Crime National Security

Missing gun recovered in Bugiri

By APN Reporter The Police in Bugiri has recovered Riffle no UG POL 565823246 34729 with 28 rounds of ammunitions from Bugiri district in Kapyanga sub-county, Kagali village. The gun was stolen from No 40784 PC Omara Richard on 05/03/2020 at around 1900/C on his way to his beat (guarding Iganga Chief Magistrate). Since […]

Education Security

Police Officers Equipped with Retirement Survival Skills

By Acham Moreen Over 100 officers nearing retirement have been equipped with skills on how to live a better life after their service in the Uganda Police Force. Drawn from the Kampala metropolitan policing area, the one day workshop ran under the theme “Demystifying the fear of life after retirement from active service” at […]

East Africa Politics Security

UPDF flags off battle group 31 to Somalia

By APN Reporter The Chief of Staff, Land Forces, Major General Leopold Kyanda, yesterday flagged off Battle Group 31 comprising of 1,714 troops heading to Somalia to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Addressing the troops and officers at the flag-off, Maj. Gen Kyanda called on the troops to build on […]

National Security

Brig.Gen Emmy Mulindwa laid to rest

By Anthony Kushaba Brigadier General Emmy Mulindwa who has been the Acting Deputy Chief of Personnel and Administration of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces  was on Saturday laid to rest at his ancestral home in Masulita, Wakiso District . Brig Mulindwa passed away on the 18 November 2020 in Mulago Hospital where he had […]

East Africa Security Technology

Rwanda National Police receives arms crushing machine

By APN Reporter Kigali Rwanda National Police (RNP), on Thursday, November 19, received a shear arms crushing machine from the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA), to facilitate in the destruction of obsolete firearms. The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Adminiatration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda received the environmental friendly machine from […]

Health Security

Police officer helps mother to deliver

By APN Reporter The Officer-in-Charge of Namanve Industrial Park Police station, Assistant superintended of Police Darlington Eiru, on Sunday  helped a pregnant mother to deliver a baby boy. Vincent Abisa’s wife got health complications and called police to help transport her to the health centre. The officer responded but couldn’t transport her after she […]

Politics Security

Village Chairperson Handed Vote of no Confidence

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Kyanamira Sub County Authorities in Kabale District on Monday handed a vote of no confidence to the   Rwesanziro Village chairperson in addition to withdrawing the stamp from the LC1 Chairperson after locals accused him of participating in the murder of an area resident.  The stamp was withdrawn today after the […]

Politics Security

Col.Shaban Bantariza Laid to Rest

By APN Reporter The Late Col Shaban Bantariza has been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kagorogoro village, Bitereko Sub-County, Mitooma District. The chief mourner was Minister of East African Affairs, Hon. Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire. He conveyed President Museveni’s message to the mourners in which the President described the Late Col […]

Politics Security

Uganda Defence Minister Meets Israel Ambassador on Cooperation.

  By APN Reporter The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Hon Adolf Mwesige has met with the Ambassador of Israel in Uganda His Excellency Obed Joseph. The meeting, at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Mbuya, was aimed at deepening the existing defence cooperation between Israel and Uganda. Hon Mwesige applauded the Government of […]

Politics Security

UPDF Zonal Pensions Officers Urged to be Problem Solvers

By APN Reporter The Ministry if Defence Directorate of Veteran affairs through Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) has concluded a 3 days symposium for all the Zonal Pensions Officers (ZPO’s) at Land Force Headquarters Bombo.Chief of Staff Land Forces (COS-LF) Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda on behalf of UPDF (JCOS) commended the ZPO’s for […]