Hardliner Raisi poised for a big win in Iran presidential election

By Aljazera Iran’s hardline candidate Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative head of the judiciary, has taken an unassailable lead in the presidential election after 90 percent of the votes were counted,…

Alieu Kosiah: Liberian convicted of war crimes in Swiss court

By BBC Alieu Kosiah has been found guilty of war crimes in a Swiss court, becoming the first Liberian to be convicted over the country’s civil war. He was sentenced…

Rifle stolen from Kisoro security guard recovered in Kabale

By APN Reporter A gun that was stolen from the late Erick Habomugisha, a private security guard attached to Special Weapons and Tactics (SWATT) early this month has today been…

Kanungu Red Cross Official in trouble for obtaining money by false pretense

By APN Reporter Rogers Kumbuka, an employee of Red Cross Kanungu branch is in trouble for allegedly obtaining money by false pretense. Kumbuka, a resident of Kibimbiri parish,Kihihi sub county…

Bishop Patrick Tugume named caretaker Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Rt. Rev. Patrick Tugume has been named as the Caretaker Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese by the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, Archbishop of…

Guterres: Bring crimes of sexual violence in conflict out of ‘the shadows’, punish perpetrators

By APN&Agencies Sexual violence in conflict “reverberates down generations” and threatens both human and international security, the UN chief said on Thursday in his message for the International Day for…

Domestic workers among hardest hit by COVID crisis, says UN labor agency

By APN&Agencies Domestic workers globally have been among the hardest hit by the COVID crisis, losing more jobs and working hours than other sectors, the UN labour agency ILO said on Tuesday. Ten…

North Kigezi Diocesan Bishop Rt.Rev,Benon Magezi is Dead

By Anthony Kushaba apearlnews.com Rt.Rev.Benon Magezi,the north Kigezi diocesan Bishop is dead.  The news of his dead was made public by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace…

‘Critical juncture’ for Mali warns UN mission chief, with democratic future at risk

By APN and Agencies Immediate action is required now to initiate critical reforms and lay the groundwork for credible elections in Mali, where the security situation is as worrying as…

Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett promises to unite the nation

By BBC Israel’s new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has vowed to unite the nation frayed by four elections in two years of political stalemate. He said his government would “work…