Politics Security

Rwandan Rushes to UN over Illegal Detention

By APN Reporter Kampala Lawyers to former Rwandan Army officer Sgt Rene Rutagungira have petitioned the United Nations over what they refer to as Illegal detention. Rutagungira, a retired army officer from Rwanda fled the country in 2004 over alleged persecution was picked up at Bahamas bar in 2017. Currently detained at Mbuya Chieftaincy of […]

Politics Security

Suspected Terrorists Killed in Kampala

By APN Reporter Kampala Police in conjunction with other security agencies today morning shot dead two suspected Terrorists. Those shot were according to police spokesperson Emilian Kayima also involved in radicalization activities among other crimes. The suspects were shot as they staged an offensive against security operatives in the process of the arrest. Kayima says […]

Politics Security

Special Forces Command intensifies Training

By APN Reporter Nakasongola The Commander of SFC, Brig Don Nabasa, has presided over yet another pass out of 134 soldiers who successfully completed a six month course in martial arts with skills in marksmanship, at Amilcar Cabral Airborne School (ACAS) in Nakasongola on the 17th April 2018. In his remarks, Brig Nabasa said that […]

Politics Security

UHRC Condemn Re-arrest of Suspects Upon Being Granted Bail

By Racheal Nakassi Kampala Uganda Human Rights commission has condemned a practice by security agencies to re-arrest suspects upon being granted bail insisting that it’s illegal . This as officials of the commission led by their acting chairman commissioner Steven Basaliza appeared before the parliamentary legal committee to present their budget proposal for the financial […]

Politics

Veterans Push Parliamentary Representation

By Our Reporter Kabale A total of atleast 120 Veterans in Kigezi region under their umbrella Kigezi Region Veterans Association want the government to establish a post of a Member of Parliament representing Veterans in every district for easy representation of their grievances. The veterans led by their association Chairperson Caleb Turyamutunga expressed their concern […]

Politics Security

AK 47 Riffle Recovered from Thugs in Mbarara

Police in Mbarara have have recovered another AK 47 riffle suspected to have been used to terrorize people in Mbarara and surrounding areas. Mbarara district Police Commander Jaffar Magyezi says the gun was recovered during an operation led by the flying squad unit targeting armed robbers in the districts of Mbarara, Sheema and Mitooma. Magyezi […]

Politics Security

Police Battles Mob in Rukiga District

By APN Reporter Rukiga Police in Rukiga are battling angry local residents in the villages of Kantare, Bwasha and Kazoha in Rutengye parish Kashambya sub county who went wild after the death of an area resident after being allegedly assaulted. 28 year old Gilbert Asiimwe 28 a resident of Kantare village was assaulted on 25/03/18 […]

Crime National

57 Arrested in Kabale Police Operation

By APN Reporter Kabale Police in Kabale district are having in detention 57 people in detention who were arrested in an operation last night a head of Easter festivities. 38 of those arrested are Males while 19 are females and most of them were picked from Bombcha night club and Oasis pub in Kigongi ward, […]

Politics

Rugunda Hails African Leaders on Stability

By Racheal Nakassi Kampala The Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has hailed African heads of state for fostering local cohesion towards economic stability across the continent. Dr Rugunda was speaking at the 20th African Economic Research Consortium at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kigo. The premier says that regional integration in trade […]

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