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ROKO Construction Ltd Given One Week Ultimatum to Complete Mbarara Market

By Aaron Ainomugisha Mbarara Minister Magyezi gives ROKO construction Ltd one week to complete Mbarara Central Market. Local Government Minister, Raphael Magyezi has given ROKO construction Ltd one week to have finished construction of Mbarara central market. The construction of the central market that started in February 2018 was supposed to be completed in February […]

Business Education

Heavy Rains Ravage Kigezi Tourism Roads

By our reporter Kigezi A number of roads leading to Bwindi and Mgahinga National parks in Rubanda and Kisoro districts are in a bad shape following heavy rains that hit the area on Tuesday night. The affected roads include Muko-Rushaga road, Kisoro-Rubuguri road and the Kisoro-Mgahinga road. According to tour operators in the region, the […]

Business Politics

Tycoon Bitature Roots for Hard Work

By APN Reporter Ibanda Tycoon Patrict Bitature has called on Ugandans to work hard if they are to improve their standards of living saying that success has no shortcuts. The tycoon was speeking to hundreds of guests who he on Thursday afternoon hosted a delegation of Inter-religious council, State house and operation wealth creation at […]

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 Crime

Micro Finance Official jailed over debts

BY APN REPORTER KABALE The Kabale Grade One Magistrates Court has today charged and committed to civil prison, Bernice Mutabazi, the Customer Relations Officer of Micro Finance Support Centre Kabale branch, for failure to clear a loan of 889,000 shillings to a money lender. Mutabazi, who was arrested on the same day while in kabala […]

Business

UCC should not Renew MTN operational licence

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale The Youth Member of Parliament for Western Uganda, Mwine Mpaka, has expressed the need for Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) not to renew licenses of companies like MTN until they assure Ugandans that their Sim cards will be protected from cyber crime. Speaking to our reporter on phone today, Mpaka said that […]

Business Crime

Robbers Raid Ntungamo Fuel Station

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Robbers on Wednesday morning broke into the Ntungamo highway Total petrol station taking with them cash and other items amounting over30 million shillings. The robbers allegedly took advantage of relaxed security in thenight with security guards asleep and took away with bottles of wine worth over5M, cash worth over 5M, mobile […]

National

One Killed in Nebbi-Pakwach Road Road Accident

y APN Reporter Police of Nebbi are investigating a fatal accident case in which one person died and four others were injured along Nebbi_Pakwach Road at Acwera bridge, Acwera village, Acwera Parish, Kwicwing sub county, Nebbi district. West Nile Regional Police Spokesperson Superintendent of Police Angucia Josephine said the accident involved a bus belonging to […]

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 […]