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KICK-U Faults heavy security deployment for low voter turn-up

By Anthony Kushaba Kabale apearlnews.com Kick corruption out of Uganda a Kigezi based nongovernmental organization has faulted heavy security deployment for low voter turn-up in the recently concluded general elections. In a press statement issued by the organization at their offices in Kirigime, Southern division of Kabale Municipality, KICK-U program coordinator Juliet Tushemereirwe revealed that […]

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Rubanda town council NRM LC3 flag bearer knocked in struggle to save ballot box.

Rubanda town council NRM LC3 flag bearer knocked in struggle to save ballot box. By Julius Ariho Norman Tushabe, Rubanda town council National Resistance Movement (NRM) party LC3 chairman has been admitted at kabale regional referral hospital with broken legs after he was knocked while in a struggle to save a ballot box from being […]

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Chasing a Dream: Rushenyi Voters Launch Drive for Ambulance

By APN Reporter Kampala Supporters of Hon. Naome Kabasharira, the newly elected Member of Parliament for Rushenyi County Constituency in Ntungamo District have launched a drive to purchase an ambulance for the area. The supporters collected 14million shillings in pledges towards the effort. This was during a victory celebration party organized by Kabasharira’s supporters at […]

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3 arrested in connection to murder of Kabale EC guard

3 arrested in connection to murder of Kabale EC guard By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kabale district has in detention three people in connection to the murder of a Special Police Constable who guarded at Kabale Electoral Commission Offices. In the night of Wednesday 27th, a 59 year old Gracious Byaryabakabu, a security guard at […]

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Kabale PWDs chairperson loses councillorship seat

 By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com Famous Politician in Kabale District Ms Anne Kobusingye has lost another seat at the District Council just a few months after she lost the election of the LC.5 Chairperson for Persons with Disabilities. Ms Kobusingye was seeking to defend her position as the female councilor representing persons with disabilities on […]

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Kigezi Diocese on the spot for failing to retire elderly priests

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The diocese of Kigezi which covers the districts of Kabale,Rubanda and Rukiga has come under fire for failing to retire elderly priests. The priests in questions are said to be holding a firm grip on the positions where they were posted and not willing to go for retirement thus crippling service […]

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KICK – U attributes high numbers of invalid votes to low civic education

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com A team of Election observers from Kick Corruption Out Of Uganda Kick – U, has blamed the alarming number of invalid votes in Kigezi Sub-Region on lack of enough Civic Education. According to a statement released by Juliet Tushemereirwe the Program Officer at Kick- U on Friday evening at their […]

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Mbareba’s Agents Arrested in Rukiga

By APN Reporter Rukiga apearlnews.com The Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson Elly Maate has confirmed the arrest of 5 people for allegedly obstructing the electoral process in the Rukiga District Chairperson Race. The arrested are Jeremiah Nimusiima, Chris Twinomucunguzi, Derrick Muhereza Kateeba, Mark Tushebe and Ivan Nkamushaba. According to Maate, the arrested were detained for allegedly […]

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Voting out ministers sends a signal to Museveni-Fr.Gaetano

By APN Reporter Kabale apearlnews.com The Kigezi inter-religious council chairperson for Kigezi sub region Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has called revealed that president Tibuhaburwa Museveni should pick a lesson from the move by Ugandans to vote out a total of 25 of his ministers in the recently concluded presidential and parliamentary elections. The Man of God who […]

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Parliamentary Seat Loser Embarks on Recovering Campaign Money from Agents

By APN Reporter Kabale A move by the former parliamentary aspirant for Ndorwa county East Dr.Protazio Begumisa to embark on recovering money issued out to his agents has seen dozens of locals abandon their homes and are on the run. The agents from the sub counties of Kyanamira, Buhara,Kaharo and Maziba reportedly underutilized the resources […]