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 […]

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 […]

Education Health

More 11 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Uganda

By APN Reporter Kampala The ministry of health in Uganda has confirmed more 11 new cases of COVID-19. The results were from tests conducted on the 13th of July 2020. According to the health ministry, the 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Brings the number of cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans to 1,040. The outbreak […]

Crime Education

Two Held for Environmental Degradation

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale  Two people have been arrested at Kabale for environmental degradation. Those arrested include Cosmas  Mutungi   (44)   and Owen  Barijunaki   (32)  both residents of Kihorongwa village Rwenyana parish -Rubaya sub county Kabale district. The two were arrested today the 13/7/2020 at around midday for the destruction of Hamuhambo and Kihorongwa wetlands in […]

Breaking News Politics

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi dies at 59

By BBC Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died at the age of 59. She died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of Monday morning, public broadcaster SABC said. She was serving as the South African ambassador to Denmark at […]

Education Health

Kazo District Health Officer Reinstated

By APN Reporter Kabale  Kazo district health officer Dr.Samuel Tweheyo Kiroha has been reinstated two months after he was interdicted for allegedly refusing to respond to the COVID-19 alerts in the area. Tweheyo was interdicted on the 12th of May 2020 by the chief administrative officer Leonard Tumusiime on grounds that he had failed to […]

Education Health Women

Kabale Hospital Operating Without Ultra Sound Machine

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale Kabale regional Referral Hospital, the only referral hospital in Kigezi region is operating without a functional Ultra Sound Machine. The Ultra Sound Machine makes images so that organs inside the body can be examined. The machine sends out high frequency sound waves which reflect off body structure. According to a healthy […]

Breaking News Health Politics

Inadequate Facilities Hampering Kabale Hospital’s Effective Response to COVID-19

By Richard Akandwanaho Kabale Lack of a well-purposed isolation room and Intensive Care Unit at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, inadequate transport means, and inadequate funds have hindered effective response in a fight against the spread of Coronavirus in Kabale district. Since the outbreak of Coronavirus in Uganda, Kabale regional Referral Hospital has accommodated 10 Covid-19 […]

Education National Security

Lake Bunyonyi Accident Claims Two

By Anthony Kushaba Kabale Two people died and two others survived when the boat they were using capsized on the Wednesday. The boat accident occurred on the evening hours of Wednesday on lake Bunyonyi   in Karambo village Ikamiro parish Muko Sub county – Rubanda district. The boat was carrying four at the time when it […]


Kabale School donates to pupils, Parents

By APN Reporter Kabale Bapty nursery and Primary school in Nyabikoni Kabale Municipality, has donated 500 Kilograms of Posho, 100 kilograms of rice to their pupils and parents to help them in this corona virus lock down. The consignment was on Friday handed over to the parents and pupils at Bapty nursery and primary school […]