Crime National

Kisoro Man Held over Father’s Death

By APN Reporter Police in Kisoro district are holding a 27years old man in connection with his father’s death. James Maniraguha a resident of Gatobo Village in Busengo parish of Nyarubuye sub county is said to have murdered Jonas Mugisha a teacher at Rwanzu primary school on the 24th of March 2018. Preliminary reports indicate […]

National

Cyclist Killed Kisoro Accident

By APN Reporter Kisoro Davis Mfutumukiza aged 19 and a resident of Lukolo village Nyakabingo parish Chahi Sub county Kisoro district was today killed in an accident along the Kisoro-Chanika road. The accident occured at Lubagabaga in chahi sub county of Kisoro district. The deaceased was riding on a motorccle registration number UEO 890R bajaj […]

Education

Parents Demand End to Automatic Promotion Of Learners

Parents in Kabale district are calling for an end to the automatic promotion of learners in government primary and secondary schools. They argue that the policy has led to a drastic decline in education standards across the country because many children are promoted to higher classes, regardless of the inability to read and comprehend English […]

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 […]

Health

HIV Hotspots Hit by Stock out of Condoms

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale The executive director of Katuna Marps, Sarah Kyomugisha, has decried shortage of condoms in the HIV hot spot areas of Rubaare, Mirama and Katuna town councils in Ntungamo and Kabale districts which may increase HIV spread in the areas. Katuna Marps is a Non Governmental Organization operating in the districts of […]

National Natural

12 Arrested for Encroaching on Wetlands

By APN Reporter Mubende 12 people have been arrested in an operation against wetland encroachers on the Nalumansi wetlands in Bukuya Sub County in Mubende district. According to Vicent Kinene, the head of the Natural Resources Departments at Mubende District, the culprits have been carrying out farming on Nalumansi wetlands in the Sub County. Kinene […]

National

Fallen Nyakishenyi Priest Laid to Rest

By Samueul Tumwine Kabale   Hundreds of mourners on Tuesday thronged Rushoroza Cathedral in Kabale municipality to bid farewell to the deceased former Curate of Nyakishenyi Parish in Rukungiri district, Fr. Bonifance Katatika. Fr. Katatika died on Sunday after battling serious injuries he sustained after a motor accident in March last year. Various mourners described […]

Crime National

Ankole “King” Remanded

By APN Reporter Mbarara Prince Umar Asiimwe Rubambansi the Ankole crown claimant and his four ministers today appeared in court and were remanded to Kyamugonranyi government up to 27th of February . Asiimwe was arrested on Thursday last week together with his cabinet ministers Max Muhumuza, Joseph Kankiriho, Brenda Katushemerirwe and Wycliff Amanya. Appearing before […]

National

Christine Bagamuhunda Re -Elected Mothers Union President for Kigezi Diocese

By APN Reporter Kabale Christine Bagamuhunda the wife to Kigezi Diocesan Bishop George Bagamuhunda has today been re- elected as the Mother’s union president for Kigezi Diocese. The elections were held at St.Peters Cathederal Rugarama the Diocese’ s top seat. After her re-election, Christine Bagamuhunda revealed that she is excited at the re-election and promise […]

National Women

Lions Club Donates to the Elderly

By APN Reporter Mbarara Lions club Mbarara central on Sunday donated different items to elderly women in Nyakayojo division mbarara municipality. The items included Jerri-cans, basins, blankets and bed sheets. Other Items included sugar and soap. Izabella Asiimwe –the mbarara central lion’s club president says that the donation is part of their activities as they […]