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15:16
15:16

Security Heightened on Kalangala Ferry Loading Sites over Terror Threats 3 1

At least a dozen of armed security officers that comprise the Police and Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldiers are deployed at both gates of the ferries' loading stations to oversee thorough checking of all persons before they are allowed on board.
11:24
11:24

New Masaka Seed School Fails to Attract Learners Masaka District 1 2

The 2.21 Billion Shillings school was constructed at Bunaddu Village, Bukakata sub-county in Masaka district, and started operating on Monday.
11:15
11:15

Fishermen Angered by Small Toilet Charge at Masaka Landing Site 1

Hellen Namyalo, a VHT at Lambu fish landing site says they are in fear of health-related illness due to gross poor waste disposal, and of late due to toilet charges which she says are not affordable to many people.
07:43
07:43

Masaka Landing Sites Choke on Plastic Waste 3 2

Godfrey Ssemanda, a resident of Lambu landing site in Bukakata Sub County, indicates that dumping of the foreign plastic materials is frustrating their local efforts of collecting the waste materials for recycling because part of it remains stuck in the floating vegetation cover on the lake.
14:39
14:39

Environmentalists Call for Suspension Of Agricultural Schemes in Lake Victoria Catchment Areas 2 1

While releasing findings of their survey on the status of landing sites in Masaka district at Lambu fishing village in Bukakata Sub County on Tuesday, Wilson Kutamba, the Programs Manager at ASDI, noted non-compliance to the preservation of water catchment areas as one of the major threats to the entire Lake Victoria ecosystem.
15:56
15:56

Six People Arresed after Crossing from Border Landing sites into Masaka 4 1

The suspects who are in three pairs of women and men are believed to have sailed by boat from Kansensero and Nangoma Landing Sites of Kyotera district. The two landing sites were recently condoned off by authorities and declared quarantine zones after they presented increasing numbers of community COVID-19 transmission.
17:28
17:28

Rising Lake Victoria Water Exposes Poor Waste Management by Shoreline Communities 2 2 Top story

Emmanuel Ssekito, a former resident of Kachanga landing site, says the waste materials are carried along by the rain waters flowing into the lake. According to Ssekito, some of the waste material was carried into the lake from the dumping sites on landing sites that were submerged by floods while some was carried from people’s homes.
13:09
13:09

Victims of Lake Victoria Floods Occupy Sub County Headquarters 1 3

The residents are now occupying the compound of Bukakata Sub County where they have erected temporary tents for accommodation.
11:11
11:11

Rising Lake Victoria Water Levels Delays Nyendo-Bukakata Road Project 2 2

Andy Zhao, the Deputy Projects Manager of Hunan Roads and Bridge Construction Group Company limited; a firm that was subcontracted to execute the works says they have failed to progress at their planned speed due the heavy flooding of the construction route.
16:38
16:38

1,500 Residents Trapped in Masaka As Lake Victoria Submerges Villages 3 2

Paul Ssendiwala, one of the fishermen at Lambu landing site says that at least 100 houses have so far collapsed after they failed survive the rising water levels in the area and that occupants are living in temporary shelters put at some raised points at the landing site.
11:39
11:39

Floods Cut off Masaka-Bukakata Road 3 1

The road has become impassable due to rains that have caused heavy flooding of the different sections paralyzing traffic flow.
10:44
10:44

Construction of UGX 2.12Bn Masaka Seed School Stalls Jude Mbabali 3 1 Top story

In June 2019, Masaka district commissioned the construction of a seed secondary school at Bunadu village in Bukakkata Sub County at Shillings 2.12 billion with funding from World Bank.
16:05
16:05

Fishermen in Masaka Protest Exorbitant Taxes 3 1

During a meeting with Members of Parliament led by the Opposition Chief Whip and Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda, the fishermen opposed the exorbitant fees.
18:26
18:26

Nyendo-Bukakata Road Contractor on Spot for Violating Worker's Rights 2 1

Frank Lugwana, one of the truck drivers says that despite working under immense pressure without lunch they are paid less. He reveals that a driver is paid a monthly salary of Shillings 430,000, which is little and doesn’t come regularly.
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