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UPDF to stay in Somalia despite end of AMISOM mandate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) will stay in Somalia despite the end of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) program. Uganda alongside other countries that include Kenya, Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Burundi have been enforcing peace in Somalia under the UN-backed AMISOM program since 2007. However, …

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Uganda deploys new police contingent in Somalia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force (UPF) has deployed a new contingent of Formed Police Unit (FPU) personnel to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The contingent arrived in Mogadishu on Tuesday to begin their one-year tour of duty. During their tour of duty, …

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UPDF contingent in Somalia not paid allowances for 10 months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Peoples Defence Forces troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia have not received allowances for the last 10 months. The matter came up during a meeting between a team from the Defence Committee of Parliament and the Ministry of Defence and Veteran …

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