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10:31
10:31

Buganda Kingdom, IRCU Collaborate to Strengthen Family Values 1 4

IRCU entered into a formal collaboration with the council of clan leaders in the Buganda Kingdom, to jointly use their respective influences to champion values of humanity and economic empowerment among communities they control.
11:19
11:19

Private School Teachers in Masaka Demand Salary Increment 5 1

Patrick Sseremba, the School headteacher says that despite the financial constraints, the teachers have used the school reopening as an opportunity to raise several demands some of which he says are unrealistic at the moment.
07:47
07:47

Leaders Want Recruitment of Parish Chiefs in Masaka City Reviewed 1 4

The leaders have raised reservations in the recruitment process of parish chiefs in the area, questioning the impartiality of a panel that interviewed the candidates.
14:31
14:31

Masaka Bishop Calls For Cross-Generation Dialogue 1 2

Right Reverend Severus Jjumba said that it is high time Ugandans of different age groups in the various capacities resorted to using dialogue as the best way of solving their contradictions.
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.
16:36
16:36

Children Earn From Solid Waste As Schools Remain Closed Covid-19 Resilience 1 2

When the schools were closed in March last year, at least 30 pupils of St Maria Goretti Mpugwe Primary School in Masaka district mobilised themselves into a group of environmental protection ambassadors that undertook to encourage proper waste management practices in their communities while at home.
11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 1 3

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.
20:08
20:08

Masaka Leaders Tasked to Bring Down Stagnant HIV Prevalence Rates 4

The 2020 HIV prevalence map by the Ministry of Health and Uganda AIDS Commission, places Masaka in the red-line of the top five districts with the highest threat of HIV incidence across the country.
11:14
11:14

Family of Monsignor Kyabukasa, Cardinal Wamala, Bro Aidan a Living Legacy to the Church 1 2 Top story

Bishop Severus Jjumba, Ordinary of Masaka Catholic diocese, was coincidentally admitted to Bukakalasa Minor Seminary by Monsignor Kyabukasa, whom he describes as a great instructor who had rare attributes of humanity.
10:30
10:30

Pentecostal Church Leaders to Prioritize Psychosocial Support 4 1

Bishop Leonard Sserwadda, the Southern Regional overseers of Pentecostal Churches, says that they made the resolution to systematically adjust their methods of evangelism by placing emphasis on causing a holistic recovery of members of their congregations as opposed to targeting them for offertory and tithe collections.
10:13
10:13

COVID-19: Another Herbal Concoction Hits Market in Masaka Despite MOH Warning MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 2 Top story

Kawonawo, who is known for making anti-cough and cold herbal mixtures, says that he improved his formulas by blending plants rich in Vitamins A and C as well as those with high alkaline levels to suppress the virus.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19; West Buganda Diocese Issues Tight Restrictions for Burials 1 2

Bishop Katumba stopped priests from using microphones during burial services and reduce the time of burial services to strictly 30 minutes in his latest list of guidelines to the Church. He also suspended the practice of choosing a member of the congregation to take Bible readings and allowed them to make necessary adjustments to other facets that may prolong the service.
12:29
12:29

Masaka City Leaders Move to Block Children from Hawking During Lockdown Masaka City Council 2 1

These children some young as six years of age are now engaged in selling of vegetables, fruits, and other foodstuffs in markets, on streets, while others are also involving themselves in hawking; where they carry their merchandise to their targeted customers in different places including homes.
17:21
17:21

COVID-19: VHTs to Monitor Home-based Care Patients, Oversee Burials in Masaka Ministry Of Health 1 2 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Medical Director of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and coordinator of health services under the Greater Masaka Regional Covid-19 task force, says that they have agreed to proactively engage village health teams to reinforce the limited number of health workers in providing the much-needed response and case-management services in the area.
15:52
15:52

Don't Rely On Herbs, Concoctions for Covid-19 Prevention- Medics Ministry of Health 1 3

However, Dr Nakiyimba says that although some of the concoctions are rich in vitamins and minerals, they have the potential of causing opportunistic health complications if not taken with precaution.
08:19
08:19

Ngobya, Amedeo Tombs Attract Multitudes on Martyrs Day 2 1

Goretti Namakula, one of the religious that paid pilgrimage to Kitovu said that although the diocese authorities had advised them to virtually follow celebrations from Namugongo via various media channels, her enthusiasm to venerate through the martyrs could not be satisfied from home, hence choosing to at least spend a day at the Cathedral.
15:53
15:53

Masaka COVID-19 Patient Dies, Two In Critical Condition 1 4

According to Onyach, they received three COVID-19 patients including a man and two women. Unfortunately, the man died and the women are improving.
15:01
15:01

Masaka Diocese Short of UGX 100M Ahead of Scientific Martyr's Day Celebrations 5 1

Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba, the Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese, says that they need the funds to organize a worthwhile event despite the restricted numbers of pilgrims.
08:25
08:25

Suspension of Free Connection Policy Fueling Power Theft in Masaka UMUME Limited 1 3

Under the free connection policy, a customer that required no pole was asked to pay only inspection fees, while the one that required one pole would pay 360,000 to be connected onto the power line. However, the project was suspended midterm in 2020 after government ran short of funds before it allowed power distribution companies to resume charging the customers full prices for the connections.
18:09
18:09

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

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