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DRC nationals hail UPDF

Bunia, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | Nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo have applauded Uganda Peoples Defense forces-UPDF for raiding Allied Democratic forces-ADF camps in Eastern DRC. The UPDF, in a joint operation with DRC forces, launched a series of strikes against the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF militants in neighbouring …

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Army says puzzled by missing Gen Katumba Wamala bodyguards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) is puzzled over the whereabouts of the body guards of General Katumba Wamala, the former army commander and Works and Transport Minister, who was shot at this morning. Unidentified gunmen riding on motorcycles intercepted Katumba Wamala’s vehicle registration …

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Black gold: Report pins security for protecting charcoal cartels

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized crime has faulted the Uganda Police and the Army for their role in illegal charcoal trade. The research conducted in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan interviewed 348 people with direct involvement in the value chain as …

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Every Ugandan will be accounted for – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has distanced the army and other security forces from the ongoing forced disappearances of people across the country in the lead-up to and after the January polls. The President says that the security forces including the army and police are taught …

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