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17:05
17:05

UPDF Adjutants Drilled on Honesty and Fairness 1

Brig Kinalwa challenged adjutants to desist from corruption-related tendencies, but rather exercise humanity and fairness while handling matters of forces within their units, which will keep the troops focused on serving their country.
15:49
15:49

Soldiers Warned Against Negligence 1

The instructors from different units within UPDF have been re-tooled in Military law, political education, methods of instruction, skills at arms, map use, foot training, and physical education, among others.
15:38
15:38

UPDF Trains Drivers For Emergency Operations 4

The six months' training also had aspects of military skills for drivers to handle some weapons and how to respond to emergencies.
13:04
13:04

Pictorial: Tarehe Sita Activities in Busoga Region

Tarehe Sita celebrations climaxed with an official event in Bugweri district on Tuesday, held under the theme; "celebrating the people's struggle for unity, security and peace for social-economic transformation."
18:35
18:35

Obua Coaches Armies In East Africa About Culture 2 1 Top story

Cultural factors have been a critical, yet mostly unexamined, aspect of missions conducted in Africa and the Middle East since the end of the first Gulf War in 1991.
08:15
08:15

Elwelu Blames Desertions on Court Martial Incompetency 3 1 Top story

Elwelu criticized the court martials for their inefficiencies, attributing the delays to the rise in desertion cases within the force. He pointed out that the delayed prosecution of past offenders contributes to the encouragement of new deserters, as significant disciplinary actions are not promptly taken.
15:01
15:01

DIGP Assures the Public on Security Amidst Terror Alerts 1 2 Top story

Katsigazi insists that the country is safe for everyone, including international guests. During an inspection of the Nyege-Nyege festival area, he informed journalists that a significant deployment of personnel from the police, UPDF, and prisons is in place to ensure the safety of revelers.
10:11
10:11

Police to Implement Annual Promotions to Enhance Staff Development area 1 1

Speaking at the piping ceremony of newly promoted police air wing personnel in Jinja city on Wednesday, Omoding highlighted the need for officers to progress in their ranks and avoid stagnation, even as they gain experience and seniority in their respective roles.
13:47
13:47

UPDF to Review Selection Process of Officers for Courses, Combat Operations 3

According to Ssempijja, the army has already established a commission of inquiry on the cases of nepotism, exhibited during appointments of officers for strategic operations and courses, which will result in disciplinary action against the culprits.
09:01
09:01

Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as URDCC Chief of Staff UPDF 2 1

Brig. Byekwaso's appointment as chief of staff marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first female military officer to hold such a position within the UPDF.
22:53
22:53

Lt. Gen. Elwelu Challenges Commanders To Operate With In Legal Frameworks 2

Elwelu made the remarks during the commissioning of the Jinja based legal training center-LTC on Saturday. The center was constructed through funding of 183 Million Shillings from the Netherlands government.
08:56
08:56

Leaders Accuse Landlords of Frustrating Community Vigilance Initiatives, Promoting Criminality 2

Aaron Kirunda, the Defense Secretary of Old Boma cell says that landlords are reluctant towards disclosing details of their tenants’ previous areas of residence, which undermines the possibility of following up on their conduct to avert cases of criminality.
12:25
12:25

Prisoners Accused of Stealing from Patients, Attendants in Jinja Hospital Alfred Yayi 3

A patient attendant, Stella Kagoya, narrated that earlier this month, they arrested a prisoner who was found with suspected stolen property ranging from smartphones, clothing, drugs, and other valuables. The prisoner was taken to Jinja Hospital police post for further action and was later handed over to prison authorities without any charge.
14:07
14:07

Deputy CDF Challenges Junior Officers to Desist from Corruption 2 1

Elwelu said that cases of corruption are threatening different sectors of society and if it penetrates the UPDF, it will frustrate the consolidation of their gains within the country and East African region.
12:20
12:20

Reformed Youths Ask For Startup Capital city 2 1

Aziz Lubega, the chairperson of the reformed youths says that most of them have been selling marijuana as a means of survival, which influences the criminality within different slum areas in Jinja city. He, however, says that they have resolved to abandon these vices in the interest of living harmoniously with their community members.
12:45
12:45

Army Needs More Space to to Train Non commissioned Officers student 3 3

Speaking during the graduation of 536 students at NCOA today, Tugume said that the neighboring communities in Jinja and Buikwe districts, which were over the years offering ample field training grounds, have since registered growth as big trading areas, hence committing their previously surplus land for other initiatives.
08:47
08:47

Pictorial: The 2023 Senior Command and Staff College, Kimaka Cultural Gala Top story

Maj. Gen. George Igumba, the commandant of SCSC noted that this year’s cultural gala was themed, “appreciating our cultural values for promotion of security and unity." He challenged the student officers to use the cultural display as a stepping stone to effectively serve their respective communities.
14:32
14:32

Busoga Prone to Terrorism Recruitment –CT Commander activity 2 1

Wasswa argues that most of the ex-terrorism combatants intercepted from the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF camps in DRC have direct roots in the districts of Mayuge, Bugweri, Namayingo, Jinja, Kamuli, and Bugiri. 
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