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MUSEVENI: People who talk about identity are Africa’s enemies

Abuja, Nigeria | PPU |  Africa must work for prosperity through integration but more importantly, dedicate resources to ensuring strategic security, President Yoweri Museveni has said. President Museveni was speaking as a special guest at the National Defence College of Nigeria in Abuja during the inauguration of the institution’s 26th class on Friday. …

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Eight arrested with ivory in Fort-Portal

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Police in Fort Portal Kabarole District with help from Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) has arrested 8 people while in possession of 20.5kgs of Elephant tusks worth 8.2 million shillings. Namara Turyamureba, Mugume Morris, Byamugisha Edward, Byensi Michael, Twinomujuni Alex, Musinguzi Enoch and Balinda Edward …

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THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty

THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty Newly deployed Ugandan police peacekeepers have concluded their induction into the AU Mission in Somalia, following an eight-day orientation workshop, held in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. The police officers from the Formed Police Unit arrived in Somalia early August and will be …

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Muhoozi visits Somalia, commends troops for securing country

  Mogadishu, Somalia | AMISOM | – The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) General David Muhoozi arrived in Somalia Tuesday on an official visit. His visit to Somalia on a routine assessment mission, is his first since his appointment as Chief of Defence Forces. During …

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VIDEO: Kasirye Ggwanga accused of burning tractor

VIDEO: Kasirye Ggwanga accused of burning tractor Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Police in Lubowa town along Kampala-Entebbe road have opened investigations into the allegations that a senior UPDF army officer Brigadier Kasirye Ggwanga burnt a tractor he found on a piece of land, which he claims belongs to him. …

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‘UPDF has not, and will not deploy in Kenya’

‘Uganda army has not, and will not deploy in Kenya’ Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has refuted media reports that they are on standby to support security operations in Kenya. “The UPDF wishes to totally denounce these allegations which are totally false, alarmist and misleading,” said Brig. …

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Major Kiggundu murder suspects’ trial date set by High Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODREY SSALI | The four Muslim Sheikhs arrested in connection with the killing of two UPDF soldiers, Major. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Stephen Mukasa, have been formally charged with murder before the High Court in Kampala. The accused including the acting Deputy Amir of the …

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VIDEO: Fallen UPDF Officers Return from Somalia

 VIDEO: Fallen UPDF Officers Return from Somalia Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV| The bodies of the 12 UPDF Soldiers that died on mission in Somalia have arrived in Uganda, Wednesday afternoon. The fallen soldiers were received by the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces, Lt. Gen. Wilson Mbadi, along other senior officers. …

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