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UPDF shoots herds boy dead in Abim

Abim, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business came to stand still in Kanu village in Abim district following a demonstration by residents protesting the shooting of 12-year-old Peter Omoro by the army. His relative, Joseph Owili, says that the teenager was looking after cattle armed with a bow and arrow when …

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ESO, UPDF officer detained over extortion, assault in Kira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira Police Division is holding a Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldier and an operative from the External security organization-ESO on allegations of extortion and assaulting pedestrians in the guise of enforcing curfew. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspects as Alex …

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12 ADF rebels killed during heavy fighting in Ituri

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 12 rebels have been killed during heavy fighting between the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in conjunction with Mai Mai militiamen with government army in two villages, south of the ‘Irumu territory, Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to Lieutenant Jules Ngongo, …

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17 killed in ADF attack in Ituri province

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventeen people were shot dead during a fresh attack by Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the forest of Idohu village in Irumu, Ituri province, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). According to survivors and the Convention for the Respect of Human Rights (CRDH), an …

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UPDF to conduct nationwide verification of veterans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF is to conduct a nationwide verification exercise of 68,000 army veterans. The Minister of State for Veteran Affairs, Huda Abason Oleru, said that the verification exercise is aimed at ensuring payroll integrity for smooth payment of pensions and gratuity. While …

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UPDF commences Tarehe sita activities in Bududa

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces have started the implementation of Tarehe Sita activities in Bududa district. The activities include construction of two classroom blocks at Bumayoka primary School, construction of staff quarters at Bukigai health center III, and construction of pupils’ dormitory for children with …

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ASTU, UPDF recover 310 stolen cows in New Years day operations

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police’s Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) in collaboration with Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) have recovered 316 heads of cattle in countrywide operations targeting cattle theft and rustlers. The cows, according to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, were recovered during the operations at the start of the …

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