Education Health

Police deploys at Kabale nursing school as students fight over food

 By APN Reporter There is heavy deployment of anti-riot police at Kabale school of comprehensive nursing in Kabale district after students students fought over  food. Trouble started on Tuesday night in the school main hall during the handover ceremony of outgoing students’ guild leadership to the new leadership. The function went on peacefully until […]

Breaking News Education Health

Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

 By BBC A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end the pandemic. Both companies used a highly innovative and experimental approach to designing […]

Education Health

Ntungamo,partners move to scale up Pediatric TB screening and treatment

By Anthony Kushaba Ntungamo district local government and development partners have embarked on a move to scale up screening and treatment of pediatric Tuberculosis. The move is being spearheaded by Aids information center with funding from Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Foundation (EGPAF) under The Catalyzing Pediatric Tuberculosis Innovation (CaPTB) project implementing advocacy activities towards ending […]

Education Environment

12-year boy killed as floods ravage Ntungamo

By Richard Akandwanaho A 12-year-old boy was on Wednesday killed by floods which resulted from the heavy rains that hit most parts of Nyabushenyi Sub County in Ntungamo district. The deceased has been identified as a 12-year-old Rodgers Agaba who  was staying with a relative  with his relative Kirabo Magambo, a resident of Nyakisa […]

Education Health

73rd World Health Assembly set to strengthen preparedness for health emergencies

 By APN Agencies In a year that has seen more than 1.2 million lives lost to a deadly coronavirus pandemic, WHO’s 194 Member States are expected to adopt a resolution to strengthen preparedness for health emergencies EB146.R10, at the resumed 73rd World Health Assembly. The draft resolution renews the commitment to better prepare for […]


Ntungamo leaders call for Joint Efforts to end GBV

By Anthony Kushaba Leaders in the southwestern district of Ntungamo have called for joint efforts to end Gender based violence. Speaking at the launch of the safepal mobile application which helps the youth to report cases of sexual violence, Ntungamo deputy chief Administrative officer Alfred Byamukama revealed that tackling the vice of gender based […]

Crime Education

UCU Student Killed in Kabale Accident

 By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba KABALE. A Motor accident along Mbarara- Kabale highway has claimed the life of Allan Ainebyona a third year student at Bishop Barhham University College.   Kigezi Regional  Police Spokesperson Elly Maate,  says that the accident occurred last evening  at around 5:00 pm at Nkumbura  trading centre  about 15 kilometers  from Kabale […]


Kantare SS Old Students move to save their school

By APN Reporter Kantare secondary school old student’s association has moved in to save their school which is on the verge of closure. The move follows the progressive decline in academic performance as well as discipline and participation in co-curricular activities by Kantare SSS, The members of Kantare old student’s association (KANTOSA) after its […]

Education National

Rubanda district residents not bothered by Covid 19 infections

 By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. Locals in Rubanda district have remained indifferent despite the recorded number of  Covid 19 cases in the area. Since 28th September 2020, Rubanda District has registered 52 Covid 19 cases. The first cases were recorded in Rubanda District Government Prison and the number of new infections climaxed in October where […]

Breaking News Education Health

UNYPA Concludes Regional Beauty Pageants

 By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba The Uganda Network of People Living with HIV- UNYPA has completed its annual Regional Beauty Pageants with Sheila Naturinda and Noah Junior being crowned Miss and Mr. Y-Plus respectively for Western Uganda. The Competition dubbed Y+ Beauty Pageant is held each year to identify young people who can be mentored […]