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13:39
13:39

ANT Cautions Members on Sexual Harassment 1 6

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.
19:27
19:27

Village Chairperson Arrested for Frustrating Defilement Trial Ddimo landing site 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
18:27

Health Training Institutions Moot for Review of Teaching Curriculum 1 5

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
18:06

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.
18:10
18:10

Judiciary Considers Electronic Case Management System for Efficiency Judiciary Uganda 3 1

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.
20:22
20:22

Deputy Chief Justice Advises Lawyers To Help With Case Backlog Challenges Judiciary Uganda 1 3

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.
11:41
11:41

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.
16:17
16:17

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.
19:43
19:43

Approach of Parliamentary Consultations on Electoral Reforms Disputed in Masaka 1 6 Top story

Agnes Namusiitwa, one of the regional coordinators of the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy-CEDDU in Masaka, says the committee hardly interfaced with 50 people in Masaka.
07:51
07:51

Masaka Residents Petition Museveni over Looming Eviction 2

In July court cleared the eviction of more than 500 households from 350-acre piece of land at Kasanje village.
10:28
10:28

Human Rights Defenders in Masaka Raise Concern over Mob Justice Judiciary Uganda 4

Shifah Kateregga the HURIDEM Executive Director notes that the increase in cases of mob justice is a result of loss of public trust and confidence in the criminal justice systems and the bureaucratic process of the law.
18:37
18:37

Women Judges Seek Integration of Human Rights in Education Curriculum The judiciary 1 4

Justice Luswata, on the other hand, challenged women and girls to break the silence of violence against their rights and report cases to authorities such that their violators are decisively dealt with. She explains that studies have established that a lot of cases remain unreported in communities which somehow frustrates their efforts to eliminate abuses.
12:01
12:01

Gov't Asked to Respond to Growing Extremism in Prisons Religious extremism 5 1

Speaking in Masaka, Sheikh Mwanje expressed concern over the growing extremism in prisons which he says instead breeds perpetual offenders among suspects and convicts.
10:33
10:33

Missing Masaka Child Recovered 3

According to the father, Clement Kamoga, her daughter went missing on Friday evening when she had gone with her siblings to a shop.
10:18
10:18

Trial of Kalangala Based German Suspected Pedophile Flops masaka high court

Glaser is accused of sexually abusing girls placed under his care under his Ssese Humanitarian Service, a nongovernmental organisation based on Mwena landing site in Kalangala district.
12:03
12:03

Masaka Prison Seeks Isolation Unit for Mentally Ill Inmates mental illness 1 1

Laben Mwigo, the Welfare and Rehabilitation Officer at Masaka Central Prison says that the facility, built more than 50 years ago, does not have enough space to create an isolation ward or unit for persons with mental health challenges who find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
11:46
11:46

Masaka PWDs Task Leaders to Protect Rehabilitation Centre from Takeover 1 2

Masaka district local government plans to occupy the centre located at Kijjabwemi in Kimanya-Kyabakuza division after they were served with an eviction notice from the Buganda Kingdom premises at Buddu County headquarters at Ssaza.
12:41
12:41

Masaka Bishop Decries Selective Enforcement of Public Order Management ACT 1 6

In his Easter message delivered at the diocesan home at Kitovu in Masaka municipality, Bishop Kaggwa indicated that police are falling short of their public expectation of being impartial while enforcing the public order management law, thereby suppressing rights and freedoms of some people.
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