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 […]

Health Politics

Embrace the consumption of fruits in the fight against COVID-19-MP Niwagaba

By APN Reporter Kabale Ndorwa East legislator Wilfred Niwagaba has called on his constituents to embrace the consumption of fruits as one of the measures to supplement the efforts aimed at the prevention of COVID-19. The legislator who was on Monday holding scientific meetings with his agents in Rwene Parish in Buhara sub county revealed […]

Education Health

Covid-19 claims Ntungamo couple

By APN Reporter Ntungamo A couple in Ntungamo district has succumbed to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Former Rukoni Sub County Chairperson   Sebastian Bangirana together with his wife Mukulu Serina Bangirana died of Covid 19 yesterday and today in the wee hours respectively.  Bangirana was also the former Nyakyera secondary school head teacher who joined politics […]

Education Health

Ntungamo district headquarters closed over COVID-19

By APN Reporter Ntungamo district headquarters have been temporarily closed after some of the staff tested positive to COVID-19. The decision to close the district headquarters was communicated by the district’s deputy chief administrative officer Alfred Byamukama in a letter dated 23rd, December 2020. Byamukama did not reveal the details of the decision but […]

Education Health

Rubanda Batwa community struggling to check the spread of HIV

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba The batwa community in Rubanda District are struggling to check the spread of of HIV/AIDS. The minority community who mainly live in the sub counties of Muko and Bufundi have less or no access to health services thus exposing them to his risk of contracting aids. Information obtained by APN […]

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Reigning MISS Y+ Western Uganda 2020 Tells her story of HIV

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba As the World Celebrated the World AIDS Day on 1st December, we managed to listen to the story of Sheila Naturinda the 21-year-old Beauty Queen living with HIV. Sheila is the reigning Miss Y+ Queen of Western Uganda, an annual Beauty Pageant organized by the Uganda Network of Young People Living […]

Education Health

Ntungamo adopts Homebased care as COVID-19 cases soar

By APN Reporter Ntungamo district has adopted the homebased care system as cases of the coronavirus soar in the district. Currently, the district’s COVID-19 cumulative cases stand at 123 confirmed cases as of December 3, 2020 and the cases are distributed in all the sub counties. The newly confirmed cases are 82 with concerns […]

Health Politics

CCEDU Wants Campaigns Halted

By APN Reporter Citizens coalition for electoral democracy –CCEDU has called for a halt on the physical campaigns in a bid to save lives. According to CCEDU coordinator Crispin Kaheru,The physical campaigns are just not cutting it.  They’ve just failed to work as envisaged. Campaigns have turned into war-like movies especially in circumstances where […]

Education Health

Crooze fm’s Ainomugisha Aaron takes ABC message to Mbarara city streets

By Anthony Kushaba The founder and team leader for Rise Against Poverty Organization,RAP Uganda ‘Be Confident’ in Mbarara city, Mr. Ainomugisha Aaron who is also a clebrated Runyankore-Rukiga news anchor and journalist on Crooze Fm has taken the Abstain, Be faithful, Use Condom (ABC) message to streets as Uganda joins the rest of the […]

Education Health

Police deploys at Kabale nursing school as students fight over food

 By APN Reporter There is heavy deployment of anti-riot police at Kabale school of comprehensive nursing in Kabale district after students students fought over  food. Trouble started on Tuesday night in the school main hall during the handover ceremony of outgoing students’ guild leadership to the new leadership. The function went on peacefully until […]