Politics

Rugunda Hails African Leaders on Stability

By Racheal Nakassi Kampala The Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has hailed African heads of state for fostering local cohesion towards economic stability across the continent. Dr Rugunda was speaking at the 20th African Economic Research Consortium at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kigo. The premier says that regional integration in trade […]

National

Ankole “King” Granted Bail

By APN Reporter Mbarara Mbarara magistrate’s court has today granted bail to Ankole crown claimant Prince Umar Asiimwe Rubambansi and four of his four ministers. Asiimwe and his ministers Max Muhumuza, Joseph Kankiriho, Brenda Katushemerirwe and Wycliff Amanya were arrested on 15th of this month and charged with 7 cases among them promoting sectarianism, impersonation […]

National

Ankole Kingdom Crown Claimant Arrested

By Jonan Beine Mbarara Police in Mbarara yesterday arrested and detained the self-styled king of Ankole and his 4 cabinet ministers for allegedly promoting sectarianism and inciting violence. The arrested are Umar Asiimwe Ntale –the self-styled king, Max Muhumuza and Joseph Kankiriho together with Brenda Katushemerirwe and Wycliff Amanya. Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region police […]

Environment National

Heavy Rains Hit Isingiro District

By Jonan Beine Mbarara Heavy rains last evening ravaged the sub counties of Rugaaga and Bukanga in Isingiro destroying crops and houses. The rains hit the area for about two hours around 4:00pm destroying mainly banana plantations and blowing off the roofs of over 10 houses. The most affected villages are Kyanyanda, Kyampango,Keitegura, Rwenturagara A&B […]

National

U.S. and UK Governments Announce Support for Off-Grid Energy Solutions

By APN Reporter Kampala Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led initiative, today announced the launch of the Power Africa Uganda Electricity Supply Accelerator, an $11 million activity that will support the Government of Uganda’s electrification goals. The Accelerator will facilitate the addition of 1,000 megawatts of generation capacity and 1,000,000 new electricity connections by 2020. The […]

Security

UPDF into Fumigation as Part of Tarehe Sita Celeberations

By APN Reporter Butaleja The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has fumigated the maternity ward, Out Patient Department (OPD), and staff quarters, among other buildings at Butaleja Health Centre 1V as part of the civil – military activities to celebrate the 37th Tarehe Sita Anniversary. This Indoor Residue Spraying (IRS), using Primiphose methyl mainly targets eliminating […]

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