Business Education

Farmers Urged to Engage Extension Workers

By Mathius Atukunda Mbarara Farmers have been urged put to good use the Extension workers hired by the government if they are to have good dairy farming products. The call was made by Dr. Joseph Byaruhanga a consultant with Japan international corporation Agency during a one day training workshop for farmers and technocrats in Mbarara […]

Politics

Social Media Remarks Land Buhweju RDC into Hot Soup

By Comrade Katooto Bushenyi The Buhweju Resident District commissioner Emmy Kateera last night came under fire over a statement he made following the gruesome killing of a woman in Bisya Sub County Buhweju district. The incident happened on Wednesday night and the deceased was identified as Rosemary Ntegyerize aged (53), a wife to a businessman […]

Breaking News Politics

Anti Kabila Demonstrator Killed By DRC Police

By APN &Agencies Kinshasa Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa shot dead an anti-government protester and wounded two others during church-led demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila on Sunday. Catholic and evangelical churchgoers across Congo had been meant to take to the streets following Sunday services. However, armed security forces surrounded Kinshasa’s […]

Business

Construction of Mbarara Market Kicks Off

By APN Reporter Mbarara The construction a 21 Billion shillings market has today afternoon been launched in Mbarara. The site was officially handed over to Roko Construction Company and will be funded under phase two of the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement program – MATIP funded by the African development bank and ministry of local […]

Business

Floods Anger Kabale Traders

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale Traders operating in the Garage street market in Central division Kabale municipality are accusing municipality authorities of failing to construct a drainage system to stop the market from flooding whenever it rains. The market, commonly known as Owino, operates daily and hosts traders dealing several various items including: clothes, shoes ,fresh […]

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 […]

Business National

Politicians warned against Interfering Operation Wealth Creation programs

The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darious Nandinda has warned politicians in Kigezi region against interfering with the Operation Wealth Creation program officials in the execution of their duties. Nandinda said that some politicians in the region have developed a tendency of undermining the role of OWC officials and they are trying to interfere in their […]

Education Environment

Farmers demand for Bylaws on Environmental Protection

By our reporter Rukiga. Farmers in Rukiga district are calling on authorities to pass by laws on environmental protection if they are to benefit from their agricultural products. This was raised by farmers during a one day sensitisation meeting organised by Kyosiga Kyokungula One Voice Campaign (KKOVC), a local community based organisation at Kasambya sub-county […]

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