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Mali prisoner killings decried as ‘summary executions’

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Fourteen suspected jihadists killed during an alleged escape attempt by Mali troops were “summarily executed,” community leaders told AFP Sunday. “This was in no way an escape attempt. Our sources are certain. These people were victims of summary executions,” Nouhoum Sarr of Tabital Pulaaku, the main …

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SOMALIA: 4 Ugandans killed in Shabaab attack on AU base

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP | Heavily-armed Al-Shabaab militants attacked an African Union military camp outside Mogadishu on Sunday, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, their army said. Local sources said a massive blast was heard in the Bulomarer district, around 150 kilometres (93 miles) south of Mogadishu, and fighting broke out after …

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Trump says US withdrawing from Syria ‘very soon’

Richfield, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that US forces would pull out of Syria “very soon” and lamented what he said was Washington’s waste of $7 trillion in Middle East wars. In a populist address to industrial workers in Ohio, Trump said US forces …

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Nigeria was warned before Boko Haram abduction: Amnesty

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s military was on Tuesday accused of ignoring repeated warnings about the movements of Boko Haram fighters before they kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in the country’s restive northeast. The students — the youngest of whom is aged just 10 — were seized from the town of …

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Tumukunde sacking

TUMUKUNDE SACKING: How Museveni played `inner circle’ politics Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | By the time he fired the former Minister for Security; Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde, President Yoweri Museveni had been resisting pressure from within his inner circle to act. Tumukunde’s sacking was not an easy decision because he …

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How Museveni plotted to bring police under Military’s thumb

Museveni appoints Gen.Tumwine, Magyenyi to bring ‘infiltrated’ police under Military’s thumb  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday March 04 moved to clean up the shabby image of the country’s security agencies when he fired Police Chief Gen. Kale Kayihura and Security Minister Lt.Gen. Henry Tumukunde. Although …

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THIS WEEK: Museveni makes promotions in the army

THIS WEEK: Museveni makes promotions in the army Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces has promoted over 1380 officers and militants to various ranks. The promotions that were approved by the president upon recommendation of the Commissions Board on Mar.03 saw …

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Kasirye Gwanga now a Maj General

Kampala, Ugandan | THE INDEPENDENT | Brigadier Kasirye Gwanga has been promoted to the rank of Major General by President Yoweri Museveni. Outspoken on Uganda’s military and political scene, Kasirye Gwanga is one of 1384 officers and militants promoted on March 3 by the Commander In Chief Gen. Museveni following …

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