Environment National

Heavy Rains Hit Isingiro District

By Jonan Beine Mbarara Heavy rains last evening ravaged the sub counties of Rugaaga and Bukanga in Isingiro destroying crops and houses. The rains hit the area for about two hours around 4:00pm destroying mainly banana plantations and blowing off the roofs of over 10 houses. The most affected villages are Kyanyanda, Kyampango,Keitegura, Rwenturagara A&B […]

National

U.S. and UK Governments Announce Support for Off-Grid Energy Solutions

By APN Reporter Kampala Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led initiative, today announced the launch of the Power Africa Uganda Electricity Supply Accelerator, an $11 million activity that will support the Government of Uganda’s electrification goals. The Accelerator will facilitate the addition of 1,000 megawatts of generation capacity and 1,000,000 new electricity connections by 2020. The […]

Business National

Politicians warned against Interfering Operation Wealth Creation programs

The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darious Nandinda has warned politicians in Kigezi region against interfering with the Operation Wealth Creation program officials in the execution of their duties. Nandinda said that some politicians in the region have developed a tendency of undermining the role of OWC officials and they are trying to interfere in their […]

National Politics

Political Intimidation Reported in Ruhama By-Elections

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) together with the South Western Institute for Policy and Advocacy (SOWIPA) have reported widespread political intimidation in the Ruhama count7 by-elections slated for Thursday 11th January 2018. The groups which deployed community observers in the country since 11th December 2017 revealed that there […]

National Politics

Kabale priest condemns Invasion of Prayer Places in Parliament

BY APN REPORTER KABALE The Chairperson for Kigezi Inter-Religious council, Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has condemned the invasion of soldiers in the parliamentary designated places of worship. On Tuesday, opposition Members of Parliament protested against the presence of soldiers inside the Catholic and Anglican chapels, located in the basement. The chapels are accessed through a new entrance […]

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