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Military police personnel training in motorbike patrol

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty one military police officers are undergoing training in motorcycle patrol and basic cycling skills under the Uganda Police Driving and Riding training wing. The officers have been undergoing training for the last two weeks at the Kibuli based training ground. They were recommended …

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Opposition to table electoral reforms bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan has said that the opposition will table electoral reforms Bill. Aol says that the Bill which will to be presented by the Shadow Attorney General, Wilfred Niwagaba is ready and only awaits space on the order paper. …

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MPs unhappy with UPDF illegal fishing operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the Attorney General to appear in the House this week after MPs questioned the involvement of the UPDF in the fishing industry particularly on Lake Victoria. The Attorney General is expected to explain the laws regulating the …

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FDC condemns Kyaligonza, Rukutana’s impunity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has condemned the level of impunity showcased by Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana in two different actions over the last week. Maj Gen Kyaligonza, also the ruling National Resistance Movement …

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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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