Crime East Africa Politics

New COVID-19 directives come into force in Rwanda

By APN Agencies The new national directives on containing the COVID-19 pandemic will come into force this Tuesday, February 23. The new measures were adopted by the Cabinet meeting held on February 19. Under the new nationwide directives, movements are prohibited between 8pm-4am, all businesses must close by 6pm; public offices will resume with […]

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 […]

East Africa Politics

Ten civilians killed by ADF in DRC Atleast ten civilians have been killed in the Congolese territory of Beni in North Kivu province by suspected Allied Democratic Forces. The rebels reportedly targeted villagers in the Rwenzori sector on Monday and Tuesday also looting food and merchandise. According to Wilson Batholeni, the president of the civil societies in the Ruwenzori sector, two […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crime Education

Police investigate the death of Sheema Radio Presenter

By APN Reporter Sheema Police in Sheema district are investigating the death of Allan Mandela Mateeka a sports presenter at Hunter FM . The deceased was today morning found dead in his rented house in Rwentuha town lying in a pool of blood with multiple cuts on the face. Commonly known as the sports master, […]

Crime Education

Kabale SPC Killers to Face Court-martial

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Two of the three suspects arrested in the murder case of a police officer in Kabale District have been transferred to Headquarters of the UPDF 2nd Division in Mbarara City to be charged in the Court Martial. The two suspects are 27-year-old Paul Dusingizimana alias Never Give Up, a resident […]

Crime Education Security

Kabale Police Officer Murdered on duty

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba There is a somber mood at the Kabale Police Station following the brutal murder of a Police officer who was guarding offices of the Electoral Commission, Kabale Branch.  The Kigezi Police Spokesperson Elly Maate has identified the officer as SPC Baryabakabu Gracious. He was killed at an unknown  time last night by unknown […]

National Politics

KICK – U attributes high numbers of invalid votes to low civic education

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba A team of Election observers from Kick Corruption Out Of Uganda Kick – U, has blamed the alarming number of invalid votes in Kigezi Sub-Region on lack of enough Civic Education. According to a statement released by Juliet Tushemereirwe the Program Officer at Kick- U on Friday evening at their […]