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Trial of soldiers who assaulted Mityana LCV chairperson suspended

Mityana, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has postponed the trial of four Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel accused of allegedly assaulting Mityana LCV Chairperson Joseph Luzige.  The security personnel who include Cpl Anguria Simon Peter, the squad commander, Pte Odeke Simon, Pte Musundi Caroline and Pte Okello Isaac, were …

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UPDF to form anti-coronavirus task team

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief of Defence Forces –CDF, Gen David Muhoozi, has directed his deputy Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi to form an anti-coronavirus task enforcement team that will work alongside the ministry of health to encounter the global pandemic. Gen Muhoozi issued the directive to Lt Gen …

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CMI investigates Ssememwa cultural site atack

Kakumiro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI has commenced investigations into the attack on Ssememwa Cultural site in Kakumiro district. This stems from a petition by Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom to the Chief of Defense Forces-CDF, Gen. David Muhoozi last month demanding for investigations into the role of …

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Museveni cautions UPDF to guard against contamination

Nakaseke, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned Uganda People’s Defense Force- UPDF soldiers against what he called contamination. He explained that earlier armies including that of the colonial and traditional leaders misused power and turned against civilians, which led to the collapse of the country. He was …

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Spouses of UPDF officers to receive development funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Chief of Defense forces, Gen. David Muhoozi has revealed that the army has secured funds which will be distributed to spouses of UPDF soldiers. While presiding over the end of year CDF party on Friday at the Jinja UPDF cantonment, Muhoozi says that 100 …

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CDF calls for joint military operations to end instability

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The UPDF Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. David Muhoozi has tasked East African Community member states to advocate for joint military operations which he says will strengthen security efforts within the region. Presiding over the launch of 12th edition of East African command post exercise …

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500 UPDF soldiers attached to the UN guard unit in Somalia return

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five hundred twenty-nine Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers attached to United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU) in Somalia returned to the country on Saturday after two years of service. The combatants returned alongside 1406 soldiers of the 25 battle group who had also completed one …

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CDF orders probe into torture, assault of fishermen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief of Defense Forces General David Muhoozi has ordered for a special probe into allegations of brutality by Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldiers against fishermen operating on Lake Kyoga. The UPDF Marine unit under the command of Lt. Col Moses Nuwagaba is currently involved …

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