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Coup threats and the arrests

Dodgy intelligence, local interests, international backers Monday June 6: Soldiers of the Special Forces Group which falls under President Yoweri Museveni’s son, Maj. Gen. Muhoozi, are on a mission near Kampala city in Kyengera town in Wakiso District. They are moving in four pick-up trucks. The target is suspected recruits …

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UPDF: Soldier at Makindye Barracks shoots seven dead

THURSDAY 4PM BREAKING NEWS: Reports just in indicate at least eight people are dead after a shooting incident at Makindye Military Barracks in Kampala, Thursday afternoon. The barracks was sealed off soon after to allow investigations to take place. The first reports on the incident have come from the Uganda People’s Defence …

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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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