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Military deploys to keep Abim gold rush site out of bounds

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF 5th Infantry Division have deployed personnel in Okemer village, a newly discovered gold site in Alerek and Chamkok Sub-Counties in Abim district to keep it out of bounds. It follows a directive by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to …

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Zelensky: Ukraine to get largest-ever military aid package from UK

KIEV, Ukraine | Xinhua | Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday that Ukraine would soon get the largest-ever military aid package from Britain worth 500 million pounds (619 million U.S. dollars). The package will contain Storm Shadow and other types of missiles, hundreds of armored vehicles and watercraft, and ammunition, he …

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Jeffery Sachs: Stop wasting resources on the military

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | American Economist and Public Policy Analyst Prof. Jeffrey Sachs has urged world leaders to stop wasting resources on the military. Sachs is of the view that money spent on war should be going to education, transport infrastructure, and the protection of natural capital among others. …

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NATO kicks off largest military drills in decades

BRUSSELS | Xinhua | The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Wednesday kicked off “Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024,” its largest military drills in decades. “The dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) departed Norfolk, Virginia, United States and following a series of operations will commence her transit across the …

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Obua: Understanding culture key to military success

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government Chief Whip, Hamson Obua has emphasized the need for military personal to understand the cultures of the people in communities where they are deployed. The Minister is of the view that if men and women in uniform understand the cultures and values …

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