Case against minister Rukutana adjourned to next year

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The Ntungamo chief magistrates court presided over by Sarah Mponye Kolya on Tuesday adjourned the case against the State Minister for Labour  Mwesigwa Rukutana’s case to 20th January, 2021 when he will re-appear in court. According to his lawyers led by Owen Murangira of LSA Advocates, their client was unable to […]

Breaking News Education Health

Three Released from Quarantine in Ntungamo

By Anthony Kushaba Three people were on Tuesday evening released from Quarantine in Ntungamo district. The three were the only remaining people suspected to have been in contact with some cases of the COVID-19 especially truck drivers that had been tracked and found in the district as they traveled to other areas such as Rwanda […]


Ntungamo witch doctor hangs himself after killing his wife and children

Residents of Ryarushengye village Kitashekwa parish Rwekiniro sub county Ruhaama county Ntungamo District are in shock and fear after discovering 4 bodies of wife, 2 children in a pool of blood and man hanged himself in their house today morning Saturday May 16,2020. A 55-year-old witch doctor Kanyarutookye Eldard is said to have murdered his […]

Politics Religion

Ntungamo Man Held for Masquerading as Bishop

Our reporter Ntungamo A 26 years old man has been arrested in Ntungamo over impersonation, forgery and obtaining money by false pretense. Denis Muhumuza Byamugisha a resident of Rwentoba in Nyakyera sub county Ntungamo district has been arrested In connection with forgery and impersonating as Bishop of South Ankole Rt Rev. Nathan Ahimbisibwe and West […]

Education Environment

Property Worth Millions Lost as Heavy Rains Hit Ntungamo

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Heavy rains have today washed away bridges, homes and roads and destroyed crop gardens different areas of Ntungamo district leaving hundreds counting loses. The rains hit hard the  sub counties  of Kayonza,Nyabushenyi and Rubaare as well as Ntungamo municipality.  In  Nyabushenyi  Sub County, crop gardens were washed away and houses submerged […]


Ntungamo Authorities Caution Defiant Locals

By Anthony Kushaba Ntungamo Ntungamo resident district commissioner George Bakunda has cautioned locals in the area against defying presidential directives following the outbreak of COVID-19. Bakunda says that the locals in many areas in the area have resorted to defying the directives of the president on opening of bars and observing social distancing. Bakunda who […]

Education National

Dr.Pamela Mbabazi Asks Districts to Focus on Vocational Training

Anthony Kushaba Ntungamo Dr.Pamela Kasabiiti Mbabazi the Chairperson of the National Planning Authority has called on local governments in the country to focus to vocational training in a bid to fight an employment and increase production in the country. Dr.Mbabazi who was on Wednesday speaking at an engagement between the leaders, members of the civil […]

National Politics

Ntungamo CAO Roots for Teamwork

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Ntungamo district chief administrative officer Hanny Turyahebwa has called on civil servants in the area to work together in a bid to ensure effective service delivery. Turyahebwa who was today speaking during the Technical Planning Committee for Ntungamo held at Ntungamo district council hall. Turyahebwa revealed that the civil servants in […]

Business Politics

Janet Museveni Opens 1.4 Billion Fruit Processing Factory in Ntungamo

By Felix Tumwesigye Ntungamo First lady Janet Kataha Museveni who also doubles as the minister for education has today opened a 1.4 billion shillings’ fruits processing factory in Ntungamo district. Itojo pineapple processing factory makes juice from pineapples and was funded by the government of Uganda through the Uganda industrial research institute and will be […]