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Seven killed by landslides in Buhweju district

By Aron Ainomugisha At least 7 people have been killed by landslides that hit a house belonging to Asiimwe Crescent in Kyesika cell Katara Parish Karungu Sub-County Buhweju district today afternoon. Bwengye Mbagaya, a resident of Kyesika cell where the incident happened says four members belong to Asiimwe’s family and three are residents of […]

Crime National Natural

Self-styled Ankore king Umar Asiimwe Rubambansi faces tough orders

The self-styled Ankore king Umar Asiimwe Rubambansi has downplayed Mbarara high court judge Gordon Musiime’s verdict given on Thursday, August 27,2020 nullifying his powers and restraining him from posing as a king. A one Phillip Musime through his lawyers of Kato Frank and company advocates in 2019 filed a case accusing Asiimwe of self-styling and holding […]

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Floods hit Kasese,Bundibugyo again. 1 killed

Hundreds of people displaced after 2 rivers in Kasese; Nyamwamba,Mubuku and River Lamia in neighboring Bundibugyo burst their banks,flooding surrounding areas.Property worth millions of shillings, including a church,swept away today morning. A 3-yr-old girl confirmed dead in Bundibugyo. Bundibugyo received heavy rainfall yesterday.

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Rift Valley fever death confirmed in Kabale

By Richard Akandwanaho The Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kabale district. Rift Valley fever was last confirmed in Kabale district in March, 2016. The disease’ confirmation comes after a boda boda rider who presented with signs and symptoms of Rift Valley fever (RVF) died at Kabale […]

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Battle for Rubanda East MP seat, Jogo picks nomination forms

By Richard Akandwanaho The Rubanda district Chairman Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema has today picked NRM party nomination forms confirming his interest to run for the Rubanda East Member of Parliament in the next year’s NRM party primaries. Biryabarema picked the nomination forms at exactly 11:30am today at the NRM Electoral Commission Offices Plot 13 Kyadondo […]

East Africa Natural Politics

Journalist Nyakahangura Joins ANT Barely Days after Quitting TV-West

By APN Reporter    Journalist Yedidiya Nyakahangura has joint the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT barely days after quitting the Mbarara based TV-West. Early this month, the talk show host who has been with the vision group for 9 years announced that he was quitting. Nyakahangura however did not mention anything related to his next […]

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More than 100 dead in a landslide at Myanmar jade mine

The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst ever accidents to hit the perilous industry. Advertising Scores die each year while working in the country’s lucrative but poorly regulated jade industry, which uses low-paid migrant workers to […]

Environment Natural Politics

RDC Issues Ultimatum to Rwampara Wetland Encroachers

By Jonan Beinomugisha Mbarara The Rwampara Acting Resident District Commissioner Emmy Kateera Turyabagyenyi has given a one-month ultimatum to wetland encroachers to vacate or else they face forceful evictions. Kateera who was yesterday on monitoring of the ongoing food relief distribution to locals who were affected by hailstorm, said climatic changes have been brought by […]

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OPM Approves Relief Request for Ndorwa East Floods Victims

Anthony Kushaba Kabale The office of the prime minister has approved a request by the Ndorwa East legislator Wilfred Niwagaba requesting for quick government intervention to support locals affected by floods and mudslides. The heavy rains that hit the constituency at the beginning of this month left a trail of destruction washing away bridges, destroying […]

Business East Africa National Natural

Western Uganda Farmers want Minister Ssempijja to apologize,stop fuelling NAGRC & DB ED Lagu’s interdiction

Farmers from southwestern Uganda under their network Mbarara Network of Farmer’s Voice Limited have demanded for apology from Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja,the Cabinet Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries whom they have warned to back off interdiction of  the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) Executive Director (ED),Dr. Charles Lagu.  Following the appointment of Dr. Anthony […]