Politics Security

LDU trainings yielding results –UIPDF

By APN Reporter  apearlnews.com The Chief of Staff Land Forces (COS LF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda, has expressed satisfaction on the positive impact of the refresher training that the Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel in Kampala Metropolitan Policing (KMP) Area have been undergoing since 20th July 2020 at […]

Politics Security

Police officers told to value integrity

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Director Criminal Investigations AIGP Grace Akullo has urged to officers to be with the highest level of integrity as they handle case files.  AIGP Akullo was  on Friday  speaking at the closing ceremony of 103 police officers who have been on a two weeks course in Records Management at CID […]

National Religion Security

‘The government has neglected us,’ Kiruhura christians whose church land is being claimed by a money lender

Members King of Kings church in Sanga Nyabushozi Kiruhura district and their colleagues from Mbarara who say the government has neglected them,have teamed up to rebuild their church that was allegedly demolished by unknown goons on Monday, August 31, 2020. The land where the church sits had previously been given out to money lenders as […]

National Security

2nd batch of police recruitment kicks off

We would like to inform the public that the 2nd batch of recruitment of 5000 police recruits has commenced today 7/09/2020. Applications are therefore invited from interested candidates beginning 7th September 2020 till the 19th September 2020, and should be submitted at the respective District/Divisional Police Headquarters. The applications shall be transferred to Police Headquarters where […]

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‘I don’t give a damn’ Minister Rukutana remanded to Kyamugolani

The trouble surrounding State Minister for Labour and Industrial development Mwesigwa Rukutana who has lost Rushenyi County MP NRM flag to Naomi Kabasharira is intensifying after being implicated in a shooting case in Ntungamo district. He was today Monday, September 7 charged with attempted murder, assault, inciting violence, malicious damage in and remanded to Kyamugolani […]

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Rukungiri man kills his brother over mother

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Police in Rukungiri district is investigating circumstances under which a 24 year old man was murdered. The murdered are a 24 year old Alex Tayebwa a resident of Kahoro Village, Burama Parish Bugangari Sub County Rukungiri district. It is alleged that yesterday, Tayebwa came late home and threatened to beat her […]

Politics Security

Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka takes over as UPDF’s Chief of Production and Welfare

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com Maj Gen Sam Kiwanuka is the new Chief of Production and Welfare taking over from Brig Steven Oluka who moves on to Operation Wealth Creation following recent transfers made by the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces. While presiding over the handover/take over ceremony at Mbuya on Thursday , Lt […]

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Minister Commends UPDF for Defeating gangs on Lake Albert

 By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Minister of State for Fisheries, Hon Hellen Adoa has commended the efforts of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces’ (UPDF) Marines in securing Ugandan fishermen from aggression by criminals who operated on the waters of Lake Albert. “The UPDF has ably coordinated with their Congolese counterparts to foster good neighborliness. In […]

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IGP makes fresh deployments and transfers

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com The Inspector General of Police has made fresh deployments , transfers and appointments of gazetted officers from the rank of ACP to ASP. The decision impacts on various offices including heads of departments, Regional Police commanders ,district police commanders and others. The officers are tasked with ensuring professional and efficient delivery […]

Crime National Politics Security

2nd Division UPDF spokesperson Kabona cautions armed politicians, incumbent MPs

The incumbent Members of Parliament especially those who were given military escorts for their safety during rampant murders in 2019 and other armed politicians have been cautioned against misusing their escorts and weapons by participating in any kind of uprisings and conflicts. This follows concerns that some are using soldiers to intimidate their opponents and […]