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Maj. Gen. Muhoozi one rank away

Sometime before 2008, President Yoweri Museveni told the military High Command that then Libyan leader, Col. Muammar Gadhafi was complaining that he, Museveni, was sitting on the son’s promotions. Museveni was referring Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who May.16 was promoted to the third highest military rank of Major General, sparking fresh claims …

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PROMOTIONS: Muhoozi Kainerugaba now Major General

FIVE top Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) officers, including Special Forces Commander Muhoozi Kainerugaba, have been promoted by the Commander In Chief. Also promoted to the rank of Colonel are nine Lt.Colonels in charge of the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC). The UPDF instrument promoting the officers, was released Monday evening. …

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UPDF rated 16th in Africa, 92nd in the world

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (‪UPDF) continues to be rated among the top militaries in Africa and the world. The latest rankings by Global Fire Power (GFP) put the UPDF at 16th in Africa and 92nd in the world. The online rating company Global Fire Power has 126 top countries …

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Army promotions

By Haggai Matsiko Can MPs’ petition to EAC court stop Museveni, Muhoozi? The decision by some MPs to sue President Yoweri Museveni in the East African Court of Justice over the army promotions announced on May 24 and 25 has raised question over what it seeks to achieve. Nicholas Opiyo, …

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