National

Isingiro MP Roots for Fresh Quarantine

By Jonan Beine Mbarara The Isingiro North County legislator Lt. Col. Bright Rwamirama wants government to put partial quarantine in areas affected by animal diseases like foot and mouth disease, lumpy skin among other diseases. Lt. Col. Rwamirama who is also the State Minister for veteran affairs says that with a quarantine in such places, […]

Crime National

Suspect Commits Suicide in Rubanda Cells

By APN Reporter Rubanda Police in Rubanda is investigating circumstances under which a 19 years old man allegedly committed suicide from police cells. One Wednesday Gerald of Nyarurambi cell Ikamiro parish Muko Sub county in Rubanda district was found hanging in Muko police station cells today evening. It’s alleged that the deceased was arrested in […]

Crime National

Woman Dumps Own Child in Pit Latrine

By APN Reporter Ibanda Police in the southwestern district of Ibanda are having in detention for dumping her newly born baby baby in a pit latrin. The 20 year old woman identified as Dinavence Tusingwire a resident of Mirambi 1 in Rwenkobwa town council, Ibanda district. The suspect reportedly dumped the newly born child into […]

Crime National

One Killed in Kisoro Accident

By APN Reporter Kisoro Police in Kisoro are investigating circumstances under which a bus lost control and overturned killing its driver on spot. The accident occured today morning at Nyakabande along the Kisoro-Kabale road. The deceased has been identified as Faruzi Kamurumba (40) a resident of Rukungiri district. The accident happened in the wee hours […]

Crime National

20 Year Old Man Murdered in Rubanda District

By APN Reporter Rubanda Police in Rubanda is hunting for assailants who murdered a 20 years old man. Saturday Anthony of Kitwego cell ,Kacerere parish Bufundi Sub county Rubanda district was this morning found lying unconscious along the way few meters to his home. Was rushed to Rugarama hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. […]

National

Ankole “King” Granted Bail

By APN Reporter Mbarara Mbarara magistrate’s court has today granted bail to Ankole crown claimant Prince Umar Asiimwe Rubambansi and four of his four ministers. Asiimwe and his ministers Max Muhumuza, Joseph Kankiriho, Brenda Katushemerirwe and Wycliff Amanya were arrested on 15th of this month and charged with 7 cases among them promoting sectarianism, impersonation […]

National Religion

Bishop Zoreka Asks Clergy to Focus on Development

By Unicent Mubangyizi Kamwenge The Kinkizi Diocesan Bishop Rt Rev. Dan Mugisha Zoreka has called on the clergy to focus of development alongside preaching the Gospel. Bishop Zoreka was on Saturday speaking at the thanks giving service of Bishop George K Turyasingura, the East Rwenzori Diocesan Bishop Held at at his home in Nyabubare Busiriba […]

Environment National

Stay the Bio safety Bill –Civil Society

By APN Reporter Kampala Civil society organizations fighting for food rights, including Seatini Uganda, food rights alliance and Acode Uganda have asked MPs to stay the passing of the GMO bill until Government puts in place a national gene bank to protect the indigenous crops. Speaking at the national seed dialogue a research fellow at […]

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