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15:43
15:43

Lwengo Boy, 13, Drowns In Community Pond

The deceased has been identified as Jonathan Ssemwogere, a resident of Kyassonko village, Busubi parish, Kisekka sub-county. The incident happened today leaving the community members shocked.
16:29
16:29

Unknown Assailants Kill Lwengo Catechist 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that they have begun investigations to bring the culprits to book.
10:39
10:39

Six Arrested For Lynching Man for Preventing Them From Partying During Curfew Time 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrests, saying that police picked up the suspects on separate days.
20:37
20:37

Three Arrested In Lwengo For Assaulting 50-year-Old Man To Death 1

The suspects have been identified as Batesita Mutabazi, 36, Ashraf Kaiza, 20, and Nabona Nakibuule, a witch doctor, all residents of the same village.
10:14
10:14

Four Lwengo Missing Girls Found Stranded In Kinoni, Masaka 3

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says that they returned the girls to their homes after recording their statements.
08:00
08:00

Panic As Another Man Is Killed In Lwengo 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says that the assailants used a blunt object to strike the deceased on the head several times.
08:33
08:33

Proposed Abolition of Mailo Land, a Ploy to Weaken Buganda-Kabaka Buganda Kingdom 3 1 Top story

Kabaka Mutebi says that the suggested reforms will mess up the cultural values and interests of the Kingdom and the subjects whose heritage is hinged on land as one of the key principles of their existence. He indicates that mooting for reforms that specifically target a land tenure system which is largely espoused in Buganda amounts to outright injustice aimed at weakening the Kingdom.
11:45
11:45

Panic as Four Young Girls Disappear From One Village in Lwengo 3

The missing children have been identified as Titi Runkuse,10, Amina Nakavuma,12, Patience Nambarire,13, and Riya Namboggo,13.
10:31
10:31

Assailants Hack Two To Death In Lwengo 1

Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have taken the deceased’s bodies to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
07:10
07:10

Lwengo CAO, HR In Trouble Over Fraudulent Insurance Scheme 1 Top story

URN has established that the workers’ salaries have been cut without their knowledge and consent since April 2021.
18:24
18:24

New Lwengo District Leadership Pledges to Restore Human Dignity 5 2

Lwengo district, which was carved out of Masaka in 2010, has been in the limelight for the peculiar approaches used by the previous leaders in enforcing policies. The outgoing district chairman George Mutabazi is specifically known for flogging residents to meet their social responsibilities and assignments.
10:52
10:52

Mixed Messages Stir Controversy as Oil Pipeline Compensation Delays 2 1

Lwengo, Sembabule, Kyotera, and Rakai districts are part of the ten districts through which the proposed pipeline will pass to connect the oil wells in the Albertine region of Uganda towards the refinery at Tanzania’s port of Tanga. At least 1,901 people out of a total of 3,792 persons who will be affected in the route opening, are residents within the four districts of greater Masaka, in which the East pipeline was demarcated to pass.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 1 4

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
15:04
15:04

Lwengo LCIII Chairperson Wanted for Obtaining Money by False Pretense 5

Abdul Matovu went into hiding today due to pressure from his creditors. The police detectives were planning to arrest him following a pile of complaints from more than 20 people but he sneaked from his home before they arrived.
13:51
13:51

Family Locked out of Graveyard in Oil Pipeline Way, Can't Bury their Dead 4 1

According to Sarah Nalugooti and her husband John Baptist Musoke, the caretakers of the 2-acre graveyard land, they have lost three people since 2019 but since the compensation is delayed, they have no money to buy another piece of land to relocate the remains of the deceased.
09:31
09:31

Petroleum Authority: Compensation of PAPs To Delay Further 3

Muhumuza says that they expected the FID around December 2020 so that the government can start the compensation in January 2021 but all this didn’t happen due to unavoidable circumstances.
07:54
07:54

Crude Oil Pipeline Affected Persons Demand Revaluation of Assets 2 1

The 1,443 kilometres oil export pipeline will transport crude oil from Uganda’s oil fields in Hoima to Tanga refinery in Tanzania, running through 10 districts in Uganda. However, hundreds of People in the areas earmarked for the pipeline are required to vacate their properties upon compensation to pave way for the construction.
12:20
12:20

Kaliisa Mourners in Fatal Accident 1

According to eyewitnesses, the driver was trying to save a motorcyclist riding on the wrong side of the road when he lost control and hit an eclectic pole.
15:35
15:35

Victims of Lwengo NRM Primary Elections Violence Seek Justice 2

Patrick Kabigumira, the Musubiiro village NRM elections presiding officer in Lwengo Sub County, who was badly beaten during the polls wants police to arrest and cause the prosecution of his attackers.
09:32
09:32

Inadequate Voter Education Bothers CSO's Ahead of 2021 Elections 4

Shifah Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM has faulted the Electoral Commission for not sufficiently fulfilling its mandate. Instead, she says, the Electoral Commission has relinquished its mandate to politicians who are also using the opportunity to amplify their political biases.
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