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Ezekiel Ssekweyama

Staff reporter Subscriber District head District Head in South-West Buganda

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14:45
14:45

Opposition MPs Scoff at PM Nabbanja for Banning Food Distribution 2 1

Early this week, Nabbanja stated that politicians were causing people to converge as they scramble for food, which exposes them to the risks of contracting COVID-19. She guided that the politicians either send out money to people’s mobile phone accounts or give the food to established COVID-19 task-forces at their respective districts, to allow for proper distribution to the needy.
18:02
18:02

UPDF Officer Accused of Destroying Masaka Wetland 4 2

The affected wetland, part of which is being degraded serves as the main water catchment area for Masaka district’s main water source, which directly drains from the wetland’s streams.
13:04
13:04

Medical Interns Demand Covid-19 Risk Allowances Covid-19 management 6 1

The demand was presented to the Parliamentary Covid-19 taskforce by Doctor Mary Lillian Nabwire, the President of the Federation for Uganda Medical Interns.
12:09
12:09

Projects Stall as Districts Return Unspent Money to Treasury 4 1

The Public Finance Management Act 2015 section 17 (2) stipulates that a local government that does not spend money that was appropriated to a particular vote for the financial year shall at the close of the financial year, return the money to the Consolidated Fund.
11:25
11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 2 1

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
15:50
15:50

Cattle Thefts Rock Districts Despite Curfew, FMD Quarantine Restrictions 3 1

In Nakasongola and Luwero districts, at least 96 heads of cattle have been stolen during curfew since it was revised in June this year. In Lyantonde 67 animals in Lyantonde, 54 and 40 thefts were registered in Lango and Sebie sub-regions respectively in June.
07:26
07:26

COVID-19 Lockdown: Masaka Leaders Protest Security Brutality, Extortion 2 5

Led by Michael Mulindwa Nakumusana, the Nyendo-Mukungwe division Chairperson, the leaders have blamed the security operatives for being so merciless to people something that has raised public outcries in the area.

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