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Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption

apearlnews.com Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail – two of them suspended – for corruption. Sarkozy, 66, was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate by offering a prestigious job in Monaco in return for information about a criminal inquiry into his political party. The magistrate, Gilbert […]

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Former Sharp FC Director weds long time lover

Former Sharp FC Director weds long time lover By Richard Akandwanaho The director of Former Kabale Sharp Football Club Owen Tumuhimbise has today wedded his long time lover Christine Umutoni.Umutoni is a former journalist with Kabale based Voice of Kigezi radio. Owen and Umutoni tied a knot in their wedding service held at All Saints Church […]

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Kabale Nursery school teachers & proprietors protest continued closure

Kabale Nursery school teachers & proprietors protest continued closure By Richard Akandwanahoa Atleast 38 proprietors and teachers of nursery schools in Kabale district have today stormed the district headquarters, protesting against the continued government’s closure of Nursery schools in the Country. The government closed schools in March following the reporting of the first case of […]

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Break the silence on the continued kidnaps- Fr Gaetano to Museveni

Break the silence on the continued kidnaps- Fr Gaetano to Museveni By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious Council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has asked President Yoweri Museveni to break the silence and make a public statement on the continued kidnaps in the Country. Fr Gaetano, who is also the Vice Chairperson of Kick […]

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Rubanda town council NRM LC3 flag bearer knocked in struggle to save ballot box.

Rubanda town council NRM LC3 flag bearer knocked in struggle to save ballot box. By Julius Ariho Norman Tushabe, Rubanda town council National Resistance Movement (NRM) party LC3 chairman has been admitted at kabale regional referral hospital with broken legs after he was knocked while in a struggle to save a ballot box from being […]

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3 arrested in connection to murder of Kabale EC guard

3 arrested in connection to murder of Kabale EC guard By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kabale district has in detention three people in connection to the murder of a Special Police Constable who guarded at Kabale Electoral Commission Offices. In the night of Wednesday 27th, a 59 year old Gracious Byaryabakabu, a security guard at […]

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EC’s banning of recording devices at polling stations is aimed at rigging votes- Fr Gaetano

EC’s banning of recording devices at polling stations is aimed at rigging votes- Fr Gaetano By Richard Akandwanaho The vice Chairperson of Kick Corruption out of Uganda Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that the Electoral Commission’s banning of all recording devices at polling station is aimed at rigging this Thursday’s elections. Initially, the Electoral […]

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Kigezi region NUP coordinator, 37 others cross to NRM

Kigezi region NUP coordinator, 37 others cross to NRM By Richard Akandwanaho The National Unity Platform (NUP) coordinator for Kigezi region and flag bearer for Rubanda East Constituency Member of Parliament, Jasper Ayebare has crossed to the ruling National Resistance Movement, three days to the voting day. Ayebare crossed to NRM at a function held […]

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EC should disqualify Museveni for bribing Voters-Fr Gaetano

EC should disqualify Museveni for bribing Voters-Fr Gaetano By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of the Interreligious Council of Kigezi Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has asked Uganda’s Electoral Commission to disqualify NRM’s Presidential candidate Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni over voter bribery. In November last year, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) secretariat released at least sh24b for countrywide […]

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Museveni’s return to Kisoro was hypocritical, out of Bobi’s pressure.

Museveni’s return to Kisoro was hypocritical, out of Bobi’s pressure. By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious Council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that President Museveni’s yesterday’s abrupt visit to Kisoro district was hypocritical and out of pressure from his NUP counterpart’s message to area residents. President Museveni early last month extended his […]