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Ndorwa East Legislator Appeals for Assistance as Heavy Rains Ravage the Area

By Anthony Kushaba Ndorwa county East legislator Wilfred Niwagaba has appealed for assistance from the ministry of disaster preparedness following heavy rains that hit the area. In a letter written to Minister for disaster preparedness and refugees dated 5th May and received by the ministry today, the legislator calls on the ministry to move in […]

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Construction of 635 M Small Scale Irrigation Scheme Commissioned in Ntungamo

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The ministry of water and environment on Thursday launched the construction of Kyamate small scale irrigation system in Ntrungamo Municipality. The project is being implemented by the ministry of water and environment- water production Regional Centre West Uganda with funding from government of Uganda aimed at improving people’s livelihood through promotion […]

Education

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 […]

Education Politics

Four Kenyan Pilgrims Killed in Accident

By Scovia Kansiime Kampala Four Kenyan pilgrims have been killed in an accident in Iganga district. According to police, the four were part of a group of 100 Kenyan pilgrims destined for Namugongo ahead of the Martyrs day celebrations slated for 3rd July 2019. The accident involved a taxi Reg.no UBD 760W, which also left […]

Natural Politics

Rubanda district allocates UGX 57 million to Nyamasizi Hot springs

By APN Reporter Rubanda Rubanda district has allocated UGX 57 million to Nyamasizi Hot springs in Hamurwa Sub County in a bid to develop the area into a potential tourist site. The allocated funds are a grant from the local revenue generated in Rubanda district. According to the Rubanda district LCV Chairperson Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema, […]

Politics Security

Kitgum District Welcomes UPDF Celebrations

By APN Reporter Kitgum The people of Kitgum District have expressed pleasure at UPDF decision to celebrate the 38th Tarehe Sita Anniversary in Kitgum town. This was during a meeting between the UPDF and local district leaders on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at the Kitgum Town Council Hall.Tarehe Sita,held annually on 6th February, has become […]

Environment National Politics

Over 40 lives lost in Bududa Mudslides

By APN Reporter Bududa On 11th October 2018, heavy rains that lasted for about 2 hours from 2:15 p.m. hit areas of Bukalasi Sub-county in Bududa district, eastern Uganda. River Suume which is within the same sub-county filled up, burst its banks and the heavy overflow swept off houses in the neighbouring villages, leaving over […]

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Crested Cranes on the Verge of Extinction

By APN Reporter Kabale Uganda’s most treasured bird , the crested crane is facing extinction according to conservationists. Achilles Byaruhanga the Executive Director of Nature Uganda say that the symbol, both on the country’s flag and Court of Arms, is on its way to extinction if measures are not taken to save its habitats. Byaruhanga […]

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Rising temperatures threaten to push millions of people in Africa into poverty

By APO Group Nairobi Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report detailing progress and pathways to liming global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Responding to the report, Mr. Apollos Nwafor, Pan Africa Director of Oxfam International (https://www.Oxfam.org) said: “Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts, […]

Education National

St. Mary’s College Rushoroza Marks 50 years

By our reporter Kabale Thousands of people on Saturday thronged Rushoroza hill in Kabale municipality to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of St. Mary’s College Rushoroza. The event which was presided over by the Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda who represented President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni saw over Shs.170 million raised towards the upgrading of […]