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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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UPDF winds up CAR mission

Uganda is in the process of withdrawing UPDF troops from the troubled Central African Republic (CAR), where Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels fled after they were routed from northern Uganda a decade ago. A total of 31 UPDF soldiers landed at Gulu airfield in the first …

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Muhoozi Kainerugaba flags off fundraising run, urges youth to join army

Senior Presidential Adviser for Special Operations Maj General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has urged youth to consider joining the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) as a way of serving their nation while maintaining physical fitness. Gen.Muhoozi made the remarks at Namirembe Cathedral grounds while flagging off the Namirembe Rehabilitation Run 2017 organized by …

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ANALYSIS: Kasese killings

Human Rights activists, diplomats call for probe in the wake of new HRW report. Pressure from human rights activists, critics and the diplomatic community is mounting on government to act on the disturbing revelations about last year’s Kasese killings detailed in a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). This …

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Two charged before the Army Court over ghost pilot

Two UPDF soldiers have been charged before the General Court Martial in Makindye for fraud related offences. Major Kapalaga Lubega attached to Uganda People’s Defence Air forces (UPDAF) and Caroline Kyakabale a former Human Resource Manager in charge of civilian personnel, appeared before Chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti and denied …

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Lwakataka in trouble again over immature fish

Former rally driver Ponsiano Lwakataka is involved in a dispute with the UPDF over a consignment of immature fish impounded by the UPDF marine unit from the DRC border. The consignment allegedly belongs to Lwakataka but the UPDF says he fled during the operation. The fish estimated to be worth …

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