Education

ACCT Kabale Holds Scientific graduation

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com African College of Commerce and Technology – ACCT has today held the first part of its 25th graduation scientifically. The ceremony in which 402 students are graduating in different academic fields was supposed to be held in April this year, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]

Education Health

EARS using drama to tackle fake news and increase COVID-19 resilience

By Anthony Kushaba apearlnews.com A Ugandan-German start-up agency has deployed drama to address the challenge of fake news and misleading content on the corona virus pandemic in Uganda. East Africa Radio service-EARs is conducting the production and broadcasting of 18 drama series dubbed “The Pearl Drama” on over 21 radio stations across the country. According […]

Politics Security

Uganda Defence Minister Meets Israel Ambassador on Cooperation.

  By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Hon Adolf Mwesige has met with the Ambassador of Israel in Uganda His Excellency Obed Joseph. The meeting, at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Mbuya, was aimed at deepening the existing defence cooperation between Israel and Uganda. Hon Mwesige applauded the Government of […]

Politics Security

UPDF Zonal Pensions Officers Urged to be Problem Solvers

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Ministry if Defence Directorate of Veteran affairs through Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) has concluded a 3 days symposium for all the Zonal Pensions Officers (ZPO’s) at Land Force Headquarters Bombo.Chief of Staff Land Forces (COS-LF) Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda on behalf of UPDF (JCOS) commended the ZPO’s for […]

Breaking News Business National

Civil servants urged to prioritize transparency in procurement

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Civil servants have been urged to prioritize transparency in the procurement process if effective service and value for money are to be realized. This call was this morning made by Kweyamba Ruhemba the Ibanda district chief administrative officer while speaking at the opening of a one-day training for Procurement and communication […]

National Security

Italian company donates respirators to UPDF

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Chief of Defence Forces General David Muhoozi on Monday received two portable respirators for the treatment of COVID-19, donated by Leornado Company through the Italian Embassy in Uganda. The respirators will be utilized at Bombo Military Hospital and State House Military Hospital. Speaking at the ceremony held at the ministry […]

Business Crime

Four injured in Kabale accident

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Police in Kabale is investigating circumstances under which a motor vehicle veered off the road, overturned and injured the occupants. It’s alleged that motor vehicle registration number UAU957A canter blue in color driven by one only known as Kato on the 26/07/2020 at around 01:00 hours at night, on its way […]

Politics

Christine Turyakira Withdraws from Kabale Woman parliamentary race

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Christine Turyakira alias Nyinabashatu has officially withdrawn her intentions to contest for the Kabale district Woman Member of Parliament seat. Turyakira, who is currently serving as the Kitumba Sub County women Councillor had earlier made it public that she will be hoping to unseat Hon Catherine Atwakiire Ndamira as the Kabale […]

Politics

Simpson Mpirirwe picks forms as the battle for Ndorwa West heats up

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Simpson Mpirirwe today formally confirmed his interest in running in next year’s Ndorwa West Member of Parliament elections on the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket when he picked nomination forms from the party headquarters.The NRM electoral commission chairman, Dr Tanga Odoi, said that Mpirirwe has picked expression of interest forms and […]

Politics Religion

Ugandan leaders disrespecting God-Fr.Gaetano

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com The Chairperson of Kigezi Interreligious Council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that the President’s continued closure of places of worship is a direct disrespect to God, the church and Uganda’s Motto “For God And My Country”.Places of worship including churches and mosques were closed on 20th March this year when […]