Politics Security

Military officers punished for attacking journalists

By APN Reporter The military police unit disciplinary committee (UDC), the lower court of the court-martial, today 18th February 2021 convened and deliberated on its officer and militants who misbehaved and assaulted members of the journalists at Prince Charles lane in Kololo Kampala yesterday. The UDC presided over by the chairman Lt Col Gai Mpandwa […]

Natural Politics Security

Seven killed by landslides in Buhweju district

By Aron Ainomugisha apearlnews.com At least 7 people have been killed by landslides that hit a house belonging to Asiimwe Crescent in Kyesika cell Katara Parish Karungu Sub-County Buhweju district today afternoon. Bwengye Mbagaya, a resident of Kyesika cell where the incident happened says four members belong to Asiimwe’s family and three are residents of […]

Politics Security

Kyagulanyi disregarded guidelines on his way to UN offices -Police

By APN Reporter Kampala Police has revealed that National Unity Platform –NUP party president Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi disregarded guidelines on his way to the United Nations Human Rights offices on Wednesday. Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the opposition leader successfully submitted his petition to the United Nations Human Rights offices, located at […]

Crime Education Security

Kabale Police Officer Murdered on duty

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba apearlnews.com There is a somber mood at the Kabale Police Station following the brutal murder of a Police officer who was guarding offices of the Electoral Commission, Kabale Branch.  The Kigezi Police Spokesperson Elly Maate has identified the officer as SPC Baryabakabu Gracious. He was killed at an unknown  time last night by unknown […]

Education Security

Remarks by the IGP at the join security press briefing

By apearlnews.com Once again I am much honored and privileged to welcome you all to Police Headquarters, for another special press briefing on Post-Election Security. The last Joint press security briefing was held here on the 8th day of January 2021. I wish to start by congratulating all Ugandans for effectively exercising their democratic rights […]

Crime National Security

Missing gun recovered in Bugiri

By APN Reporter apearlnews.com 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 apearlnews.com 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 apearlnews.com 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 apearlnews.com 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 […]