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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 1 5

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 2 1

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.
16:54
16:54

Mistrust, Bureaucracy Hindering Effectiveness of Emyooga Program in Masaka Emyooga project 2

Several of the intended beneficiaries in the area have continuously lost interest in the program with some withdrawing their membership from Savings and Credit Cooperatives- SACCOs.
14:47
14:47

Masaka City Opts for Pavers to Replace Outlived Asphalt Lanes Masaka City Council 1 1

Augustine Turibalungi, the City Principal Works Engineer says they have now opted to remodel the worn-out shopping lanes, pedestrian pathways and street parking lanes with pavers instead of the traditional asphalt material.
16:42
16:42

Masaka Vendors Protest Delays to Complete UGX 18B Market Masaka City Council 1

Frank Tumwebaze, the Chairperson on Masaka Market Vendors Cooperative says that the failure by the contractors to complete and hand over the market has frustrated vendors, who are tired of operating in open space.
18:51
18:51

Masaka Commercial Officer on Spot for Revoking License of Milk Traders 1

But Fred Kuhubwa, Cooperative Society Chairperson has petitioned the Masaka City Town Clerk demanding for an inquiry into Mugerwa’s actions, which he argues are out of malice and dishonesty.
10:35
10:35

Masaka Milk Dealers Bicker Over Resale Prices low milk prices 1 1 Top story

Moses Muliisa, the general secretary of the association has petitioned the city council authorities demanding that they take interest and set a standard price for milk resale for purposes of protecting the traders from highly exploitative distributors, whom they also accuse of compromising the quality of milk on the market.
14:23
14:23

Masaka RDC Clashes with Boda Boda, Traders 3

Fred Bamwine, the Masaka City Resident Commissioner on Tuesday issued fresh Covid-19 prevention orders in which he instructed security officers to arrest all Boda boda cyclists they find at the various stages both within the precincts of Masaka city and Masaka district.
11:21
11:21

Hope For Revaluation of Pipeline Affected Persons Fades 5 1

Many of the Project Affected Persons-PAPs in the districts of Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai and Gomba have repeatedly demanded a second evaluation exercise before the actual construction works begin. They argue that their properties have gained value since 2018 when the first assessments were conducted.
18:09
18:09

Police, UMEME Launch Operation on Power Theft in Masaka high power bills 3 1

Christine Namutebi, the Metering Services Manager at UMEME, indicates that they are on a countrywide operation to reduce the power losses through unscrupulous customers.
17:36
17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
12:39
12:39

Masaka Drug Shop Operators Protest Payment of Trading License Fees Masaka City Council 4

The drug shop operators says that several local government authorities such as sub county and division councils have already issued assessment forms for the taxes they have to pay to the councils as trading license which they says that its unfair since they already paid money to NDA to secure their operational licenses.
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