Health

NGO donates solar to Nyanja HC II

BY APN REPORTER KABALE The Ndorwa County East Legislator, Hon. Wilfred Niwagaba has advised expectant mothers to shun seeking medical care from Traditional Birth Attendants-TBAs, but instead use the nearest health facilities in communities. The legislator’s advice was contained in a message read for him by, the Kabale district female councilor representing Maziba and Kaharo […]

Politics

Rukiga MP stings opposition for sabotaging Gov’t programs

BY APN REPORTER RUKIGA The Rukiga County Member of Parliament, Hon. Herbert Kabafunzaki has blamed opposition political party leaders for criticizing government programs that are intended to develop Ugandans. Speaking during the launch of examination strategy for primary seven candidates in Rukiga district, a function that was held at Rwamucucu Sub County headquarters, yesterday, Kabafunzaki […]

Politics

Former Ndorwa County Legislator Laid to Rest

By Jude Twinomujuni Kabale Hundreds of mourners on Tuesday gathered at All Saints Church Kabale to celebrate the life of the former Kabale south (Ndorwa County ) member of parliament Zakayo Tumukunde. Late Hon.ZakayoTumukunde Succumbed to cancer at the age of 72 years on Sunday at his home in Nyakambu village, Kirigime ward in Kabale […]

Politics

We are not at War with NRM-MP Timuzigu

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The Kajara County Member of parliament Micheal Timuzigu Kamugisha says that voting against lifting of age limit removal does not mean that he is at war with the ruling government and president Museveni. He says that the decision was the will of his constituents had no reason to divert from their […]

Politics

Ntungamo Chairperson Will not Seek Re-election

By Richard Akandwanaho Ntungamo The Ntungamo district LCV Chairperson Denis Singahache has said that he will step down from politics and he will not seek re-election in the next general election. Speaking to our reporter in his offices today in Ntungamo municipality, Singahache who is now 68 years said that he believes that a person […]

Politics

Former Jinja Woman MP Ruth Owagage is dead

Former Jinja Woman Member of Parliament Ruth Owagage is dead. Relatives say Owagage died on Wednesday night between hospitals in Jinja as they struggled to find a health facility with oxygen to resuscitate her. The former MP’s daughter, Sylvia Kyansuti who was with her until she breathed her last, said her mother who represented Jinja […]

Politics

NRM’s Kahiima Wins Ruhaama County By-elections

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Moses Kahiima of the National resistance movement party was last night declared the winner of the Ruhaama county Parliamentary seat by-elections. Robert Beine the electoral commission returning officer for Ntungamo district declared Kahiima the winner at 23:30hrs after gathering the highest number of votes. Kahiima gannered 31, 102 votes against his […]

National Politics

Political Intimidation Reported in Ruhama By-Elections

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) together with the South Western Institute for Policy and Advocacy (SOWIPA) have reported widespread political intimidation in the Ruhama count7 by-elections slated for Thursday 11th January 2018. The groups which deployed community observers in the country since 11th December 2017 revealed that there […]

National Politics

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 […]

Politics

Police Hunts for NRM Mobilizer over Unpaid Hotel Bills

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Police in Ntungamo are hunting for a mobiliser in eth ruling national resistance movement Ashraf Rweyeshera after he escaped from a hotel room where he had spent two weeks without clearing bills. The hotel owner John Masasi says Rweyeshera has been residing in his hotel Meeting point in Ntungamo town while […]