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VIDEO: Gen. Katumba Wamala hands over office

VIDEO: It was a smooth transition as UPDF’s Gen. Katumba Wamala handed over office to his successor Gen. David Muhoozi with announcement that the region needs an operational standby force to help pacify the East African region. The announcement comes at a time when parts of the region like Burundi and …

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Constitutional court halts Kabaziguruka trial before the Army Court

The Constitutional Court has issued an interim order halting the trial of Nakawa Municipality MP Michael Kabaziguruka before the General Court Martial  until the final hearing and determination of a petition he filed questioning the legality of the army court. Kabaziguruka in November petitioned the Constitutional Court, seeking it to declare the …

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Museveni appoints new CDF in army reshuffle

In a Jan 9 reshuffle in the army, President Museveni replaced Gen. Katumba Wamala as the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) with Maj Gen David Muhoozi, previously Commander of Land Forces. Wamala is now the new Minister of State for Works filling a vacuum left after Parliament’s Appointments’ committee threw …

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UPDF has new spokesman, political commissar

Brig Richard Karemire is the new army spokesman, while Col Henry Matsiko is its new Chief Political Commissar. Following changes at the top of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces this week that had Major General, now General David Muhoozi, take over as Chief of Defence Forces from Gen. Katumba Wamala, the Commander-in-Chief …

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VIDEO: Who is Gen David Muhoozi?

VIDEO: David Muhoozi has been promoted from Major General to General and appointed the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) taking over from the soft spoken Gen Katumba Wamala. At 52, he becomes one of the youngest to acquire the title of general.  Bushrah Namirimu brings to you an insight of …

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UPDF: Muhoozi in, Wamala and Kainerugaba ‘out’

Reports just in indicate that changes have been made in the leadership of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). The top job has been handed to Maj Gen David Muhoozi, formerly head of the land forces. The reshuffle and promotions were made by Commander in Chief President Yoweri Museveni late …

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UPDF helps prepare Kololo for World Cross-country champs

Work on remodeling and designing Kololo Independence Ground to give it an international look ahead of March’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships has started. The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Engineering Brigade has been contracted by the Kampala 2017 Local organizing committee to make the improvements ahead of the March 26, 2017 …

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France’s new look at Uganda

Stephanie Rivoal, the new French Ambassador to Uganda presented her credentials to President Yoweri Museveni on Oct. 21. She later spoke to the press at her residence in Nakasero on Nov. 18 about France’s ties with Uganda. This is Rivoal’s first posting as a diplomat and, she says, it is …

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