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Lt. Gen Elwelu warns army against greed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, the Commander of Land Forces has warned Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers against greed. Presiding over the 6th pass out of Local Defense Unit, LDU personnel who completed a four month’s training at Olilim Training School, Katakwi district, Elwelu noted …

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US army asked to support UPDF in civil military operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief of Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC), Brig. Innocent Oula has asked the United States Army to extend more civil-military trainings to UPDF officers. Oula said that the UPDF needs a training in civil-military operations and disaster management which will boost the force’s capability to …

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UPDF: We budgeted for newly promoted officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF will not require a supplementary budget to pay the salaries of more than 2000 newly promoted officers, URN has learnt. Recently, President, Yoweri Museveni promoted more than 2,031 officers and men to various ranks. Those promoted from the rank of …

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UPDF: We Budgeted for Newly Promoted Officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF will not require a supplementary budget to pay the salaries of more than 2000 newly promoted officers, URN has learnt. Recently, President, Yoweri Museveni promoted more than 2,031 officers and men to various ranks. Those promoted from the rank of Lt …

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COMMENT: UPDF promotions were overdue

  COMMENT | AHMED KATEREGGA MUSAAZI | The mass promotion of over 2,000 officers recently, is still the talk of the country. The promotions ranged from the most junior ranks all through to Colonels, Brigadiers, Major Generals, Lieutenant Generals to Generals. Outstanding veteran Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) officers were promoted …

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Muhoozi, Elwelu get new ranks in latest army promotions

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 2000 officers of the Uganda People Defense Forces (UPDF) have been promoted to various ranks, a move that saw President Museveni’s son Muhoozi Kainerugaba move to lieutenant General. Muhoozi who was last promoted to the rank of Major General in 2016 according …

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Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces visits troops in Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, made a working visit to Somalia this week, where he interacted with troops in AMISOM’s Forward Operating Bases (FOBs), located in areas under the control of the Ugandan contingent. On Thursday, February 14, Lt. …

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FDC dismisses DP’s one candidate strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has dismissed, as wishful thinking, a one-to-one strategy broached by Democratic Party (DP) ahead of the 2021 presidential elections. The strategy that would see all opposition parties’ field a single candidate against National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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Much to celebrate about UPDF

As young people, we need to avoid being duped into forgetting or ignoring our history and say never again to chaos Kampala, Uganda | NATASHA MARIAM | On February 6 Ugandans joined the UPDF to celebrate Tarehe-Sita, a day which marks the attack on Kabamba barracks by 27 armed and …

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How Daudi Ocheng gave birth to Tarehe Sita

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | This week, the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) held a series of events to mark 38 years since the start of the war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power in January 1986. The events to celebrate Tarehe Sita climaxed on Wednesday in Kitgum district. …

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