who largely remained unattended to in the entire the Covid-19 lockdown period.
07:03
07:03

Masaka Family Cries Out Over Missing Muslim Cleric 3 1 Top story

According to the family members, security operatives driving a minibus alias drone picked up Sheikh Lugemwa from his home in Kyabakuza in Masaka City.
12:28
12:28

Oil Pipeline: Accountability Experts Detect Ill Motive In Compensation Figures 5 1

John Mwebe, the program Coordinator-International Accountability Project (AIP), says Total intended to defraud the affected persons by keeping them in the dark. He explains that the compensation process is not transparent as it was meant to be yet the PAPS who raise their voices are intimidated or arrested.
15:31
15:31

State Absconds From Trial of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana in Masaka 1 1 Top story

The court couldn’t proceed due to the absence of the prosecutor. At some point, the magistrate was prompted to adjourn court for 20 minutes to allow the prosecutor more time to show up or send a representative in vain.
10:09
10:09

Sub County Chairperson Sentenced for Conspiring to Marry Off 12-year Old Girl

During the hearing, the prosecution told the court that in December 2017, Ssenkyama in his capacity as Malongo LC III chairperson unlawfully arbitrated in the matter of aggravated defilement against a twelve-year-old girl who was in primary five at Lwemiyaga primary school in Lwengo.
08:05
08:05

MP Ssegirinya Pleads With Court for His Right to Prayers 1 2 Top story

When granted an opportunity to address the court about his plights, Ssegirinya complained that he is locked up in solitary confinement and not allowed to practice his faith through prayers.
18:32
18:32

Three Bar Employees Arrested For Torturing Masaka Residents 1 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrest saying the suspects are being detained at Masaka Central police station as investigations continue.
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