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Uganda Police officers extolled over peace building in Somalia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan police officers serving in Somalia have been extolled for their distinguished professionalism in terms of building capacity of Somali police, maintaining law, order and peace building. Dozens of Uganda police officers are serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). In a …

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MPs visit Ugandan troops serving in AMISOM

Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan Members of Parliament have started a week-long working visit to Somalia to assess the welfare of the country’s troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). According to a statement by AMISOM, the legislators will visit the Forward Operating Bases and interact …

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Ugandan AMISOM Police Unit saluted for service to Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia (SRCC) Ambassador Francisco Madeira has commended AMISOM Police for their dedication to duty, commitment to the mission and selfless service to the people of Somalia. Ambassador Madeira was speaking in …

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AMISOM prepares Somalia electoral officials for 2020/1 polls

Kampala | THE INDEPENDENT | A four-day workshop on electoral security and dispute resolution for senior Somalia government officials involved in election planning and management concluded successfully in Kampala, Uganda on Thursday The aim of the workshop organised by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is to ensure Somalia is fully prepared for …

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European Heads of Mission applaud UPDF role in region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union ambassadors have hailed the positive role the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) is playing in the region. The Ambassadors after receiving a brief on the security situation from Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi, appreciated UPDF participation in establishing peace and …

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AMISOM sets 3 days to mourn Uganda’s Alalo

AMISOM announces three days of mourning in honour of the late Acting Police Commissioner Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is observing three days of mourning in honour of the late Acting Police Commissioner Christine Alalo, who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight …

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Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces visits troops in Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, made a working visit to Somalia this week, where he interacted with troops in AMISOM’s Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), located in areas under the control of the Ugandan contingent. On Thursday, February 14, Lt. …

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