Crime East Africa

COVID-19: Police arrest 129 in operations targeting bars

 By Rwanda At least 129 people were arrested in the City of Kigali on Saturday, February 13, in Rwanda National Police (RNP) operations that targeted bars and other businesses flouting the national COVID-19 prevention guidelines. The violators were found in four bars as well as those who had organised a party at home while […]


NUP Releases a parallel list of abducted people National Unity Platform former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has released a list of at least 243 people who he claims were abducted by the government. Last week, Kyagulanyi said that at least 3000 of his supporters continue to languish in jail, with several others missing after reports that they were […]

East Africa Education

Ntungamo locals cautioned as a stray crocodile is sighted in the area

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Authorities in Ntungamo district have cautioned locals to stay away from Omungyenyi swamp after a stray crocodile was sighted in the area. The Crocodile in has been sighted near omungyenyi trading center in Rubaare sub county. Ntungamo district Tourism officer Robert Aturinda says that the crocodile is mature and has been […]

Politics Security

Village Chairperson Handed Vote of no Confidence

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Kyanamira Sub County Authorities in Kabale District on Monday handed a vote of no confidence to the   Rwesanziro Village chairperson in addition to withdrawing the stamp from the LC1 Chairperson after locals accused him of participating in the murder of an area resident.  The stamp was withdrawn today after the […]


ACCT Kabale Holds Scientific graduation

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba African College of Commerce and Technology – ACCT has today held the first part of its 25th graduation scientifically. The ceremony in which 402 students are graduating in different academic fields was supposed to be held in April this year, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]

Politics Security

UPDF Zonal Pensions Officers Urged to be Problem Solvers

By APN Reporter The Ministry if Defence Directorate of Veteran affairs through Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) has concluded a 3 days symposium for all the Zonal Pensions Officers (ZPO’s) at Land Force Headquarters Bombo.Chief of Staff Land Forces (COS-LF) Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda on behalf of UPDF (JCOS) commended the ZPO’s for […]

Breaking News National Politics

People Power Movement forms a political party

By APN Reporter The people power movement has formed the National unity platform-NUP party . The formation of the party comes barely months to the general elections slated for early 2021. Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi is the party president and is one of those planning to contest for presidency in a bid to end president […]

Crime Education

Teenager arrested over murder of 5 year old girl in Kisoro

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kisoro district has arrested a 15 year old boy in connection with the death of a 5 year old girl. The arrested has been identified as Innocent Manzi a resident of Kanyampiriko village Bunagana Parish  Muramba Sub County in Kisoro District. Manzi is accused of stoning Miracle Dusingize a […]

Business Politics

Slum Dwellers Commission Sanitation Project in Kabale Municipality

By Richard Akandwanaho The National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda Kabale region has today officially commissioned Kigongi Bataka Community led water, sanitation and community hall project. The project is an initiative of Kigongi Bataka Tuyambane Group, a slum dwellers saving group that started in 2012 with the intention to agitate for better living standards […]

National Politics

Fr.Gaetano Blasts Minister Aceng for disregarding COVID-19 Measures

 By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.coom The vice Chairperson of Kigezi Inter religious council Rev Fr Gaetano Batanyenda has blasted Minister Aceng for disregarding her own Ministry’s put directives in a fight against COVID 19. Since last Saturday, different social media platforms have been washed by photos and videos of the Minister of Health Ruth Acheng with […]