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16:50
16:50

Village Councils in Masaka Resolve to Expel Culprits of Theft Offences 3

Josephine Nassanga, the Vice Chairperson of Kigo cell in Kibisi Ward says that the decision followed a surge in thefts reported in the area. She explains that they register at least five incidents of house break-ins on weekly basis, forcing them to devise means that can help to reverse the trend.
09:51
09:51

Masaka Diocese, Buganda Kingdom Partner to Promote Protection of Children Rights 3 1

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the Diocesan Pastoral Coordinator says the Church is directly joining hands with the Buddu County cultural leadership and District Probation Officers to champion the protection of children in the area.
08:04
08:04

West Buganda, Masaka Bishops Appeal to Government on Peace Building 5 1

The prelates have in their Christmas messages delivered from their respective Pastoral seats at Kitovu and Kako in Masaka district expressed concern that the constant abductions of people are creating a lot of unease in the community and casting the government in a bad light.
09:53
09:53

Public Marginalizing Cerebral Palsy Survivors 2 1

People with cerebral palsy can have problems swallowing and commonly have an eye muscle imbalance, in which the eyes don't focus on the same object. They also might have a reduced range of motion at various joints of their bodies due to muscle stiffness.
10:49
10:49

Police Investigates Second Break-in of Masaka NGO Offices

Florence Nakandi, the COTFONE Programs Coordinator says that on Tuesday night, unknown thugs broke into their offices located in Kyabakuza ward in Masaka city and took away vital documents and two laptop computers.
08:11
08:11

Activists Translate HIV Prevention and Control Regulations to Curb Stigma, Discrimination 2 2

According to Bugembe, a number of their colleagues have been suffering from different forms of stigma and discrimination based on their HIV status and different forms of disabilities and couldn’t get direct remedies largely because the available law was appearing to be intricate to both the victims and the violators in terms of language and interpretation.
17:37
17:37

Masaka Leaders Want District Included on Land Fund Uganda Land fund 4

On average, the offices of Masaka District and City Resident Commissioners register at least 15 cases of land-related disputes with dozens of people reporting as victims.
18:09
18:09

Masaka Diocese Finally Relocates Remains from Ancient Cemetery 2 2 Top story

Reverend Fr. Deusdedit Luyimbaazi, the Estates Manager Masaka diocese, says that when they called for relatives of the deceased to participate in the exhumation process, only two families came up and showed interest in relocating the remains of their relatives to their ancestral burial grounds.
07:46
07:46

NUP Petitions EC Over Intimidation, Manipulation of Women Registers 3

Joseph Kasirye, the NUP Party Registrar for the Masaka sub-region says that the NRM party agents backed up by security operatives have hijacked the exercise in many areas where they are blocking known opposition supporters from being registered.
07:06
07:06

Panic As Ancient Masaka Diocese Cathedral Cemetery Faces Demolition 2 7

According to Fr. Luyimbaazi, out of mutual engagements with UNRA; the Masaka diocese as the Landlord agreed to have all the affected graves relocated to open the way for the project without any financial compensation from the government.
15:14
15:14

Allied Health Workers Strike Takes Toll on Interns at Masaka Hospital 1

Edward Kabuye, the Principal Administrator of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that the strike has greatly affected their operations and the efficiency with which they respond to patients. He has appealed to the government to engage and reach a compromise with the striking health workers such that they can return to their duty stations and save the situation.
11:38
11:38

Muslim Leaders in Masaka Demand Release of Political Prisoners 1 3

Led by Sheikh Sulait Ssentongo, the Deputy Supreme Khadi for the greater Masaka Muslim sub-region, the leaders demand that all political prisoners be freed such that they can also attend to their families and other social responsibilities.
17:20
17:20

Activists Demand Closure of Masaka Hospital Private Wing Citing Exploitation Ministry Of Health 3 1

Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of the Southern Region Social Rights Association alleges that despite charging patients, the private wing competes for medical equipment with the general wards and priority is often given to paying patients and oftentimes, the underprivileged are sidelined.
07:07
07:07

600 Masaka Residents Petition Lands Minister to Stop Their Impending Eviction 3

In 2021, the Masaka Chief Magistrate Deogratius Ssejjemba adjudicated the dispute before granting the businessmen permission to occupy the land after proving their ownership. Namawejje indicates that the affected residents have nowhere to relocate their families and allow them to pay off the businessmen.
17:08
17:08

Consultation on Reforms: PWDs Want to Play Major Role In Catholic Church 1 5

Joseph Walugembe, an activist of disability-inclusive development and the Projects Coordinator at Stromme Foundation, says that people with special needs also admire to freely associate with affairs of their faith including being given the opportunity to perform key roles like their counterparts without disabilities.
14:56
14:56

Mental Patients Return to Masaka RRH After Two Years 1 1

Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Hospital Director, has confirmed the development saying it followed a complete reduction of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) cases at the hospital.
11:57
11:57

EACOP Finally Sets Dates for Pipeline Compensation 1 5

According to Tiffen, they expect the last person to get compensation by end of June this year for the pipeline construction to start.
12:52
12:52

Escalating Disputes, Coercion Overwhelm Oil Pipeline Grievance Mechanism Committees 2 9

Although Total Uganda in a letter dated February 11, 2022, maintains that they have addressed almost all grievances ahead of the Pipeline Affected Persons' compensation, the disgruntled PAPs and CSOs say that little has been done by the company and the said committees to address the escalating grievances.
17:42
17:42

Rights Defender Relocates Family after Home Raid, Seeks Police Protection 3 1

The thugs raided his home and office in Kyabakuza village, Masaka city on Saturday, and took away four laptop computers, two tablets, a cellphone handset, and key organisation document files. His family narrowly escaped after hiding in the banana plantation behind the house and they have lived in fear since.
17:12
17:12

Mental Patients Set to Return to Masaka RRH Ward as COVID-19 Cases Reduce 3 1

It is two years since more than 200 patients were transferred to Kyabakuza Health Centre III because their ward was gazetted for treating COVID19 patients.
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