Crime Health Politics

12 Taxi Brokers arrested in Kabale

By APN Reporter Kabale Police in Kabale has this morning made an operation towards taxi brokers around Kabale UNRA taxi park and Butobere junction where 12 people were arrested. Those arrested are accused of defying the presidential directives issued on opening of public transport activities where he discouraged brokers in taxi and bus parks to […]

Breaking News Health National

Mbarara regional referral hospital doctor succumbs to COVID-19

Mbarara COVID-19 taskforce has reechoed a warning against members of the public who have relaxed in adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the fight against COVID-19. This follows the death of Dr Peter Mugisha,a dermatologist at Mbarara regional referral hospital who succumbed to the virus as confirmed yesterday. According to the hospital director […]

Breaking News Health International National

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman succumbs to colon cancer at 43

BLACK PANTHER STAR DEAD: Actor Chadwick Boseman,43, known for starring in films like Black Panther, has died following a 4-year battle with colon cancer. He was the star of the enormously successful Marvel film Black Panther, has died of colon cancer at age 43. He kept his diagnosis and four-year struggle against the disease quiet from the […]

Breaking News Health National

President Museveni abruptly declares National Prayers and Public Holiday

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI:A certain Ugandan came to me and told me that God had told him in a vision that I should organise National Prayers, scientifically organised, for God to deliver us from COVID 19. Therefore, by the powers given to the President of Uganda by Section 2(2) of the Public Holidays Act, I declare the […]

Breaking News Health National

Muhabura FM worker tests positive for COVID-19

At least 30 workers of Voice of Muhabura FM in Kisoro district havebeen put under self isolation after one of the staff members testedpositive for Covid-19.The Kisoro District Health Officer, Mr. Steven Nsabiyunva confirmedthat the samples picked from the female journalist who also works forVision group tested positive for the virus after health workersattending to […]

Health Politics

56 held in Kampala over COVID-19 directives

By APN Reporter Police in Kampala are having in detention a total of 56 people who were picked up during the night operations carried out by the police and sister security agencies. Those arrested were in the areas of Ntinga and Kiwatule as the police carried out a joint operation to enforce the Ministry […]

Health National Women

Delivery through C-section increasing in Kamwenge

Authorities and organizations in Kamwenge district are working tirelessly to curb down cases of delivery through Caesarean section (C-section) and complications among pregnant women which are majorly caused by poor health including poor feeding. Rukunyu Hospital had 245 deliveries last in July and majority were delivered via C-section due to patients with complications referred by […]

Education Health

Ntungamo leaders urged to champion fight against pediatric HIV

By Anthony Kushaba Leaders in the southwestern district of Ntungamo has been urged to champion the fight against pediatric aids if a and HIV free generation is to be realized. The call was made by  Dan Mugizi the programs coordinator at  Appropriate revival initiative for strategic empowerment –ARISE while speaking at the stakeholders meeting […]

Crime Health Politics

50 arrested in Mbarara for defying COVID-19 guidelines

By APN Reporter Police in Mbarara  on Wednesday apprehended 50 people for flouting Ministry of Health guidelines and presidential directives where all citizens were guided to wear face masks whenever they are in public to protect themselves from catching or spreading the infection of the COVID-19  to members of the public or their own […]