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UPDF passes out 161 artillery, anti –aircraft officers

Katakwi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 161 UPDF officers have been passed out after completing six months of training in Artillery and anti–aircraft at Olilim School of Field Art and Air Defense in Katakwi district. The training that started in July 2023, comprised 73 artillery and 92 anti–aircraft officers. Only four …

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Ssempijja applauds UPDF for securing Somalia air space

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has boasted of securing Somalia airspace which had been hampered by Al-Shabaab attacks on airports. Brig Gen Anthony Mbuusi Lukwago, the commander of UPDF’s sector one in Somalia, said if it wasn’t for Uganda’s military’s resilience, Somalia’s air transport …

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Retired UPDF soldier held for killing civilian in Kanungu

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A retired soldier of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has been arrested for allegedly killing a civilian in Kanungu district. Private Benson Bariyo, a resident of Kyamugaga village, Nyarutojo parish, Kambuga Sub-county allegedly killed Moses Kihwahwa on Monday afternoon after a disagreement. Zubeida Kababule, …

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Museveni says UPDF Establishment 2021 key to Uganda’s peace

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni, also the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), has presided over the Defence Forces Council at State House, Entebbe. Top on the agenda was the launching of the UPDF Establishment 2021, where the president signed the executive order and …

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UPDF deny role in fighting in DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has denied claims by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Wazalendo fighters that its soldiers are fighting alongside the March 23 Movement (M23). The Spokesperson of the Wazalendo Jules Mulumba on Tuesday released a statement on X formerly …

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UPDF soldiers sensitize public on the values of the NRA struggle

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 300 UPDF men and officers from Magamaga cantonment yesterday made a route march along the Jinja-Iganga highway, enroute to Bugweri district for the year’s Tarehe sita celebrations. The soldiers who covered themselves with fresh green leaves and dry banana leaves setoff from Magamaga barracks …

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UPDF clear railway line in Mayuge ahead of Tarehe Sita

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF officers from Magamaga dedicated their entire Monday to cleaning a section of the railway line in Mayuge district as part of the Tarehe Sita (February 6) celebrations. The railway line is adjacent to a market with a capacity for 1000 …

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