National Politics

Bobi Wine under siege, Muntu’s Kamwenge rally and radio talk show blocked

The National Unity Platform-NUP Presidential Candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Bobi Wine has accused security operatives for surrounding Double Dream Guest House-Kinubi Hoima where he spent the night with his team last night and journalists were also forced to vacate the place.After last night’s siege Bobi Wine will today campaign in Buliisa, Kiryandongo and Masindi, as […]

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Kabale Political stakeholders blame continued electoral violence on lack of civic education

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba A section of Political stakeholders in Greater Kabale District have blamed the continued violence during elections in Uganda on the lack of enough Civic Education to electorates. This was revealed today at White Horse Inn, in Kabale Municipality, during a one day dialogue about how to reduce election violence in Uganda, […]

National Politics

Germany Ambassador Calls for Strengthened Defence Cooperation.

 By APN Reporter Kampala The Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador to Uganda H.E Matthias Schauer  on Tuesday paid a Curtesy call to the ministry of Defence and Veteran affairs/UPDF headquarters Mbuya.  In a brief meeting, the Ambassador and his hosts discussed issues of mutual interest in defence partnership and called upon the UPDF leadership to […]

National Security

Brig.Gen Emmy Mulindwa laid to rest

By Anthony Kushaba Brigadier General Emmy Mulindwa who has been the Acting Deputy Chief of Personnel and Administration of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces  was on Saturday laid to rest at his ancestral home in Masulita, Wakiso District . Brig Mulindwa passed away on the 18 November 2020 in Mulago Hospital where he had […]

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Suspected thieves lynched in Rubanda district

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Police in Rubanda District has arrested five people including two Local council one Chairpersons for allegedly participating in   mob justice in which two suspected goat thieves were beaten to death. The deceased are Tom Tumwesigye and Gracious Arinda both who have been residents of Rwere village in Muyanje Parish, Bubare […]

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Fr Gaetano condemns Bobi Wine’s arrest, calls for action and calmness

By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Intereligious Council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has condemned the brutal arrest and detention of NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine saying his arrest is a clear manifestation of partisan security agencies in Uganda. Batanyenda speaking during a press conference at Miami Guest House in Kabale municipality […]

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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 […]

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Civil servants urged to prioritize transparency in procurement

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Civil servants have been urged to prioritize transparency in the procurement process if effective service and value for money are to be realized. This call was this morning made by Kweyamba Ruhemba the Ibanda district chief administrative officer while speaking at the opening of a one-day training for Procurement and communication […]

National Security

Italian company donates respirators to UPDF

By APN Reporter The Chief of Defence Forces General David Muhoozi on Monday received two portable respirators for the treatment of COVID-19, donated by Leornado Company through the Italian Embassy in Uganda. The respirators will be utilized at Bombo Military Hospital and State House Military Hospital. Speaking at the ceremony held at the ministry […]

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Suspected thief lynched in Rubanda

Suspected thief lynched by mob in RubandaBy Richard AkandwanahoA 32 year old suspected thief has been lynched by a mob and another one seriously injured in Rubanda District.The lynched is Nicholas Birungi a resident of  Kihengamo village Nangara Parish Nyamweru Sub County Rubanda district.The deceased was reportedly lynched by yet an unknown mob on Friday […]