Crime East Africa

Taxi driver arrested for attempting to bribe police officer

By APN Reporter Rubavu A taxi-moto operator in Rubavu District was arrested on Monday, February 15, for attempting to bribe a Police officer. Afrodis Twagirimana, 26, was first caught for flouting the curfew and other government COVID-19 prevention guidelines when he tried to bribe the officer enforcing the directive with Frw2,000. Chief Inspector of Police […]

Crime East Africa

COVID-19: Police arrest 129 in operations targeting bars

 By apearlnews.com 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 […]

Breaking News International Politics

Ugandans ordered to stop crossing to Rwanda

By James Mujuni apearlnews.com Uganda has ordered all her nationals to stop crossing to Rwanda following the unrest between the two nations. In a letter dated 4th August 2020 signed by Minister in charge of the Presidency Esther M Mbayo, addressed to all Resident District Commissioners and their deputies, all the RDC’s especially in districts […]

East Africa National Politics Security

Rwanda-Uganda standoff is a sensitive issue – Uganda.

Government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa on Tuesday Jan 21,2020 asked parliament to let government conclude the ongoing talks between the Ugandan government and its counterpart in Rwanda, prompting Parliament to respond with an order. This was after the Rukungiri municipality legislator Roland Mugume raised a matter of national importance in which commented about the continued […]

Education

Ugandan Held in Rwanda Over Possession of Heroin

By APN Reporter Kigali Rwanda National Police (RNP) has arrested a Ugandan national identified as Rashid Mugenyi for attempting to traffic 1kg of heroin to China through Rwanda. He was arrested last Thursday at Gatuna border post as he was going back to Uganda, a day after he mailed two text books through FedEx Express […]