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UPDF: “Gulu situation back to normal”

Gunfire rocked Gulu Sunday night for close to an hour, and when calm returned, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesman Paddy Ankunda announced the “situation back to normal.” Initial reports indicated an attack on an army barracks, while another talked of an army rebellion. Ankunda @defenceuganda, brought an end …

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HEROES DAY: Museveni, Saleh receive highest military medals

President Yoweri Museveni has been awarded Uganda’s highest military medal,  the “Order of Katonga” as the country celebrated Heroes Day in Buikwe on Thursday. Lt. Gen Elly Tumwine, the awards committee chairman, announced the award, citing Museveni’s role in the building of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and National Resistance …

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We Will Appeal Sejusa Ruling – UPDF

NBS: The Uganda People’s Defense Forces legal team is in the final stages of putting together the grounds on which it will appeal High court’s ruling in General Sejusa’s cases. On Saturday high court ruled that General Sejusa was no longer a serving officer in the armed forces a verdict …

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Ugandan president’s son denies he wants to succeed father

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | The son of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, has rejected claims that he plans to succeed his father, reports said Thursday. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, speaking on Wednesday after he was promoted from Brigadier to Major General, heading the Special Forces Command (SFC), …

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PHOTOS: UPDF pipping ceremony

PHOTOGRAPHS: Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen Katumba Wamala with Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officers who were recently promoted. This, was at the Pipping Ceremony‬ at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters in Mbuya today. PHOTOS VIA PPU   Tweets after the pipping ceremony Hongera! Major General @mkainerugaba and other …

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Maj. Gen. Muhoozi one rank away

Sometime before 2008, President Yoweri Museveni told the military High Command that then Libyan leader, Col. Muammar Gadhafi was complaining that he, Museveni, was sitting on the son’s promotions. Museveni was referring Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who May.16 was promoted to the third highest military rank of Major General, sparking fresh claims …

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PROMOTIONS: Muhoozi Kainerugaba now Major General

FIVE top Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) officers, including Special Forces Commander Muhoozi Kainerugaba, have been promoted by the Commander In Chief. Also promoted to the rank of Colonel are nine Lt.Colonels in charge of the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC). The UPDF instrument promoting the officers, was released Monday evening. …

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UPDF welcomes back rebels from exile

UPDF’s Chief of Military Intelligence Brig. Charles Bakahumura has welcomed back two former officers that fled from Uganda in 2001 and 2005. They are Tom Mujuzi and Mike Kakooza. Tom Mujuzi, who went in exile in 2001 after he was allegedly accused of rebellion after  having been connected to Mayombo’s …

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