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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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AMISOM commanders meet over military operations

Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | Military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), are meeting at the senior leadership level, to develop a comprehensive plan that will guide the implementation of the new Concept of Operations (CONOPS), which was approved by the Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) – …

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Brig. Kabango checks on UPDF readiness in Somalia

Uganda’s contingent commander tours Forward Operating Bases to assess troops’ operational readiness Barawe, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  The contingent commander of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Brig. Gen. Michael Kabango, visited troops in Barawe and Maryan Gubay Forward Operating Bases this week, to check their operational readiness. The troops in …

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AMISOM to reconstitute military bases to enhance troops’ safety

Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is reconstituting its Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) to enhance safety and security of its troops. The exercise will also involve reviewing the design and layout to help establish sustainable FOBs which have positive impact on troop protection, logistical …

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Brig. Gen. Kabango takes charge of UPDF in Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |   A new contingent commander of the Ugandan troops deployed in Somalia, under the AU peacekeeping mission, has formally taken up office. Brig. Gen. Michael Kabango succeeds Brig. Gen. Paul Lokech, who has completed his one-year tour of duty. This was Brig. Lokech’s second …

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Kenya Airways makes test flight to Mogadishu

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | Ahead of its inaugural flight to Somalia in January 2019, Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways, made a test flight to Mogadishu today, as part of routine preparations preceding the formal launch of the direct flight early next year. The carrier has leased a …

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