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Ntungamo Farmers stuck with Onions

By Lauben Rugyendo Ntungamo Farmers in Ntungamo district are stuck with their onions following a bumper harvest. The farmers in the sub-counties of Kayonza,Rugarama,Rubaare  and town councils of Rwentobo-Rwahi and Rubaare are prominent for onion growing and the proceeds from the business have for years played a vital role in supporting the developed of the […]

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Imposing a tax on bank withdraws depends on parliamentary approval-Bahati

apearlnews.com The Minister of State for Finance, Hon. David Bahati has assured the country that no taxes can be imposed without the approval of Parliament. Bahati made this assurance while responding to a matter was raised by the Kassanda North MP, Hon. Patrick Oshabe that there was a plan to impose excise duty on agency […]

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RDC, locals feud over failure to cater for burial expenses

By APN Reporter Rukiga The Resident District Commissioner for Sheema District Frank Besigye Kyereere last week dragged  the leadership of his village’s self-help group to local council II Court  for failing to cater for the burial expenses of his late father, Kyerere is now demanding for 210,000 shillings which he says he was meant to […]

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Museveni Eulogizes Mariate Mulenga

  By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba  apearlnews President Yoweri Museveni has eulogized the late Mariate Erus Nalongo  Mulenga for supporting government policies aimed at fostering development in Kabale District. Mariate, the wife of Businessman Christopher Mulenga died on Monday morning at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.  She was laid to rest on Wednesday at her home in Kyetobokyeire […]

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UWA reduces entrance fees for tourist sites during festive season

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has cut prices for accessing tourist sites in an effort to attract more visitors during the festive season. “As Uganda continues to manage the impacts of COVID19 and welcome visitors to the various destinations around the country, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is pleased to inform the general public that it […]

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Raid by Minister Baryomunsi’s Body guards leaves SACCO on verge of collapse

By APN Reporter Kanungu With only four years of its formal existence, Rutenga Savings and credit cooperative organization was seen as   a financial savior to the   people of Kinaba and Rutenga sub counties. The SACCO’s prospects of growing big and bigger have however been cut short and the chances of it is ever rising again […]

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Minister Baryomunsi under fire from Rutenga Christians over 19.4M

By APN Reporter Kanungu The state minister for housing Dr.Chris Baryomunsi has come under fire from the Christians of Rutenga catholic parish in Kanungu district over 19.4 million shillings. The money in question was reportedly grabbed from the parish headquarters when security operatives attached to the minister raided the parish and picked the money in […]

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Locals Angered by sorry state of Rukonjo road

 By  Naboth Isaac Niwagaba  Residents and the Business Community in Kirigime Ward Kabale Municipality are protesting delayed renovation of  roads that are affecting transport in the area. At the center of their grievance is Rukonjo road that connects Mwanjari   and Kekuubo wards in Southern Division through six villages. Rukonjo road was constructed by the Kabale […]

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Kabale Artists protest alleged marginalization

 By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com Transport was  on Wednesday paralyzed in Kabale Town as Kabale Musicians demonstrated against what they described as marginalization by the leadership of the Uganda Musicians Association – UMA. The group of protesters comprised of Music Artists, Club DJs and  Emcees, Comedians and Music Producers flocked the Kabale town streets holding […]

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Civil servants urged to prioritize transparency in procurement

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Civil servants have been urged to prioritize transparency in the procurement process if effective service and value for money are to be realized. This call was this morning made by Kweyamba Ruhemba the Ibanda district chief administrative officer while speaking at the opening of a one-day training for Procurement and communication […]