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Ezekiel Ssekweyama

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

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11:08
11:08

Cattle Keepers in Kalungu Struggling for Pasture as FMD Outbreak Bites 1 2

Sulait Kabiito, one of the prominent cattle keepers in Bukulula Sub County narrates that the FMD outbreak coincided with a dry season when pastures are too scarce, indicating that he is currently struggling to look for grass on which he can feed his animals.
10:41
10:41

Masaka City to Privatize Garbage Management Masaka City Council 1 3

Pauline Nabadda, the Masaka City Environment Officer reveals that the decision to privatize garbage management in the town was reached upon following the chronic failure by the local government to effectively manage the solid waste materials in the area.
14:39
14:39

Environmentalists Call for Suspension Of Agricultural Schemes in Lake Victoria Catchment Areas 1 2

While releasing findings of their survey on the status of landing sites in Masaka district at Lambu fishing village in Bukakata Sub County on Tuesday, Wilson Kutamba, the Programs Manager at ASDI, noted non-compliance to the preservation of water catchment areas as one of the major threats to the entire Lake Victoria ecosystem.
20:48
20:48

Masaka City Authorities, Residents Clash over Lack of Public Toilets 3

Ronald Mugera Bbaale, the Chairperson of Masaka Municipality Business Community lashed out to the city leadership of neglecting a critical aspect of public hygiene in the town despite them being prompt in collecting taxes.
08:25
08:25

Livestock Dealers Protest Enforcement of Livestock Quarantine Restrictions 1 2

Leonard Makya, the Chairperson of Lukaya Animal Traders and Butcher Owners Association says closing down operations of livestock-related businesses have got grave financial implications they cannot bear with.
18:52
18:52

Masaka Diocese to Conduct Scientific Ordination, Suspends Key Rituals 1 2

The candidates completed their formal vocation training in 2020. However, their ordination was stayed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus disease-COVID-19 that led to the closing down of all public gatherings that include places of worship.
11:42
11:42

EC Criticized for Incomplete Local Council Polls in Sembabule 2

The NUP leaders led by Muhammad Ssemanda, the district party registrar are accusing the commission of failing to conduct polls in all local government electoral areas in Sembabule district.