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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 1 7 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.
12:40
12:40

Masaka Teachers Seek UUGX32M For Their Baby's Open-Heart Surgery In India 4 1

According to Nangoobi, the doctors at the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) recommended surgery for Mudavid to live. They add that the operation must be done within a few weeks since delays put his life at stake.
08:20
08:20

Residents Sue Masaka-Bukakata Road Contractors Over Compensation 3 1 Top story

Led by Gerald Wangi and Richard Kiwanuka, the Kyagunda LC I Chairperson, the disgruntled residents want the court to force Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co) and Hunan to pay for all the damages caused to their property during the stone quarrying.
12:59
12:59

It’s Not Over, Police Tells Exonerated Masaka Priest 2

According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson, the priest's having been exonerated does not mean that the case is closed. He explains that they are following the DPP’s guidance to reinvestigate the matter in light of the new leads
18:15
18:15

DPP Drops Murder Charges Against Masaka Priest 2 1

Mugisha says that much as his name was tarnished he has forgiven the police and he will not sue them for damages. He further appealed to the police detectives to avoid mistakes in future.
14:48
14:48

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Denied Bail Masaka High Court 1 2

On Monday, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze said that granting the two MPs bail will jeopardize investigations since they are currently under trial.
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.
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.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
12:49
12:49

Catholic Priest Investigated Over Death of Suspected Robber 1 3

The priest, Reverend Fr Richard Mugisha was summoned in relation to the death of Ronald Kyeyune, 30, a suspected robber who had allegedly broken into the priests’ house last night. It is alleged that the suspect was apprehended by the village security team after allegedly accessing the priests’ residence through the roof.
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