Health National

Mbarara task force scared

Mbarara taskforce scared of a looming lockdown, tracing contacts becomes a challenge Mbarara Mbarara district Covid-19 task force is scared of a looming second lockdown due to public failure to comply with the existing guidelines on COVID-19 including hand washing, social distance and wearing Masks. Mbarara over the weekend picked two COVID-19 confirmed cases that […]

National Politics

Nyabisirira Town council launched

By APN Reporter The new Town Council of Nyabisirira in Mbarara district has been launched today in a colorful ceremony held at Kashare Sub-county headquarters. Speaking at the launch, the Mbarara district chairperson Capt. JB Tumusiime Bamuturaki appreciated the government for urbanizing the rural areas. He further commended   leaders and stakeholders in Mbarara for […]


Rubindi Councilor Asks Leaders to Desist from Campaigning During the Lock down

By Jonan Beinomugisha Mbarara Mbarara district secretary for finance  Bazil Bataringaya Rwankwene has called on fellow politicians to avoid campaigning during lockdown.  President Yoweri banned public gathering as one way to stop the spread of COVID-19 to the population, Speaking to our reporter, Bazil Bataringaya who also doubles as the LC Vcouncilor representing Rubindi Sub […]

East Africa Health National

COVID-19 patients at Mbarara referral hospital reach 11

Mbarara district COVID_19 task force has sent a health team to Kikagate Isingiro to pick 2 COVID_19 patients bringing the total of admitted patients to 11. The first patient,a truck driver who was picked from Mirama Hills was discharged today. Hospital Director,Dr. Celestine Barigye today confirmed that among the admitted is a female contact from […]

National Politics

Mbarara authorities intervene due to escalating City Interim Leadership disagreements

Authorities in Mbarara district and Municipality have intervened to resolve escalating disagreements between different councilors, other politicians, activists and others stakeholders over interim leadership of Mbarara City as Mbarara becomes city effective July 1,2020. This follows information that Mbarara district Chairperson Rtd. Capt. Tumusiime Bamuturaki intends to stand as City Mayor against others including incumbent […]

National Security

Mbarara,Ibanda,Lyantonde receive CCTV cameras

The Uganda Internal Security Organization (ISO) has installed ClosedCircuit Television Cameras (CCTV) in Ibanda Municipality as one way of fighting criminals. Banywana Fred Maseneko secretary for worksIbanda Municipality who doubles as Nsasi Ward Councilor, on Monday May 25,2020 revealed that recently they received a delegation from ISO informingthem about the installation of Closed Circuit Television Cameras(CCTV) in Ibanda Municipality.Banywana Fred […]

National Politics

90% of NRM manifesto achieved in Mbarara,Rwampara

 The Deputy RDC Mbarara who is also acting RDC Rwampara,Mr. Kateera Emmy Turyabagyenyi has explained that currently,the 2016-2021 National Resistance Movement (NRM) Manifesto implementation is at 90% both in Mbarara and Rwampara. NRM manifesto week concluded yesterday and various government sectors revealed that much have been done. According to the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda,80% has […]

Environment National Natural

Encroachment and Illegal Construction spark protest in Mbarara

A section of residents of Kiyanja cell in Kamukuzi division  Mbarara municipality have protested the continued encroachment on the water channel and a swamp which pours its waters in Lakeview dam. According to the locals, some people have started planting Eucalyptus trees and construction, which locals say will attract flooding in the area and destruction of their […]

Crime Health National

HIV/AIDS positive uncle arrested for defiling his four-year-old niece

Police in Mbarara western Uganda has arrested Tumusiime  Alex, 40, resident of Bugashe cell Nyakayojo division Mbarara municipality  for allegedly defiling his four-year-old niece. It is alleged that on the 29/04/2020 in the same cell, Alex performed a sexual act with this juvenile (name withheld) yet he is HIV positive and her uncle. The case […]

Health National Women

COVI_19: Mbarara trader collapses,dies

A group of Rwebikoona old market traders today camped at Mbarara RDC Lt. Col. James Mwesigye’s office after the death of their fellow Kyobuzaire Naume Man who collapsed and died this morning, following closure of the market on RDC’s order yesterday. The deceased was operating a small restaurant and by the time of closure she […]