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Rift Valley fever death confirmed in Kabale

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com The Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kabale district. Rift Valley fever was last confirmed in Kabale district in March, 2016. The disease’ confirmation comes after a boda boda rider who presented with signs and symptoms of Rift Valley fever (RVF) died at Kabale […]

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Battle for Rubanda East MP seat, Jogo picks nomination forms

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com The Rubanda district Chairman Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema has today picked NRM party nomination forms confirming his interest to run for the Rubanda East Member of Parliament in the next year’s NRM party primaries. Biryabarema picked the nomination forms at exactly 11:30am today at the NRM Electoral Commission Offices Plot 13 Kyadondo […]

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Journalist Nyakahangura Joins ANT Barely Days after Quitting TV-West

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com    Journalist Yedidiya Nyakahangura has joint the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT barely days after quitting the Mbarara based TV-West. Early this month, the talk show host who has been with the vision group for 9 years announced that he was quitting. Nyakahangura however did not mention anything related to his next […]

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RDC Issues Ultimatum to Rwampara Wetland Encroachers

By Jonan Beinomugisha Mbarara The Rwampara Acting Resident District Commissioner Emmy Kateera Turyabagyenyi has given a one-month ultimatum to wetland encroachers to vacate or else they face forceful evictions. Kateera who was yesterday on monitoring of the ongoing food relief distribution to locals who were affected by hailstorm, said climatic changes have been brought by […]

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OPM Approves Relief Request for Ndorwa East Floods Victims

Anthony Kushaba Kabale The office of the prime minister has approved a request by the Ndorwa East legislator Wilfred Niwagaba requesting for quick government intervention to support locals affected by floods and mudslides. The heavy rains that hit the constituency at the beginning of this month left a trail of destruction washing away bridges, destroying […]

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Western Uganda Farmers want Minister Ssempijja to apologize,stop fuelling NAGRC & DB ED Lagu’s interdiction

Farmers from southwestern Uganda under their network Mbarara Network of Farmer’s Voice Limited have demanded for apology from Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja,the Cabinet Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries whom they have warned to back off interdiction of  the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) Executive Director (ED),Dr. Charles Lagu.  Following the appointment of Dr. Anthony […]

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Encroachment and Illegal Construction spark protest in Mbarara

A section of residents of Kiyanja cell in Kamukuzi division  Mbarara municipality have protested the continued encroachment on the water channel and a swamp which pours its waters in Lakeview dam. According to the locals, some people have started planting Eucalyptus trees and construction, which locals say will attract flooding in the area and destruction of their […]

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Is Nature annoyed!

Kasese residents and others from different districts in western Uganda including Isingiro,Rwampara,Ntungamo,Kabale,Rukiga,Bundibugyo are crying out for help after heavy rains that caused floods and mudslides in recent days. In Kasese,River Nyamwamba burst its banks on Wednesday night causing floods and mudslides in Kilembe hospital and town. In Kisoro,More than 25 houses and several acres of […]