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Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso becomes the first UPDF female spokesperson

One of the 10 army representatives in parliament, Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso becomes the first Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) female spokesperson after being appointed spokesperson replacing Brig. Gen. Richard Karemire who has been assigned to the East African Community (EAC) secretariat as defence liaison officer. Details – Saturday, August 1,2020. 1.Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka- […]

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UPDF retires three generals

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com Three (03) General Officers on Wednesday retired from Uganda Peoples’Defence Forces’ active service after more than 35 years of dignified service. Maj Gen Eric Mukasa (RIP) represented by the family, Brig-Gen Tumusiime Nyakaitana and Brig Gen Geoffrey Mujuni, were today honorably discharged. The Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi in […]

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Kisoro teacher waylaid,killed.

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Police in Kisoro district is investigating circumstances under which a Primary teacher was waylaid, badly beaten leading to his death.The deceased Paul Byamugisha has been a teacher at Kitende Junior Kampala, but a resident of Mulinzi village Muramba Sub County Kisoro district.The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate said that Byamugisha […]

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Two killed in Rubanda accident

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Police in Rubanda district is investigating circumstances under which two people died in a hit and run accident. The dead are a 20-year-old Jabal Arinda and a 27-year-old Gideon Turyatunga both residents of Rwaburindi village, Ikamiro parish Muko sub county Rubanda district.  The two were knocked dead by yet an unidentified […]

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Kabale RDC on spot for dividing NRM party members

By Moses Abigaba Kabale The Kabale Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandinda is on spot for promoting divisionism among National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporters in Ndorwa West Constituency in Kabale district. This comes after RDC Nandinda yesterday publically said that he would be compromised if the State Minister of Finance in charge of planning David Bahati […]

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AIGP Grace Turyagumanawe retires

By APN Reporter Kampala Assistant Inspector General of Police Grace Turyagumanawe retired yesterday (20/7/2020) from Uganda Police Force after serving for 33 years.Turyagumanawe was heading the Directorate of Peace and Support Operations since its establishment in 2014. While handing over office Turyagumanwe said, “I thank God who has enabled me to walk this long journey […]