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10:39
10:39

Masaka Leaders, Boda Boda Riders Demand Transfer of Police Commanders 1 5 Top story

During a security meeting, Henry Mayanja, the Chairperson Katwe Boda boda stage accused police officers of exercising utmost brutality while enforcing curfew, which has fueled frustration among those who fall prey to their operations.
08:40
08:40

2,300 Elderly Persons Enrolled on SAGE Scheme in Bukomansimbi 1 4

Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of the central and southern regions where the need is also high.
21:26
21:26

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

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.
16:57
16:57

Masaka City Leadership to Close Illegal Taxi Parks 1 2

John Bahengana, the acting head of technical services in the new city says they have agreed to get rid of taxis operating from non-gazetted parks and on-street stages for purposes of restoring order in the city.
15:51
15:51

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.
12:00
12:00

Gov't Injects UGX 3.7bn in Farmer's Cooperatives in Masaka The World Bank 1 3

Michael Okello, the Grants Officer in Ministry of Agriculture, says the grant is meant to support organised cooperatives to get the required capacities through, which they can effectively respond to emerging challenges in the agricultural sector that affect their earnings.
07:56
07:56

Masaka Hospital on Spot Over Appalling Situation in COVID-19 Treatment Ward 1 3 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.
15:51
15:51

Scientific Election Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction Among Local Council Leaders 3 1

Mudashiruh Bbaale, the Kyesiiga sub-county Speaker appreciates the new campaign model as a better approach that will save the communities from the commotions that usually dominate political campaigns.
12:48
12:48

Parents, Proprietors Ask Gov't to Reopen Special Needs Schools 4

Sarah Nakabuye, the Head Teacher Masaka School of the Deaf says that parents can’t explain to their children why they are no longer going to school because they can’t even interpret their language, yet some of the learners in this category have not yet understood why they are confined in homes.
15:45
15:45

Masaka PWD Groups Find Solace in Making Face Shields COVID-19 Response 3 5

The plastic shields, according to medics, protect eyes, nose and the mouth from potentially deadly droplets through which the infection is transmitted. They are a crucial outfit at a time when the government is recommending wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
10:55
10:55

Medical Teams at Lower Health Centers Exposed to COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 2

The lower health centres have registered an increase in the number of patients in recent weeks, due to restrictions on public transport and other measures instituted by the government to stem the spread of COVID-19. But many of them are operating without any standard procedure for safeguarding against the infection which spreads from person to person, mainly through respiratory droplets.
11:38
11:38

Masaka Cooperative Union Struggles to Repossess Assets 1

Emmanuel Ssenyonga, the Union’s General Manager says while they need all their assets to enable them expand their projects, some people occupying the properties are reluctant to return them to the Union.
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.
17:08
17:08

Security Intercepts Two Taxis Sneaking Passengers from Kyotera 2 4

Herman Ssentongo, the Masaka District COVID-19 task force Chairperson, says that besides sneaking in passengers from the border district, the drivers had overloaded the vehicles. One of the taxis had 13 adults and 4 children while the other was carrying 15 passengers, all believed to be from different areas of Kyotera.
14:32
14:32

Landlord Gives Tenants Two Month's Rent Waiver Citing Covid-19 Hardship 1 Top story

In a memo sent out to at least 650 tenants, Muto says he has extended the waiver to those operating inside the two complexes. He explains that the retail traders who occupy the two buildings were affected by the lock down since they have not been earning from their businesses and are unable to pay rent.
16:40
16:40

Arrest of Six Muslims in Masaka Sparks Protests local leaders 4 Top story

According to Mutebi, Nsubuga was the first to be taken from his home at Namaseenene on May 18th by four operatives, two of whom armed. Nsubuga’s mother, Scholastica Nanteza, says her son was shot twice in the leg as he attempted to run to his house.
14:18
14:18

Masaka Family Sues Police, Attorney General for Encroachment 1

Part of the disputed land hosts the Regional Offices of the Inspector of Vehicles and testing ground for drivers. However, the police are also setting up a regional control room for security surveillance CCTV cameras system on the disputed land.
07:54
07:54

Masaka Diocese Animates Students’ Martyrs Day Pilgrimage Amid Lockdown 7 2

Masaka Diocese which had been chosen to lead this years’ National Martyrs day prayers preferred to design a special arrangement for students as a response to the spectacular crowds that usually characterize the events.
07:46
07:46

Masaka Municipal Cashier in Hiding Ahead of Special Accountability Audit 2

He was interdicted by the Masaka Municipality Town Clerk John Bahengane, to pave way for investigations into allegations that he was involved in a racket of financial fraud in which the municipality has for years lost huge sums of money.
19:02
19:02

Security Closes General Merchandise Shops in Masaka 1 4

Several traders had reopened their shops in response to a move by President Yoweri Museveni to ease COVID-19 restrictions with effect from Tuesday, May 26.
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