East Africa Politics

Ten civilians killed by ADF in DRC

apearlnews.com Atleast ten civilians have been killed in the Congolese territory of Beni in North Kivu province by suspected Allied Democratic Forces. The rebels reportedly targeted villagers in the Rwenzori sector on Monday and Tuesday also looting food and merchandise. According to Wilson Batholeni, the president of the civil societies in the Ruwenzori sector, two […]

National Politics

Museveni’s aide held over agents money

Police in Jinja yesterday arrested another NRM official for allegedly stealing money meant to pay agents of President Museveni in last month’s elections. Norah Bamutaze a staff at the office of the National Chairman (ONC) is detained at Nalufenya Police station to answer charges of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds. According to a […]

Business Politics

Ntungamo Farmers stuck with Onions

By Lauben Rugyendo Ntungamo Farmers in Ntungamo district are stuck with their onions following a bumper harvest. The farmers in the sub-counties of Kayonza,Rugarama,Rubaare  and town councils of Rwentobo-Rwahi and Rubaare are prominent for onion growing and the proceeds from the business have for years played a vital role in supporting the developed of the […]

National Politics

Current Bishops not emulating Luwum-Fr.Gaetano

By APN Reporter Kabale The vice chairperson Kick Corruption out of Uganda (KICK-U) Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has castigated senior religious leaders for failing to emulate Archbishop Janani Luwum and instead resorted to just talking without action. Batanyenda who was on Tuesday addressing journalists at KICK –U offices in Kabale town as the country remembered Archbishop Janani […]


NUP Releases a parallel list of abducted people

apearlnews.com National Unity Platform former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has released a list of at least 243 people who he claims were abducted by the government. Last week, Kyagulanyi said that at least 3000 of his supporters continue to languish in jail, with several others missing after reports that they were […]

Business Politics

Imposing a tax on bank withdraws depends on parliamentary approval-Bahati

apearlnews.com The Minister of State for Finance, Hon. David Bahati has assured the country that no taxes can be imposed without the approval of Parliament. Bahati made this assurance while responding to a matter was raised by the Kassanda North MP, Hon. Patrick Oshabe that there was a plan to impose excise duty on agency […]

Breaking News International Politics

Kabale Nursery school teachers & proprietors protest continued closure

Kabale Nursery school teachers & proprietors protest continued closure By Richard Akandwanahoa Atleast 38 proprietors and teachers of nursery schools in Kabale district have today stormed the district headquarters, protesting against the continued government’s closure of Nursery schools in the Country. The government closed schools in March following the reporting of the first case of […]

Crime Politics

Army court grants bail to 13 Kyagulanyi supporters

apearlnews.com Army court grants bail to 13 Kyagulanyi supporters but not Nubian Li, Eddie Mutwe The General Court Martial in Makindye has released on bail, 13 supporters to former National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. A group 49 supporters and private guards to Kyagulanyi were arrested in December last year in Kalangala and arraigned […]

East Africa Politics

Fr. Gaetano irked by the government move to spend more UGX 17 billion on masks

By APN Reporter Kabale apearlnews.com Kigezi inter-religious council chairperson who also doubles as the Vice chairperson for Kick corruption out of Uganda Rev.Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda says that the move by the government to spend more 17 Billion shillings on procurement of face masks is ill intentioned. Batanyenda who was today afternoon address journalists at Kick […]

Breaking News National Politics

Break the silence on the continued kidnaps- Fr Gaetano to Museveni

Break the silence on the continued kidnaps- Fr Gaetano to Museveni By Richard Akandwanaho The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious Council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has asked President Yoweri Museveni to break the silence and make a public statement on the continued kidnaps in the Country. Fr Gaetano, who is also the Vice Chairperson of Kick […]