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Kisoro Woman Held Over Death of Newly Born Baby

By APN Reporter Kisoro Police in Kisoro district is investigating circumstances under which a new born baby was murdered and buried in a bean garden. According to police, on 12th this month, Jackline Mahirwe and Mathius Sebahire, all residents of Butuga village, Rwingi parish, Nyakabande sub-county, conspired and killed their baby and buried it in […]

East Africa Education

Rwanda Police Holds four Over Possession of Cannabis

By Jean Ndahimana Kigali Police in Rulindo District arrested four people on Saturday, who were trafficking 80kilograms of cannabis. The narcotics were being trafficked in a vehicle, Toyota Collora plate number RAB 306N, which was also impounded. Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Hamdun Twizeyimana, the Police spokesperson for the Northern region, identified the suspects as […]

East Africa Education

Kidnapped British Tourists Released in DRC

Two British tourists, who were kidnapped last Friday in Virunga National Park, were released Sunday (May 13th), sources at the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) said. Unidentified gunmen kidnapped them between Kilimanyoka and Kibumba in Nyiragongo territory (North Kivu). ICCN sources indicate that it is currently difficult to decide on the terms of their […]

East Africa

EALA Tasked to Implement Monitory Union

By Racheal Nakassi Kampala The East African Legislative Assembly has been tasked to implement both the Monitory Union and common market protocol while in their five year term in office. The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda Rebecca Kadaga while opening the fourth sitting one day orientation of the Assembly asked the regional assembly to foster […]

East Africa

12 Soldiers Killed and another 20 wounded in DR Congo

By APN&Agencies At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels, Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday. The armies of Congo and Uganda launched a military offensive last month against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels, who were suspected […]

East Africa

Rwanda Disposes off Illicit Brew

By Jean Ndahimana Kigali About 3200 liters of locally made illicit brew was seized in a Police-led operation in Rulindo District, recently. The psychotropic substances were d disposed of in Bushoki Sector presence of hundreds of residents as police and local leaders conveyed the message against the criminal practice. The substances were seized from two […]

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