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Lawyer Nebye wins Rukiga FDC party Primaries

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Stephen Nebye Rutaro, a lawyer has been declared the winner of today’s hotly contested Rukiga constituency Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party primaries. Nebye who polled 35 votes defeated his only opponent Medard Rwaminyinyo Gumisiriza who garnered 23 votes. Nebye was in the 2011 elections the campaign manger of the former […]

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NRM Wins Rukiga Town Council Elections

By our reporter Rukiga The Ruling National Resistance Movement, NRM party candidate Jimmy Kawaida was on Tuesday evening declared as the Mparo Town Council LCIII Chairperson elect after defeating his main challenger Rodgers Kyomukama, of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party. According to the results declared at 9:56pm at the district Lukiiko hall by […]

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Fr.Gaetano Blames Museveni for Nabeta’s loss in Jinja Municipality East Elections

By APN Reporter Kabale Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has blamed president Museveni for causing the loss of National Resistance Movement Flag bearer in the Jinja Municipality East By-elections Igeme Nabeta. Gaetano told our reporter at Kick corruption out of Uganda offices in Kirigime ,Kabale southern division that the president made it clear that he preferred sleeping and […]

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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 […]

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Kabale NRM boss arrested over 1.4M

Edison Tukahabwa aka political the Kabale National Resistance Movement –NRM publicity secretary has been charged before the Kabale grade one magistrate over failure to clear a debt of 1.4 million shillings. Tukahabwa was arrested on Wednesday morning by Dan Matsiko of Basigyi High court bailiffs at Kafunjo Primary school and produced before the Kabale Grade […]

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Heavy Deployment as Ruhaama Votes in By-Elections

There is heavy police and the army in deployment Ruhaama county as the constituency votes in a by-election to replace fallen legislator William Zinkuranteire. Robert Walugembe the Rwizi regional police commander is of Police is overseeing the deployment himself. Police officers and detectives have been drawn from the neighboring districts of Mbarara,Ibanda and Isingiro to […]

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Museveni Asks Ruhaama Voters to Isolate Independents

By APN Reporter Ruhaama President Museveni has said its hard for members of parliament who do not come from the ruling NRM party to deliver to the constituents because real service delivery and allocation are not simply shared in parliament as per se. He said this while campaigning for the Ruhaama county NRM party flag […]

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See how Your MP voted on the proposed Age Limit Bill

By APN Reporter The ruling National Resistance Movement  today  used its numerical strength to attain the two-thirds majority as members of Parliament voted for the second reading of the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill No. 2 (2017). The voting exercise that lasted for about two hours saw 317 MPs vote in favour, 97 against while two […]

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Kabale priest condemns Invasion of Prayer Places in Parliament

BY APN REPORTER KABALE The Chairperson for Kigezi Inter-Religious council, Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has condemned the invasion of soldiers in the parliamentary designated places of worship. On Tuesday, opposition Members of Parliament protested against the presence of soldiers inside the Catholic and Anglican chapels, located in the basement. The chapels are accessed through a new entrance […]