Crime National Politics

Police officers trained in call center handling

By Anthony Kushaba Police has embarked on training officers in south western Uganda in manning call centers. The officers in question will be tasked with manning the Mbarara regional call center and they will be trained for two days. The call center will be operational effective 18th, February 2021.. According to Samson Kasasira, the […]


Case against minister Rukutana adjourned to next year

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The Ntungamo chief magistrates court presided over by Sarah Mponye Kolya on Tuesday adjourned the case against the State Minister for Labour  Mwesigwa Rukutana’s case to 20th January, 2021 when he will re-appear in court. According to his lawyers led by Owen Murangira of LSA Advocates, their client was unable to […]

Business Crime

Four injured in Kabale accident

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kabale is investigating circumstances under which a motor vehicle veered off the road, overturned and injured the occupants. It’s alleged that motor vehicle registration number UAU957A canter blue in color driven by one only known as Kato on the 26/07/2020 at around 01:00 hours at night, on its way […]

East Africa Politics Security

CDF Flags-off UPDF Aviation Unit to Somalia

By APN Reporter The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF, Gen David Muhoozi, on Tuesday flagged-off a UPDF Aviation Unit due to deploy under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The unit under the command of Col Moses Amanya was flagged off at Nakasongola UPDF Air Force […]

Crime Education

Five arrested in connection to the murder of a UPDF veteran

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Rukungiri District is holding five people in connection to the murder of a 46 year old retired UPDF corporal. The deceased has been identified as Retired RA /173482 Corporal Ambrose Nabimanya, a resident of Kashegu cell Kahoko parish Nyakagyeme sub county Rukungiri District. According to the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson […]


Manchester City Over turn two-year Ban

By BBC sport Manchester City have successfully overturned their two-year ban from European club competitions. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) announced the club were cleared of “disguising equity funds as sponsorship contributions”. Uefa issued the ban in February after ruling City had committed “serious breaches” of Financial Fair Play regulations between 2012 and […]

Breaking News National Politics

Lira Social Media Fanatic Held Over Cyber Harassment

By our reporter Lira-Uganda A local social media fanatic from Lira district has been arrested over alleged cyber harassment. Phillips Ogile, aka Jakayo, a former local radio presenter in Lira town also the Oyam district NRM publicity was picked by the police detectives from the CID headquarters in Kampala on Thursday from Lira town. Ogile […]

Breaking News Crime National

Unidentified body recovered from lake Bunyonyi

By Richard Akandwanaho Body of a yet unidentified male adult found floating on L Bunyonyi. Police in Kabale district is investigating the cause of the death of a yet unidentified man whose body was yesterday found floating on L Bunyonyi. According to the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, the floating body was yesterday […]

Breaking News Sports

Greenwood double as Man Utd put five past Bournemouth

By BBC Sport Mason Greenwood scored twice in the Premier League for the first time as Manchester United came from behind to beat Bournemouth 5-2 and increase the Cherries’ relegation worries. Greenwood, 18, equalised for the hosts after Junior Stanislas’ shock 15th-minute opener before scoring United’s fourth with a superb effort after half-time when he […]

East Africa Sports

Winger Orit Joins Vipers FC

By APN Reporter Kampala On the second day of the pre-season transfer window, Vipers Sports Club continues to strengthen its squad with the latest acquisition of Ibrahim Orit from Mbarara City. The Soroti born Cranes winger joins the four-time league champions as a free agent on a three years’ agreement subject to renewal after its […]