Lightning Kills One, Injures 34 Others in Ibanda

By APN Reporter Ibanda One person died on spot while 34 others were injured after lightning struck Muziza primary school in Bisheshe division of Ibanda Municipality on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Asuma Ndyabahika a primary six pupil. 30 of the injured are pupils while the other four are teachers at the same […]

Education Health

UPDF Airlifts Immunization Vaccines

By APN Reporter Kampala The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces’ Air Force has on October 20, 2019 airlifted vaccines from Entebbe to five destinations across the country in support of the Ministry of Health’s national immunization drive against measles and rubella. UPDF Helicopters delivered vaccines to Gulu, Kiruhura, Soroti, Mbarara and Kabale Districts following an emergency […]

Crime Education

Rubanda Man Held Over Livestock Theft

By Felix Asiimwe Rubanda Police in Rubanda district are having in detention a 35 years old man for allegedly stealing goats. The suspect has been identified as Godfrey Biryabarema Kagwa commonly alias money lender of a resident of Hamurwa town council in Rubanda district . Biryabarema was arrested on Wednesday following a tip off from […]


LIONS in Tree Planting Drive

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The Lions club of Ntungamo has embarked on a drive to plant fruit trees on streets of major towns in Ntungamo district in an issue to reduce mindset of planting compound and shade trees for beatification of towns only. Launching the fruit trees planting exercise in the district at Nyamunuka town […]


Mp Kahima Cautions Entrepreneurs on Bank loans

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The Ruhaama county Member of Parliament Moses Kahima has cautioned local entrepreneurs against running to commercial banks for loans asking them to opt for government funding that attracts low interest rates and adjust to seasons. Speaking during the annual music concert, dedication mass and top class graduation ceremony for pupils at […]


City College Students Miss UCE Exams

By APN Reporter Mbarara A total of 18 students of City College Mbarara in Ruti Nyakayojo division have missed out in this year’s Uganda Certificate of exams after it emerged that they were never registered. The students who expected to sit for the exams at a sister school –Alliance high school were instead denied access […]

Politics Security

Defilement Suspect Shot During Arrest

By APN Reporter Kampala The Territorial Police in Elgon Region and Sironko are investigating circumstances under which the arrest of a suspect of Aggravated Defilement, ended with a deadly shooting. The incident occurred on the 12/10/2019 at around 0500/c, at Nabukalu village, Bumugwedi Parish, Busiita Sub-county, Sironko district. The suspect identified as Wodeya Mathew, a […]

Education Politics

Man Held for Abducting 16 Children

By APN Reporter Kampala Police in Kampala are having in detention a man on charges of abducting 16 children from St. Peters Katulo primary school. The suspect identified as Musa Lwanga a taxi driver was arrested on Monday and is said to have abducted sixteen male pupils and was transporting them to yet to be […]

Education Politics

Two Killed Rubanda Accident

By Felix Asiimwe Rubanda Two people died on spot while four others got minor injuries when an Isuzu track they were using veered off the road before falling into a ditch. The accident occurred today morning at 03:30 am at Hakagyezi stream along Hamurwa Kerere road tall when motor vehicle registration number UBE 344D isuzu […]