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EAC states asked to embrace joint military trainings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) chief of training, Maj. Gen. Willis Byarugaba, has tasked East African member states to pursue joint military trainings which he says will create a united front on combating terrorism and peace building within the region. Speaking at the graduation ceremony …

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Residents affected by stray bullets from Kabamba refuse to vacate

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of residents affected by stray bullets during military drills at the Uganda Military Academy- Kabamba and Kalama in Mubende district are opposed to the proposed compulsory acquisition of their land by Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF. For over ten years, residents of …

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Kidnap in the park

American tourist rescued; experts call for Crisis Management Unit Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The kidnap of an American tourist and a guide in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in early April spread jitters across Uganda’s tourism industry. Kimberley Sue Endecott, was one of three guests on an evening …

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Security heightened in Queen Elizabeth national park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has been heightened inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. Addressing the press on Friday, the Minister of State for Tourism Godfrey Suubi Kiwanda said that following the kidnap of an American tourist Kimberly Sue Endecott and her guide Jean Pierre Mingere, several measures have been …

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US tourist kidnap: Number of suspects rises to nine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of suspects arrested in connection to the kidnap of American tourist, Kimbley Sue Endicott has risen to nine.  Police picked up eight other suspects on Tuesday from Kihihi Town council in Kanungu district. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga confirmed the arrest of more …

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Ongwen trial: Witness says UPDF mistakenly attacked Abok IDP camp

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A former member of the Amuka militia group has said that government soldiers mistakenly attacked and killed civilians and burned their homes in the Abok internally displaced people’s (IDP) camp. The militia fought alongside the Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF during the LRA insurgency. Witness D-121 …

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Hope radio switched off after hosting Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Thursday night switched off Hope Radio in Kabale municipality. The radio was hosting Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party leaders. The leaders were Dr. Kiiza Besigye the former FDC president, Ingrid Turinawe, the FDC Chairperson of the Women’s League, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, …

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