DRC’s Bumba shipwreck: government decrees a 3-day mourning

By Agencies The Democratic Republic of Congo’s provincial government of Mongala has decreed a three-day provincial mourning, from Monday, , in memory of the victims of the sinking of a…

Embattled Ex-Minister Kabafunzaki Convicted for Bribery

By APN Reporter The Anti-corruption court presided over Justice Margret Tibulya, has convicted former junior minister for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki on corruption charges and asked him to pay a fine…

40 dead, more than 100 missing in a shipwreck in DR Congo

By Agencies About forty bodies were recovered after the shipwreck in Engengele, 24 km on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s River upstream from Bumba, on the night of Tuesday and…

Five Samaritans donate to Kabale Elderly

BY APN Reporter Five good Samaritans from Kabale district on Wednesday donated an assortment of items worth over one million shillings to the elderly, who receive their treatment at Kabale…

The Kigezi diocesan Bishop condemns the high rate of adolescent pregnancy.

By Sophan Niwamanya apearlnews.com The Bishop of Diocese of Kigezi Rt. Rev. Eng George Bagamuhunda has condemned the high cases of teenage pregnancies during the lockdown. Reports indicate that since…

Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world

By APN&Agencies The theme for this year’s World Habitat Day is Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world. The theme recognizes that cities are responsible for some 70 percent of…

Digital Equity for All Ages

By APN&Agencies apearlnews.com 2021 Theme: Digital Equity for All Ages The 2021 theme “Digital Equity for All Ages” affirms the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by…

Support Afghans in their most perilous hour, urges UN’s Guterres

By APN &Agencies The international community should urgently offer a “lifeline” to millions of vulnerable Afghans “who face perhaps their most perilous hour”, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday. Leading…

Four killed in Ntungamo arson attack

By Anthony Kushaba apearlnews.com Four people have been killed in an arson attack on a family in Ntungamo district. The incident took place in Nyaburiza cell, Nyarutuntu sub county in…

Six Deacons ordained in Kigezi Diocese

BY APN Reporter Six deacons were on Saturday ordained by Rt.Rev.Goerge Bagamuhunda, Bishop of Kigezi Diocese at St. Peters Cathedral Rugarama at Rugarama hill in Kabale District. The ordained deacons are:…