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 […]

East Africa National Politics

Ankore,Kigezi,Rwenzori,other delegates endorse President Museveni

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) delegates sitting on the party National Executive Council (NEC) have today endorsed party chairman, president Museveni to hold NRM flag in the 2021 presidential race. The NRM NEC today, started a three-day scientific/virtual summit that will climax with elections of the Central Executive Committee members where various big shots are […]

East Africa National Politics

Value your ‘vote’ because politics solve every problem – Presidential hopeful Mugisha Muntu

Presidential hopeful, Rtd Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) has implored Ugandans to value their ‘vote’ and vote wisely in 2020/21 elections because politics solve every problem. While meeting ANT Ankole sub region leaders including various 2020/21 aspirants, at party offices Mbarara on Thursday, August 13, 2020, Muntu revealed that […]

East Africa Education

MMU thrown into confusion ahead of planned government take over

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com Mountains of the moon university in Fort portal has been thrown into confusion ahead of the planned takeover by the government as public university. The university’s woes stem from a move by the top administration to sanction transfers which have been protested by the teaching and non-teaching staff referring to them […]

East Africa Environment National Women Youth

UN Resident Coordinator Rosa Malango in western Uganda, Mbarara district chairman calls for a new policy on refugees

Mbarara district L C 5 chairman, Rtd. Capt. J B Tumusiime Bamuturaki has asked the government to introduce and pass a policy that all refugees become urban refugees for betterment of the relationship between them and citizens. While speaking in a meeting with Ms. Rosa Malango,the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for the Republic of […]

East Africa National Security

New UPDF spokesperson Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso takes over office

Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso,49, has today, Friday August 7, 2020 taken over office of Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson after being appointed by Commander-in-Chief of Armed forces,Gen Y K Museveni on Sunday, August 2,2020. She replaced Brig Gen. Richard Karemire, who has been appointed Defense Liaison Officer (DLO) at the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat […]

Crime East Africa

Two killed in Ntungamo accident

By Anthony Kushaba   Ntungamo Two people have this morning perished in an accident at Kitembe trading center along Ntungamo -Mirama high way in  Ruhaama sub county ,Ruhaama county in the Ntungamo district.  The dead include Bernard Asiimwe alias Asibe (45) a resident of Ruhaama Trading center, Ruhaama parish,Ruhaama sub county  in the Ntungamo district […]

Breaking News East Africa Politics Security

UPDF retires three generals

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com Three (03) General Officers on Wednesday retired from Uganda Peoples’Defence Forces’ active service after more than 35 years of dignified service. Maj Gen Eric Mukasa (RIP) represented by the family, Brig-Gen Tumusiime Nyakaitana and Brig Gen Geoffrey Mujuni, were today honorably discharged. The Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi in […]