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Nytil gets deal to manufacture uniforms for Equatorial Guinea army

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni on Thursday flagged off the export of military consignments manufactured by Southern Ranger Nyanza Limited (Nytil)to Equatorial Guinea. The consignment included 5,400 cartons of army uniforms and accessories for the Equatorial Guinea army manufactured in Uganda. The items were first displayed to President …

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UPDF: Corporal Okwi sentenced to 40 years for murder

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fourth Division Military Court Martial has sentenced a Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier to 40 years in jail for the murder of a civilian on Christmas Day at Bondo Military barracks in Arua district. Court presided over by the fourth Division Military …

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Kenyan army deployed to North Kivu to stem rebel fighting

Goma, DRC | Xinhua | A contingent of the Kenyan army arrived Saturday in Goma, the capital of the North Kivu province, located in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of the military intervention by the East African Community (EAC) to stem the armed violence in this part …

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BREASTS CASE: Army man reports woman to police for drugging him

Police review CCTV footage, arrest suspect Assimwe alias Kalungi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police using footage from Closed Circuit Television -CCTV cameras have arrested a woman accused of dousing men in bars and lodges in Kawempe division. The suspect is Lydia Nakayizi Asiimwe alias Hope Kalungi. She was …

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Army, Police deny they have in custody a missing NUP supporter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police have denied holding Teddy Nalubowa, a National Unity Platform Unit-NUP supporter, who was reportedly abducted from Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district last month. Nalubowa’s family claims that she left her rented room in Kyebando in Nansana Municipality at around 06:00 pm …

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Security tight at Gen Tumwine’s home

    Kazo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened security at the country home of the late former Security Minister, Gen. Elly Tumwine in Mukuru Village in Kazo district ahead of his burial on Tuesday.  A top security officer told our reporter on condition of anonymity that they …

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