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Museveni briefs Nigerian army on national security

  ‘Patriotism encourages national transformation’ – President Museveni tells Nigerian soldiers Entebbe, Uganda| PPU| President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of Army Officers from the Nigerian Defence Force College that to achieve national security, African countries must root for and embrace patriotism and pan-Africanism so that African societies are …

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COMMENT: Right to reappoint Kayihura

Police boss’s reappointment and approval was inevitable based on his successes By David Serumaga Last week, President Yoweri Museveni reappointed Gen. Kale Kayihura as the Inspector General of Police. He has finally been approved by parliament. However, it seems some leaders had not noticed Kayihura’s achievements and had vowed block …

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Uganda halts hunt for LRA warlord Kony

UPDF spokesman: Our mission was very specific, to neutralise the LRA Obo, Central African Republic | AFP | Sweat soaks into the bright red neckerchiefs of the soldiers slouching to attention on a steamy parade ground deep in the inaccessible forests of Central African Republic (CAR). The military display marked the …

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Row over Muntu position in Army Council

The army and some opposition politicians are involved in a disagreement about the position of former army commander Mugisha Muntu, and currently FDC president, in the Army Council. Appearing before the Defence Committee in Parliament, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi put to task the Chief of Defence Forces Gen David …

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Two soldiers convicted in Mbuya Barracks attack case

Mbuya Barracks attackers found guilty The General Court Martial at Makindye in Kampala has convicted two UPDF soldiers for conspiring to attack Mbuya Military Barracks on the night of March 4, 2013. In a unanimous ruling of the 7 member panel chaired by Lt. Andrew Gutti,  they said on Tuesday that …

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