One killed by floods in Rubanda district

By Sophan Niwamanya apearlnews.com On Friday, a 40-year-old man was washed away by floods in the Rubanda district’s Hamurwa town council. Martin Turikirokyi, a resident of Hamurwa ward in Rubanda…

Rubanda environmental activists beaten and arrested by police

By Alex Mugisha apearlnews.com Five Environmental Defenders are nursing serious injuries after being beaten up by police in Rubanda District.  The five Defenders had been raising issues on soil pollution…

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…

BMCT Launches 178 million shillings’ project in Kigezi districts

By Libino Byamukama apearlnews.com The Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT) has launched a massive 178 million shillings project in Kisoro, Kanugu, and Rubanda districts for the fiscal year 2021/2022 in…

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…

Ntungamo leaders order wetland encroachers to vacate immediately

By Anthony Kushaba  apearlnews.com Ntungamo district leaders have ordered all the wetland encroachers to immediately vacate the encroached areas. The team leaders who were today monitoring the affected wetlands in…

Batwa Task Mp Kamuntu to follow up on Court Ruling on Eviction.

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com The Batwa Community has tasked Rubanda West Mp Moses Kamuntu Mwongyera to champion the demand for government response after a court ruled that the government…

Ndorwa East Mp Niwagaba Cautions Residents Against Dangerous Agricultural Practices.

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com The Ndorwa East County Member of Parliament Wilfred Niwagaba has cautioned locals in his constituency against dangerous agricultural practices that expose them to effects of…

Kabale youth embark on tree planting campaign

By Sophan Niwamanya apearlnews.com As Kabale Youth join the rest of the world to commemorate international youth day, kabala district leaders have launched a fruit Tree Planting program in Kabale District.…

Environmental activist nursing injuries after being attacked by unknown people.

By Alex Mugisha apearlnews.com A geography teacher and Environmental activist ambushed, beaten to death for defending wetlands. Hilary Barigye a passionate young environmental Defender and a geography teacher at Kigezi…