East Africa Politics

Woman Dies While Fleeing from Rwandan Forces

By APN Reporter Kisoro A Rwandan National identified as Elizabeth Mukarugwiza (37) has this afternoon collapsed to death as she fled from Rwandan forces at Cyanika border with Uganda. The deceased who is a resident of Kinigi village, Nyamirima parish, Musanza county, Musanza District, Rwanda was trying to cross into Uganda to buy food when […]

Education Politics

Journalists Urged to Uphold Professionalism

By APN Reporter Mbarara Journalist in Uganda have been urged to always uphold professionalism in the course of executing their work. The call was this afternoon made by Robert Ssempala the executive director Human Rights Network for Journalists while speaking at the closure of a three days a training of the legal and Justice system […]

Education Politics Religion

Rwenzori Bishop wants the Gov’t to open up public service volunteers’ wing

By APN Reporter Kabale The Bishop of South Rwenzori Diocese Rt. Rev. Jackson Nzerebende Tembo has asked the government to consider opening up a public service volunteers’ wing as an opportunity for the unemployed professional citizens to generously give off time to countless causes as volunteer civil servants. Bishop Nzerebende made the observation today speaking […]

Crime Education Politics

Police Shoots Dead Suspected Robber in Mbarara

By APN Reporter Mbarara Police in Mbarara have this afternoon shot dead and arrested three others as police cracked down on an armed criminal gang in Mbarara The armed gang has reportedly been using Nyakaizi cell,Kakoba division of Mbarara municipality as their base to terrorize residents. Police started tracking the gang after receiving information that […]

Education Politics

Ntungamo Extension workers get 17 motorcycles

By APN Reporter Ntungamo 17 motorcycles were on Wednesday given to the Ntungamo district Agriculture extension workers in an effort to promote Agriculture extension in the district. The motorcycles are part of the funding for the Agriculture cluster development project funded by the World Bank in chosen districts in the country. The motorcycle, 11 Yamaha […]

Education Politics

Bushenyi Accident Kills one,Injures Seven Others

By APN Reporter Bushenyi One person died on spot while other sever sustained serious injuries in an accident that occurred in Bushenyi last night. The accident along that occurred at Kanyamabona primary school in Bugomora cell Ishaka division Bushenyi Ishaka municipality along the Ishaka-Kagamba road involved a Toyota Harrier registration number UBB 051 L. The […]

Politics

Algerian President Abandons Fifth Term Bid

By APN Agencies Algiers Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika’s candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few weeks. The ailing leader has led Algeria for 20 years but has been rarely seen in […]

Crime Politics

Marijuana Smokers Becoming a Menace in Kabale

By APN Reporter Kabale Residents of Mugabe cell in Kitumba Sub County Kabale district and Kekubo cell in Kirigime ward Southern division Kabale municipality are living in fear due to the increasing marijuana smokers who have caused insecurity in the area. Residents says that the people involved in the vice have turned out to be […]