Crime East Africa

Expectant mother killed in Mbale accident A 27-year-old expectant mother was on Monday killed in a road accident as she was being transported to Mbale regional referral hospital to give birth. The accident occurred near Grace Primary school on Mbale-Bufumbo road in Mbale city. The deceased has been identified as Aisha Woguti who was being transported on a motorcycle and […]

Education Health

Ntungamo Authorities concerned about laxity in observation of SOPS

By Anthony Kushaba Authorities in the southwestern district of Ntungamo are concerned about the practice by locals to abandon the observation of the standard operating procedures in line with the prevention of COVID-19. Ntungamo district health officer Dr.Richard Bakamuturaki says that the locals have started mixing freely disregarding practices such as social distancing, wearing […]

Education Sports

Uganda down Tunisia to book Ghana date in Total U20 AFCON Final Derrick Kakooza starred with a hattrick as debutants Uganda continued with their dream run at the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), beating Tunisia 4-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott on Monday to book a date against Ghana in Saturday’s final. Kakooza, duly named man of the match, moved clear of Ghana’s […]

Crime National

Kabale cyclist commits suicide

By APN Reporter Kabale police is investigating circumstances under which a 36 years old boda -boda cyclist hanged himself dead. The deceased is Johnbosco  Twinembabazi  a boda boda rider at Highland stage and resident of Bugongi road cell lower Bugongo ward Northern division Kabale municipality who was discovered hanging with a bed sheet in […]

Breaking News Politics

Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail – two of them suspended – for corruption. Sarkozy, 66, was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate by offering a prestigious job in Monaco in return for information about a criminal inquiry into his political party. The magistrate, Gilbert […]

Crime Education

Four held over aggravated robbery

By APN Reporter  Police is holding four people for alleged involvement in aggravated robbery of cash Euros 100.000 from a businessman Kannankutty krisnamoham. It is alleged that on 8th Feb. 2021 at Jinja Road opposite Bank of Africa at 10am, the suspects moving in 4 pairs on motorcycles, violently hit the victim in the […]


Police continue enforcement of curfew

By APN Reporter  Police has continued the enforcement of the curfew after reports indicated that some places whose operation is still banned were defying the guidelines and operating normally. According to police spokesperson Fred Enanga,Although there’s much anxiety and lockdown fatigue, the public should be encouraged by the decrease in caseload due to the […]

Crime Education

Police investigate double murder in Kabale

By APN Reporter  Police in Kabale district are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of two people in Kitumba sub county. The dead include a 37 years old man who was lynched to death after he allegedly hacked to death a 3-year-old boy. According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate ,it is alleged that […]

Crime Education

Suspect shot dead in Rubanda

By APN Reporter Police in Rubanda is investigating circumstances under which a 40 years old man died instantly after was shot by security when they had gone to respond to a hostile situation that escalated out of stealing cattle. The victim is one Seki Barekye   of Kashenyi Bubare sub county in Rubanda district. Kigezi […]

Crime Education

One held over possession of prohibited wildlife species

By APN Reporter David Kisitu, a suspect that has been on the run since December 2020,  was yesterday arrested on charges of possession of prohibited wildlife species. The arrest follows a police search mounted in December 2020 after intelligence reports indicated that the car in which he was travelling-UAG 419W, (Toyota Premio), from Bundibujjo […]