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AMISOM troops in massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab

Mogadishu, Somalia | AMISOM | The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) troops have launched a massive operation to flush out Al-Shabaab militants in Lower Shabelle region and secure main supply routes in the area. According to Lt Col, Israel Kaheru Bagenda, the Commanding Officer of 11 Infantry Battalion of Uganda …

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MUSEVENI: People who talk about identity are Africa’s enemies

Abuja, Nigeria | PPU |  Africa must work for prosperity through integration but more importantly, dedicate resources to ensuring strategic security, President Yoweri Museveni has said. President Museveni was speaking as a special guest at the National Defence College of Nigeria in Abuja during the inauguration of the institution’s 26th class on Friday. …

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Eight arrested with ivory in Fort-Portal

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Police in Fort Portal Kabarole District with help from Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) has arrested 8 people while in possession of 20.5kgs of Elephant tusks worth 8.2 million shillings. Namara Turyamureba, Mugume Morris, Byamugisha Edward, Byensi Michael, Twinomujuni Alex, Musinguzi Enoch and Balinda Edward …

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THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty

THIS WEEK: Ugandan police officers set for AMISOM duty Newly deployed Ugandan police peacekeepers have concluded their induction into the AU Mission in Somalia, following an eight-day orientation workshop, held in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. The police officers from the Formed Police Unit arrived in Somalia early August and will be …

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Muhoozi visits Somalia, commends troops for securing country

  Mogadishu, Somalia | AMISOM | – The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) General David Muhoozi arrived in Somalia Tuesday on an official visit. His visit to Somalia on a routine assessment mission, is his first since his appointment as Chief of Defence Forces. During …

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VIDEO: Kasirye Ggwanga accused of burning tractor

VIDEO: Kasirye Ggwanga accused of burning tractor Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Police in Lubowa town along Kampala-Entebbe road have opened investigations into the allegations that a senior UPDF army officer Brigadier Kasirye Ggwanga burnt a tractor he found on a piece of land, which he claims belongs to him. …

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