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Defence Minister gives assurance on Operation Shujaa in DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Defence and Veteran Affairs, Jacob Oboth, has said that the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF)’s “Operation Shujaa” against the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the DR Congo is on course. In November 2021, Uganda and the DR Congo signed …

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At least 20 injured in bomb attack in DR Congo

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | At least 20 people were injured late Wednesday during a bomb attack at a small market in the city of Beni of the North Kivu province in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an army spokesman told Xinhua. Captain Anthony Mwalushayi, spokesman for …

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Detectives recover gun linked to Busiika police attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One of the two guns recovered from the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF suspect gunned down in Matugga was used in the October 30th, 2022 attack on Busiika police station in Luweero district, according to ballistic experts from the Directorate of Forensic Science-DFS. Three police officers …

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Suspected bomb hits church near DRC- Uganda border

Mpondwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected bomb has exploded inside a church in Lhubira, DR Congo. The explosion happened on Sunday leaving unspecified number of casualties. The church reportedly belonging to the Born again faith is about 3 kms from the Ugandan border. Traces of blood and wounded …

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Security arrests minors in ADF ranks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten suspects, including two children aged 12 and 14, have been arrested during the ongoing crackdown on suspected Allied Democratic Forces –ADF terror cells across the country. The operations conducted by Crime Intelligence teams, the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI and the Police Flying Squad targeted …

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JINJA: Gunmen pickup three children of NUP coordinator

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unidentified gunmen have picked up three children of Musisi Kibugujju, the Jinja City Southern division National Unity Platform-NUP coordinator. According to Musisi, the plain-clothed gunmen forced their way into his home in Masese I village on Sunday and ordered his family members including eight children …

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Lock ADF out of West Nile, security urges locals

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security heads in the districts neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC in the West Nile sub region have called upon the public to be vigilant amidst the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF threat. Their concern follows the arrest of over six suspected ADF collaborators in Arua city …

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IGANGA: 19 year old arrested for assembling explosives

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Busoga East have arrested a 19 year-old boy for assembling explosives. The suspect whose identities have been withheld has been transferred to the CID headquarters in Kampala. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday in an operation conducted in Busei A village, Iganga …

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Five arrested in Kaliro over ADF links

Kaliro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Busoga North, have arrested five people for allegedly having links with the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF rebels in Kaliro District. The suspects who are detained at Kaliro Central Police Station include; Andrew Kaamu, Bashir Baligeya, Michael Waiswa, Sharifu Namugire, and Lydia Mukyala. Their …

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Two ADF rebels killed in Ntoroko

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Allied Democratic Forces-ADF rebels were gunned down Tuesday in a fire exchange with Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF in Ntoroko district. UPDF intercepted five rebels in Kayanja village, Bweramule sub-county, seven days after they raided the village. Rtd Maj Edward Jones Mugabirwe, the Ntoroko Resident …

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