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Taskforce Suspects Hidden Motive by Patients Exposing COVID-19 Ward Shortfalls 1 3

An asymptomatic female COVID-19 patient undergoing treatment at the hospital lost her cool on Sunday and recorded a video bemoaning the unconducive situation at the ward, which she says isn’t appropriate for patients.
15:51
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Covid-19 Patients at Masaka Hospital Protest Poor Living Conditions 3

The patients also recorded videos, in which they accused the hospital management of failure to care for them, lamping them together with new patients and feeding them poorly.
07:56
07:56

Masaka Hospital on Spot Over Appalling Situation in COVID-19 Treatment Ward 3 1 Top story

At the onset of decentralizing the treatment of COVID-19 patients, Masaka Regional Referral gazetted the mental ward to serve as the treatment unit.
10:35
10:35

Covid-19: One Person Discharged from Masaka Hospital 1 3

Doctor Nathan Onyaki, the Hospital Medical Director says the patient was received on April 22rd and was the first one to be admitted in the hospital’s treatment center.
12:03
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Health Workers Concerned About Reduction of Patient Numbers in Hospitals Kitovu Hospital 4 2

Catherine Nakagiri Kisseka, the Assistant Principal Nursing Officer at Kitovu Hospital has warned that the country is likely to face disturbing figures of child and maternal mortality adverse effects of the lockdown.
16:06
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Masaka COVID-19 Taskforce Delivers Food to Families in Nyendo 1 2

According to the Masaka Resident District Commissioner Herman Ssentongo also the chairperson of the district COVID-19 taskforce, they have received reports from leaders about the severity of the food crisis as a result of the lockdown.
09:30
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Masaka Taskforce Clears Free Movement of Discharged Patients from Hospitals Ministry of Health 3 1

However, Ssentongo says the District Emergence Taskforce has found it necessary to give a waiver to patients have been discharged such that they can get back home, which will also help to decongest the hospitals.
16:12
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Discharged Patients Stuck at Masaka Hospital 1 1

Maria Nalunkuuma, a resident of Kyamulibwa Sub County in Kalungu district says she was referred to Masaka Hospital to undergo a Hernia operation but has failed to get affordable transport means to take them home. Nalunkuuma, who was discharged on Wednesday needs at least 200,000 Shillings to hire a private vehicle back home.
17:22
17:22

Masaka Veterans Excited Ahead of Somalia Mission 3

The army is recalling about 2,700 veterans to back-up the soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia. The mobilized veterans will form Uganda Battle Group 31 and 32 to augment UPDF operations under the mission.
22:15
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MP Ssekikubo Faces Fresh Charge of Attempted Murder 1 4 Top story

Charles Ndyabanyire, the Greater Masaka Deputy Regional Criminal Investigations Officer indicated that that they were under instructions not to release Ssekikubo but instead charge him concurrently with all his pending offenses.
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ANT Cautions Members on Sexual Harassment 6 1

Zelda Kakayi, the party’s Youth Coordinator for the metropolitan region says their observation is that despite the numerical strength, many female youths are shunning away from political activism over recurring forms of sexual harassment that continue to make them more vulnerable.
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Village Chairperson Arrested for Frustrating Defilement Trial MIFUMI 2

Kyakulumbye is accused of trying to compromise a trial involving a 20-year-old man who is accused of impregnating a 16-year-old girl from his village. He was arrested on the intervention of Kyesiiga Sub County Speaker Mudashiruh Bbaale, following reports that he was conniving with the suspects' parents to frustrate the trial.
18:27
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Health Training Institutions Moot for Review of Teaching Curriculum 5 1

The principals and tutors of both public and private health institutions from across the country in their 12th annual scientific conference held in Masaka district have indicated that the current contents of their teaching curriculum have outlived the test the time hence a need for its review.
18:06
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Absence of Flemish Language Interpreter Delays Glaser Trial bernhard glaser

An interpreter in his case was sought after Glaser told the High Court in Masaka, that he could not comprehend the English language, and as such needed an interpreter in Flemish, a language that he was well conversant with before he can take a plea.
08:45
08:45

Masaka Man Gets 40 Year Jail Term For Killing Wife Domestic violence

According to Byakutaga, church and village leaders had tried to mediate the conflict between the couple before Namwanje met her brutal death. Byakutaga also told court that Namwanje inherited the contested property from her mother.
07:30
07:30

Man Jailed 50 Years For Murder, Aggravated Robbery criminal session

Prosecution led by Amina Akasa told court that the duo after reaching Lukaya told Mukasa to stop at a nearby bush so that they can to ease themselves. She says that shortly after the car had stopped the duo strangled Mukasa to death.
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Judiciary Considers Electronic Case Management System for Efficiency Judiciary Uganda 1 3

The Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo says the project is part of the efforts to eliminate deliberate and administrative ineptitudes that frustrate the delivery of justice in courts of law.
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Deputy Chief Justice Advises Lawyers To Help With Case Backlog Challenges Judiciary Uganda 3 1

Justice Owiny-Dollo who on Monday opened the Court of Appeal regional session at Masaka High Court premises, noted that the available manpower cannot handle the overwhelming numbers of appeal files in the system in a timely manner, thereby asking attorneys to always be mindful of the underlying operational challenges and avoid overstretching the judges.
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Legal Knowledge Gap Impeding Human Rights Defenders Work in Masaka 5

Fredrick Bombo, the Executive Director of Kalamba Community Development Organization notes that the underlying legal knowledge gap among the purported Human Rights Defenders is affecting the way they execute their mandate.
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Masaka-Based NGOs Panic as Validation Deadline Closes-in National NGO forum 3

The government, through the Minister of Internal Affairs, announced a validation exercise of all NGO’s operating in the country starting from August 7, 2019. The one-month exercise ends on September 7.
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