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Museveni and the army

Museveni and the army: Failing to learn from past mistakes? Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | If a position is operationally strategic, President Yoweri Museveni will appoint a soldier to it. If a job is critical to his survival in power, Museveni will appoint a soldier to do it. As …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni and the army

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent COVER STORY Museveni and the army: Failing to learn from past mistakes? THE LAST WORD The tragedy of Robert Mugabe: How Western cunning exploited African gullibility to demonise the Zimbabwean president. POLITICS Muntu versus Amuriat: I …

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UPDF: 334 promoted, SFC’s Nabasa now Brigadier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commander In Chief President Yoweri Museveni has promoted 334 Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officers. Key among the promotions, according to reports Wednesday, has commander of the Special Forces Command (CSFC)Col Don Nabasa and Chief of Military Intelligence Col Abel Kandiho promoted to Brigadier. Higher …

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Senior police officers accept trial before the Army Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Seven Senior Police Officers have been charged before the Army Court in Makindye with kidnap of  two people. These had refused to plead to the said charges last month saying the General Court Martial had no jurisdiction to try their case, and were then remanded …

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AMISOM troops in massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab

Mogadishu, Somalia | AMISOM | The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) troops have launched a massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab militants in Lower Shabelle region and secure main supply routes in the area. According to Lt Col, Israel Kaheru Bagenda, the Commanding Officer of 11 Infantry Battalion of Uganda …

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