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12:04
12:04

Masaka Sand, Clay Miners Irked By New License Fees 1 2

According to the Mining and Mineral Act 2021, the government took over the rights of ownership of all high and low-value minerals that are being exploited for commercial purposes.
08:58
08:58

Former Masaka LC V Chairperson Cautions District Against Selling Headquarters Masaka City Council 2 3

According to Kalungi, the current district headquarters, which sits on one of the fairly elevated sites in the center of Masaka city was the enclave of the former regional colonial administrators, hence a representation of the origin of political leadership for the entire greater Masaka sub-region now comprised of ten districts.
05:36
05:36

Masaka District Leaders Selling Headquarters to Block City Take Over Masaka City Council 1 2

Masaka District Chairperson Andrew Lukyamuzi Batemyetto says that the headquarters located at Kitabiro in Masaka city will be sold to enable the district secure the money required to construct new headquarters.
12:29
12:29

Masaka District, City Leadership Feud Over Properties Masaka City Council 2 1

The misunderstanding played out openly last Friday when Andrew Lukyamuzi Batemyetto, the Masaka LC V chairperson furiously blocked attempts by Martin Kigozi, the Masaka City Physical Planner to survey land and remodel the current district headquarters. Kigozi had embarked on the survey and remodeling of the district headquarters to prepare for the city to occupy it.
11:50
11:50

Cultivators in Masaka Encroach on Mujuzi Central Forest Reserve 1 3

The forest measuring 6,078 hectares was gazetted in 1938 as protected land and acts as a buffer zone for the different landing sites on Lake Victoria.
11:15
11:15

Fishermen Angered by Small Toilet Charge at Masaka Landing Site 1

Hellen Namyalo, a VHT at Lambu fish landing site says they are in fear of health-related illness due to gross poor waste disposal, and of late due to toilet charges which she says are not affordable to many people.
08:08
08:08

Absence of Staff Quarters in Govt Health Centres Irks Masaka Leaders healthcare services 2

Francis Winnyi, a Councillor representing Mazinga Parish to Buwunga sub-county says that the absence of staff quarters at Mazinga government health Centre; the only facility in their area, has rendered health workers inefficient because patients cannot be attended to in time.
07:43
07:43

NRM Chairperson Loses Bid for Masaka District Council Speaker 1 1

Ssenkungu was defeated by National Unity Platform’s Francis Kimuli Ssempala, who got 13 votes against Ssenkungu’s 4 votes.
15:28
15:28

Masaka Officials Clash Over Interim City Leadership 1 1

Mbabali argues that the current municipal council lacks physical planning structure for a city, arguing that at the moment the responsibility is vested in the district leadership until a substantive structure is fully constituted. He says they will soon call for a stakeholder’s meeting to brief them about their position.
13:09
13:09

Victims of Lake Victoria Floods Occupy Sub County Headquarters 1 3

The residents are now occupying the compound of Bukakata Sub County where they have erected temporary tents for accommodation.
10:44
10:44

Construction of UGX 2.12Bn Masaka Seed School Stalls Jude Mbabali 1 3 Top story

In June 2019, Masaka district commissioned the construction of a seed secondary school at Bunadu village in Bukakkata Sub County at Shillings 2.12 billion with funding from World Bank.
12:55
12:55

Local Council Courts in Masaka Struggle to Attract Public Trust Judiciary Uganda 4

Paul Kangave the Greater Masaka Regional Police spokesperson says that majority of the lower local leaders in the area are failing to execute their mandates of managing simple conflicts through their local council courts.
10:48
10:48

Tempers Flare as Masaka Leaders Discuss Boundaries of Proposed City 4 1 Top story

The Masaka LC V Chairperson, Jude Mbabali openly clashed with the Mayor Godfrey Kayemba over the boundaries of the proposed city. It all started after Mbabali claimed that they had unanimously resolved to have the entire Masaka district converted into a city.
10:33
10:33

Buganda Kingdom Wants Issuance of Land Titles Suspended in Masaka Buganda Land Board 1 6

Kizito blames the Masaka district Land Board and Area Land Committees of deliberately conniving to facilitate issuing of irregular titles over the Kingdom’s Mailo land located in the area.
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