Tuesday , July 23 2019
Home / Tag Archives: updf (page 5)

Tag Archives: updf

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. …

Read More »

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) …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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. …

Read More »

Koreta, Mugume now Generals, Muhoozi Lt.Gen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has promoted more than 2,031  officers and men of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) to various ranks. One hundred of the officers were promoted to align with establishment appointments, 97 were promoted due to retirement, 130 were promoted for long …

Read More »

Oulanyah hails UPDF on peace, security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has praised the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force (UPDF) for its role in national and regional stability. At an event to launch this year’s Tarehe sita celebration activities at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Mbuya, Oulanyah said …

Read More »

Brig. Kabango checks on UPDF readiness in Somalia

Uganda’s contingent commander tours Forward Operating Bases to assess troops’ operational readiness Barawe, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |  The contingent commander of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Brig. Gen. Michael Kabango, visited troops in Barawe and Maryan Gubay Forward Operating Bases this week, to check their operational readiness. The troops in …

Read More »

Be enterprising, MPs tell UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members sitting on Pistry of Defense can actually be turned around to be the engine of development and we said interest will be paid to companies [where UPDF has interest] that bring in money,” said MP Muhammad Kivumbi (DP, Butambala), who is also the current …

Read More »

Brig. Gen. Kabango takes charge of UPDF in Somalia

  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT |   A new contingent commander of the Ugandan troops deployed in Somalia, under the AU peacekeeping mission, has formally taken up office. Brig. Gen. Michael Kabango succeeds Brig. Gen. Paul Lokech, who has completed his one-year tour of duty. This was Brig. Lokech’s second …

Read More »

UPDF unveils Ulinzi condoms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF has unveiled a new brand of condoms as part of its efforts to fight the HIV scourge. Ulinzi condoms are packed in a digital camouflage pack similar to UPDF uniforms. The Ulinzi condoms, which are produced in Thailand, were unveiled during …

Read More »