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Minister Nabakooba intervenes in Bukakata land dispute

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba has halted the planned eviction of more than 3,000 people, from disputed land in Kasanje-Nakigga village, Bukakata sub-county, Masaka district. The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, …

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Masaka city leaders, taxi operators in dispute over illegal parks

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For over a decade now, the taxi operators under their umbrella of Masaka United Taxi Drivers and Operators Cooperative Society-MUTDOCs, have been operating from a temporary taxi park located along the Kampala road in the centre of Masaka town. Before the lockdown restrictions were eased, …

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Leaders irked by delayed construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long-awaited plan for the rehabilitation of the Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula road has been deferred as the government, awaits funding from the African Development Bank. The rehabilitation project will be funded by an AfDB grant under the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF). According to Prime Minister Robinah …

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Hundreds line roads in Masaka to welcome Kabaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of Buganda Kingdom subjects in Masaka on Friday flooded roads to catch a glimpse of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. The Kabaka was travelling to Lwengo district for celebrations of his 28th coronation anniversary due today. Security personnel had a tough time enforcing …

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Lockdown: Masaka leaders protest security brutality and extortion

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Masaka city divisions are decrying over the continued brutality and outright extortion by security operatives enforcing Covid-19 prevention guidelines in the area. The leaders have expressed concern about what they describe as unbearable levels of ruthlessness with which the police and army …

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Masaka milk dealers bicker over resale prices

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a bitter row among milk traders in Masaka city over the sharp variation in the market prices. A section of milk traders under the Masaka Milk Dealers Association have petitioned Masaka City council authorities to intervene and protect them from exploitation by unknown …

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