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Fake inputs a blow to Operation Wealth Creation – Angina

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy chief coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation Lt. Gen Charles Angina has acknowledged that offseason delivery and the supply of fake and unsuitable inputs has been a major blow to the programme. Implemented by the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF, under the National Agricultural …

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SOMALIA: 4 Ugandans killed in Shabaab attack on AU base

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP | Heavily-armed Al-Shabaab militants attacked an African Union military camp outside Mogadishu on Sunday, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, their army said. Local sources said a massive blast was heard in the Bulomarer district, around 150 kilometres (93 miles) south of Mogadishu, and fighting broke out after …

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Ochola criticizes Kayihura methods, Gen.Tumwine assures on security

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Appointments Committee of Parliament Wednesday completed vetting and approval of presidential appointees Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola and the deputy Inspector General of Police Brig.Gen Sabiiti Muzeeyi. The process comes after President Yoweri Museveni recently reshuffled the Uganda police force, dropping General …

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Kasirye Gwanga now a Maj General

Kampala, Ugandan | THE INDEPENDENT | Brigadier Kasirye Gwanga has been promoted to the rank of Major General by President Yoweri Museveni. Outspoken on Uganda’s military and political scene, Kasirye Gwanga is one of 1384 officers and militants promoted on March 3 by the Commander In Chief Gen. Museveni following …

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UPDATE: Kitata court-martialed, could face death penalty

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The patron of Boda boda 2010 association also Rubaga NRM Chairman Abdalla Kitata could face the death penalty if he is found guilty in a Uganda court-martial. Kitata and his co-accused who are mostly members of the infamous vigilante-cum-militia outfit, Boda Boda 2010 face …

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Ugandan army says 29 cattle raiders killed in three months

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Uganda’s army said Monday it had killed 29 armed cattle raiders in the porous northeastern region bordering South Sudan and Kenya, in a military operation which has entered its third month. “There have been isolated cases of contacts and clashes between the UPDF (the Ugandan …

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Inside Somalia’s wars

How a clan system and external players are complicating the country’s reconstruction    Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | When I flew to Mogadishu, Somalia’s sandy capital,  on December 16,  2017; I was filled with a heady mix of anxiety and excitement because of the image we all have of …

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THIS WEEK: UPDF intensifies ADF hunt in DR Congo

THIS WEEK: UPDF intensifies ADF hunt in DR Congo Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has intensified its onslaught on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the eastern part of Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to rout out the rebel group that …

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