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‘UPDF does not operate safe houses’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has denied operating any safe houses in the country. The Minister of State for Defence, Jacob Oboth Oboth who was appearing before the Committee on Human Rights has subsequently asked MPs to furnish his office with any information regarding the …

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President Museveni defends UPDF offensive against ADF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has defended the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF presence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UPDF launched air and artillery raids against the ADF key bases in the Eastern DRC with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo-FARDC in …

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Ministry of Defence seeks UGX89Bn for ADF war

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs led by State Minister of Defence (General Duties), Jacob Oboth Oboth have made a case for Shs89 billion to finance the ongoing Operation ‘Shujaa’ in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ‘Operation Shujaa’ is a code …

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VIDEO: Ghost claimants back in Uganda’s Ministry of Defence

VIDEO: It has now emerged that the then Gulu division commanders faked documents of lost animals during the LRA war and claimed compensation amounting to the tune of over sh2.9 billion. The money in question was paid to Christopher Kinyera who was by then Gulu division commander. In a heated meeting …

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