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 […]

Crime Education National

Community policing extended to refugee Settlement camps

By APN Reporter apearlnewscom The head of the community policing department, ACP Anatoli Muleterwa, together with a team have embarked on a community policing drive targeting refugees, host communities, and local council leaders. The officers have so far met with the communities from the West Nile districts of Adjumani (Magi Camps ), Madi Okolo (Rhino […]

Crime Education National

Rukiga police investigate the death of LC 1 chairperson

By Isaac Naboth Niwagaba Police in Rukiga is investigating circumstances under which a group of people has allegedly lynched a 62-year-old local council chairperson over gambling. The deceased is  Frank Byarugaba the LC 1 Chairperson of Kagorogoro cell, Nyakasiru parish, Bukinda sub-county, Rukiga district. He was allegedly attacked by a group of youth who […]

National Politics

Extending term of office to seven years a manifestation of greed by Ugandan legislators

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale The Vice Chairperson of Kick Corruption Out of Uganda Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has said that a proposal to extend the term  of office for all political offices to seven years is a clear indication of the selfishness and greed of the political leaders in Uganda. Over a year after the […]

East Africa National

Rubanda farmers feeding pigs on ARVs

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. Rubanda Farmers in Rubanda District are reportedly feeding pigs on  Atiretroviral Drugs – ARVs meant for people living with HIV//AIDs in order to enhance growth and increase  the pigs’ body mass. This was revealed yesterday in the report presented  by the National Drugs Authority – NDA during the training of Veterinary […]

National Politics

United Nations receives National Unity Platform (NUP) petition on alleged human rights violations

Kampala   The United Nations in Uganda confirms that today the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP), Mr. Robert Kyagulanyi accompanied by five party officials handed over a petition on alleged human rights violations that marred the electoral process, to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) Representative in […]

Crime National Politics

Police officers trained in call center handling

By Anthony Kushaba Police has embarked on training officers in south western Uganda in manning call centers. The officers in question will be tasked with manning the Mbarara regional call center and they will be trained for two days. The call center will be operational effective 18th, February 2021.. According to Samson Kasasira, the […]

National Politics

Museveni’s aide held over agents money

Police in Jinja yesterday arrested another NRM official for allegedly stealing money meant to pay agents of President Museveni in last month’s elections. Norah Bamutaze a staff at the office of the National Chairman (ONC) is detained at Nalufenya Police station to answer charges of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds. According to a […]

National Politics

Current Bishops not emulating Luwum-Fr.Gaetano

By APN Reporter Kabale The vice chairperson Kick Corruption out of Uganda (KICK-U) Rev.Fr.Gaetano Batanyenda has castigated senior religious leaders for failing to emulate Archbishop Janani Luwum and instead resorted to just talking without action. Batanyenda who was on Tuesday addressing journalists at KICK –U offices in Kabale town as the country remembered Archbishop Janani […]

National Sports

Lionel Messi: Barcelona captain’s future in focus with PSG waiting in Champions League When Lionel Messi told his family last summer of his intention to leave Barcelona to play abroad, everyone involved in the conversation was in tears. The move never materialised as the Argentine opted against taking the club to court following a high-profile dispute in which he felt his contract entitled him to leave for […]