Crime East Africa

Two Killed in Kisoro accident

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. A car accident along Kabale – Kisoro road  on Mondayclaimed the lives of two people and left four others critically injured. The Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate  says  that the accident happened when  an Isuzu elf  truck registration number UBB 632V lost control and overturned at Lugano in Kasheregyenyi […]

East Africa Politics

Kigezi UPC Leaders ask Othieno to shun NRM alliance

  By Naboth Niwagaba The Uganda People’s Congless- UPC Leaders from   Kigezi Sub Region have tasked Mr. Joseph Othieno an aspirant in the party presidential election to avoid alliances with the National Resistance Movement- NRM if elected into office. Mr. Othieno was on Saturday meeting UPC delegates from Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Rubanda and Rukiga […]

East Africa Security Technology

Rwanda National Police receives arms crushing machine

By APN Reporter Kigali Rwanda National Police (RNP), on Thursday, November 19, received a shear arms crushing machine from the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA), to facilitate in the destruction of obsolete firearms. The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Adminiatration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda received the environmental friendly machine from […]

Crime East Africa

Two Held in Rwanda over Smuggling Two suspected smugglers were intercepted on Monday, November 9, in Nyanza Sector, Gisagara District with four bales of second-hand clothes commonly known as Caguwa, and 33 rolls of electric cable. The suspects; Elias Shumbusho, 28, and Jean Damascene Sebahire, 23, were arrested as they crossed into Rwanda from Burundi through a porous border in […]

East Africa Politics

USAID Launches a $5 Million Rights and Justice Activity in Uganda

By APN Reporter   The United States Embassy and U.S. Agency for International Development has announced the launch of a $5 million, Uganda Rights and Justice Activity (USAID/RAJA). The three-year activity, implemented by Freedom House, will facilitate participation of women, youth, children, and other vulnerable populations in accessing justice through legal aid, providing referrals […]

Crime East Africa

Police investigates death of Kampala woman

By APN Reporter  Police at Kira Division are investigating a murder of one Gabeya Noah , 22 a resident of Kyaliwajala B Kira Municipality who was reportedly murdered by her boyfriend Kabazi Gerald Alias Sentongo Reagan , (25) a business man and  resident of the same area . The incident happened yesterday 04/10/2020 at […]

East Africa Education

Kabale University Trains Staff on conduct of online classes

By APN Reporter In order to ensure continuity of learning, Kabale University embarked on training both Academic Staff and Students on how to teach and/or learn online. The first phase of the activity started on the 14th of September with the training staff, and this shall run up to 26th September 2020. Thereafter, a […]

East Africa National Religion

Fr Gaetano pens a letter on places of worship remaining closed and President Museveni misrepresenting the Popes

RELIGIOUS LEADERS SHOULD BE ALARMED:  PLACES OF WORSHIP REMAIN CLOSED, POLITICIANS USE CHURCHES FOR THEIR POLITICAL MEETINGS AND THE PRESIDENT MISREPRESENTS THE POPES. By Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda (Uganda) and Nazarious Natukunda (US). On March 18th, faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, President Museveni took a right and bold decision: he put the country under lockdown […]

East Africa Education National

Rev Fr Gaetano mourns Omugurusi Festo Karwemera

The parish priest of Kitanga Catholic Parish, Rev. Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda who doubles as the chairperson Kigezi inter-religious council and vice chairperson of Kick Corruption out of Uganda has mourned the popular Runyankole-Rukiga local language author and translator, Omugurusi Festo Karewemera who passed on at the age of 95. Karwemera died on Sunday morning at […]