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08:42
08:42

Besigye Asks Religious Leaders To Join Forces Of Political Change 1 4

Speaking at a public consultation rally at Masaka Liberation Square on Wednesday evening, Dr. Besigye noted that there is a need for everybody including religious leaders to join hands towards building a better country.
07:53
07:53

Two Journalists File Assault, Damage Claims Against Kyagulanyi’s Bodyguards Bobi Wine 1 2 Top story

Zainabu Namusaazi, a reporter for Next Media Group, and Margret Kayondo, a correspondent for Radio Ssimba, have accused Kyagulanyi’s bodyguards of physically assaulting them and damaging their equipment while they were on duty in Mmanja village, Kiwangala sub-county, Lwengo district, on Saturday.
10:51
10:51

Masaka Mayor, Division Chairperson Clash Over Utilization Of New Market 1 2

Last year, the Minister of Local Government commissioned a Shillings 18.3 billion market in Masaka City; constructed under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program-MATIP-II, funded using a loan from the African Development Bank-ADB. However, the political leadership in the area has failed to agree on modalities for ensuring that the market is fully occupied, hence the open counteraccusations.
08:33
08:33

Kampala Ministry Embarks on Local Benchmarking Tours Ahead of Mega Infrastructural Development Masaka City Council 1 2

Led by Minister Hajat Minsa Kabanda, the ministry's delegation visited Masaka City Council on Monday to observe the implementation of projects under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Programme (USMID), focusing on markets, street lighting, urban roads, and drainage networks.
09:45
09:45

Districts Tasked to Eliminate Child Labour In Coffee Production Chain Rainforest Alliance 5 1

Rashida Nakabuga, the Chief Operations Officer at Rainforest Alliance; an international Nongovernment Organization fostering partnerships aimed at promoting human rights and livelihoods of farmers, has called upon the local leaders to strictly enforce policies against all forms of child labour in their communities.
08:17
08:17

Masaka City Security Committee Probes Allegations of Extortion by Senior Commercial Officer Masaka City Clerk

Mugerwa stands accused of soliciting bribes from beneficiaries of various programs, including the Parish Development Model (PDM), Youth Livelihood Program (YLP), and Emyooga, before approving their funding proposals.
07:44
07:44

FUFA Weighs In on Delayed Renovation Of Masaka Recreation Grounds financial year 4

Stephen Ssemutono, a FUFA delegate representing Greater Masaka, echoes the frustration of the sports community over the project's delay, emphasizing the need for a modern sports arena to nurture local talent.
16:43
16:43

Masaka Bishops Call for Fairness, Speedy Trial of Inmates 5 2

In his Easter message delivered from the Episcopal home at Kitovu, in Nyendo-Mukungwe Division, Masaka City, Bishop Jjumba expressed concern about acts of unfairness especially exerted onto the less privileged persons, which deprive them of their inherent rights.
14:01
14:01

Masaka NUP Office Closed As Police Battle Rowdy Supporters 3 3 Top story

A scuffle ensued when Steven Lukyamuzi, the Kimanya-Kabonera division Chairperson, began reading a press statement asserting the support of all party members in Masaka for the Kunga mobilization campaign and their allegiance to decisions made by the party headquarters.
11:06
11:06

Masaka City Leaders Start Sanitation Contests to Improve Hygiene 1 2

Michael Mulindwa Nnakumusana, the Chairperson for Nyendo-Mukungwe Division in Masaka City says the competitions are intended to challenge the communities to improve their general hygiene conditions right from the household levels in schools where hygiene will be deliberately integrated into study materials.
09:44
09:44

Environmentalists Petition Gov't Over High Taxes on Plastic Recycling Machines 1 4

Martha Nalukenge, the Sales and Communications Officer at EcoBrix-Masaka Recycling Initiative; a local volunteers’ association that promotes proper disposal and management of plastic waste, says the taxes levied on the equipment imported to support their operations impede environmental protection efforts.
07:47
07:47

PWDs Push For Reviews in Election of Their MPs 3

Francis Mugwanya the Director of Fathers Mobility Ministry proposes that all Persons with Disabilities with the voting age be allowed to directly elect their MPs as opposed to the Electoral College system.
07:59
07:59

Masaka City Hunts UGX 480M to Replace Hydro-Powered Streetlights Masaka City Council 1 1 Top story

However, Abel Ssembajjwe, the Masaka City Assistant Engineer, explains that due to challenges in maintaining the lights due to high power bills, the City Council decided in 2019 to uninstall all the LED lights until a more sustainable solution was found.
09:16
09:16

Foundation Body Seeks to Repossess Masaka Women’s Resource Centre 2 1

The women’s resource centre that operates in a building on plot 9 Edward Avenue in Masaka Town was established through a partnership by Yellow Knife City of Canada and Masaka Municipal Council Women’s Association, to support the social-economic empowerment of women in Masaka district.
16:57
16:57

Masaka NUP Leaders Caucus Set To Resolve Internal Conflicts 2 1

Now Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the MP for Nyendo-Mukungwe division in Masaka City also the NUP Deputy President for Buganda region has called a closed retreat of all party leaders in the area, to deliberate and iron out the conflicts.
07:25
07:25

Masaka City Building Review Committee Chair Fails to Block Removal from Office

In her application, Nnanungi argued that she had obtained intelligence information that the Council was conspiring to irregularly reconstitute its sectoral committees; a motion she argued was directly targeting her.
14:05
14:05

Censored Masaka City Speaker Forced Out Of Office Masaka City Council 1 2

Ssempija was impeached by the majority of city councilors on grounds of abuse of office, misuse of his authority to suffocate free debate.
08:08
08:08

Masaka City Building Review Committee Reshuffled Over Corruption Tendencies Masaka City Council 1 2

Rogers Bulegeya, the Masaka City Male Youth representative seconded the motion, indicating that they have registered numerous public complaints about the conduct of officials of the buildings review committee, who are accused of corruption.
16:59
16:59

Masaka City Council Task Landlords To Refurbish Buildings, Walkways 1 3

Florence Namayanja, the Masaka City Mayor, says that both the technical and political leadership have unanimously resolved to instruct all property owners to work out plans for improving the outlook of their buildings, beginning with the central business area.
18:25
18:25

URA Revamps Taxpayers Ledger to Improve Compliance 2 3

The innovation was revealed by the URA Commissioner General John Musinguzi Rujoki, at the commissioning of their South-Western Regional Offices for Customs and Domestic Taxes, which was built at shillings 9.78 billion in Masaka City.
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