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Five dead as Nigeria chopper crashes during Boko Haram attack

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Five members of the Nigerian air force were killed when a helicopter crashed as Boko Haram militants ambushed a military base in northeastern Nigeria, a spokesman said Thursday. Air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramola said the five crew members had died when the helicopter “crashed in …

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Two charged before the Army Court over ghost pilot

Two UPDF soldiers have been charged before the General Court Martial in Makindye for fraud related offences. Major Kapalaga Lubega attached to Uganda People’s Defence Air forces (UPDAF) and Caroline Kyakabale a former Human Resource Manager in charge of civilian personnel, appeared before Chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti and denied …

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Museveni commissions ultra modern air-defence system

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned ultra modern air- defence systems for Uganda. Over 60 graduate troops were also commissioned to man them at a ceremony in Masindi at the weekend. At the ceremony, Museveni commended the army leadership for building independent capabilities on land, water and air. He hailed the army leadership for recruiting young graduates …

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