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Rukiga Man found dead in a water stream

By Richard Akandwanaho A 60 year old man was today morning discovered dead in a water stream in Rukiga district. The deceased has been identified as William Zikakyinyima a resident of Rugarama B cell Mparo town council Rukiga district. Zikakyinyima’s body was today morning discovered in stream of water along the way to his […]

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Rukiga language consultant Karwemera dead

By Richard Akandwanaho Kigezi based Rukiga language consultant, an author, editor, a culturist, and a greater interpreter (Omugurusi) Festo Karwemera is dead. Karwemera is the author of Rukiga language books like Oteebwa Orurimi Rwawe (Don’t forget your mother language) his first book which he authored in 1966. Among his other significant contributions is his […]

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Rukiga residents protest irregular distribution of power, vow to abandon voting

By Richard Akandwanaho Residents of Kakirare and Kahoko villages in Kitanga Parish Rukiga district are protesting the irregular distribution of electricity in the area which has hindered development in the villages. In the 2010 rural electrification program, the two villages were left out as power was extended in the area. Electricity distribution poles and […]

Crime Education

Rukiga Man on the Run for Murder

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Rukiga district are hunting for a 37 year –oldman after he assaulted his friend leading to his death moments later. The suspect has been identified as  Paul Ndyomugyenyi a resident of Nyakahita village in Ibumba parish of Rwamucucu sub county. According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate,It’s alleged […]


Fr:Gaetano: Provision of TV Sets is Unrealistic

By APN Reporter Kabale The Kigezi interreligious council chairperson Fr Gaetano Banyenda who doubles as Kitanga parish priest has revealed that the plans to provide television sets to villages and Radio sets to facilitate learning of those of affected by the lockdown is unrealistic. In his televised address on Monday, President Yoweri Museveni postponed the […]

Crime Education

Police Investigates Death of Rukiga Teacher

By APN Reporter Rukiga Police in Rukiga is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a (59) years old teacher. Patrick Bafakyi a teacher at Hamunyinya primary school in Bulime parish Rwamucucu Sub county in Rukiga district was discovered dead from his single room today morning. According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate ,the deceased’s […]

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Two Killed in Rukiga Accident

By APN Reporter Rukiga Two people have today morning died on spot and several others seriously injured after a vehicle registration number UBB 883V Toyota Hiace lost control and swerved off the road at Kakatunda along Kabale Mbarara highway in Rukiga district. The deceased have been identified as Charles Manikuze 38 years and Lawrence Bagaruye […]


World Vision Ends Operations in Rukiga

By APN Reporter Rukiga World Vision, a local Non-Governmental Organisation has ended its operations in Rukiga district. While speaking at farewell function for World Vision at Rwamucucu Sub-County grounds on Tuesday, the Kashambya Sub-County chairperson, Elineo Bandaganire credited the organisation for improving the livelihood of people in the area since it started. “In Education sector, […]


Farmers Tipped on Plastic Mulching

By Our reporter Rukiga Farmers in Kigezi Sub-region have been asked to embrace plastic mulching so as to increase productivity. This call was recently made by Richard Ssepuya, an agricultural consultant from Crop Farms Uganda, a farming promotion company while addressing farmers in Kasambya Sub-County, Rukiga district during a one day agricultural seminar organised by […]