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Elwelu tasks region’s armies to fight new security threats

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, the Deputy Chief of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has challenged armed forces from the East African Community-EAC member states to devise means of jointly averting security threats within the region so as to ensure their sovereignty. Addressing members of armed …

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UPDF apologizes to Police, Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF has tendered its apology to Parliament, Uganda Police Force and the Nation for the action of its soldier who was captured on video roughing up a traffic police officer. UPDF Deputy CDF Lt Gen Peter Elwelu tendered the …

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Elwelu pitches camp in Karamoja

UPDF back to drawing board over disarmament of Karimojong Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces -UPDF has been forced back to the drawing board to redefine their strategy in disarming armed Karimojong who continue to be a security threat in Karamoja. The Deputy Chief of …

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Muhoozi and Elwelu in, Tumwine, Kulayigye, Koreta out

📌 UPDF nominees were ✳ Gen Elly Tumwine ✳ Gen Edward Katumba Wamala* ✳ Gen David Muhoozi* ✳ Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi* ✳ Lt Gen Peter Elwelu* ✳ Lt Gen Charles Otema Awany ✳ Lt Gen Charles Lutaaya ✳ Lt Gen Andrew Gutti ✳ Lt Gen James Mugira* ✳ Maj Gen Sam Kavuma* ✳ Maj Gen Henry Masiko* ✳ Maj Gen Sam …

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Muhoozi, Elwelu get new ranks in latest army promotions

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 2000 officers of the Uganda People Defense Forces (UPDF) have been promoted to various ranks, a move that saw President Museveni’s son Muhoozi Kainerugaba move to lieutenant General. Muhoozi who was last promoted to the rank of Major General in 2016 according …

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Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces visits troops in Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, made a working visit to Somalia this week, where he interacted with troops in AMISOM’s Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), located in areas under the control of the Ugandan contingent. On Thursday, February 14, Lt. …

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Brig Lokech takes charge in Somalia as exit plans start

Mogadishu, Somalia | AMISOM NEWS | The incoming Contingent Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig Paul Lokech, took over office on Tuesday at a ceremony held in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Brigadier Lokech succeeds Brig Kayanja Muhanga, who has …

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