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Recruiting more LDUs will throw Uganda into anarchy – Security analysts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security analysts have warned that Uganda risks being plunged into anarchy by recruiting and keeping armed Local Defence Units-LDUs in the civilian populace. Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF is finalizing with the recruitment of 10,000 more Local Defence Unit personnel. But security analysts Fred Egesa and …

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Supreme Court halts implementation of orders in Kabaziguruka’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has stopped the implementation of orders of the Constitutional Court which among others, barred civilians from being prosecuted before the General Court Martial. The Constitutional Court had ordered that the files for all civilians facing trial before the General Court Martial be transferred …

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18 civilians killed in Cameroon by Boko Haram in Far North

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  At least 18 civilians were killed in an incursion attributed to the Boko Haram group on the night of Saturday to Sunday in Cameroon’s Far North region, according to local sources. The attack took place at a place called Nguetchewe, located in the sub-division of …

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Apaa residents decry arrests by security personnel

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa in Amuru district have accused security forces for arrests and illegal detention of innocent civilians. 13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority …

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UPDF unveils Gadafi football club in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF officers attached to Jinja zone have unveiled Gadafi Football Club.  The football club with a squad of three soldiers and 22 civilians was unveiled at the Speke Courts Hotel in Jinja district on Friday.  Lt. Col Ivan Lwanyaga, attached to the …

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