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UPDF explains why LDUs are deployed outside their areas of origin

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF has finally come out to explain why Local Defense Forces-LDUs are deployed outside their areas of origin. On Tuesday this week, social media was abuzz with a video of Mityana district chairman Joseph Luzige being assaulted by UPDF and …

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UPDF senior officers probe Mityana district chairman assault

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief of Defense Forces Gen David Muhoozi has sent a team of senior army officers to Mityana district to investigate circumstances under which the LC V chairman of that area was assaulted. Two UPDF soldiers identified as Lance corporal Anguria Simon and Private …

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US donates Land Cruiser Ambulances to UPDF

    Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The US government, through its Department of Defense (DOD), has donated four new Toyota Land Cruiser ambulances with a container of spare parts to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF). These vehicles were donated as part of the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response …

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South Sudan pledges to stop illegal entry of forces into Yumbe

Yumbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The South Sudan government has pledged to stop its troops from entering and destabilizing Ugandans in Fitina Mbaya and also return all the property and money looted from Ugandans in Goboro in Yumbe district. The South Sudan Military Attache’ to Uganda, Brigadier General Thik …

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UPDF soldier jailed 35 years for killing lay reader

Kasese Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier has been charged and sentenced to 35 years for killing a lay reader of the Anglican Church in Kasese district.  The soldier, Pte. Abraham Lokwap, 23, attached to the 6th Mountain Brigade Battalion in Hima, was implicated for …

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UPDF hands over guns of killed SPLA soldiers

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF have handed over guns belonging to the South Sudan Liberation Army- soldiers who were shot at Fitina Mbaya in Goboro parish, Yumbe district. More than five non-uniformed SPLA soldiers on May 30th 2020 entered in Ugandan territory at Fitina …

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UPDF asked to step up disarmament process in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Defence and Veteran Affairs Col. Charles Engola has directed the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces – UPDF to step up disarmament efforts in Karamoja. Engola made the directive on Wednesday while meeting UPDF senior commanders at the 3rd Division headquarters in …

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UPDF soldier shoots dead Bundibugyo resident

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF soldier has shot dead a person in Butoogo, Kisuba sub county, Bundibugyo. The reasons for the shooting have not yet been established. The deceased  identified as Juliet Evadesi, a 36 year old, resident of the same area, …

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