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FUEL: Nine UPDF soldiers serving in AMISOM sent to prison

Nine soldiers found guilty of pursuing personal interest and endangering operational efficiency of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) in Somalia, have been sentenced to prison for misconduct. The nine were part of a group of soldiers implicated in a fuel racket that was busted by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) officials …

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Uganda Army killings

What is driving soldiers to kill, commit suicide? Recently, on June 6, Sergeant Isaac Obua, a UPDF soldier attached to Makindye Military Barracks in the southeastern division of Kampala sent the nation in shock when he shot and killed seven people including children. He was shot and killed by his …

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VIDEO: Ugandans return from South Sudan

NBS: The first group of about 5,000 Ugandans who were living in South Sudan arrived in the country at the weekend. This comes after President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the immediate evacuation of Ugandan citizens in South Sudan in the face of recent unrest. Share on: WhatsApp

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VIDEO: UPDF enters South Sudan to evacuate Ugandans

NBS: UPDF troops Wednesday entered South Sudan to evacuate Ugandans there in the aftermath of severe fighting between warring factions of President Salva Kiir and his vice Riek Machar. Though Kiir ordered a cease fire and Machar retreated from the capital Juba, unrest still remains with reports of over 200 …

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Managing a Shs 180bn SACCO

Col. Simon Ocan is the chief executive of Wazalendo, the SACCO for the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF). He spoke to Flavia Nassaka about their operations and pertinent issues to the cooperative movement in the country. What are the key elements in your management style? In management, there are three …

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VIDEO: Gen. Sejusa aides convicted on treason charges

NBS: The General Court Martial has convicted six former aides to General David Sejusaon two treason related charges. The six were among those arrested in 2013 following the fleeing of General David Sejusa to London following a call for an investigation into the so – called Muhoozi project. General David …

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