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07:33
07:33

Masaka NRM Registrars Handpick Women Council Leaders After Poor Turn-up 2

In many villages in both Masaka City and the district, the registrars who were deployed to conduct elections for party women council office bearers waited for voters in vain. In a desperate move to fill the available leadership positions, they resorted to picking persons of their choice.
07:46
07:46

NUP Petitions EC Over Intimidation, Manipulation of Women Registers 3

Joseph Kasirye, the NUP Party Registrar for the Masaka sub-region says that the NRM party agents backed up by security operatives have hijacked the exercise in many areas where they are blocking known opposition supporters from being registered.
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.
08:19
08:19

Population Size Limits Implementation of Parish Development Model in Masaka Masaka City Council 3 1

Mousa Wamala, an elders representative of the Masaka City Development Forum; a platform of stakeholders who act as a linkage between the leadership and the local community, says that despite its current population of close to 350,000 people, Masaka city is geographically demarcated into only 25 parishes, that will translate into low financial allocations.
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.
10:27
10:27

Seven Muteesa University Students Arrested over Campaign Procession 4

The students who are detained at Masaka Central Police station were arrested on Tuesday after they conducted a drive through Masaka town together with the various candidates.
10:55
10:55

Former Masaka Nursing School Bursar Under Investigations for Misappropriation 1 4

Early this month, Namatende was transferred to Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery but declined to prepare her handover report and vacate the office for the new Bursar.
17:40
17:40

Residents Recall Massive Damage As Masaka Fell to Tanzanian Army 7 1

According to Wamala, before the full military assault on Masaka, which was a progressive town, TPDF deployed agents that regularly spied on the Uganda Army and Amin’s confidants in the area.
08:31
08:31

Two NUP Members in Masaka City Suspended 1 3

The suspended members are; Alice Nannungi the Masaka City Female Councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe division and Ronald Kasekende one of the party youth mobilizers in the area.
10:42
10:42

Leaders Struggling to Integrate New Communities into Masaka City Administration Masaka City Council 3

Martin Ssali, a councillor representing Kasanje ward to Nyendo-Mukugwe City division says many of his constituents are already regretting some of the unforeseen demands by the new city administration, arguing that these are presenting unprecedented cost implications to residents.
06:58
06:58

Masaka Councillors Reject EX-VP Ssekandi’s Land as Site for District Headquarters 1 3

Following the creation of Masaka city in July last year, the Ministry of Local government guided the leadership of Masaka district to work on the process of relocating their administration offices to another location outside the city boundaries.
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.
21:10
21:10

Police Disperses NUP Supporters as Kyagulanyi Attends Mass in Masaka 2 1

All was well until crowds of youth started forming at the main entrance and around the fence of the venue, prompting the Police to disperse them with teargas and firing rubber bullets.
14:51
14:51

Masaka City Leaders Demand Inquiries in Management of Assets Masaka City Council 3 1

The committee chaired by the Kimanya-Kabonera Division Member of Parliament Abed Bwanika learnt that the city has under unclear circumstances lost a lot of its properties that including land in green spaces and road reserves.
21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 1 2

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
14:40
14:40

Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Meet Over Rights Violations 4 1

Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and district leaders.
17:54
17:54

Court Upholds Election of Bukoto West MP Muhammad Ssentaayi Masaka High Court 1 1

Ssentaayi, a member of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party, emerged as the winner of the January 14, parliamentary polls with 12,882 votes ahead of the independent candidate Olivia Mugabe who polled 6,115 votes. But Mugabe challenged the outcome of the polls on grounds of voter harassment, bribery, and intimidation of polling agents.
15:00
15:00

Masaka Leaders Bicker over New District Headquarter Site 3

The Ministry of Local government advised the district leadership to relocate the administration offices of the district, to another area outside the city boundaries following the creation of Masaka city in July last year. But the leadership in the sub-counties of Buwunga, Bukakata, Kyesiiga, and Kyannamukaaka, which make up the district are embroiled in a dispute over where the district headquarters should be placed.
15:58
15:58

Court Nullifies Bukomansimbi North MP Elections Over Invalid Academic Qualifications 1

In her ruling, lady Justice Ketra Katunguuka cited inconsistencies in Nandagire’s academic papers and eventual nomination. She overturned her victory on grounds that she did not qualify for election as a member of parliament.
09:54
09:54

Court Dismisses Petition Against Rakai Woman MP Juliet Kinyamatama Masaka High Court 1

Nalubega ran to court challenging Kinyamatama’s nomination by the Electoral Commission on grounds that she was not a registered voter anywhere in Uganda, which disqualifies her from being nominated and subsequent election for any elective position.
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