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Locusts in East Africa: UN calls for immediate aid.

United Nation (UN) Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for international intervention/aid to “avert any threats to food security, livelihoods, malnutrition”. It requires 10 m U.S dollars. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling with “unprecedented” and “devastating” swarms of the food-eating locusts, the FAO has said, fearing locust numbers could grow 500 times by […]

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Allocation of funds,Street Lights divide Mbarara municipality leaders.

There is disagreement between different leaders in Mbarara municipality western Uganda especially councilors where those from Mbarara South comprising Nyamitanga,Kakoba and Nyakayojo divisions are accusing those from North comprising Biharwe,Kamukuzi and Kakiika divisions,claiming that they are selfish. This has been reechoed by Hon Kagiiko Imaam Shafi LC IV Nyamitanga,who says places like Karugangama,Katete,and others surrounding […]

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Local Governments Urged to Include Culture in Local Government Plans

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Locals governments have been urged to include preservation of culture in their development plans. Francis Tollea the principal cultural officer in the ministry of gender labor and social development says that many districts in Uganda have not taken interest in incorporating culture in their development plans which they say has left […]

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Police Issues Traffic Management Plan for Kabaka’s Coronation Anniversary

APN Reporter Kampala Traffic management plan for the Kabaka of Buganda His Highness Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II Coronation Anniversary on 31st July, 2018. This year’s Ssabassajja Kabaka of Buganda His Highness Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II Coronation Anniversary will be held on 31st July, 2018 at Lubiri. A number of his Subjects and Invited guests are […]

Natural Politics

Two Struck Dead By Lightening in Kanungu

By Moses Twakiire Kanungu Two people were on Tuesday struck dead by lightning in Kayonza Sub county of Kanungu district. They dead are Peninah Katushabe and her 15 years old daughter Racheal Turyakira all of Bujengwe village, Karangara parish Kayonza Sub county in Kanungu district. Turyakiira was a student at Kihihi vocational Centre in Kihihi […]

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Farmers Urged to Embrace Cooperatives

By APN Reporter Rukiga Stella Meulenbelt, a business consultant from Work in Light Company in Netherlands has asked farmers in Kigezi to embrace cooperatives so as to develop. Meulenbelt was addressing farmers from Kashambya in Rukiga and Kebisoni in Rukungiri on Saturday and Sunday respectively in meetings organised by Kyosiga Kyokungula One Voice Campaign (KKOVC), […]

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Four Killed in Bulambuli Accident

By APN Reporter Bulambuli Four people were on Tuesday killed in accident in Bulambuli district after the Fuso truck that were traveling in veered off the road at a bridge and fell in water. The fatal accident involving a fuso truck registration number UAR 087C happened at Cheptui bridge in Bulambuli district. The victims are […]